Dhatupaushik Churna – A Solution to Sexual Problems
Sexual dysfunction can be any problems that prevent a person or couple from experiencing satisfaction from sexual activity. Some 43% of women and 31% of men report some degree of sexual dysfunction. Stressful life style has enhanced the number of subject’s suffering from one form of sexual dysfunction. This disorder can affect people of all ages, however, the risk of sexual dysfunction increases with age. The usual symptoms of sexual dysfunction are low libido levels and erectile dysfunction.
Sexual dysfunction generally is classified into four categories:
Desire disorders: Lack of sexual desire or interest in sex.
Arousal disorders: Inability to become physically aroused or excited during sexual activity.
Orgasm disorders: Delay or absence of orgasm (climax).
Pain disorders: Pain during intercourse.
Ayurveda the traditional system of medicine in India recognized the vital importance of virility and formulated vajikarna therapy. A variety of drugs have been used as sex stimulants or sexual performance enhancer in vajikarna; one such formulation is Dhatupaushik churna.
Dhatupaushtik Churna is a polyherbal Ayurvedic medicine. It contains Shatavari, Gokhru, Kaunch, Safed Musli, Kali musli, Trikatu and many other medicinal herbs. This powder is nutritive tonic and cures weakness. In Ayurveda, Dhatu refers to tissues, the most important elements that make up body. This medicine nourishes the body tissues. Dhatupaushtik Churna increases vigor and vitality. It helps in the treatment of various clinical conditions like sexual weakness in men.
Ingredients of Dhatupaushtik Churna:
Each 1 part- Shatavari , Gokhru, Beej, Beejband, Banshlochan, Kabab-chini, Chopchini, Kaunch beej, Safed musli, Kali musli, Sonth, Kali Mirch, Pipal, Salam mishri, Vidarikand, Ashwagandha.
6 part- Nisoth
20 part- Mishri
Preparation: All the ingredients are taken separately and made powder. Then all the powders are mixed together in equal quantity and stored for use.
Role of active ingredients of Dhatupaushtik Churna:
Trikatu is a combination of dry ginger, black pepper and long pepper. It is effective for burning ama (metabolic waste and toxins) which is the prime cause of all disease.
Kaunch Beej is used for treating sexual and other nerve disorder due to its great medicinal properties. Treat dysfunctions like premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction and other sperm-related diseases. kaunch beej can cure erectile dysfunctions during sex.
Beejband: Enhances sperm count and sexual vigor.
Gokhru: Increases stamina, libido, and sexual function. It also improves muscle building, stamina, and endurance.
Kaali Musli and Safed Musli: Used for arthritis, cancer, diabetes, boosting vitality, improving sexual performance
Aswagandha: Used for improving thinking ability, decreasing pain and swelling (inflammation), and preventing the effects of aging.
Mishri is raw sugar or sugar candy. It consists of lumps of crystal. It has demulcent action and gives energy. It has cooling and aphrodisiac action. It reduces Vata/wind inside the body. It improves the taste of medicine.
Shatavari root powder is used by men to cure nocturnal emission (nightfall) and increasing fertility. It is also helpful in regulating hormonal secretion in woman.
Benefits of Dhatupaushtik Churna:
1) It is nutritive tonic.
2) It cures weakness.
3) It improves strength and vigor.
4) It increases sperm count; enhances fertility
5) It has aphrodisiac properties.
6) It nourishes Dhatu.
7) It works on male reproductive system and treats male sexual disorders such as sperm disorders, premature ejaculation, night fall, erectile dysfunction, etc.
Dosage of Dhatupaushtik Churna:
3-6 gram twice daily after lunch and after dinner with cow milk or as directed by a physician.
The exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humors, and the properties of individual drugs. So dosage should be as directed by the physician.
Conclusion: Dhatupaushtik Churna is a great herbal formulation described in ayurvedic texts. It has good effects on sexual problems like Erectile dysfunction, pre-mature ejaculation, Weakness of Sex organ, Low stamina, increases sperm quality and quantity, managing hormones etc. All the ingredients of dhatupaushtik churna possess quality of rejuvenate the reproductive fluids and strengthen genitals thus improving sexual functions of the body. Thus dhatupaushtik churna is a great aphrodisiac.