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Sex is an important aspect in everyone's life. And if you are in a relationship, it is one of the most significant things that can bind you and your partner. While many men do not have any problem having sex, there are a few who suffer from some form of sexual dysfunction. Here are 9 home remedies that can help turn those sexual problems around:
Garlic: Known to have a number of health benefits, garlic is a great aphrodisiac that has no side-effects. This root, works as a tonic for people suffering from a lack of libido, or those who are unable to maintain an erection. According to Dr HK Bhakru, garlic can help relieve sexual debility due to a number of causes like exhaustion, lack of libido and even that caused due to sexual overindulgence.
How to use it: Crush two or three cloves of garlic and eat this every day for the desired results.
Onion: This root is only second to garlic when it comes to its aphrodisiac properties. Known to increase libido and strengthen reproductive organs, onions are great to help with a good erection in those suffering from erectile dysfunction. While any variety of onion is good for health, the white variety has been found to be most beneficial.
How to use it: Eat raw white onions as a part of your meal. You can choose to have it added to your salad or simply eat it as a side dish.
Carrots: Packed with innumerable health benefits, carrots are known to enhance sexual stamina. A perfect remedy for those suffering from fatigue or premature ejaculation, carrots when combined with eggs make the perfect recipe for a great sexual experience.
How to use it: Take 150g of carrot and chop it finely. Now add it to a half-boiled egg. Add some honey to this mix. Have this once a day for a month or two for promising results.
Lady's finger: While the vegetable itself is extremely beneficial for your health, it is the roots that help with sexual disorders. According to Ayurvedic literature, the roots of the lady's finger plant are great for those who have lost their sexual vigour.
How to use it: Take five to ten grams of the root powder and add it to a glass of milk. To this add a little bit of mishri or crystalline sugar. Drink this mixture on a daily basis for good results.
Asparagus root: Also known as Shatavari and marketed as safed museli, this vegetable is a great remedy for sexual disorders. The dried root is a common medicine used by Unani doctors to treat a number of sexual dysfunctions, including the lack of sexual vigour, impotency and premature ejaculation.
How to use it: Take about fifteen grams of the root powder and boil it in a glass of milk. Drink this decoction twice a day for effective results.
Drumstick: A vegetable that is commonly added to sambaar and other Indian dishes, this long spindly vegetable is a very potent aphrodisiac and has been used by Ayurvedic and Unani doctors to treat sexual dysfunctions. The vegetable itself is known to relieve the symptoms of functional sterility in both males and females. Apart from that the dried bark of the tree is also very useful in the treatment of conditions like impotency, premature ejaculation and lack of motility of sperm.
How to use it: Drumstick: Take about 15g of the drumstick flower and boil it in about 250ml of milk.
Drumstick tree bark: Powder the dry bark and add about 120g of this powder to about half a liter of water and bring it to a boil. Let the mixture boil for about half an hour. You can mix a glass of this water with a tablespoon of honey and have it three times a day for a period of three months.
Ginger: Again, a root that not only adds to the tanginess of a dish, ginger is also a very potent aphrodisiac. The juice of ginger is said to help in relieving the symptoms of conditions such as impotency, premature ejaculation and spermatorrhea(excessive accidental ejaculation).
How to use it: Take half a spoonful of ginger juice and have it with one half-boiled egg and some honey and have this once everyday, just before bed.
Dried dates: Dates are known to help increase iron content in the body and have very high nutritional value. They are also very effective in providing that extra boost of energy, that one needs for sexual vigour.
How to use it: Take some dried dates, mix it with almonds and pistachio nuts. Grind all three ingredients and eat about 100g of this mixture once daily.
Raisins: These sweet fruits are also very good in improving one's sexual vigour. Due to its sugar content, raisins are also very good at providing extra energy to the person eating them.
How to use it: Boil the raisins in milk till they become swollen. Now start by eating 200g on a daily basis and increase the amount you eat gradually.
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