Babul (Botanical name: Acacia arabica, Indian name: Kihar). Fresh pods of babul tree are effective in sexual disorders like spermatorrhoea, frequent night discharges, loss of viscidityof the semen and premature ejaculation. In Ayurveda, the one preparation is as follows: – firstly about 1 to 1.5 metres of coarse cloth is spread evenly and its corners secured. The fresh pods are pounded and juice squeezed.This fresh juice is pasted on the cloth every morning and evening for at least 20 days until a 5-6 cm thick layer is formed on it. A small piece of this cloth weighing 5 to 9 gram is cut and boiled in a litre of cow’s milk which is taken after adding brown sugar to taste.

Second preparation is the tender seedless pods are dried in shade, powdered and mixed with an equal weight of brown sugar. 6 grams of this mixture may be taken with milk in the morning. Whichever preparation using the abovementioned Ayurveda way, its help to increase the power of retention of the semen. It is believed that even extremly debilitated patients suffering from the bad consequences of masturbation are believed to get rejuvenated by its use and attain normal retentive power. It improves the viscidity of the semen and is an excellent medicine for spermatorrhoea.

Bishop’s Weed (Botanical name: Trachyspermum ammi or Indian name: Ajwain or Omum). Ajwain seeds combined with the kernel of tamarind seeds are an effective aphrodisiac. These should be fried in equal quantity of pure ghee, powdered and preserved in airtight containers. A teaspoon of this powder mixed with a tablespoon of honey,taken daily with milk before retiring, makes an excellent aphrodisiac. It increases virility and cure premature ejaculation.

Cardamom (Botanical name: Elettaria Cardamomum, Indian name: Chhoti elaichi). This is a common Indian spice/herb. The herb is useful in sexual dysfunction like impotency and premature ejaculation. A pinch of powdered cardamom seed boiled in milk and sweetened with honey every night would yield excellent results. Excessive used of cardamom at times may lead to impotency.

Ginger (Bontanical name: Zingiber officinale, Indian name: Adrak) is another very common spice/herb. Ginger juice is aphrodisiac. Take half a teaspoon of giner juice, honey with a half-boiled egg to be taken at night for a month. It tones up the sexual organs and cure impotency, premature ejaculation and spermatorrhoea or involuntary seminal discharge.

Nutmeg (Botanical name: Myristica fragrans, Indian name: Jaiphal) is good as a sex stimulant. When mixed with honey and a half-boiled egg it makes an excellent sex tonic. It prolongs the duration of the sexual act if taken an hour before intercourse. Nutmeg should be takne in very small doses; in appreciable doses, it excite the motor cortex and produces epileptic convulsions and lesions in the liver. Even a teaspoon of nutmeg can produce toxic symptoms such as burning in the stomach, nausea, vomiting,restlessness and giddiness with hallucinations.)

Onion (Botanical name: Allium cepa, Indian name: Piyaz) is a common spice/herb. Onion is one of the most important aphrodisiac foods, second to garlic. It increases libido and strengthens the reproductory organs. The white variety of onion should be peeled off, crushed and fried in pure butter. This mixture acts as excellent aphrodisiac tonic if taken regularly with a spoon of honey on an empty stomach.

Wood Apple (botanical name: Feronia Limonida,Indian name:Kaith). Powder of the leaves dried in shade with an equal quantity of sugar candy is useful in spermatorrhoea or involuntary ejaculation, premature ejaculation and functional impotency. One teaspoon of this powder is taken with cold water thrice daily. About 20 grams of gum, dissolved in cow’s milk and mixed with sugar is also effective in spermatorrhoea and premature ejaculation. It can be taken thrice daily.

Garlic (Botanical name: Allium Sativum,Indian name: Lahsoon). Garlic has pronounced aphrodisiac effect. It is tonic for the loss of sexual power from any cause. It also treats sexual disability and impotency caused by overindulgence in sex and nervous exhaustion from dissipating habit especially useful to old men with nervous tension and failing libido.