Cnidium is a plant that is native to China. It is also commonly found in other parts of Asia. The fruit, seed, and other plant parts are used as medicine. Cnidium monnieri powder is commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and premature ejaculation (PE). Other herbs famous for ED treatment are Xanthoparmelia Scabrosa and Butea Superba
Cnidium Monnieri Information
- Scientific Name: Cnidium monnieri
- Alternative Names: Shechuangzi, Osthole, Jashoshi, Cnidii Fructus (Fruits of Cnidium)
- Genus: Cnidium
- Origin: China
- Ingredients: Wild harvested Cnidium monnieri
- Parts Used: Seed
- Active Components: Osthole and imperatorin are the 2 active components in Cnidium monnieri
Cnidium Monnieri Benefits
The Cnidium powder enhances sexual performance due to its main bioactive known as osthole, which appears to have mechanisms similar to Viagra in penile tissue and the hippocampus.
In China, Cnidium monnieri fruits are used to excite urine discharge, induce menses, and treat rheumatism, kidney diseases, indigestion, dysentery, urogenital infection, hemorrhoids, and skin diseases. In addition, the Cnidium monnieri plant is also used as a sedative.
Other benefits of Cnidium monnieri are:
- Cnidium is excellent for bodybuilding.
- Eases lower back pain
- It May help relieve osteoporosis
- Promote kidney health
- Help treat acute eczema
- Help treat acute dermatitis
- Help relieve itching
- It may help cure fungal infection