AN APPRAISAL ON AYURVEDA TREATMENT MODALITY OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION-VAJIKARANA

Kanzode Sonam, Jaiswal, Andelkar Atul, Renu Rani Lecturer, Bhausaheb Mulak, Ayurved Mahavidyalaya
International Journal of Applied Ayurved Research   unpublished
Vajikarana in one of the eight main branches of Ayurveda designed to promote aphrodisiac power, virility as well as a healthy progeny. Even in remote past, one can find the instinctive desire to extend clan or race. Putraishana (desire of progeny) is one of the primary desires of mankind mentioned in the Upanishads. In ancient days, it was a routine procedure to take some aphrodisiac before undertaking sexual intercourse. The idea was to promote, in this way, the quantity and quality of semen
more » ... quality of semen along with the sexual enjoyment. As per Charaka Samhita, by proper use of these Vajikarana formulations, one can be crowned with good physique, potency, strength, good complexion, and sexually potent. This treatment modality is very helpful in many common sexual dysfunctions including premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, infertility etc. This article is aimed to throw a light on concept of Vajikarana explained in various Ayurveda texts on conceptual background.
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