Erectile dysfunction affects around 150 million men worldwide. It is a common problem in aged people and people above 40 years of age. According to ayurveda, male has two roles in reproduction and sexual process. One is to derive pleasure for himself and for his partner through the sexual intercourse. The second role is about procreation by fertilization of ovum with sperm.
ED is problem that results in inability to sustain or achieve an erection for satisfactory sexual activity.
Causes Of Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Mainly physical, physiological and psychological factors play a role in developing erectile dysfunction. Achieving erection is a complex process. It involves the hormones, brain, muscles, emotions, mental health and blood vessels. Any problem that may occur in these organs can lead to failure of fruitful sexual activity.
Physical cause of ED
The common physical causes of ED include:
Psychological causes of Erectile Dysfuntion (ED)
The mind plays a role in affecting physical events that result in erection. Some of following causes are responsible for erectile dysfunction.
ED is known as Klaibya in Ayurveda. Ayurveda believes that it occur due to chronic unhealthy dietary and life-style routines (physical and physiological).
These include excess use of sour, heavy, dry and salty foods. Moreover, consumption of incompatible foods and refined foods can also lead to the erection problems.
Healthy mind plays the vital role in libido, stimulation, erection and ejaculation. Thus chronic fear, jealousy, confusion, intoxication, mental trauma, excitement, anger, worriness etc. are the common physiological causes of erectile dysfunction based on Ayurveda principles.
These negative emotions make person to loose interest towards his partner, in return nervous system remain unable to erect penis. In sever cases man can even feel sweating, palpitation etc. just from touch by the partner.
Both types of above factors (physical and physiological) lead to vata imbalances in the reproductive channels, which cause issues like erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, infertility due to poor sperm count and motility.
Other causes according to ayurveda include:
Symptoms of Erectile Dysfuntion (ED)
The symptoms of this disease include:
Ayurveda has many aphrodisiac herbs and plants, which can help patients with erectile dysfunction and impotency. Some of ayurvedic treatments are given below.
The following herbs has helped many patients. The benefits and details of each herb are given as follows:
Ashwagandha (withania somnifera)
Ashwagandha has been used since 2000 years to treat erectile dysfunction in Indian Medicine and in some traditional and folk remedies. It boosts libido and increases longevity. It provides strength to the muscles of penis and helps in proper and strong erections. It further increases the time span of intercourse, so it is also beneficial for patients with problem of premature ejaculations. It is also helpful for improving immune system. Stress is an underlying cause of impotency and erectile dysfunction. Ashwagandha reduces stress level, so benefits to improve the stamina.
Kaunch beej (mucuna pruriens)
Kaunch beej increases male libido due to its aphrodisiac action. It is also helpful for people with low sperm count and decreased sperm mobility. Sometimes, hypertension becomes a cause of erectile dysfunction. Some side effects of anti-hypertensive medicines result in loss of interest and erection problems. In these conditions, Kaunch beej is an excellent remedy. Likewise ashwagandha, it also reduces stress, anxiety and thus helps in treating psychological causes of erectile dysfunction as well.
Gokhshur (Tribulus terrestris)
Gokhshur is one of the most promising natural herbs used for sexual dysfunctions. It helps to treat muscular weakness. It makes erection stronger, so helps people with weaker penile erections. It is also used in male infertility, as it increases sperm count and plasma testosterone. It is also beneficial in early discharge and over excitement, which lead to premature ejaculation.
Kokilaskha (Hygrophila auriculata)
Kokilaksha helps to release nitric oxide in the body from nitrergic nerve endings and endothelium of the penis. It helps to increase the penile blood flow. Hence, it is very helpful in correcting sexual dysfunction.
Tulsi Beej (Ocimum Sanctum)
Tulsi seeds increase sperm formation, so it helps in male infertility. In impotency, it works by increasing blood flow to the penis. It also provides strength to the penile muscles and prevents weaker erections. Moreover, it is a general tonic helpful in debility, loss of appetite, weakness of bones and muscles, etc.
Jaifal (Nutmeg Tree)
Jaifal is a stimulant herbs used in erectile dysfunction. It encourages brain and nerves for penile erection, and corrects the blood circulation of penis.
Jwatri (Myristica Fragrans)
It is used in the formula to provide strength to the body and reduce the early discharge events.
Sudh kuchla (Nux-Vomica)
Likewise jaifal, it is also a stimulant. It works by increasing blood circulation. It also helps to increase the testosterone hormone level in the body.
Akarkara (Analycus Pyrethrum)
Akarkara, a stimulant herb brings sexual excitement, so it is very helpful in loss of libido and sexual interest. It also increases erections.
Shilajeet (Mineral Pitch)
Shilajeet in this poly herbal formula serves as a rejuvenation agent and reduces the aging related impotency. It gives strength to the penile musculature and increases the blood flow. It prevents fatigue after sexual intercourse. Moreover, it is also a general body tonic. It cures general debility, increase physical strength and stamina.
Kali Musli ( Curculigo orchioides)
It increase the sexual performance and is rejuvenator in action. It has potent anabolic and spermatogenic effects, so enhances the size (length and grid) of penile organ. It increases the erection and reduces the hesitation or fear about preformation.
Garlic (Allium sativum)
Not many know that mode of action and mechanism of garlic is very much similar to Sildanafil Citrare “Viagra”, but garlic has no side effects and can be used for long run. It has been reported that garlic increases the Nitrate Oxide production in the body, which sustain the penile region blood flow.
Shirodhara is used to relief stress related to impotency or erectile dysfunction.
Ayurvedic massage helps to reduce stress and increases body strength.
To re balance the vata dosha in the reproductive channels, panchakarma detoxification is very potent.
Following Ayurvedic recipes are highly helpful to cure ED (Erectile Dysfunction) gently, naturally and permanently with the help of herbs. One can buy these Ayurvedic medicine in Australia from "Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic" after consultation with Ayurvedic doctors.
Yoga is a well-established natural method that helps in treatment of a variety of diseases. It reduces stress, fatigue and passiveness of the body. It can increase sexual prowess by boosting confidence level of a person. Yoga poses helpful in erectile dysfunction are Sarvanga Asana or the shoulder stand, Supine head knee posture, Khandasana, Cobra Pose, Wind Releasing Pose and sun salutation.
Contact the best Ayurvedic doctors of Australia to get rid off Erectile Dysfunction safely without using any harmful chemical. Our doctors have helped many clients with ED so far successfully. You can consult us today to know which are best-suited herbs or ayurveda treatment plan to address your problem.
Dr. Gurnam Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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