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If I take horny goat weed, how much should I take?

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  • Adults (18 years and older):

    In general, various traditional doses have been used. These include 6-15 grams of horny goat weed daily, a decoction (made from five grams of horny goat weed simmered in 250 milliliters of water for 10-15 minutes) three times daily, horny goat weed granules, powdered horny goat weed herb in capsules, or five milliliters of 20% tincture three times daily before meals.

    • To treat chest pain, four to six 0.3-gram tablets (equivalent to 2.7 grams of raw material in each tablet) have been taken by mouth twice daily for one month, stopped for 7-10 days, then continued in a second series.
    • To treat chronic bronchitis, four to six 0.3-gram tablets (equivalent to 2.7 grams of raw material in each tablet) have been taken by mouth twice daily for one month, stopped for 7-10 days, then continued in a second series.
    • To treat hormonal effects in postmenopausal women, 300 milliliters of horny goat weed extract has been taken by mouth daily for six months.
    • To treat nerve disorders, four to six 0.3-gram tablets (equivalent to 2.7 grams of raw material in each tablet) have been taken by mouth twice daily for one month, stopped for 7-10 days, then continued in a second series.
    • Doses of two milliliters of horny goat weed (equivalent to one gram of raw material) have been injected into the muscle.
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