dysfunction becomes a serious health problem in the United States; about 30% men suffer from the condition.
Conventional treatments cover the disorder, and cause serious side effects. Discover the best natural erectile
dysfunction treatment options you can use to regain your sexual life back.
Watermelon - According to many researches, watermelon,
fruit, may have similar properties to the erectile
dysfunction pill Viagra but without side
effects. The skin and
flesh of the watermelon in fact contain citrulline, an amino acid that enables better
dilation of blood vessels which helps to
fight against impotence. Regular consumption of this
fruit also helps people with angina, high blood pressure and other cardiovascular
problems, as well as weakened immune system. This makes water melon an ideal approach to fight erectile dysfunction and heart disease.
Ginseng (Panax ginseng) - This herb is considered by most as the top of natural
erectile dysfunction treatment. In fact, many medicinal preparations from traditional Chinese medicine for the
treatment of various ED problems contain ginseng. Red ginseng may be useful in cases of erectile dysfunction
caused by cancer, cardiovascular disease, and others. It works on both the central nervous system and on the
gonadal tissue (similarly to Viagra®).
Cordyceps (Cordyceps sinensis) – this herb is a rare combination of a caterpillar and a
fungus which traditional Chinese healers used for almost all diseases either as a single drug or combined with
other herbs. Cordyceps is a good ED treatment after prostate surgery or erectile
dysfunction caused by cancer. It promotes sexual vigor in both men and women. A few double-blind placebo
studies conducted in China suggest that cordyceps, at 3 g per day, can improve sexual function. Cordyceps can be used to naturally treat erectile
dysfunction caused by stress, kidney problems…
diffusa) - this small
shrub is native to Mexico, South America and the Caribbean. It is recorded that its leaves were used for the
preparation of many aphrodisiac drinks in indigenous Mexico. Modern scientists have reported benefits of
damiana as an alternative ED treatment after a small study conducted on 25 men with mild erectile dysfunction
using a preparation (called ArginMax®) containing ginseng, ginkgo, damiana, arginine, multivitamins and minerals. Damiana is ideal for
erectile dysfunction caused by depression.
Goat Weed (Epimedium grandiflorum)
- The aerial parts of horny goat weed are
known in Chinese medicine as Yin Yang Huo. After Maca, It is the most common natural treatment for erectile
dysfunction on the internet, for both female and male. However, no human study has been conducted to confirm or
refute the beneficial effects of this plant. Horny Goat can be very good in the treatment
of erectile dysfunction caused by high blood pressure.
Maca Powder (Lepidium meyenii)
perennial vegetable related to
radish family and most commonly sold in powder form. It has a good reputation as an aphrodisiac in
traditional Peruvian medicine, and has the name “Peruvian ginseng”, given it grows only in certain Andean
highlands. Consumers also claim Maca Powder boosts their energy levels. Some clinical trials have been conducted
with extracts of maca but they are too limited to confirm all these claims.
Aframomum Melegueta(Alligator Pepper, Grains of
Paradise)- This shrub is native to equatorial Africa. It has a solid
reputation as a stimulant sexual booster. It is not common in Unites States, but in Africa it is considered as a
potent aphrodisiac. Alligator Pepper belongs to the botanical family ginger but it is
flavored and stronger. It is one of the main ingredients in the famous drink Pastis. Aframomum melegueta is commonly used in the
treatment of erectile dysfunction caused by diabetes, poor diet, and others.
Puama (Liriossma ovata) – This is
an Amazonian plant commonly used as used as a nerve tonic. Its bark and roots are used to treat impotence and
frigidity. The validity of this practice has never been confirmed by clinical trials whose results were
published in a scientific journal. Muira puama is one of the ingredients of a traditional Brazilian tonic called
Cuatama. As erectile dysfunction treatment, muira puama can be used alone or in combination with other
(Roseroot) – This plant has a variety of other names: golden root,
rose root, western roseroot, Aaron's rod, Arctic root, king's crown, lignum rhodium, orpin
rose. It is considered as an
adaptogen, making it an ideal treatment for ED caused stress. Rhodiola is also a good choice
forerectile dysfunction caused by cancer, depression, and diabetes. In
addition to sexual vigor, it is believed that roseroot increases physical
endurance, longevity, memory and cognition. One trial, with no placebo group, was led Russia with 35 men
suffering from erectile dysfunction. The results were positive, 23
participants saw their sex life improved.
Tribulus Terrestris - Tribulus
extract is listed as an ingredient in many erectile dysfunction treatment products sold on the market. In
addition to sexual dysfunction in both men and women, the fruits of Tribulus also used to treat infertility.
However, studies conducted so far have not yielded convincing results, although a great majority of consumers
claim to see a positive difference in their sexual life.
(yohimbe Pausinystalia) – this
plant is one of the ancient alternative therapies for erectile dysfunction. Before the appearance of sildenafil
(Viagra) in the market, yohimbine hydrochloride, a standardized extract of yohimbe bark, was commonly prescribed
to men suffering from ED. In Central and West Africa, yohimbe bark is still used as an aphrodisiac. The plant
works by increasing the blood supply to the genitals and stimulate the nerves that supply blood to the genital
In addition to plants, certain supplements of
amino acids, hormone and minerals can be helpful. Some of them include Arginine, zinc,
and DHEA. Taking raw unfiltered honey regularly is also a great erectile dysfunction treatment for men who want
to go naturally.
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