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Sexual issues can affect anyone at all ages. It’s good to talk to a specialist to investigate the causes. From the nature, some remedies come in handy that can overcome moments of temporary difficulties. Erectile dysfunction is a problem that can be caused by multiple factors, both physical, chemical and psychic.
It is therefore important to entrust a specialist who thoroughly investigates the origins of the disorder so that the right therapy can be implemented. Unfortunately, erectile dysfunction is the outcome of modern times, often attributable to stress, too fast rhythms, electromagnetic pollution, unhealthy feeding, too rich in fat.
Can herbal remedies aid in erectile dysfunction?
In addition to the indications that an andrologist can provide to his / her patient, we may associate some natural remedies that help intracavernous circulation and may help to regain greater self-confidence. It is always a difficult topic to face for a thousand taboos, reticence and forms of shame. We are in the society of ‘superomism’ and ‘wonder-women’, and despite the fact that we have made giants in communication, on some topics it is best to be silent.
In reality, the theme of manhood is as old as the world, with cultural substrates that are certainly very different from today: it was an index of greatness, power, fertility, legacy and proliferation. Moving eastwards perhaps, some cultures more closely related to the development of the self, such as Indian and Chinese, also introduce the aspect related to pleasure and physical communion, but always in a holistic, holistic vision, connected to vital energy, to liberation of the impulses and the achievement of balance between body, mind and soul.
The premise was therefore desirable to introduce a theme that has nothing to do with the sensitive matter it is today and is not necessarily linked to a too materialistic vision of sexuality and its mechanics, it is simply a component of our existence and when we come across problems, dysfunctions or truths their own pathology is good to deal with them as any other disorder, using specialists and remedies that can be modulated according to the severity of the condition.
Nature also takes a hand in this field and can work together to control, soothe and even solve unpleasant situations, behind which there are only inflammations of the genitourinary urinary system, postural problems of loose-sacral nature, modifications hormonal, low levels of electrolytes.
Disturbances can therefore be of various nature and manifest themselves in the phases of the so-called sexual response cycle (desire, excitement, orgasm, resolution) for different causes, psychological, sexual, physical-chemical or physical-mechanical causes.
The issues most concerned are erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. The causes are different and may involve several aspects: inflammation, benign prostatic hypertrophy, low levels of serotonin, depression or anxious states. It is important to contact a specialist and undergo a diagnostic test to find the correct therapy and shorten the resolution time.
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Nature in general and herbal science in particular can contribute on several levels: we see some natural remedies that can come into play in this difficult field.
Ginkgo Biloba for erectile dysfunction
Ginkgo Biloba is a famous fluidizing fluid. Useful for oxygenation of tissues, cells, favors brain functions, stimulates memory. It’s a vasodilator of the arteries and a vasoconstrictor of the veins, so a real touch for our blood circulation. Precisely for these properties is a remedy also used in the case of erectile dysfunction, because it is a blood donor in the cavernous bodies of the penis and facilitates its turgor, increases the production of nitric oxide in humans, the factor responsible for erection. Ginkgo Biloba also increases the synthesis of dopamine, the pleasure hormone, thus also working on the chemical aspect of sexual dysfunction.
Ginkgo Biloba has some contraindications and it is good to take it under medical advice. It should not be used if you already undergo drug-based anti-gastric medicines such as aspirin.
Maca for ED and sexual asthenia
Maca otherwise known as Peruvian Ginseng is a remedy that begins to be known in recent times, although in Peru it boasts a millennium use. There are contrasting studies with Maca’s action: some say it does not seem to have any hormonal effects, so it would not increase testosterone levels and would not work by stimulating pituitary glands; according to other studies, however, it would have a particular influence on hormonal relapse due to the presence of particular alkaloids that would stimulate the sexual sphere and libido. In any case, however, it is stated that it is a remedy that counteract fatigue, so-called sexual asthenia; acts as an invigorator, contrasts physical and mental debilitation, stimulates spermatogenesis, and mobilizes spermatozoa.
Maca is a small plant with a large tuberic root, typical of Andean areas of Peru and Bolivia. It is also called ‘Peruvian ginseng’ to corroborating action and urges sexual desire. It is able to increase the sperm volume and sperm motility, due to the presence of alkaloids and phytosterols that directly affect testicles and sperm production.
This is how you use Maca in dry extract: recommended daily dose 1,500/2,000 mg to be administered in multiple doses for a period not less than 2 months.
No side effects have been reported but are not recommended for use in the event of hormone rhythm, thyroid dysfunction, pregnancy or lactation. In any case, it is not recommended for anyone who is undergoing antidepressant drug therapy, as it may potentiate its effects.
Damiana – a natural help for ED and awaken the libido
Damiana reveals its properties already from its botanical name: Tumera Diffusa Aphrodisiaca. It comes from Latin America, and has always been used for its broad-spectrum aphrodisiac virtues. It seems to revive the libido, and therefore indicated for both man and woman, going to stimulate pituitary receptors. Damiana is also recommended in case of erectile dysfunction of a mechanical nature, as it increases blood flow to cavernosal bodies and stimulates spermatogenesis. It appears to be a useful remedy even in the case of premature ejaculation, as it would act as a regulator of anxiety and stress states. In short, a panacea for all evils. However, there are no scientific studies that support all the effects of damiana and especially the contraindications. The recommended daily dose is 800 mg, to be taken away from meals.
Damiana is a small bush shrub that grows in arid areas of Mexico and the Caribbean. It is also known as Mexican Tea: in fact its leaves were used by Mayan populations as tonic and aphrodisiac. The active principles that convey the action have not yet been identified and for the time being the phytocomplex is considered in its entirety. Damiana is indicated in cases of sexual asthenia and erectile dysfunction of a psychological nature, linked to stress states, tiredness, depression. It acts on man’s pelvic-sacral nerve centers and also strengthens the hormone system.
Any overdose may cause prostate pain, insomnia, and headache. It is not recommended for use in diabetic subjects who undergo pharmacological treatment for glycemic control.
Epidemium sagittatum, a herb treating ED
Epidemium sagittatum, otherwise known as ‘goat’s goat herb’, is a remedy that belongs to traditional Chinese medicine, from the toning effects both at the structural level, especially on the skeletal apparatus and as energizing. It is a rich antioxidant and cardioprotective antioxidant remedy that acts on prostaglandins E, polysaccharides such as mannose, glucose and galactose that can counter oxidative stress, and vitamin C combined with flavonoids lowers cholesterol levels and triglycerides, and icariin, the active ingredient that characterizes the rejuvenating qualities.
This component plays a very important role: it is a neuroprotective, an osteoprotective and a cardioprotective. In addition to these important benefits, the epidemic has aphrodisiac properties, but very simply linked to the stress exerted on peripheral blood flow. It is therefore indicated in case of erectile dysfunction. There are Epidemium supplements available on the market, and they are well balanced and metered. Since there are still no studies that clearly indicate titrations and standardizations, it is best to use products that have already been prepared and lose your DIY, following the dosage shown on the packs
Lacking a scientific literature on the epidemic, contraindications and overdoses do not find precise parameters that determine the side effects if they are overcome. As is apparent from the few studies on this subject, it is a safe and precautionary approach to pregnancy and lactation, but as for most phytotherapy remedies.
Muira Puama, a famed herbal ED remedy
Muira puama is a plant that grows in the Amazon. In indian language means ‘tree of power’ and its dry extract wood is used to counteract the decline in desire. Also for this remedy is used all phytocomplex, from which extracts of extracellular fatty acids, vegetable sterols and muiranapamine are extracted, a vasodilator alkaloid that stimulates the catecholamines of the central nervous system, producing a revitalizing effect. It is also recommended to counteract excessive physical fatigue. In the specific area it is indicated to improve male erection and stimulate sexual desire. Some overdose symptoms may include: headache, stomach upset, restlessness.
Muira puama is also known as marapuama whose name means ‘wood of power’ and ‘grass of love’. This is the Ptychopetalum olacoides belonging to the Olacaceae family. Ptycopetalum olacoides is a shrub from thin branches and evergreen oval leaves that can even reach 5 m in height. It has white flowers that have a pungent and aromatic odor that resembles jasmine.
Muira puama, is a typical tree in the Brazilian Amazon and other areas of the rainforest. In the genus Ptycopetalum there are several species including Ptycopetalum olacoides typical of Brazil in the Amazon forest, and Ptycopetalum uncinatum of Brazil. Of the two species, it is preferred to use the first as the richest of the active ingredients useful to man.
The ancient indigenous tribes attributed to this plant fantastic properties, calling it herb of love and using it in many propitiatory ceremonies to mingle. The first European explorers in the years 1920-1930 observed that the Indians of the Amazon used Muira puama to cure multiple pathologies.
Once brought to Europe, this plant became part of British herbal medicine and is included in British Herbal Pharmacopoeia, an authoritative source of British herbal medicine, where it is recommended for treating both ED and dysentery.
The properties of Muira puama are:
- It is an excellent sexual stimulant (improves erection in humans and intestines of the genitals in the woman) and generally has aphrodisiac properties (increases the vigor and sexual desire in both man and woman).
- It is a great neuromuscular tonic throughout the body.
- It has excellent anti-fatigue, anti-vascular, and digestive effects.
- It cares for appetite, depression, exhaustion, menstrual pain and rheumatism.
- It can reduce body fat by increasing the lean muscle mass as well as reducing cholesterol.
- It carries a beneficial action against memory and nerve disorders.
The active ingredients of Muira puama are contained in almost all parts of the plant but are mainly found in the bark and root of substances rich in extracellular fatty acids, essential oils (including beta-cariofyllene and alpha-humulene) vegetable sterols, triterpenes (including lupeol) and in particular an alkaloid, muirapuamine, specific vasodilatatory action and a strong aphrodisiac action.
This alkaloid would act on the ‘catecholaminergic’ systems of the central nervous system and its active principles would function as precursors of brain neurosteroids. Catecholamines and neurosteroids oversee the decisive role of generating a sense of energy and overall physical vitality, resulting in a general revitalizing action that has positive effects on the general state.
The roots of the Muira puama are used, where many resinous substances and a particular alkaloid (mucilapamine) are found in considerable quantities. Muira puama is used in cases of ED, decreased libido, psychic asthenia, physical and intellectual tiredness. This officinal plant is used to combat ED in internal use, in the form of drops, and as external use, in the form of concentrated decoction, to wet the genitals.
Decoction: Put 10-15 g of Muira puama into infusion in 1 liter of boiling water and leave to boil for 15 minutes with lemon juice. Suck at will. Start with a cup a day and possibly increase up to two cups a day.
Infusion: a cup of coffee per cup. Boil 5 minutes, infuse 5-10 minutes. 1 to 2 cups per day. Use Muira Puana in root decoction: 15 g of drug per 1 liter of water. They can take from 1 to 2 cups per day.
Many studies have shown that a two to three week intake cycle, respecting the recommended dose, improves erectile status in general, sexual function, vigor and desire in both man and woman. The herb is also great as a nervous stimulant. However, do not overdo it with the doses, because the increase in acetylcholine in the muscles may even alter coordination in the movements.
The side effects associated with the use of Muira puama are mild and mostly limited to the possible occurrence of occasional pain in the stomach and head, associated with nervousness and hyperagitation. In any case, always contact your doctor before using Muira puama products.
Natural remedies and psychological ED
Natural remedies for ED due to organic causes can act on multiple systems. Diabetes (this is the most common cause for the damage it causes to the circulatory system and to the alteration of the conduction of the nervous impulse in the nerves that are on erection), vascular, neurological, haematological and hormonal diseases are all factors that can to determine this sexual dysfunction. Drugs or surgery (for example, prostatectomy for prostate cancer) may also cause an erection deficiency.
In phytotherapy, so-called aphrodisiac plants and plant adaptogens are the main natural remedies for ED: the former directly affect the mechanisms involved in the erection process, the latter toning and stimulating mind and body to combat asthenia and fatigue. We have said that the causes of ED may be of a psychological nature: stress, performance anxiety, depression, a bad relationship with the partner. Natural remedies for the ED caused by these factors will affect the emotional states that are altered.
Performance anxiety is a disorder that can be caused by many causes: insecurity, depression, hormonal rushes, sexual failures. Treatments are arduous ground, but natural remedies can support specialist therapies and enhance self-esteem.
Performance anxiety and consequent erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation travel together and feed a vicious circle that must be broken. First of all, it is good to turn to specialized professionals, first of all to your caring physician, without shame and useless puddings; will surely be able to give the right advice to begin a proper course of action to rebalance a condition of psycho-physical imbalance.
From a herbal point of view, we can assist this process with the help of some natural remedies that help to calm the psychological tension and the resulting release of adrenaline and noradrenaline, hormones that activate the sympathetic nervous system with symptoms of tachycardia, sweating, motor trouble, and on the other, support physical performance and indirectly help to ease the concern of not being able to satisfy your partner.
Red ginseng: herbal ED remedy and aphrodisiac
Ginseng is the ancient natural and aphrodisiac remedy for the eastern countries. In particular, red ginseng is useful in supporting the sexual apparatus and toning the entire body as a high-performance adaptogen. Let’s get to know all the properties of this wonderful herb.
Ginseng tonic benefits are many and known for a long time, used by a number of peoples and various medical traditions. With the generic name ‘ginseng’ we usually refer to a dozen species of the Panax genus, all of which are mostly characterized by the strong tonic properties they demonstrate to have. Let’s see them more specifically.
Although ginseng is a renowned adaptogenic stimulant, it has the ability to manage blood pressure positively and keep control of the level of sugar and fat, thus making it perfect for those who are facing sports or physical activity with the aim of slimming or despite some forms of diabetes. Its action on blood flow is not limited here: it allows for greater oxygenation and therefore a consequent increase in physical energy, a decrease in stress sensation, and an increase in concentration capacity. All the various ginsengs contained in the root of ginseng are ideal for young people, especially students who need mental energies and concentration skills; sportsmen who undergo physical stress and consume much energy; older people who need support and revitalization.
In the vast range of toning and energizing capacities of ginseng are also those related to the sexual sphere. In particular, Korean red ginseng has proven to be able to support male sexual activity, especially in the case of erectile dysfunction. The decrease in nervous stress and induction of endorphins and serotonin produces a sense of pleasure and can induce a stimulation of sexual desire and an improvement in the ability to reach orgasm.
Such disorders as erectile dysfunction and anorgasmia are closely linked to the level of a man’s nervous stress: a stressed man tends to lose energy, a drop in energy is often reflected in a decline in sexual desire, a decline in desire often induces mistrust in themselves and sense of inadequacy, which in turn act on a physical level, reducing the ability to maintain erection or reach orgasm.
Korean red ginseng can be a useful aid in breaking this vicious circle by simultaneously acting at all levels: reducing stress, rejuvenating the physical, re-energizing vital energies and desire, supporting erection through flow modulation bloodthirsty, helping to find that self-confidence that is often lacking in subjects with difficulty reaching and sharing the pleasure of orgasm.
The dried root of ginseng can be used whole, for extracts, decoctions or ‘ginseng coffee’, but there are many products in the market of this root: capsules, vials, powders, ready-made teas. It is advisable not to give it to children under the age of 5 and it is good to remember that for the problems of the sexual sphere there are no miraculous remedies or universal panacea: as we have said, ginseng ‘supports’ and ‘helps’ but does not solve problems alone, especially those related to the psychological sphere.
Ginsenosides contained in the herb are saponin extracted from the roots of ginseng plants by adapting and stimulating the immune system. They are a group of steroidal triterpine saponins, found in the roots of plants of the genus Panax L., which also belongs to Korean ginseng, Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer, perhaps the most well-known, although other species of the often gender with comparable properties have been described.
Ginseng has adaptogenic properties useful in the treatment of asthenia and fatigue, as it stimulates physical and mental capabilities in stressful conditions, as well as all other series of important actions that we will see in detail. Saponines are named after the Saponaria genus, where they have been described for the first time; the characteristic that distinguishes them and gives them the denomination is the ability to create a surface tension in contact with an aqueous solution, with foam formation similar to that determined by the soap.
Ginsenosides, as mentioned, are extracted from the root of the ginseng plant, which therefore represents the drug. The Panax L. genus includes several species that grow in different territories. Korean ginseng, Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer, grows in Korea, Japan, and in the Chinese Province of Jilin. American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius L., grows in the United States and Canada. The Panax notoginseng (Burk) F.H. Chen is spread in the Chinese provinces of Yun Nan and Guang xi. Vietnamese ginseng, Panax vietnamensis Ha et Grushv. grows in Vietnam. Japanese ginseng Panax japonicus (T. Nees) C. A. Meyer is present in Japan.
A 2004 study found that Japanese ginseng contains the highest concentration of ginsenosides, while ginseng Korean is the smallest. In addition, other researches have also highlighted the variable concentration of ginsenosides in individual species, and how this accentuates different therapeutic potentials. Depending on their origin, they are totally counter-productive, and under certain conditions, ginsengs act in the opposite way.
For example, ginsenosides Rg1 and Rb1, so called by the researchers, stimulate the activity of the central nervous system, only the effects of the second type of ginsenosides, Rb1, are less; Thus, since Korean ginseng has a higher concentration of Rg1, its action is more stimulating, while American ginseng, which has a higher Rb1 concentration, has a more soothing action on the central nervous system.
As has been said repeatedly, ginsenosides have an effect on the central nervous system, therefore, generally and in common use, they are identified as tonic. In fact, ginseng is inserted among the adaptogenic herbal medicines, or they adapt the physical to the need: if the person needs to be stimulated, ginsenosides increase physical and mental abilities, if he or she needs to be calmed down, act instead, in this sense. As we have seen, this discrimination is probably made possible by the different concentration of individual active ingredients.
The ginseng extract is not limited to anti-stinging action (against weakness and lack of strength). Studies have also shown a stimulating action on the immune system; metabolic, in particular in the improvement of glucose uptake; nootropic (increase in the release of neurotransmitters and hence cerebral function improvement) common to all the adaptogenic and antidepressant drugs. In addition, ginsenosides also stimulate angiogenesis (growth of new capillaries) and have antitumor activity and prevention of various tumor forms.
Finally, ginsenosides stimulate sexual response both in male and female, but do not have the same effects as sexual hormones. Ginseng extracts are well tolerated and used as a remedy in depression-asthenia syndromes even in the elderly.
Supplementation with ginseng extracts is contraindicated in hypertensive cardiopathic individuals, in subjects suffering from insomnia and diarrheal syndromes. In addition, the use of ginseng should be avoided in the case of simultaneous intake of warfarin, with which it has shown negative interactions, and it is advisable not to take the evening intake for possible effects of hyperexitability.
Ginseng coffee as a natural remedy for erectile dysfunction
Ever regarded as a male aphrodisiac, ginseng stimulates desire and sexual function. This virtue seems to be linked to the ability to increase the release of nitric oxide from the endothelial cells of the cavernous bodies of the penis; the consequent vasodilation would result in a more vigorous erection. Let’s see what are the characteristics of each, the properties and the effects on the body.
Ginseng coffee is an alternative to coffee with health benefits. Beware, however: It is not always intended as a drink with only ginseng. Let’s learn about the differences between coffee and ginseng and the properties and benefits of ginseng coffee and ginseng drink. We have already discussed the benefits of ginseng in ED; combined with caffeine, another known stimulant for sexual action, the two ingredients make for a perfect natural ED drug.
The so-called ‘ginseng coffee’ is obtained from the root of ginseng, without the addition of coffee.
With this type of drink you can benefit from all of the ginseng properties that consist of:
- Reduces the sense of hunger and facilitate digestion;
- Makes the person drinking it more vigilant, alert and focused;
- Improves memory;
- Relieves fatigue and improve performance;
- Increases fatigue resistance;
- Lowers the sense of anxiety and may be of help in depression;
- Makes its user able to withstand any type of stress;
- Energizes and stimulate the immune, endocrine and nervous system.
Ginseng is the most effective adaptogen in the world; there are several varieties and the choice of a high quality ingredient depends on controlled crops that guarantee its benefits. The main action as an adaptogen is the ability to respond positively to the body in front of events and stressful situations of any nature (environmental, physical, emotional, etc.).
By acting both on the hormone level and by influencing other bodily districts it is able to modulate both by activating and energizing the body as well as in sedation and relaxation. This mechanism is typical of adaptogens that, depending on the subjects who use it and the time they are taking it, can activate or calm the body response. The coffee we can drink every day throughout US is a beverage obtained by roasting and roasting coffee beans, Coffea Arabica.
This drink is usually cooked in the house with the mocha and the cafeteria bars, starting with both coffee powder and whole grain milled extensively. The extraction procedure requires boiling water that impregnates the ground coffee powder and allows the active ingredients to go out into the beverage. Among the most well-known substances in the cafe we remember the most famous, caffeine.
On the other hand, the Panax ginseng plant, originally from the cold Asian or North American countries, is a ginseng drink with the decontamination process, putting the Ginseng root, dried and sometimes powdered, in water and on fire until it is ebolized and made boil for at least 15 minutes. At room temperature, the liquid was left to rest for another 15 minutes and filtered. This drink contains many active ingredients with a healthy effect, such as adaptogenic action ginsenosides. The flavor of this drink is at the first intense and bitter moment, but then releases a pleasantly sweet and full-bodied aftertaste.
Finally, ginseng coffee is an alternative to ‘modern’ coffee that was produced by creating a mixed mix between coffee and ginseng. This mixture contains coffee with the addition of ginseng root powder; However, other substances are also often added which should be best avoided for a more natural product. In this drink we will find both the active ingredients of caffeine and ginseng combined together might be too strong for some subjects.
Coffee contains nerve effect substances such as caffeine acting on the nervous system and can lead to addiction and addiction. Nerve action can lead to nervousness, irritability, heart tachycardia, insomnia or depression. Although coffee has various beneficial properties on its side, there is still a beverage to be controlled in quantities and it is advised not to go past the 3 cups a day, especially if you add the same effects as other nerve foods such as chocolate and tea.
Ginseng drink and ginseng coffee can be safely used for their benefits even if you have to check their quantities anyway. Excess or in association with other drinks such as nerve action coffee can cause arrhythmia, irritability, insomnia, hives, headache, and diarrhea. It is also advised not to take pregnant women and subjects who are too susceptible and nervous.
Herbal ginseng tea
Ginseng herbal tea has many benefits, known for millennia to Chinese medicine, now come to us: a natural tonic to be experienced with the arrival of spring and during periods of increased fatigue. As mentioned above, ginseng (Panax ginseng) is a plant belonging to the family of Araliaceae, originally from East Asia, especially Korea, China, where it has been used by Chinese medicine for thousands of years as a panacea for many ills.
There are various types of ginseng, and for making herbal tea the root, fusiform and fleshy rhizomes, often palmed at the apex, which gives it a curious human form. Preparing a herbal tea to ginseng means strengthening and toning the body, which is especially useful during periods of fatigue, seasonal change, suffering, fatigue and fatigue caused, in some cases, by the arrival of spring.
The first step is to buy the root of ginseng in herbal medicine, which is peeled, dried and sold in pieces or powdered; it is sometimes subjected to a boiling process prior to the dressing that gives it a red color and makes it, by many, even more effective.
Ingredients for two cups:
- a dried ginseng root (or if you find it in powder),
- some mint leaves.
Procedure: Put a saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Once the temperature is reached, turn off the fire and infuse 6 to 10 thin slices of roots (or a few spoons of powder). Let it infuse for about five minutes, sweeten it with honey and mint leaves, if you like. It is advised to take it once a day, not after late afternoon or evening, better in the morning or early afternoon, for about three weeks, or in times when you most notice the need.
Known for its proprietary and anti-stress properties, ginseng combats anxiety and depression and has a toning and energizing effect throughout the body. In addition, the plant is also used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus due to its hypoglycemic properties. Finally, it is an excellent antioxidant and anti-cholesterol. Its virtues are attributable to several components present in its roots: vitamins (A, B, C, E, K), folic acid, essential oil and polysaccharides (panaxans); the presence of triterpenic saponins, called ginsenosides, and the main active drug principles, should be noted.
Warning: Ginseng can produce side effects such as: irritability, tachycardia, hypertension or insomnia; to avoid in the evening. It is not recommended to use it during pregnancy and during lactation.
Yarsagumba, the Himalayan Viagra
The insatiable demand of Yarsagumba, known as ‘Himalayan Viagra,’ could cause real ecological damage in the regions where this fungus from aphrodisiac effects is currently available. In China and Nepal, this beneficial fungus is attributed to the body, especially from the sexual point of view, so much so that in terms of Yarsagumba it is referred to natural viagra.
Its economic value would be very high and its harvest, which takes place at 5000 meters of altitude, where the spores of the aphrodisiac mushroom reproduce, in some cases constitutes the only source of subsistence for the inhabitants of Nepal and Tibet, although second as reported by CNN, Yarsagumba’s annual collections of the Himalayas reach only $ 283.
The selling price of natural viagra may, however, touch exorbitant figures once you get to Tibet or Shanghai, with tips ranging from 13,000 to 26,000 US dollars. In China, it would have the potential to be also sold at $100 per gram, assuming even greater value than gold.
What experts fear, as is apparent from an article published recently in the pages of the scientific journal Nature, is that the crazy race for collecting natural viagra can quickly cause it to extinction. The aphrodisiac fungus would be particularly required in China, not only because of healing and aphrodisiac properties but also because it is considered as a symbol of wealth and power.
According to Liu Xingzhong, mycologist at Beijing’s Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Microbiology, due to the lack of regulations protecting the aphrodisiac mushroom, there is a risk that it will be harvested continuously to reach extinction, which would be disastrous for the fragile equilibrium of the Himalayan ecosystem.
True food-medicine, garlic is always advised against headaches, infections and cardiovascular disease, but is especially indicated as a bowel disinfectant. Thanks to its vitamin C, potassium, selenium, silicon and sulfur content, this food possesses other interesting properties: it stimulates the immune system, strengthens the bones, improves skin, hair and nails, is even effective against cellulite. In short, garlic is good for health. So far, nothing new.
The real novelty is that its natural aphrodisiac action would be better than Viagra! A revelation – made by the BBC within the ‘Truth about Food’ program – which was enough to boost consumption in Britain: + 32% in a few days! According to a television reported research, four cloves of garlic per day over a three-month period can overcome the erection problems suffered by many younger men as a result of high cholesterol. In supermarkets in the United Kingdom (a country where recent culinary habits have been undergoing a major transformation) is now hunting for what has been termed ‘the natural alternative to Viagra’, and it seems that thousands of men are more than ready to bear the distinctive smell in exchange for better sex life.
Common garlic can be better than Viagra?
In fact, since ancient times garlic is considered an aphrodisiac so that, for this particular property, it seems that in the Middle Ages its consumption was forbidden in monasteries. Of its ‘revitalizing’ effect, Ovid said that lovers would recommend ‘garlic and onion salad’, and Galeno, a medical historian, who called this bulb ‘exciting for Venus’. In short, ‘Italians do it better’, and the British try to imitate them. Did you find out only today? Worse for them, but the overwhelming sales volume is good news for our economy. Italy is one of the major producers in the world (as well as consumers: around 50 million pounds a year), and our varieties come as a seasoned product in the most popular recipes: Sulmona red garlic and Poles garlic, and still the garlic Massese, the white of Vessalico, Ufita, Molino dei Torti, Resia, the reds of Castelliri, Nubia, Procedo, maremma and Garlic of Monticelli are just a few examples of specialties offered on the Italian territory.
Having said all this, how to reconcile the virilizing effect with the terrible reverse of the medal, or a pestilential breath? Here’s some trick: first remove the garlic heart (the green filament inside the clove), responsible for the annoying disadvantage, then chew parsley leaves or some coffee grain, or some anise or cumin seeds, eat slowly an apple or a couple of spoons of honey. A final tip: if you have a galant meeting, opt for garlic capsules to avoid the pungent smell typical for this natural cure. It is good that garlic will be better than Viagra, but there is a limit to everything!
Cordyceps sinensis, a mushroom zapping ED naturally
Cordyceps sinensis is one of the most well-known, most venerated and most regarded mushrooms in the scientific world. Useful to combat liver, kidney disease and cardiac disorders is also known because it improves sexual function. Cordyceps sinensis grows in Tibet at about 16,000 feet (4,877 meters) of altitude. Particularly rare, it has been revered over the millennia due to its astonishing features and properties.
Its name derives from the Latin ‘cord’ plant and ‘ceps’ head, its name very well describes its shape extending from the mummified carcass of an insect larvae, generally Hepialis Armoricanus. It is also called the Caterpillar mushroom or Dong Chong Xia Cao i.e. ‘summer plant, winter insect’ as some allegorical texts talked of ‘being able to transform from insect in winter to be planted in the summer.’
Cordyceps sinensis increases approximately 28% percent ATP (adenosine triphosphate) levels in the body. ATP is the main source of body energy and is necessary for all enzymatic processes. Also useful for athletes as it increases physical strength. Some studies have shown that the use of this mushroom has led to an improvement in the use of oxygen and an increase in ATP, and therefore of cellular energy, up to 55%. This allows you to lengthen aerobic performance times. In the elderly, it improves sleep quality, energy, mood, breath, and even mental clarity.
Cordyceps sinensis enhances sexual function. Male and female sexual activity is of great help as it increases libido by regulating the hormone level, not only in infertility, both male and female, is a valuable support for increasing cellular energy and vitality. It is also an excellent support in the reduction or elimination of any antidepressants, which result in a lack of libido, which is compromised precisely due to a strong nervous system stress.
The plant improves cardiac function. In infarcted subjects this fungus seems to improve heart rhythm disorders, it is a tonic and oxygenating to the heart. It improves kidney disease. Indispensable support in fatigued, compromised or transplanted kidneys; increases renal Ia and regenerates damaged kidney tubules; ultimately it is able to prolong the survival of the transplanted organ by improving its functionality by reducing the risk of infections. The herb improves liver function. It works in detoxification in an excellent way and is supportive in slowing the evolution of liver cirrhosis, greatly improving the function of the liver.
In addition, Cordyceps has a protective action against damage caused by radiotherapy and chemotherapy and cellular DNA repair. It is particularly effective against tuberculosis, leprosy and human leukemia, as has been noted in numerous tests conducted in China, Japan and elsewhere.
One of the culmination points of modern research has been the discovery of new antibiotics in the fungus, one of which, cordicepine, is highly effective against all types of bacteria that have developed, or are developing, resistance to other more common antibiotics. But Cordyceps sinensis’s most well-known drug action remains an increase in physical strength.
To sum it up, the indications of Cordyceps sinensis include: erectile dysfunction, infertility, respiratory problems, hormonal problems, asthma and bronchitis, cancer, HIV, immune deficiency, poor physical resistance, high levels of stress, chronic fatigue, cardiac, renal and liver problems. There are no known side effects.
In mainstream Chinese medicine, Cordyceps’ main use involved treating asthma and other bronchial conditions. MTC indicates this mushroom as heating, green-orange. It acts on the Rhin and Lung meridians and on the Water Loggia. Its seasons are Winter and Spring, its main actions are Yang Tonification, Lymphoma Yin, Rene Yin and Yang and increase oxygen at cellular level.