Premature ejaculation or early discharge is a common male problem that strikes many men all around the world (up-to 40%). Several factors can affect the early ejaculation of sperm, before the completion of satisfaction. Some forethought can help to control the problem in some cases and others may need medical intervention.
What is Premature Ejaculation?
In this problem a man is unable to achieve complete sexual satisfaction due to early semen discharge. It may occur during the early stages of physical excitement or because of physiological issues like performance anxiety or general stress or fear.
Causes of Early Discharge
Premature ejaculation may not only be caused by a physical problem. Physical causes are very rare in cases of early excitement climax. It generally occurs due to anxiety and hyper-stimulation. Some of the common known causes are:
Symptoms of Premature Ejaculation
The primary symptom of early ejaculation is inability of man to satisfy the partner due to early discharge of semen after penetration. It may also occur even during masturbation.
Some inherited factors are responsible for primary premature ejaculation. Men experience this problem since their first sexual encounter.
Secondary or Acquired premature ejaculation develops later in life after living a successful sexual healthy life. It may occur due to increased level of workload, stress, anxiety, relationship problems, worry or depression. Some medicines may also cause this problem.
Vata in Ayurveda is described as life, life supporter and which gives long life, free from disorder. Moreover vata controls psycho-neuro-physiology and haemo-dynamics of sexual response cycle in male sex organ.
Based on Ayurveda physiology normal discharge of semen is controlled by sub-type of vata called Apana Vata. So any type of physical or emotional disorder, causing vata imbalance for long time, can lead to condition like premature ejaculation.
In Ayurvedic Indian traditional medicine, premature ejaculation is correlated with “Shukragata Vata”. It’s a Sanskrit word, which means impairment of ejaculation or seminal properties due do imbalanced vata dosha.
The physical characteristics of semen like volume, thickness, appearance, transparency etc. can also be compromised because of vata imbalance.
Vata is known to maintain the brain and mind activities too. Vata imbalanced cause the lack of control of stimulation and arousal senses towards the target action. So Shukragata vata, causes over stimulation, which leads to lack of control over physiological and psychological process of normal ejaculation process.
Ayurvedic treatment involves the herbal ayurvedic medicines and natural ayurveda therapies that reduces the anxiety, stress, habit of worrying and pacifies aggravated vata.
It works on the root cause, which is causing the imbalances in vata doshas in the male reproductive system.
So the herbs chosen to fix this problem should be aphrodisiacs, vata pacifying as well as psychotropic in nature.
The following herbs when taken in right combination according to one’s “Ayurvedic Body Type” have ultimate results in curing this disease permanently without exposing the body to any harmful chemicals. After the proper assessment, right combination of herbs is available from one of the best ayurvedic clinic of Melbourne, Australia "Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic" at very affordable prizes.
Indian licorice contains some alkaloids such as glycyrrhizin, which has a great medicinal importance in herbal science. It helps in reducing early discharge of semen by pacifying vata humors in the body. Moreover, it helps to reduce stress and anxiety associated with the disease. It also provides relief in acidity, excessive heat, gas, arthritis, low sperm count, depression and general debility. It increases physical stamina, sexual stamina and mental ability to combat with the early ejaculation problem.
Indian gooseberry or amla
Indian gooseberry contains vitamin C and acts as a potent antioxidant in the body. It improves body immunity. In early ejaculation, it helps by reducing the excess pitta and vata humor. As ayurveda says, the premature ejaculation is caused by excess heat accumulation in the body, so it needs to be reduces by some coolant herbs. Indian gooseberry is one of potent cooling herbs. It reduces body heat and thus helps in early ejaculation.
Isabgol (Psyllium seed husks)
Constipation and excess masturbation may cause the problem of early ejaculation. Therefore, Psyllium seed husk is used to treat this problem along with other herbal medicines. The second reason of using Psyllium seed husk is its anti-vata characteristics. It helps to pacify the aggravated vata humor in the body, so it also helps to eliminate the root cause of premature ejaculation. In addition, it is also helpful in hair loss, weak vision, premature greying of the hairs, night falls, weakness due to excessive masturbation, general debility after disease, constipation, low libido and loss of appetite.
Indian asparagus is an excellent remedy for this problem. It increases penile strength, decreases excessive mental and sexual excitement. Thus, it helps to reduce hurriedness of the sexual intercourse as well. It also pacifies the vata humor and reduces excess body heat. It helps in general debility, excessive hunger, food addictions, and weakness, low sperm count, inflammatory diseases, emotional irritability, infertility, etc.
Akarkara (Anacyclus Pyrethrum) - it is immune stimulating, aphrodisiac and antidepressant in the properties.
Tulasi seeds powder (Ocimum sanctum)- have anti-nociceptive action and anti-stress and anti oxidant in activity.
Apart from above herbs Jatiphala (Myristica fragrans), Kapikacchu (Mucuna pruriens), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) and Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) are also very potent to treat premature ejaculation.
Shirodhara is a most requested ayurvedic therapy used for the reduction of stress, anxiety and depression. It benefits in premature ejaculation by reducing the psychological causes and by soothing the nerves that cause hyper- stimulation during sexual intercourse.
Ayurvedic body massage
Ayurvedic body massage helps to relax nervous system, integrate the nervine functions and improves blood circulation in the body. In early ejaculation, it helps by reducing stress and anxiety associated with the sexual act.
Nasya is an ayurvedic procedure of instilling oil in the nose. It works on the brain and nerves. It helps to provide strength to the brain and helps in combating depression related problems. It helps in early ejaculation by acting on stress and anxiety linked with it.
To remove the toxins, and let the reproductive vata to start working properly again, panchakarma detox is must, especially when someone is suffering from premature ejaculation from many years. During panchakarma detoxification, herbal purgation (virechana) and Vasti (herbal enema) with Erandmool plant (Ricinus Communis) is highly useful and could fix any type of semen deformity or its abnormal dysfunction.
Local application of Ayurvedic oil on the Penis
Ayurveda has mentioned many oils, which helps proper blood flow and its retention into the penis, during the intercourse. Also regular use of such oils is helpful for premature ejaculation as this works on the nerve, blood vessel and muscle strengthening of penis. It also helps to increase the length and thickness of penis.
Yoga is non-remedial solution for the premature ejaculation. It helps in reliving early discharge symptoms that occurs due to psychosocial factors. Yoga poses helps in early ejaculation are Sarvanga Asana or the shoulder stand, Supine head knee posture, Khandasana, Halasana or The Plow posture, Matsyasana or Fish posture, Paschimotasana, Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, Brahmacharyasana, Garudasana and Anulom Vilom Pranayam.
Ayurveda has a promising answer to this problem, so the treatment using ayurvedic medicines is considered highly effective in curing premature ejaculation.
Dr. Gurnam Saini
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
MD Alternative Medicine
Panchkarma Detox Expert
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