Sex is a basic instinct
like hunger. Sexual activity, however, demands complete
concentration and relaxation. It cannot be performed in haste
and tension. People who are usually tense and over occupied are
unable to follow these norms. Many Persons, therefore, suffer
from sexual dysfunctions. The most common male sexual
dysfunction is impotence.
Impotence takes three forms.
There is primary impotence when the manís
erectile dysfunction is there from the very beginning of
sexual activity and he simply cannot have any erection.
Secondary impotence is the commonest and
this implies that the man can normally attain an erection but
fail on one or more occasions in between normal activity.
The third form is associated with advancing
Sexual impotence may result from phychological illness such as
depression which lowers both sexual drive and erectile function,
tiredness, alcohol abuse, the therapeutic use of oestrogens,
paralysis of parasympathetic nerves by drugs or permanent damage
to them, and diabetes. Other causes of impotence include a
devitalized condition of the system in general. The main problem
of secondary impotence is the apprehension created by an earlier
failure, which generates a good deal of anxiety for the next
Herbs which is useful :
Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum):
dried roots of Safed Musli (also known as asparagus) are used in
Ayurveda as an aphrodisiac.
Primarily used as a tonic and rejuvenative for the reproductive
system. The regular use of this herb is valuable in impotency ,
premature ejaculation & low sperm count in men.
It is also useful during pregnancy as a
nutritive tonic for mother and fetus. Post-partum it replenishes
lost fluids, prana, ojas and improves the quantity and flow of
breast milk. Used in chronic leucorrhoea.
The herb helps to cure female sterility. Powder of the roots in
6gram doses can be taken with milk for 5 to 6 successive nights
Two to four grams of root with milk or ghee can be taken as an
aphrodisiac to enhance libido. It is also beneficial for the
treatment of spermatorrhoea or involuntary ejaculations. Two to
four gram of powdered root can also be taken daily with sugar,
honey, long pepper and ghee in the treatment of these conditions.
Shilajeet (Asphaltum) :
is well known that Shilajeet would return the libido of people to
a level of teenagers. Shilajeet increases the core energy
responsible for sexual and spiritual power. The use of Shilajeet
for renewing vitality.
Garlic is one of the most remarkable home remedies in the
treatment of sexual disorder. It is a natural and harmless
aphrodisiac. Garlic has a pronounced aphrodisiac effect. It is a
tonic for loss of sexual power .
soup made with about 15 gms of drumstick flowers boiled in 250ml
milk is very useful as a sexual tonic in the treatment of sexual
disorder. It is also useful in the functional sterility in both
males and females. The powder of the dry bark is also valuable in
impotency, premature ejaculation and thinness of semen. About 120
gms of powder of the dry bark should be boiled in half a liter of
water of about half an hour. Thirty grams of powder, mixed with
tablespoon of honey, should be taken thrice daily
The juice extracted from ginger is a valuable aphrodisiac and
beneficial in the treatment of sexual weakness. For better
results, half a teaspoon of ginger juice should be taken with a
half boiled egg and honey, once daily at night for a month. It is
said to relieve impotency, premature ejaculation and
Diet is an important factors, to begin with the
patient should adopt an exclusive fresh fruit diet. Take fresh
fruits and fresh fruit juice twice daily. Concentrate on foods
like nut, cereals , some green vegetables, fruits, milk, honey
etc. Avoid smoking, alcohol, tea, coffee all processed canned
refined and denatured foods especially white sugar and white flour
and products made from them.
A vigorous massage with Vita-ex Massage oil is
highly beneficial in the treatment of debility as it helps to
revive muscular vigor which is essential for nervous energy. The
nerves of the genital organs are controlled by the pelvic region.
Hence cold hip bath for ten minutes in the morning or evening is