Impotence – Erectile dysfunction or impotence is a problem that plagued many men and cause problems for sufferers and their partners. That’s why drugs like Viagra, Levitra, etc. which could solve a big problem is getting rave broad market.
In fact, impotence is not a new problem. The problem had been there since thousands of years ago, perhaps even since the beginning of the existence of Adam. Different cultural and ethnic groups also for generations have developed drugs to cope.
Many Natural Herbs that have properties similar to synthetic substances contained in Viagra and other new drugs, with fewer side effects.
Here are 5 of them:
For centuries, the Chinese have used sinshe Panax ginseng, also known as Asian or Korean ginseng, as a cure for impotence. Linda B. White, MD, and Steven Foster, author of The Herbal Drugstore, reported that U.S. scientists who are skeptical of the effectiveness of this herb is acknowledged that some studies in animals have shown promising results. White and Foster showed that ginseng is not a quick solution for erectile dysfunction, but it can give positive results when taken consistently over several months.
According to the Mayo Clinic, some studies using Asian ginseng and American show benefits for erectile dysfunction. This herb is also considered safe, because it rarely gives a negative reaction. However, the use of antidepressants in conjunction with ginseng is likely to cause drug interactions that cause mania.
Yohimbe comes from the bark of pine trees of Africa. In African tribes, this herb is traditionally used as an aphrodisiac and traditional medicine for sexual problems. They used to give the marriage ceremony and festival of fertility. Several studies have shown that this herb can improve impotence by increasing blood flow to the penis so that helps erection. Now in the world of herbal-based Yohimbe is widely used to treat erectile dysfunction, which is given by prescription and as an OTC.
As a free supplement, tree bark extract is put in capsules and tablets. However, some products may contain yohimbe extract too little, so that prescription drugs can be a better choice. Doctors usually prescribe the form of the pure active substance called yohimbine Yohimbe extract, which has been approved by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (FDA). Yohimbe can cause high blood pressure and increased heart rate. You who have hypertension should consult their doctor when taking this herb.
Secret herbs have been used in China for thousands of years to increase sexual desire and improve impotence. This is the Chinese version of Viagra and can be found in capsule form at herbal stores.
4. Kara surly (Mucuna pruriens)
In Indonesia, the seeds of these plants have local names such as surly kara, kara pigs, kara rawe or peanut KOAs. It is the Indian version of Viagra which is widely used in ayurvedic treatments. A study conducted by the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India, concluded that this plant extract can increase sexual potency ten-fold, to stimulate the production of testosterone. Mucuna pruriens can improve libido and delay premature ejaculation after three to four weeks of use.
5. Gingko Biloba
Gingko is one of the main herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. Gingko extract is obtained from the leaves of the ginkgo tree mixed into tea and capsules. Herbs are widely used to improve blood flow, treat asthma, bronchitis, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), improves memory and concentration, and improve sexual performance.
According to James A. Duke, a botanist and author of The Green Pharmacy Herbal Handbook, gingko increase blood flow thus useful in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, especially in cases related to atherosclerotic blockages in the penile arteries. Duke cites a nine-month study in which men with erectile dysfunction were given daily doses of 60 -240 mg of ginkgo extract. Approximately 78% of men in the study reported a significant increase without suffering side effects. Duke warns daily doses above 240 mg, since excessive intake has been reported to cause diarrhea, anxiety, and easily irritated.
A University of California study found that ginkgo biloba overcome sexual problems in 84 percent of men who take medications for depression such as Prozac and other antidepressants. The reason? Ginkgo helps improve blood flow throughout the body. According to the Mayo Clinic, ginkgo may help erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis, similar to how Viagra works. However, the blood thinning effects of ginkgo may be dangerous for those who are taking certain medications. If you are taking other medications along with gingko, consult your doctor.