A Guide to Ayurvedic Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction: 6 Tips to Try

Dr. Shubham Kharche

Medically reviewed by

Dr. Shubham Kharche


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Key Takeaways

  • Erectile dysfunction is a common sexual disorder in men
  • Shatavari is an effective ayurvedic treatment for sex problem
  • Vajikarana therapy is an ayurvedic massage for erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a common sexual problem for men over 40. The disorder causes a difficulty in maintaining an erection during sexual intercourse. Erectile dysfunction treatment is based on addressing various psychological concerns of men. For a proper erection, your blood vessels, brain, muscles and hormones must work together. Your mental health also plays an important role in your sexual wellbeing.

Health conditions that may affect your libido and cause erectile dysfunction include the following.

  • Trauma
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Low testosterone levels

To solve erectile dysfunction (ED) issues, ayurvedic treatment is one of the best options. Called ‘klaibya’ in ayurveda, ED is believed to be caused by having foods high in sugar, salt or spices. These foods can increase your anxiety, so you may experience excessive palpitations and a temporary loss of sex drive. To prevent such occurrences, ayurvedic treatment for ED involves the use of herbs and follows certain therapies.

Read on to know about the different ayurvedic remedies for erectile dysfunction.

erectile dysfunction treatmentBoost Your Sexual Health with Shatavari

Ayurveda calls shatavari the queen of herbs, owing to its many health benefits. You can use it as an effective ayurvedic treatment for erectile dysfunction. With its help, you can also increase your sperm count [1]. Moreover, you can calm and soothe your mind with shatavari. This magical herb is also effective in treating high blood sugar, menopause, kidney stones, and more. Consume this herb to rejuvenate your body’s cells.

Increase Your Penile Tissue Strength with Ashwagandha Churna

Among several ayurvedic herbs for erectile dysfunction, ashwagandha is known for its aphrodisiac properties. Consuming this herb is an effective ayurvedic treatment for sex problems. With it, you can enhance your stamina, spike your sexual desire, and prevent premature ejaculation (PE). The herb also reduces your stress and fatigue. You can have it in the form of supplements too.

Additional read: From Immunity to Weight Loss: 7 Top Ashwagandha Benefits to Know of

Consume Safed Musli to Enhance Your Sexual Drive

Safed musli is another ayurvedic medicine for erectile dysfunction and has a yellowish-white color. Being an aphrodisiac, it improves the production of the testosterone hormone. This helps with proper erections. The herb can also combat immune disorders that lower the testosterone production. Thus, safed musli helps in boosting your sexual health [2]. Few other benefits of this herb include treatment of the following.

  • Arthritis
  • Urinary disorders
  • Heart ailments
  • Diabetes

You can have a spoonful of this herb everyday to increase your sperm count with sperm booster foods.

Incorporate Gokshura Churna in Your Diet to Improve Sexual Health

This is a popular herb that helps in boosting your sexual performance. Consuming it can solve your ED and PE issues. It functions by maintaining natural testosterone levels in your body. It is also known to improve sperm count too.

Additional read: Significant Signs of Low Sperm Count and 3 Major Types of Causes

types of erectile dysfunction

Practice Vajikarana Therapy to Enhance Your Sexual Function

This is an effective ayurvedic massage for erectile dysfunction and works by improving your sexual functions [3]. Avail this therapy to restore calmness and balance between your mind and body. The massage involves usage of several ayurvedic formulations to treat problems like ED and PE. By undergoing this massage, you can achieve hormonal balance and boost your reproductive system.

Treat Erectile Dysfunction by Taking Tulsi Beej

This herb too is effective in solving male impotency issues. Consume these seeds for increasing the flow of blood to your reproductive organs. This also helps in increasing penile tissue strength and your overall stamina.

Remember that high cholesterol, obesity and diabetes affect blood flow to your penis. Thus, they are responsible for erectile dysfunction. However, you can combat all your ED issues with ayurvedic treatment along with aerobic exercises. Working out regularly can improve your blood circulation. It also keeps you safe from other health issues. Make sure you consult a doctor before starting an ayurvedic treatment. Your search for specialists becomes easier with Bajaj Finserv Health. Here, you can connect to top ayurvedic doctors to solve your ED problems. Book an appointment with a specialist close to you and manage all your issues at once!

Published on 27 Oct 2021Last updated on 12 Apr 2023
  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3800858/
  2. http://www.amdhs.org/article/2019/2/1/105530amdhs201913
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3705695/
  4. https://drvaidyas.com/best-ayurvedic-treatment-for-erectile-dysfunction/
  5. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/ayurvedic-medicine-for-ed#summary
  6. https://www.healthline.com/health/erectile-dysfunction/ayurvedic-medicine-ed#yoga
  7. https://www.netmeds.com/health-library/post/erectile-dysfunction-5-incredible-ayurvedic-herbs-to-manage-male-impotency

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Dr. Shubham Kharche

Medically reviewed by

Dr. Shubham Kharche

, BAMS 1


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