Ashwagandha which is also known as winter cherry or withania somnifera is one of the most valuable shrubs and it is one of the prime drugs of Ayurveda medicines. For thousands of years, ashwagandha is used in Ayurvedic medicines to treat various health problems and day to day woes such as stress, anxiety, and lack of sleep. It has many properties and its adaptogenic properties promote mental and physical health. There are many experiments and studies were conducted on ashwagandha and it was found to be safe and of high efficacy on the biological system of the human body. Ashwagandha has been used in a large amount for many years in treating various sexual dysfunction.
Cases of sexual dysfunction in men are increasing rapidly and erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation are the two increasing complaints regarding men’s sexual health. Sexual dysfunction is basically categorized into four- problems of sexual desire, arousal, orgasm and sexual pain. Impotence, which in medical terms knows as erectile dysfunction is a continous inability to attain or maintain penile erection sufficient enough for satisfactory sexual intercourse. It affects millions of men every year and still, it is largely unrecognized as men feel embarrassed in talking about this issue with their doctors. It is a quite common sexual dysfunction and there are many medicines available to treat this disorder such as Cialis, Viagra, Levitra and many more. These are the most recommended drugs that are used to treat erectile dysfunction. Though there are drugs available to treat erectile dysfunction but ashwagandha is one of natural herb which is used in Ayurvedic medicines to treat this issue. Ashwagandha has been proved as an antidepressant, anti-stress adaptogen and is also found as an effective herb for stress induced sexual dysfunction. There are many factors that cause problems with erections but diabetes, stress and hormonal disorder are some of the main culprits that leads to the development of erectile dysfunction. Ashwagandha is a herb that has a capability of improving the symptoms of almost all the health problems that causes problems with the erectile function.
Ashwagandha contains many properties such as anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti stress, immunomodulatory and rejuvenating properties that throws positive effect on the endocrine system, central nervous system and the central nervous system. It acts as a tonic that improves the functioning of the immune system and regulates the blood sugar level in the body by suppressing the cravings for the sugar. When the blood sugar level in the body goes too high, it leads to the development of the chronic disease diabetes. Diabetes is a serious disease that is associated with many other health problems which include sexual dysfunction. According to the studies, people having diabetes are more likely to experience problems with the erections as compared to those who non-diabetic.
Stress is a major problems of many diseases and impotence is one of the health problem that is caused by the stress. When the chronic stress stays with a person for a longer duration it turns into depression and increases the complications with the sexual functions. Ashwagandha has been compared to the powerful drugs that are recommended by the doctors to reduce chronic stress or to fight depression. The results of ashwagandha to improve mental health is very impressive as it has remarkable stress relieving properties. The extracts of ashwagandha reduce the amount of stress and it also reduces the severity it causes on the health of the person. It inhibits the adverse effects of stress and helps in treating the erectile dysfunction.