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Natural Ayurvedic Treatment For Low Sperm Motility Count

Author : Gurnam Saini  

Oligospermia or Low Sperm Motility Natural AyurvedicTreatment

Oligospermia refers to the low sperm count.


Oligospermia can be defined as less than twenty millions of spermatozoa in one ml of the ejaculate. It is one of the main causes of male infertility and sub-fertility.


Male infertility is the complete inability of a man to induce a pregnancy in the female partner after at least one year of unprotected sexual activity.


Male sub-fertility refers to the reduced ability of a man to achieve the same. The oligospermia ayurveda natural treatment with the help of alternative herbs can  help improve the sperm count and boost the male fertility. [1]



Some other causes of oligospermia may include:


  • Stress

  • Smoking

  • Exposure to the toxins

  • Side effects of medications

  • Alcohol consumption

  • Being underweight

  • Diabetes

  • Lack of proper nutrition



Herbal Medicine For Sperm Motility


These herbs have been used traditionally in ayurvedic medicinal brach of vajkaran or aphrodisiac medicine.


  • Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum): Safed Musli can be used for the oligospermia treatment in Ayurveda. It may help to increase the sperm count by producing a rejuvenating effect on the male reproductive system. It  may also increase the secretion of a male hormone called testosterone, which is responsible for the production of sperms. [2]
  • Kaunch Beej (Mucuna pruriens): Kaunch Beej works by managing the causes of oligospermia such as mental stress, and hormonal imbalance. It  may also be useful for the men who suffer from a low sperm count due to an unhealthy lifestyle.  [4]
  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) [5]


Treatment For Male Infertility In Ayurveda 


The ayurvedic herbs may possess medicinal powers that enhance the male fertility by increasing the sperm count and sperm motility. Ayurveda also recommends therapies such as Rasayana, Vajikaran and Panchakarma to bring about an overall improvement in the men’s health.


The Vajikaran therapy is recommended for the men between 20 and 70 years of age. It  can help to maintain an optimum sexual activity and may increases the number of healthy sperms. It involves the use of herbal preparations having  aphrodisiac properties. It  aims to increase the quantity of semen, sperm count and the sperm motility.


Panchakarma therapy helps in detoxifying the body. It helps to remove the toxins and cleanses the blood. This may help in improving the sperm count by stimulating the regeneration of the healthy cells.


The Rasayana therapy is aimed at nourishing the rasa or liquid tissues in the body, which, in this case, is the semen. 



Ayurvedic Treatment for Low sprem count


Abhyanga, Shirodhara, Marma therapy, Chakra balancing, Nasya, Basti, Pinda Svedana, and Visesh are a few body therapies that may be productive in Ayurvedic Treatment of low sperm count. Panchkarma may also be suggested for fertililty enhancement in couples after full ayurvedic consultation.


Increase Fertility with Yoga 


Yoga is a great way of physical as well as mental exercises. Some breathing exercises help to reduce stress, depression, emotional trauma and increase mental and physical tolerability. Some yoga poses that may promote natural reproductive health are Legs-up-the-wall pose (viparita karani), Reclining bound angle (supta baddha konasana) and easy pose (sukhasana).


Diet and Lifestyle tips:


  • Proper diet and lifestyle regimen can immensely contribute in combating low sperm count.
  • Quit smoking, as it is a significant factor that plays role in reproductive health.
  • Improves dietary habits and eat the balance diet.
  • Avoid the use of drugs where possible, which may have an influence on sperm count and sexual health.
  • Obesity is sometimes linked with low sperm count, so reduce your body weight through regular exercise routine, yoga and walking.
  • Get sufficient rest and sleep. Excessive physical work may cause exhaution and lead to low sperm count in rare cases.
  • You may take some relaxation session such as Shirodhara to reduce stress because stress can also be a contributing factor to reduce sperm count.
  • Wear appropriate loose cloths, as some researches show that wearing very tight underwear can be linked with male infertility.
  • Avoid use of any fragrant sexual lubricants because they might affect sperm motility.








If you wish to enquire more information on how ayurveda can offer support with Low Sperm count, you may contact us at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic.




Gurnam Saini

Ayurvedic Practitioner  (Recognised as Ayurvedic Doctor in India)

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine from India

MD in Alternative Medicine from India 

Certificate in Panchkarma Detox

Member of AAA (Australasian Association of Ayurveda)

Organising Secretary of AYUSH MELBOURNE CONFERENCE, 2018

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Disclaimer: The information on ayurvedic products and medicines on our website is for educational purposes only. One should not buy these products over the counter. These should only be taken after ayurvedic consultation with an ayurvedic practitioner. The uses and indications of these herbal products are based on Traditional Ayurvedic text books. These herbs should be supplemented with appropriate diet and lifestyle to get beneficial effects. Although there is a lot of research done on Ayurveda these days, yet these herbal products might not hold enough current research based evidence.
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Author Bio:

Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More