An Update on herbs used in the management of male infertility - Dr. Krup Vasavda
Dr. Krup Vasavda, BAMS, MD (Ayu), Gujarat, India - is working as Associate professor Department of Agadtantra in J S Ayurveda College, Nadiad, Gujarat, India. Presently he is pursuing Ph D from Parul University, Vadodara. He is a Review Board Member Gavin Publication and 8th WAC. He is a well known motivational speaker and trainer. He is an international speaker conducted many sessions in USA, Hungary and Nepal etc. He obtained his UG from Govt. Akhandanand Ayurveda College & Hospital, Ahmedabad, and Gujarat, India. He obtained his PG from Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, India. He is expert in yoga and naturopathy. He is a practicing Ayurvedic physician and speciality in Ayurvedic management of Diabetes mellitus. He is a specialist of pain management by various Ayurveda therapies. He has published many papers in nation and international peer reviewed journals. He is Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management from ICBio, Banglore. Dr. Krup Vasavda is a supporting member of AAPNA, USA.
Topic: An Update on herbs used in the management of male infertility
Abstract: Male infertility can range from neurohormonal imbalances, reproductive tissue disruptions, qualitative and quantitative deterioration of semen to sexual behavioral problems. The global deterioration of male reproductive health is a major concern and the modern therapeutic approaches to combat male infertility are expensive, less accessible, have long term treatment tenure and possess various side effects. Whereas, the herbal therapies, are better positioned to offer more holistic approaches to improve male reproductive health. In Ayurvedic pharmacology, there exists a special group of herbs, classified as vajikarana , which nourishes and stimulates the sexual tissues. This review update concentrates on the Ayurvedic approach to ameliorate male reproductive health referring to some of the most important scientifically tested herbs which have been reported to accentuate male fertility by imposing either stimulating or nourishing effects on the male reproductive organs.