Vajikarana: Treatment of sexual dysfunctions based on Indian concept
Vajikarana or vrishya chikitsa is a one of eight major specialty of the ashtanga ayurveda. This subject is concerned with aphrodisiacs, virility and improving health of progeny. As per charak samhita, by proper use of these formulations, one becomes endowed with good physique, potency, strength, and complexion and sexually exhilarated and sexually potent. This in turn is helpful in many common sexual dysfunctions, including infertility, premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction. The therapy is preceded by living in strict compliance with the directions mentioned in ayurvedic classics, various methods of body cleansing and other non-medicinal strategies like sexual health promoting conduct, behavior and diet. Certain individualized herbal and herbo-mineral combinations are administered as per the nature of a person according to the ayurveda.