Nature has gifted us with multiple health beneficial medicinal plants. Many of such plants are available for humankind in Indian Tradition System of Medicine, Ayurveda and among all these, mostly used or consumed medicine is Amla. It is a very well - known fact that all parts of Amla plant are used to manage the various disease of any individual. Among all these parts, the most important one is its fruit.

Amla fruit is widely used in the Indian System of Medicine as a hair tonic, liver tonic, diuretic, laxative, stomachic, antipyretics, ulcer preventive and for common cold or fever either as alone or with the combination of other such medicinal plants. Amla is considered as one of the Rasayana Aushadhi (rejuvenation medicine) in Ayurveda System of Medicine. Amla is also used as a tonic to restore the body’s energy and vigour.

Sexual problems like low vigour in males or lack of interest in either of the partner during sexual activities generally become a topic of consideration for a sexually healthy couple. Amla helps to manage all these problems because of its Vrishya (aphrodisiac) property. This helps to increase the vigour and improve the sexual behaviour of both the partners. Sexual problems like premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction or loss of libido generally occur either due to inadequate or wrong eating habits, or stress.

These improper eating habits might include excessive junk food intake, or excessive alcohol, tobacco or smoking. The pressure is a factor which is very commonly seen in everyone these days. When this stress exceeds its level, an individual starts losing his interest in all other activities, which make him internally weak. All these habits weaken the nerves and result in all such sexual disorders.

Amla helps in the management of all these conditions because of its Deepan, Pachan (appetizer and digestion) and Medhya (brain tonic) properties. It’s Deepan, and Pachan (appetizer and digestion) properties help to improve digestion which in turn leads to good health internally and also provides energy to any individual. It’s Medhya (brain tonic) property help in reducing the high level of stress.

It provides nourishment to the nervous system of the body, which in turn leads towards the healthy function of nerves all over the body. These properties of Amla helps in reducing the symptoms by improving the root cause in such cases and thus lead to a healthy sexual life.Not only in males, but Amla is also very beneficial in improving the sexual health and stability of females.

This helps to maintain a desirable sexual behaviour in females. Besides this, Amla is also helpful in case of fertility in females. It is considered as one of the efficient and effective herbs to help a female to conceive. Amla also helps to provide strength to the uterus in case of infertility due to weak uterine muscles. Not only this, but Amla is also beneficial in some other female problems like white discharge or leucorrhea.

This is another condition which might act as an obstruction during sexual activities. Amla helps in the management of all such issues and thus helps a woman also to lead and enjoy a healthy sexual life. To conclude, just as Amla possess other health beneficial properties, it also plays a vital role to maintain excellent sexual health of both males and females

Medically reviewed by Rishabh Verma, RP

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