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Horny goat weed a flop

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Posted 28 January 2016

This article by Katharine Child from Times Live, reports on the media release of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Horny goat weed won’t make you horny, despite being an ingredient in many over-the-counter natural supplements that promise an improved libido.

Experts at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre in North Carolina, in the US, evaluated the most common ingredients in supplements sold to bolster male sexuality to see if they worked and were safe – and concluded that there was little evidence that they stimulated the libido.

“Herbal medicines are not tested for efficacy or safety,” said South African sexologist Dr Eve. “So, people should not be buying them – they are dangerous.”

Another sexologist, Elmari Mulder Craig, said many patients used herbal supplements instead of consulting a doctor. “Supplements work for only a week or two because of the placebo effect. “Erectile Read the rest

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Horny goat weed, over-the-counter sexual treatments unproven, maybe harmful

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Posted 19 January 2016

Most Top-Selling, Over-the-Counter Sexual Treatments Unproven, Some Could be Harmful, Review Shows

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – January 11, 2016

From horny goat weed to ginseng and maca, over-the-counter dietary supplements sold to improve male sexual health contain a wide variety of “natural” ingredients. Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reviewed the scientific evidence for the most common ingredients to determine if they are effective – and most importantly – safe. The results are published online ahead of print in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

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