Sexual frustrations and lack of intimacy is a secret source of worry in more than 60% of Indian marriages. The lack of communication, guidance, and the stigma associated in seeking professional help, forces unfortunate couples to suffer in silence.
Ayurveda ,one of the oldest organized medical systems in the world, uses innate natural therapy to keep a person’s body, mind, and spirit in perfect balance with nature. More than 5000 years ago, Ayurvedic tenets stated,
‘The healthy life has three main pillars-a balanced diet, proper sleep and a healthy sex and marital life.’
In Ashthanga Ayurveda, a branch of Ayurvedic science is devoted solely to the study and treatment of sexual malfunctions.
Vajikarana ( Vrishya chikitsa) is the ayurvedic treatment modality that deals with virility , health of offspring, and aphrodisiacs. It is beneficial in healing common sexual dysfunctions, including Infertility, premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction.
Nowadays erectile dysfunction is widely prevalent even among seemingly healthy men. ED is caused due to a number of factors; neurological, hormonal or psychological. Ayurveda explains these causes as “shoka chintaa, bhaya, traasaat … translated , they mean grief, fear, anxiety and terror.
Diseases like neurological disorders , anemia, depression, arthritis, endocrine disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular disorders also become reasons for erectile dysfunction. Excessive consumption of alcohol,drugs and tobacco and prolonged use of antidepressants, tranquilizers and certain medication inhibit the libido.
Low sperm count
Low sperm count or absence of sperms leads to impotence & infertiity in men. Sometimes, the quantity and quality of sperm decline as men grow older. Certain ayurvedic herbs like, Indian ginseng, Tribulus terrestris etc … are believed to increase sperm production in the body naturally.
Sexual aversion is the dislike or an instinct to actively avoid sex. This is caused due to various physical conditions or mental state. Ignorance, fear, dislike of partner fuels sexual aversion. Low testosterone levels also leads to this. Ayurvedic herbs treat the physical disorders while mental strength can be improved by meditation, yoga and counselling.
“ Vajikarana therapy” –the natural herbal erectile dysfunction remedy – attempts to heal each contributing factor -tissue elements, strength, energy, span of life, physical and mental fatigue . This treatment uses Psychotherapy to decrease anxiety associated with intercourse, , which leads to gradual development of intimacy and stimulation between couples. Numerous Ayurvedic preparations , known as ‘Vajikarma Aushadhis’ are highly beneficial in treating sexual disorders. These herbal tonics replenish nutrients to aid the production of semen, rejuvenate the reproductive organs and increase vigor.
Vaji Tailam ( Vaji massage oil) is a highly effective antidote for various sexual maladies like Premature Ejaculation, Erectile Dysfunction and Sexual weakness. This exotic oil enhances the function of male genitalia by stimulating the nerves, strengthening the muscle and improving the blood flow.
- High protein diet
- Abstain from alcohol ,smoking and drugs
- Avoid spicy food
- Destress with regular yoga and meditation
- Herbal massages
- Add nutmeg in diet
- Drink a glass of milk mixed with Indian Ginseng
Vajikarana therapy is a holistic therapy that provides long term solutions that leads to happy relationships. This therapy endows men with potency, strength, and realize sexual exhilaration.