Oligospermia or low sperm count is a problem where the quality and quantity of sperm is less than 20 million per milliliter. The result of this disorder is male Infertility. Stress at work place or in family, strained relationship, and physical stress can temporarily cause low sperm count. Some studies have revealed that obesity, tight undergarments, bathing in very hot water, sitting for long hours, over exertion -physically and mentally, regular alcohol intake, smoking and heat can have a detrimental effect on normal sperm production.
- Mucuna Pruriens(Kawach): a medicinal plant which has been mentioned in the treatises of ancient Indian texts such as the ‘Charaka Samhita’ and the ‘Susrutha Samhita’. In Hindi it is called ‘Kawach’. The plant is a vigorous climber, bears purple or white flowers and has turgid S-shaped pods. The medicinally valuable parts are the seeds, though studies have revealed the presence of active components in stems and leaves too
- Shilajit: is an excellent restorative and rejuvenating tonic that ensures good physical performance for the individual and leads to balanced and harmonious health. Shilajit is also known as sex tonic in India as it increases the core energy responsible for sexual drive or libido. It balances debility and general fatigue and provides strength to muscles and bones.
- Safed Musli: The dried roots of Safed Musli (also known as asparagus) are used in Ayurveda as an aphrodisiac. Its tubers are used in Ayurvedic medicine preparations. It contains about 30% alkaloids, Natural steroid saponin (10-20%), polysaccaroids (40 to 45%), carbohydrates and proteins (5% to7%). White Musli or Safed Musli is primarily used as a tonic to rejuvenate the reproductive system. The regular use of this herb is valuable in impotency, premature ejaculation and low sperm count in men. As it is very rich in glycosides, it works very well in curing impotency & low sperm count
- Ashwagandha: is a very effective medicine for male infertility. Being digestive, it corrects metabolism and helps to provide proper nutrition. It is effective in mental disorders. It has anti-inflammatory properties. It is a tonic for the nerves and helps in neuritis. It is helpful in sexual disorders like erectile dysfunction and Oligospermia