Do Herbs Treat Erectile Dysfunction? (Part 2)

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Do Herbs Treat Erectile Dysfunction?

Well, the question which still hunts the men who don’t get to drill their women on romantic nights— should I have resorted to natural treatment rather than accumulating heaps of narcotic pills within the body?

The question is legit considering the number of side-effects caused by standard medication; however, it makes more sense when there exists a lot of natural medicines which could boost up the sexual activities.

As in the previous part, we highlighted how Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and Ginkgo extracts improve the penile condition; in the given section, we shall come up with few more naturally available substances which could change the way we see medications related to the disease.

So, let’s just quickly begin the series of new products which could bring back the animal in you.

Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium)

Horny Goat Weed is a flowering plant rooting its origin from China. The meaning of the name is self-explanatory— it brings in your lost horniness. The name has an interesting story in the background where goats got sexually active by inducing the flowery herb some thousand years back.

Key Role: Mankind has used it as an essential medicinal substance for over 2000 years, and it has continued to impress the medical industry for treating diseases such as atherosclerosis, osteoporosis, nerve pain fatigue. Some tales affirm its productivity on blood vessels, heart disorders, etc. Its anti-inflammatory properties have also lured many patients. But it’s best known for getting over erectile dysfunction.

Research: One of the studies cited horny goat weed as emerging drugs for overbearing erectile dysfunction. Generally, free radicals in body kill the nitric oxide— a compound necessary for healthy blood flow and systemic circulation in the body. When the respondents were addressed with the herbal combination of Icariin and Etana (a herb containing Epimedium), the level of nitric oxide surged, and free radicals reduced. The rising level of NO potentiated a better blood flow in the penis; henceforth, combating the erectile dysfunction. [1]

Horny Goat Weed supplements: Since the supplements are derived from the Horny Goat Weed, we have no choice but to rely on them. You can’t expect an apple from orange trees. No other food has Horny Goat Weed than they. Usually, they are very safe to use; however, improper administration might lead to dizziness and dry mouth. You should skip it if you have heart diseases.

L-arginine

It’s an alpha-amino acid which bio-manufactures the protein. A healthy adult body can meet the need of L-arginine naturally in the body from Glutamine; however, a growing young adolescent might need it as a dietary supplement.

Key Role: L-arginine mainly breaks down into the nitric oxide. Nitric oxide chiefly enhance the blood flow in the body. Since it’s a vasodilator, it relaxes the internal muscles of our arteries and nerves making it one of the most important neurotransmitters in the body. As the blood vessels widen, they carry more blood in the body improving the cardiovascular condition and other blood flow related diseases like ED and hypertension.

Research: The famous study on the combination of L-arginine and pycnogenol made a significant revelation about the betterment of the ED condition. Their amalgamation synthesized Nitric oxide enough to suppress organic erectile dysfunction. As the treatment advanced to the third month, close to 93% of respondents had a better sexual function. [2]

L-arginine supplements: Pumpkin seed is the mother of L-arginine supplements as researchers first discovered this amino acid in it. Other sources like Soya beans, peanuts, and chicken have a trace amount of L-arginine. L-arginine intoxication may cause the upset tummy including diarrhea.

Note: If you are already relying on the traditional medication, ensure that you don’t take natural ones without conferring with the doctor. You’d always want to avoid the double effect, don’t you?