We are living in the most modern era of science, still the concept of sex is often portrayed to be very much aligned with success, money and pride in our society. Considering all of these ideals constantly stimulating our minds and imprinting themselves onto our psyche, it is no wonder that lack of performance, or any sexual struggles for that matter, can cause negative feelings within an individual,such as shame and worry.
When it comes to boosting your sex drive, the topic may seem a bit taboo to discuss.However, a healthy sex life is important for reducing stress, building a healthy relationship with your partner, and improving overall well being. About30 percent males worldwide frequently have problems developing or maintaining an erection, a condition commonly known as erectile dysfunction (ED).
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common male sexual problem. ED occurs when a man has trouble achieving or maintaining an erection long enough to have sexual function. Erectile dysfunction, also known as male impotence is one of the commonly seen sexual disorders in men. It is a complex multi-system dysfunction. Male sexual arousal involves many body systems including the brain, nervous system, blood vessels, muscles, hormones, and emotions. A problem with one part of the body can cause a problem elsewhere, which could then be the cause of ED
There are several herbs and plants have been found to be effective at increasing sexual performance and enhancing libido whilst being free of damaging side effects — many of which also offer the body a shot of nutrient dense compounds.
These herbs may be very supportive for men who are suffering from low sperm count, poor sperm motility, poor sperm morphology, low libido, stress and/or physical sexual dysfunction. Before beginning any herbal program, it is important to make these important changes for best out of it.
(1) Learn to eat a nutrient dense Natural Fertility Diet.
(2) Exercise regularly, at least 5 times a week for 30 minutes a day.
(3) Avoid alcohol, caffeine, excess sugars and cigarettes.
(4) Consider a Male Fertility Cleansing program.
(5) Have a stress management plan.
16 Best herbs , Their effects on sexual health and Dosages
Generally herbs take time to be effective.Remember to be patient and consistent when taking herbs for health. Never exceed the suggested dosage on the product label. In this article we will discuss about 16 best herbal remedies, their uses and indication. At the end we will give you a effective suggestion for the curing of erectile dysfunction and other sexual disorders.
1. Ginseng (Panax ginseng )Ginseng plant withh fruits
The roots of ginseng, is a natural cure for ED which originated in China. A double-blind crossover study conducted at the University Of Ulsan College Of Medicine in Seoul, Korea, found the herb ginseng to be highly effective at treating men suffering from erectile dysfunction. Ginseng can be of three types – Asian Ginseng, Siberian Ginseng and American Ginseng. By its action on the blood vessels of the penis, it helps to improve erections;through its tonic action on the body. It also improves energy levels by increasing levels of the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and dopamine reducing stress and enhancing their mood.Panax ginseng is the scientific name, but it is more commonly referred to as true ginseng, ginseng, Panax, or Korean ginseng. Ginseng improves blood circulation and increase nitric-oxide synthesis, so it not only gives you a bigger erection, but it helps you control when you ejaculate.
A combination of American ginseng and ginkgo biloba may improve symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and teens. Also a combination of Panax ginseng and ginkgo is believed to boost memory and thinking processes.
Benefits of Ginseng:
(1) Improve sex drive and sexual performance through increased stamina.
(2) It is proven to improve energy,improve vitality and helps to reverse libido loss.
(3) Supportive of healthy stress response, aiding in hormonal balance.
(4) Helpful for proper immune system function.
(5) Supports proper digestion for improved absorption and assimilation of nutrients from food
(6) It is very effective for overall fertility health.
(7) It also reduces the sugar level in blood and control diabetic.
(8) American ginseng has anti-cancer properties that appear to suppress tumor growth.
(9) Ginseng is a safe and effective herb for curing cold and flu.
(10) Asian Ginseng contains anti-ageing substances such as antioxidants and insulin-like substances.
Recommended Dosages: Dried root powder of Panax Ginseng 0.6-1.5 gm can betaken daily for up to 4 months for normal sexual disorders. For sexual arousal and ED-3 grams of Korean red ginseng, a form of Panax ginseng, daily for 10weeks has been used. It can be taken as tea form also.
Caution: Ginseng is safe herbal remedy. However it may have some side effect too. The most general side effect is trouble sleeping(insomnia). People can also experience menstrual problems, breast pain,increased heart rate, high or low blood pressure, headache, loss of appetite,diarrhea, itching, rash, dizziness, mood changes.
2. Maca Root (Lepidium meyenii)Maca Plants
Maca is the common name for Lepidium meyenii, a plant in the broccoli family. ‘Maca root’ refers to the root of the plant, which resembles a turnip.Maca is divided into categories based on the color of the root, which can be red, black, pink or yellow. Maca is a native plant of Peru and is used to increase libido, strength, stamina, and energy. Better known as "Peruvian Ginseng," this herb grows in the high-altitude areas of Peru. Maca is known for improving lust and orgasm in both men and women, and have Viagra-like effect. So far there have been no cases of toxicity in this herb, which makes it relatively safe to take by just about anyone.
One of Maca’s main actions is to stimulate and nourish the hypothalamus which regulates the pituitary gland, acting as a tonic for the hormone system. When the pituitary gland functions optimally, the entire endocrine system becomes balanced, because the pituitary gland controls the hormone output of the other three glands.
Benefits of Maca Root:
(1) Supports on erectile dysfunction
(2) Improve hormonal balance
(3) Increases energy, stamina, and mental clarity
(4) Supports the thyroid
(5) Develop the normal sexual function
(6) It increases in libido, sperm count, motility of sperm
(7) Increased DHEA levels, lowered blood pressure
(8) Balanced iron levels and an increase in adrenal androgen
Recommended Dosages: The standard dose for dried powder of Maca root is 2-3 gm daily up to four months. Maca can be supplemented by eating raw Maca root, or through a Maca extract. Extracts should be water or ethyl acetate-based. Maca should betaken daily, alongside food.
Caution: Extracts from Maca might act like estrogen. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, do not use these extracts. It should be avoided during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Fatigue is also one of the common side effects of over-use or continuous use of Maca or its supplements.