Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is also termed as Impotence i.e. inability to maintain or obtain an erection that is firm enough or lasts long enough to have satisfactory sexual intercourse. It is emerging as a serious lifestyle and stress related disorder. Many men out of fear or embarrassment or many other reasons do not seek treatment. Erectile dysfunction is not a condition to be accepted or learn to live with. There are definite treatments for it.

What is erectile dysfunction according to Ayurveda?

Erectile dysfunction can be related to ‘Klaibya’, where a man has strong desire to perform sexual act but he cannot perform due to looseness of Penis [absence of erection]. The treatment given for Klaibya is termed as Vajikaran Treatment.

What are the causes of Erectile Dysfunction?

Many physical and psychological causes are responsible for Erectile Dysfunction

Physical causes:

  1. Diabetes
  2. High Blood Pressure
  3. High Cholesterol levels
  4. Obesity
  5. Atherosclerosis
  6. Low Testosterone
  7. Certain prescription medicines
  8. Alcohol, Smoking
  9. Treatment for Prostate cancer or Enlarged prostate
  10. Surgeries/Injuries to Pelvic area or Spinal cord

Psychological causes:

  1. Stress
  2. Depression, Anxiety or other mental conditions
  3. Relationship problems

Sign & Symptoms

Maintaining an Erection is the main symptom.

Line of treatment according to Ayurveda

Ayurveda have mentioned various herbal remedies such as Ashwagandha, Mushali etc. for erectile dysfunction which are natural aphrodisiacs. These formulations enhance one’s potency by leaps & bounds by increasing span of erection, hardness & prevent premature ejaculation.

Vajikarana treatment mentioned in Ayurveda requires strict compliance related to Lifestyle & Diet.

This treatment involves

  1. Detoxification processes such as Vaman, Virechana, Basti
  2. Massage with medicated Oils
  3. Shirodhara
  4. Oral medication according to each individuals Prakriti

Diet & Lifestyle management


  1. Stress management
  2. Moderate exercise
  3. Eating healthy, fresh foods such as Milk, Meats and Eggs etc.


  1. Mental stress
  2. Alcohol
  3. Smoking

Connect with Ayurved Health Clinic in order to maintain a healthy sexual life and get rid of any disorders related to the same.