Infertility is a major problem faced in recent days. In about half the
cases, male infertility is a factor. There are a large number of factors
that lead to impotency of males, but with the right precautions and
Ayurvedic cures, this medical condition can be treated, positively. This
article is about the Ayurvedic Approach to Male Infertility.
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Dr. Rajesh Kotecha Vaidya M.D. (Ayurveda)
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Causes of Male Infertility
Causes of male infertility include abnormal sperm production or function
and/or impaired delivery of sperm. General health and lifestyle issues
such like, excessive smoking, alcohol intake, degrading environment, high
pollution levels, changes in food habits, and deskbound work, stress etc.
and exposure to certain environmental factors like exposure to radiation
are some key factors that affect male fertility negatively.
Ayurveda realized the problem of male sexual dysfunction thousands of
years ago and developed a separate specialty, namely, Vajikarana-chikitsa
(Aphrodisiac therapy). It has also recommended an appropriate use of
plant-based remedies, a proper lifestyle and nutritious diet for improving
overall health and treating male infertility.
In the classics of Ayurveda the following karma (procedures) has also been
mentioned for treatment of infertility as seen in table below.
and Swedana (Sudation)
(Purgation) and Vasthi (Medicated enema)
(Specific management with Vajikarana herbs and medicines)
Herbs used for vajikarana purpose are as follows
Kapikacchu (Mucuna Pruriens Bak.), which has been found to increase sperm
concentration and motility.
Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris Linn.), which raises testosterone levels.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera Dunal.), which enhances spermatogenesis via
a presumed testosterone-like effect.
Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus Willd.), which enhances fertility by reducing
Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.), which improves semen quality.
Shilajit rasayan, Agnitundi Vati, Ashwagandhadi lehyam, Ashwagandhai ghrita,
Satavari lehya, Chayavanaprash, Dasamoolaristam, Draksharistam,
Ashwagandharistam, Chandra prabha vati, etc are used for male infertility.
Milk, Ghee, Black gram, Almond, Natural Sweeteners like honey, jaggery, Milk
sweets, and Cane sugar are aphrodisiacs.
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Recipe of the month -
Delicious rice pudding
Boiled rice 250 gm; Milk 2 liters; Sugar 250 gm; Cardamom 2
powdered; Almond 5 10
pieces, cut into small pieces; Ghee 25 ml
Method of preparation Cook rice with milk in a pressure cooker or in an
open vessel. When it is cooked well, add sugar and still while on stove.
Then remove from fire and add ghee, cardamom and almond and serve. This
recipe gives strength and energy.
Product of the
month Vajikarana Tea
: Kaunch (Mucuna pruriens), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera),
Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Jatiphal (Myristica fragrans),
Dalchini (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum), Ela (Elettaria cardamomum),
Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum), Bala seed (Sidacordifolia)
Method to use : Dip 1 sachet of tea and put into a cup of hot water
for 2 to 3 minutes and
drink. One can add natural sweetener as per taste preference.
Benefits : Helps to promote overall sexual performance, to achieve
better orgasm in male and female and to correct premature
ejaculation & erection problems.
more on Teas please
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