Garlic is one of the most remarkable home remedies found beneficial in the treatment of sexual impotence. It is a natural and harmless aphrodisiac. According to an eminent sexologist of the United States, garlic has a pronounced aphrodisiac effect. It is a tonic for loss of sexual power due to any cause, and for sexual debility and impotency resulting from sexual overindulgence and nervous exhaustion. Two to three cloves of raw garlic should be chewed daily.
Onion is another important aphrodisiac food, second only to garlic. It increases libido and strengthens the reproductive organs. The white variety of onion is, however, more useful for this purpose.
Carrots are considered valuable in impotence. For better results, about 150 gm of carrots, chopped finely, should be taken with a half-boiled egg, dipped in a tablespoon of honey, once daily for a month or two. This recipe increases sexual stamina.
Lady’s fingers are another tonic for improving sexual vigor. It has been mentioned in ancient Indian literature that persons who take five to ten grams of the root powder of this vegetable with a glass of milk and two teaspoons of ground mishri daily, will never lose sexual vigor.
The dried roots of asparagus are user in Unani medicine as an aphrodisiac. They are available in the market as safed musli. Fifteen grams of roots boiled in one cup of milk should be taken twice daily. The regular use of this remedy is valuable in impotency and premature ejaculation.
A soup made with about fifteen grams of drumstick flowers boiled in 250 ml milk is very useful as a sexual tonic in the treatment of sexual debility. It is also useful in functional sterility in both males and females. The powder of the dry bark is also valuable in impotency, premature ejaculation, and thinness of semen. About 120 gm of the powder of the dry bark should be boiled in half a liter of water for about half an hour. Thirty grams of this powder, mixed with a tablespoon of honey, should be taken three times daily for a month.
The juice extracted from ginger is a valuable aphrodisiac and beneficial in the treatment of sexual weakness. For better results, half a teaspoon of ginger juice should be taken with a half-boiled egg and honey, once daily at night, for a month. It is said to relieve impotency, premature ejaculation, and spermatorrhoea.
Dried dates are a highly-strengthening food. Pounded and mixed with almonds, pistachio nuts, and quince seeds in equal quantities, about 100 gm should be taken daily as an effective medicine for increasing sexual power.
Black raisins are useful for restoration of sexual vigour. They should be boiled with milk after being washed thoroughly in tepid water. This will make them swollen and sweet. Eating of these raisins should be followed by the intake of milk. Starting with 30 gm of raisins, followed by 200 ml of milk three times daily, the quantity of raisins should be gradually increased to 50 gm each time.
Recipes with Coriander
Leaves, chopped 1 tea spoon.
Boiling water 1 cup.
To make the infusion, cover the corainder leaves with boiling water, close the lid of the pan and leave for 15 minutes, then strain.
Preparation time: 15 minutes.
Dosage: 2-4 table spoon a day.
Helpful hint: The extract of coriander leaves acts as an aphrodisiac, while that of coriander seeds suppresses the sexual urge.
Recipes with Parking nut
Herb, crushed 1 table spoon.
Water ½ cup.
Boil the herb till only half the liquid remains in the pan, then strain the extract and discard the herb.
Preparation time: 3-4 minutes.
Dosage: 4 table spoon a day.
Recipes with Peepal
Fruit, root, bark or tender shoots, crushed 1 tea spoon.
Milk 1 cup.
Put the crushed herb in the milk and boil for 10 minutes. Strain and add sugar or honey to the tea.
Preparation time: 10 minutes.
Dosage: ¼ cup at bedtime.
1 ounce dong-quai root (whole or sliced).
1 ounce American ginseng root (whole).
2 ounces vitex berries (crushed).
2 ounces damiana leaves.
4 vanilla beans, split.
1 nutmeg, grated brandy.
1 cup honey.
- Place herbs in a glass container with a tight-fitting lid and add enough brandy to cover the herbs by three inches.
- Cover tightly, and store in a cool, dark place for 3 weeks. Give the jar a gentle shake every day or two to keep the herbs from settling.
- After 3 weeks, strain out the herbs, reserving the ginseng and dong quai. Discard the other herbs.
- Warm the honey slightly to liquefy it and add it to the herbal brandy mixture. Pour into a glass bottle, and return the reserved ginseng and dong quai to the bottle.
- Take one teaspoon twice daily.