Sterility, or infertility, in couples is a condition in which they are unable to conceive even after a year of unprotected sex. This is a common medical issue that causes a lot of concern in sterile men and women all over the world. It is caused by many factors and is a worrying problem in both men and women.
Some of the causes of sterility are wrong lifestyle habits like smoking, bad diet, stress, depression, anxiety, pathological issues in the woman’s body, decreased sperm count in men, physical injury, disease, overwork and certain medications.
Treatment for sterility can be very expensive and stressful. Many herbal remedies can be used to bring about a change in your body. Herbs can be used to provide stress support, boost nutrition, regulate menstrual cycle, improve sperm health, and aid endocrine system function, thus increasing fertility. Given here are some of the most effective herbs that will be very helpful to improve your condition.
Supportive Herbs For Female Sterility
The tender roots of the banyan tree can be used as an effective herbal remedy to treat female sterility when there are no organic defects and congenital deformities. Remove the outer cover from a tender root and let it dry in a shady place. Make a fine powder and add two tablespoons of it to a glass of warm milk.
Mix well and drink it daily on an empty stomach for at least six months. This remedy should be taken after the end of a monthly period till the beginning of the next. Continue taking it till you conceive.
Also known as black berry, the leaves of jambul tree are an excellent herbal remedy to treat female infertility or miscarriage which occurs due to a problem in the endometrium.
Take some fresh and tender leaves of jambul and boil them in a bowl of water. Allow it to steep for at least two hours. Add two teaspoons of honey to a glass of this infusion and drink it twice daily till you conceive.
This is one of the most effective herbal remedy for treatment of sterility in women. The powdered form of winter cherry can be used for this purpose.
Just add a teaspoon of this powder to a glass of warm milk and have every day for a week soon after the end of a menstrual cycle.
Rohodiola, or golden root, is an herb that enhances state of mind, alleviates depression, and reduces fatigue. It also helps to support the thyroid function, and improves egg maturation.
Many women have benefited by this herbal remedy which works wonders in treating unexplained female sterility. Rhodiola extracts taken for just two weeks have shown good results in women who are unable to conceive.
Red Raspberry Leaf
Red raspberry is an herb that is rich in iron and other beneficial minerals, which it supplies to the uterus when taken as an herbal remedy to treat female sterility.
Women suffering from sterility can take this herb as it helps nourish the uterine lining and prepares it for conception by toning the uterine muscles and normalizing the blood flow during menstruation.
Supportive Herbs For Male Sterility
American Ginseng Root
Herbalists have termed American ginseng root as the “male sexual tonic”. It helps to support healthy sex drive, improves erectile function and enhances sexual performance in men. This is an excellent tonic for men with a low libido and sterility problem.
It is available in capsule form and only the recommended dosage should be taken. You can have two 500 mg capsules twice a day. It is considered very safe for long-term use.
Maca is a popular herb used for treating male sterility. It is a root-like vegetable that is used by native Peruvians since centuries to promote sexual virility and fertility. Maca can help to balance hormone production in the body and improve functioning of the reproductive system.
It can be used to increase libido and promote healthy sperm. You can add two teaspoons of its powder to a juice or milk and have daily. It doesn’t have any side effects.
Also known as wolfberry and Chinese wolfberry, goji has been used since ages as a traditional herb to treat male sterility. It helps to increase sperm motility and count. Goji berries contain powerful antioxidants which help to increase hormone levels, protect sperms from overheating, and improve the sperm quality.
You can eat the fresh berries as such, or add them to your dishes. They provide health benefits to everyone. If you are suffering from male sterility, you can make a decoction with two teaspoons of dried berries in a small bowl of boiling water. Simmer for fifteen minutes and then allow it to steep for half an hour. You can have three cups of it every day. It is also available in tincture form.
This is one of the few herbs that help in the treatment of both male and female sterility. Tribulus has been used in ancient Chinese medicine as well as in ayurveda to increase sex hormone production. For men suffering from sterility, this herb helps to improve sexual desire, testosterone levels, sperm count, motility and health.
It also aids in decreasing the effects of antisperm antibodies. It is a wonderful fertility tonic that can be taken as a tincture or in capsule form. Men can use it throughout the month for a period of six months to get the best results.
Saw palmetto has been used by herbalists since ages to treat male sterility. This herb works wonders in people who have sterility problems due to reduced vitality and a weak reproductive system functioning. It may not be helpful for those who have sterility problems due to other reasons.
Saw palmetto nourishes the endocrine system and will help improve your reproductive system’s functioning if taken regularly for six months. It is very safe to use and can be taken in the tincture or capsule form. If you are taking in capsule form, have a 400 mg capsule every day for six months. Liquid extract is another option, and you can have a teaspoon of it daily.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.