Ayurveda to Cure Male Infertility
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Most men suffer from low sperm count, medically known as Oligospermia, a very common problem, these days. Infertility may be caused due to hormone imbalances, excessive smoking, drinking alcohol, deskbound work, etc. Another factor that contributes to male infertility is the degrading environment. High pollution levels and the distortion of the food chain leads to damage in the DNA of the sperm.
As per many studies, approximately 40% of reported cases of infertility are attributed to issues of the male counterpart. It has been found that the problem of male infertility is curable by Ayurvedic medicines.
How Ayurveda is helpful in Male Infertility
Ayurvedic remedies have long been used to address the problems of fertility. In fact, evidence of the use of herbal remedies for male fertility dates all the way back to 200 A.D. These fertility herbal remedies are made out of special plants and plant extracts believed to have a positive effect on the reproductive organs, hormonal system and sex drive. They are taken by men who are facing fertility difficulties. Some beneficial ayurvedic plants and remedies are as follows:
Mucuna Pruriens(Kawach), a medicinal plant used by ancient ayurvedic physicians, originated in Southern China and Eastern India, but is now found extensively all over the world. This plant has been mentioned in the treatises of ancient Indian texts such as the ‘Charaka Samhita’ and the ‘Susrutha Samhita’. In Hindi it is called ‘kawach’. The plant is a vigorous climber, bears purple or white flowers and has turgid S-shaped pods. The medicinally valuable parts are the seeds, though studies have revealed the presence of active components in stems and leaves too.
ShilajIt is an excellent restorative and rejuvenating tonic that ensures extreme physical performance for the individual and leads to balanced and harmonious health. Shilajit is also known as sex tonic in India as it increases the core energy responsible for sexual drive or libido. It is commonly referred to as Indian Viagra due to it’s property. It balances debility and general fatigue and provides strength to muscles and bones. It is suggested to take one gram of it, twice daily after lunch and after dinner with milk or water.
Ashwagandharishta is a very effective medicine for male infertility. Being digestive, it corrects metabolism and helps to provide proper nutrition. It is effective in mental disorders. It has anti-inflammatory properties. It is a tonic for the nerves and helps in neuritis. It is helpful in sexual disorders like erectile dysfunction and oligospermia.
Dhatupaustic Churna is one of the imperative herbal drugs which have been used either singly or in various formulations to resolve the problem of male infertility. It has a strong rejuvenating, nurturing, and stabilizing effect on excessive air, gas, parchedness and apprehensive type of feelings in the body and mind. This is not only used for infertility; but for nervousness, anorexia, insomnia and for people who are underweight.
Male fertility may also be treated using ayurvedic medicines like Agnitundi Vati, Vishtinduk Vati, Tapyadi Loha, Trayodashang Guggulu, Abhrak Bhasma, Kapikachhu, Bala, Patol, Nimba, Triphala, Draksha, Musta and Kutaja.