Onion and ginger are exceedingly commonplace kitchen essentials used for everyday consumption. Mostly, we don’t think twice as to the value they hold and effects they have on our bodily function. Even though they are easily available, I advise you not to underestimate their importance with respect to male sexual health.

Let’s tackle onions first. A popular aphrodisiac, it is cooked daily in almost every Indian household and often in other homes around the globe. This underground root vegetable is known to enhance one’s sexual life exponentially. How? Read below to find out.

The antioxidants present in a great number gives onions the ability to improve a man’s sperm count and effectively treat conditions like erectile dysfunction.

A fatigued, stressed and sluggish man is no good in bed. This can often be attributed to a weak immune system. To find out about Ayurvedic herbs that increase immunity, feel free to tap here. Phytochemical properties of onions help stimulate Vitamin C in the body which consequently provides the immune system with a much needed boost. There’s never a dull day in bed after that.

Jam packed with sulphides, onions help facilitate blood circulation which also implies a healthy blood flow to the penis, causing an increase in libido, sex drive and testosterone levels.

You can use onions to your advantage by eating them raw, pressing them in the form of a juice, consuming onion water and cooking them in the form of a curry for your meals.

Next, we move to ginger, another daily cooking ingredient. Thanks for sticking with me. Providing long overdue nourishment to a man’s genitals, ginger is known to ward off prostate cancer cells too, according to a study conducted by the British Journal of Nutrition.

Juices extracted from ginger also serve as natural aphrodisiacs, much like onions. It is also beneficial in the treatment of various sexual weaknesses among men. A homemade concoction said to manage premature ejaculation, spermatorrhea and impotency consists of half a teaspoon of ginger juice, half a boiled egg and honey, to be consumed once a night, daily for a duration of one month.

To make things better, let me tell you another secret. No need to consider these 2 important ingredients mutually exclusive of one another. The Ayurvedic community considers onions, garlic and ginger as the trinity roots possessing great soothing powers. Combining their consumption could result in amazing news for your sexual health. Signing off now. Take care, Mister!

Medically reviewed by Rishabh Verma, RP