Published on:December 2016
    Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine, 2017; 3(1):39-40
    Letter to Editor | doi:10.5530/jppcm.2017.1.10

    Sexual Dysfunction and its Treatment through Herbal Aphodisiacs

    Authors and affiliation (s):

    Alok Semwal1*, Ramandeep Singh1, Mohammad Azam2

    1Department of Pharmacy, Himachal Institute of Pharmacy, Paonta Sahib-173025, H.P, INDIA.

    2Department of Jaharat (Surgery), AKTCH, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, INDIA.


    Dear Editor,

    The main essence of marriage in humans is proliferation and sexual fulfillment of male with a female in sexual intercourse. Apart from non living matter, all living things reproduce to make more organisms like themselves. Not only the male and female reproductive organs are essential for reproduction but also for a normal sexual intercourse the factors relating to the erection of the copulatory organ must function normally. The repeated inability of the male or female to perform this function, is termed as sexual dysfunction (SD). Sexual dysfunction in male can be a result of physical or psychological disorder. Male sexual problems include decreased desire, orgasm disorder, erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory disorder and Detumescence failure.

    The remedies for male sexual dysfunction in modern medicine are limited. Allopathic drugs such as Sildenafil citrate, Tadalafil citrate, Vardenafil, Avanafil, Alprostadil, and Papaverin have been developed for the management of erectile dysfunction, but produce side effects like sudden hypotension, hypersensitivity reaction, abnormal vision, infertility, suicidal tendencies and mental disorders which limit their utility. Read more. . .

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    Semwal A, Singh R, Azam M. Sexual Dysfunction and its Treatment through Herbal Aphodisiacs. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine. 2017;3(1):39-40. Abstract