Ayurvedic Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction (ED) - GITA

Premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction (ED), and decreased libido are common disorders among Indian men. Those age 45 and older experience higher instances of ED. Fortunately, Ayurvedic remedies for erectile dysfunction or related disorders have demonstrated both efficacy and lack of adverse effects.

What do you mean by Erectile Dysfunction?

 Erectile dysfunction (ED) refers to the inability to achieve and maintain an erection firm enough to engage in intercourse. It is said that one in ten people will experience ED at some point in their life.

ED serves as an indicator of an underlying problem. ED is not considered a common condition at any age and can be combined with other challenges that hinder activity, including decreased desire and difficulty achieving orgasm and ejaculation.

What are the causes of Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

 Erectile dysfunction (ED) can be caused by a variety of factors, and it often

involves a combination of physical, psychological, and lifestyle elements. Here are some common causes of ED:

  • Medications:
  • Vascular Issues:
  • Psychological Factors:
  • Neurological Disorders:
  • Hormonal Imbalances:
  • Relationship Problems:

Lifestyle Factors:

  • Smoking:
  • Obesity:
  • Lack of Physical Activity:
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse: 

Underlying Health Conditions: 

  • Diabetes:
  • Chronic Kidney Disease:

Age: While aging itself is not a cause of ED, the risk increases with age due to the higher likelihood of developing conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Top 8 Ayurvedic Treatments or Herbs For Erectile Dysfunction Issue

1. Ashwagandha:

    • Adaptogenic herb that reduces stress and boosts energy levels.
    • Supports testosterone production, potentially improving erectile function.
    • Studies suggest it may enhance sperm quality and male fertility.

2. Safed Musli:

    • Natural aphrodisiac with stimulating properties.
    • Enhances sperm quality and overall male reproductive health.
    • May improve erectile function and increase libido.

3. Gokhru:

    • Tonic for the genitourinary system, supporting urinary and reproductive health.
    • Possibly enhances function and strengthens erections.
    • Some studies suggest it may boost testosterone levels.

4. Shilajit:

    • Mineral compound rich in fulvic acid, offering energy-boosting properties.
    • Improves stamina and libido, potentially benefiting erectile function.
    • May enhance overall physical and mental well-being.

5. Panchakarma:

    • Detoxification process aimed at eliminating toxins and restoring balance.
    • Can improve overall health and  function by cleansing the system.
    • May address underlying imbalances contributing to erectile dysfunction.

6. Yoga:

    • Specific postures and breathing exercises enhance blood flow and manage stress.
    • Improves awareness and confidence.
    • Some poses may directly stimulate the pelvic floor muscles, impacting erection.

7. Marma therapy:

    • Ayurvedic massage technique focusing on pressure points influencing energy flow.
    • Stimulates specific marma points believed to affect male reproductive function.
    • May improve erectile function and vitality.

8. Ayurvedic Diet:

    • Balanced diet emphasizing fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes.
    • Promotes overall health and reduces inflammation, potentially benefiting function.
    • Includes healthy fats and spices traditionally considered supportive for male health.


    • Consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for personalized diagnosis and treatment.
    • Ayurvedic remedies work best when combined with a healthy lifestyle.
    • These are just potential benefits, and individual results may vary.
    • Always inform your doctor of any Ayurvedic remedies you are using.

I hope this information helps! Please let me know if you have any further questions.