Acharya charaka has explained various treatment methods to treat Impotence or Erectile dysfunction which arise due to different causes. These treatment methods have been elaborated in “Chikitsa sthana”.
In charaka samhita acharya charaka explains the method of preparing Vajikarana Ghrita (ghee processed with aphrodisiac herbs). This aphrodisiac ghee is recommended for persons who have low sperm count an
Texts of ayurveda have recommended many simple milk recipes for men to increase their ability to be sexually active. These preparations which have milk as base help to increase hardness, duration of hard erection and prevent premature ejaculation. Milk is a known Vajikarana Dravya.
Ayurveda emphasizes on healthy diet and lifestyle to maintain normal body functions. Numerous causes like stress, unhealthy diet, reduced nutrition and sedentary lifestyles accelerate degenerative process in body.
Production of shukra dhatu: The core nutrients of majja dhatu (bone marrow) help in production of Shukradhatu.(see Relationship between majja dhatu (bone marrow) and shukra dhatu (semen). According to texts of ayurveda shukra dhatu is pervading all over the body (sarva shareera gathaha).