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Herbal Remedies For Premature Ejaculation

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Premature ejaculation in menFor the many men who suffer from premature ejaculation, herbal remedies are a ray of light. Medically, this condition is also known as rapid ejaculation and is caused by anxiety and low levels of a brain chemical known as serotonin. Although many drugs and creams are presently prescribed for treatment, the use of herbs is a safer and more effective method. This blog looks at some of the widely used herbs for the treatment of premature ejaculation.



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1. Passion Flower

Passion Flower

The extracts of this herb have calming and soothing properties that help to reduce stress levels and anxiety. This is most commonly consumed in the form of herbal tea and for which the dry flowers are used. Tablets and liquid extracts are also available and should be used only after getting a go ahead from the doctor.


2. Magnolia Bark

Magnolia flower

As there is clinical evidence that low levels of serotonin can cause premature ejaculation, many herbs that increase its levels can be taken. Magnolia bark has been used in ancient Chinese medicine to increase the levels of this useful chemical. It has two naturally occurring compounds called honokiol and magnolol, that are responsible for this effect. This is most useful when taken on a daily basis, till signs of improvement are seen.


3. Gingko Biloba


This medicinal herb which has its origins in China, helps by increasing the circulation of oxygen and blood to the penis. Also, it helps to combat depression and elevate mood. However, in individuals who are already using blood thinning drugs, ginkgo's use must be prohibited as it can increase the risk of bleeding. Hence this drug should be used only after getting a doctor's approval.


4. Yohimbe Bark

Yohimbe bark

This is commonly used in Africa for the treatment of anxiety disorders and to lower the levels of stress. It also reduces the levels of a brain chemical called norepinephrine that can restrict the blood flow to the penis The extracts are available as tablets and capsules that have been derived from the bark of the yohimbe tree. They work by inducing calmness and helping the person to relax. The side effects on overuse are increased blood pressure and irregularity in the heartbeat.


5. Ginseng


This herb is the most popular remedy for erectile dysfunction and is relatively safe when used under medical supervision. It has been proven by many scientific studies to help men who suffer due to this condition. A constituent called ginsenoside present in ginseng helps to improve blood flow to the penis and enhance sexual function. 


6. Maca

Maca root

This is the root of a vegetable plant that grows abundantly in Peru. Its use has been associated with an improvement in sexual desire and lower levels of depression. Additionally, it also increases the sperm count and protect sperms from damage that occurs due to stress and anxiety.



Herbal remedies can be used as the first line of treatment for premature ejaculation as  their efficacy is proven by many scientific studies, and they are safe when used in the recommended doses. For the millions of men who are suffering from premature ejaculation, herbs should be tried before beginning drug treatment for better results and management of the disorder.


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