Botanical Name: Humulus lupulus
They are used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, to which they impart a bitter, tangy flavor, though hops are also used for various purposes in other beverages and herbal medicine.Warning: The hops in beer are responsible for an unfortunate condition in men known in German herbal medicine as “beer drinker’s droop,” or erectile dysfunction. Avoiding excessive consumption of beer or hops helps men retain potency.
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