9 Home Remedies For Erectile Dysfunction


ED or erectile dysfunction is a common problem faced by men during their reproductive years. The condition causes sexual dysfunction when a man cannot attain an erection and retain it for long when he manages to attain it. Stress, lifestyle and certain medications and conditions are responsible for this condition.

Many men who suffer from erectile dysfunction are scared and embarrassed to admit it, let alone treat it, as there are many personal as well as social repercussions associated with this condition. If this is the case with your life partner, here are some ways by which you can treat the problem at home and stay away from frustration and disappointment.

Home Remedies For ED

1. Garlic

Garlic is a bulb that is known to increase the blood circulation in the body. The allicin that is present in garlic has antioxidant powers that help in strengthening the blood flow to the sexual organs. Three to four cloves of garlic must be taken for three months regularly. The cloves can be fried in cow’s ghee in a  low flame until it turns golden brown and the cloves consumed every day to get the same result. Cow’s ghee removes the heat from garlic, but retains the aphrodisiac qualities. After three months, noticeable difference can be found in sexual performance.

2. Walnut And Honey

Walnut is a dry fruit that benefits the health of male sexual organs greatly. The nutrients that are present in walnut such as zinc, iron etc. are needed for sexual performance and optimum function of the male sexual organ. Walnut also contains an amino acid, arginine which aids in the production of nitric oxide. Nitric oxide helps in the dilation of blood vessels and more blood flows to the sexual organs, thereby treating ED. When walnut is mixed with honey, its potency becomes double fold. This is because honey too is a natural aphrodisiac and has the capacity to increase nitric oxide levels in the blood. Honey is also rich in vitamins B,E and zinc, which are required for sexual health and performance. Take 3 ounces of honey and take it along with walnuts every day for great results. Drink a cup of warm milk after consuming honey and walnut to enhance performance.

3. Onions

Onions too are known to be aphrodisiacs and hence great for treating ED. A soup can be prepared by slicing one medium sized onion and adding this to a cup of water. Bring to a boil and then simmer for ten minutes. This should be taken before bedtime. Onions can also be eaten raw to enjoy its benefits. White onions are known to have the best aphrodisiac properties. Onions are natural blood thinners due to the presence of allicin and this helps in increasing the circulation of blood in the body. Since ghee too has the power to enhance sexual performance, another way to take onions is to slice them and fry them in ghee until it turns brown. This can be consumed every day before bed. Flavour it with honey to make it more strong.

4. Ladies Finger

Ladies finger is known to be a sexual tonic and has been in use since ancient times to treat varying sexual problems. Ten grams of the ladies finger root powder must be taken along with a glass of warm milk and two tablespoons of powdered mishri. This is known to cure premature ejaculation, thin semen, ED and general sexual problems.

5. Ginger

A rhizome that is credited with the power to increase blood circulation in the body, it is only natural that ginger can cure ED. Take one tablespoon of ginger extract every day with a tablespoon of honey and one half boiled egg before bedtime. Do this for a month to see the tremendous change in sexual performance.

6. Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon seeds have abundant health benefits and the nutrients that are found in the seed is known to be good for the heart and also for treating cancer and various other disorders of the body. For treating ED, watermelon seeds contain citrulline, which is an amino acid that is utilized by the body for the production of arginine, another amino acid, the importance of which we have discussed earlier in the article for treating ED. Arginine is credited with the power to relax blood vessels and boost nitric acid in the body, both of which are necessary for treating ED. The seeds can be pickled, stir fried or stewed. They can also be eaten as a snack for good results.

Watermelon Seeds

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7. Pumpkin

The seeds of pumpkin are known to strengthen veins and arteries and increase the circulation of blood in the body. Apart from this fact, pumpkin seeds are also rich sources of zinc, which is an essential mineral that is required for the sexual health of men. They are also another rich source of arginine like the watermelon seeds and help in relaxing the blood vessels and improving circulation. A handful of pumpkin seeds is all you need to take every day to correct ED. However, if you are on prescription medications or have diabetes and other conditions like asthma, it may not be suitable for you.

8. Carrots

Carrots too are known to possess qualities that enhance sexual stamina and vigour in men. Grate around 150 mg of carrots and add one tablespoon of honey to this. Consume every day along with a half boiled egg. The combined action of three is known to heighten sexual pleasure and cure ED naturally. The treatment has to be continued for about a month for the results to start surfacing.

9. Black Raisins

Take 30 grams of black raisins and boil it in 200 ml of milk. The raisins must be first consumed and then the milk. This has to be done every day night and slowly the intake of raisins must also be increased until your reach 50 grams, added along with milk. Raisins are rich in arginine, the amino acid that is known to improve sexual performance. Regular consumption of raisins are recommended for those who have frequent sexual problems like ED.

Black Raisins

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