Sex is one of the basic instincts, One’s sexual functioning is not only an expression of reproductive capacity and gender identity but also serves a major role in cementing the emotional bond with the primary partner. When this capacity is diminished or disrupted, the psychological implications can range from minor to catastrophic, depending on the individual history and situation. Therefore treatment of sexual dysfunction is imperative as it can have a profound effect on the well being of the individual.
The branch of Ayurveda, which deals with the management of defective semen and spermatogenesis along with sexual potencification, is called as Vajikarana tantra (Aphrodisiac medicine).
The word ‘Impotency’ is heard in many areas at present day living style as a serious problem. In many occasions it is observed stress and strainful life in urban India are the causes for such condition to develop.
Procreation and recreation are the two merits of Vajikarana Viz., gratification, positive sound health, progeny and instant pleasure. Vajikarana promotes the sexual capacity and performance; on the other hand it also improves the physical and psychological health of an individual and hence is helpful in preservation and promotion positive health.
Vajikarana makes one loving to the females, more power and sustenance in sex congress and amplifies physical strength, tissue nutrition and Ojas. By way of Vajikarana not only the person undergoing the therapy is benefited but also his grand grandsons are also empowered with the capacity of healthy procreation and generation.
In ancient days, it was a routine procedure to take some aphrodisiacs before undertaking sexual intercourse. The idea was to promote, in this way, the quantity and quality of semen along with the sexual enjoyment.
Therefore Vajikarana is a must for all those partners going to start the sexual life and who wishes to continue the sexual life in a better way. This in turn is helpful in many common sexual dysfunctions, including Infertility, Premature Ejaculation and Erectile dysfunction.
Vajikarana chikitsa may include administration of Vrishya formulation (herbal or herbo-mineral preparations of aphrodisiac effect) and exclusive therapies like Vajikarna Vasti, Uttara Vasti, Vaji Navarakizhi, Dhara etc. are done as per the need.