Once upon a time, though, ho shou wu was a crucial part of the ancient Chinese apothecary. Its delicate flowers and rapidly vining stalks were a common sight, and it was second only to ginseng in its variety of uses. Ho shou wu was, and still is, used to treat the common ill effects of old age, including appetite loss, sexual dysfunction, and, most interestingly, hair loss.
Victims of Erectile Dysfunction should first consult their physicians to rule out any organic disease or drug interactions. If the cause is psychological, which is about 10 to 20 %, then counseling may be the best answer. Ultimately, sufferers of psychological ED should realize that sex is an act which begins between the ears (in the mind).