Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Premature ejaculation- Management with Ayurvedic medicines


According to Ayurveda, premature ejaculation is due to imbalance of Vaata (wind) element. Pitta (bile) and Kapha (phlegm) are the other two elements. Vata is characterised by heightened sensitivity to the sense of touch. This translates in to predisposition towards quicker ejaculation. Ayurveda takes a holistic view of the situation and has specific treatment for premature ejaculation using herbal combinations. A brief description about some of the drugs of choice is given below..
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), a herb popularly known as Indian ginseng is very widely used in treating sexual debilities. Ashwagandha is used as Rsayana (Rjuvenator) and Vaajikarna (Ahrodisiac).
Kavach beej(Mucuna pruriens) is another herb of choice in premature ejaculation. It has also remarkable ability to increase the sperm count.
Salab mishri(orchis mascula) is yet another frequently used herb.
Jatiphala (Myristica Fragrans) used with milk is an effective remedy,
Almond taken in milk is good for improving sexual drive and sexually related problems Adding saffron to this milk drink makes it even more effective.
Speman tablet ( Manufactured by Himalaya Drugs) is a good drug.1 to 2 tablets taken twice a day after meals, is a useful remedy for premature ejaculation. The drug has been put through extensive clinical trials. Orchis mascula, Lactuca scariola, Mucuna pruriens, Parmelia perlata, Argyreia speciosa, Tribulus terrestris, Leptadenia reticulata, Suvarnavang (Mosaic gold) and Rauwolfia serpentina goes in to the manufacture.
Tentex Forte tablet (Manufactured by Himalaya Drugs) is another formulation useful in treatment of premature ejaculation. The intake is 1 to 2 tablets taken twice a day after meals. This drug also has been put through extensive clinical trials. Saffron, Amber, Muskdana, Nuxvomica (detoxified), Makardhwaj, Shilajeet (Purified), Orchis mascula, Anacyclus pyrethrum, Withania somnifera, Sida cordifolia, Bombax malabaricum, Argyreia speciosa, Mucuna pruriens and Trivang goes in to the manufacture. The formulation is processed in Sida cordifolia, Asparagus racemosus, Ipomoea digitata, Piper betle, Withania somnifera, Tribulus terrestris, Tinospora cordifolia, Argyreia speciosa, Acacia arabica fruit, and Dashamoola.
That was a quick glance at some of the options available in Ayurveda for premature ejaculation. A proper treatment under the guidance of a good Ayurvedic practitioner will bring salutary results sans any side effects.