Low sperm count and low sperm motility are major causes for male infertility. Ayurveda the age-old Indian health science recommends various herbs and medicines to increase sperm count and motility. This article throws light on such herbs which help in male infertility.
There are millions of reasons for men to eat carrot daily. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but carrots are more beneficial for men than apple. Yeah, carrot offers numerous health benefits to men than many other vegetables in the same class. One will be wondering what is so unique in carrots to offer so much essential benefits to men.
Carrot has been studied to contain beta-carotene which is advantageous to men. Based on the experts’ research, it was believed that carrots should be eaten at least two times in a week due to their essential health benefits to men.
Carrot has been researched and singled-out to have high sperm-boosting properties to enhance sperm motility by 6 to 8 percent. Apart from this, carrots are healthy vegetables to prevent you from any forms of diseases and illness. This paper will discuss health benefits of carrots to men. Let’s proceed to discover these benefits.
Smoking can be described as breathing-in and out of smokes emanating from a burning tobacco in cigars, pipes, and cigarettes. Tobacco is known to have what is called nicotine (a toxic alkaloid) and some other dangerous constituents such as carbon (II) oxide CO, ammonia NH3, prussic acid, acrolein, aldehydes, and tars. It is one of the difficult habits to break.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) which is also called impotence is the powerlessness to make or keep an erection strong enough to penetrate for sexual intercourse.
Nausea has always been one of the most worrisome problems affecting many people. People have tried many means such as medications to treat this ailment but not completely cured. However, ginger has been discovered to be the solution not only to nausea but an effective antidote to many other health issues.
Ginger which has botanical name “Zingiber officinale” is referred to as the most dietary spice widely used in the whole nations. It belongs to the same family as cardamom and turmeric. The health benefits of ginger are numerous ranging from treatment of nausea, diabetes, pains, and much more.
Ginger is a rhizomes plant with underground stem, forming roots downward with its stem and leaves sprout on top of the plant. The Indian have been using ginger tonics and herbs to cure numerous diseases, and it is still serving the healing function till now. However, after thorough research, it was observed that ginger contains a special and essential nutrient called gingerol. Most of the therapeutic benefits of ginger come from this gingerols. Gingerol is the oily resin extracted from the ginger root, and it acts as an anti-inflammation and antioxidant agent to offer many health benefits. These benefits will be discussed in this content.
Diabetes has been studied to be one of the most chronic diseases to affect more than 20 million Americans according to American Diabetes Association. However, with more than 50 million diabetic patients in India, the country has been taken as the world capital of diabetes with about 7.1% population. More young people are living with diabetes in the country and study has shown that it poses a significant threat to the future.
Diabetes has severe effects on the male reproductive system as diabetic men have been proved to be twice standing the risk of suffering from DNA sperms damage compared to those without diabetes disease.
According to priciples of ayurveda – men who are interested in sex will be sexually very active. These men are at a greater risk of losing sexual energy and nutrients. Loss of energy and nutrients may lead to erectile dysfunction, low libido and poor semen quality and quantity. (Low sperm count and motility). These men need herbs which can replenish the lost nutrients. Such herbs which increase hardness, duration of hard erection, libido, sexual energy and semen of excellent quality are called vajikarana herbs in ayurveda.
Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus ) Belongs to family Liliaceae and grows throughout Nepal, Sri Lanka, India and the Himalayas. It is a climber which grows up to 2 meters. It is also known by other Sanskrit names Shataveerya, Bahusutha, and Atirasa. Roots of this herb is rich in medicinal properties and are regularly used in preparation of ayurvedic medicines.
Pharmacology of Ayurveda describes this herb as heavy to digest (guru) and it contains more moisture (snigdha). It is sweet and little bitter to taste (madhura rasa and tikta rasa). The sweet taste remains even after digestion (Madhura Vipaka). It is cold in potency (sheeta veerya)