9 Effective Herbal Remedies for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a sexual disorder in which men suffer from erection problems. Despite the urge for sex they are unable to achieve erection. There are some men who achieve erection but are unable to maintain it for longer period.

Most people fail to achieve erection at some point in their lives for example when they are sick or when they are stressed or when they are not happy with their partners. Failure to achieve erection in such cases is not regarded as erectile dysfunction. It is regarded as ED only when a man, most of the times, fails to achieve erection.

There are various types of remedies for erectile dysfunction such as home remedies for erectile dysfunction, herbal remedies etc. Most people prefer home remedies to cure ED or herbal remedies for erectile dysfunction before opting for medicines. Home remedies and herbal remedies hardly cause any side effect.

If you too suffer from erectile dysfunction (impotence) go through 9 effective herbal remedies for erectile dysfunction given below.


It is an excellent herb to cure ED. In fact this herb is used to cure several types of sexual disorders. It acts as mental stimulant which eventually allows you to perform all your sexual activities successfully. This herb also acts as a stimulant to sex glands and thus you feel the urge of sex (in case you have lost the desire of sex). Ginsenosides is an effective ingredient present in this herb which helps in curing most of your sexual problems. Hormonal imbalances create lots of problem in your sexual activities but this herb keeps your hormones in balance.

Withania Somnifera (Ashwagandha)

This herb is extremely popular in India (also known as Indian Ginseng) because it cures most of your sexual problems. It increases your sex drive and gives your hard erection which means it is very effective in curing erectile dysfunction. It is one of the most recommended herbs of Ayurveda. This herb also lowers high blood pressure therefore it is good for high blood pressure patients too. It boosts your sex power and restores men’s sexual health. Men who have lost their energy due to any reason can get back their energy by the consumption of Ashwangandha. This herb is considered as one of the best sexual health tonic which is also good for overall health.

Ginko Biloba

It is an excellent herbal remedy for erectile dysfunction. This herb provides strength to your nerves and cures many mental disorders such as depression, stress etc. Eventually when your brain functions properly, all your sexual activities are well performed. This herb boosts your memory and concentration power. It is very effective in improving your blood circulation throughout your body. Thus your sexual organs receive sufficient amount of blood when needed which eventually cures erectile dysfunction. This herb is a wonderful herb to increase men’s sexual health and to boost stamina.

Saw Palmetto

It is an effective herb that boosts your sex drive and it is used for curing impotence and loss of libido. It improves blood circulation in your body and is known to cure erectile dysfunction. This herb is also used to increase sperm count. This herb contains anti-biotic and anti bacterial properties which also prevent many diseases, mainly sexual diseases. However it has also some side effects such as nausea, headache, abdominal pain etc. Hence before using this herb you should try other herbs to cure erectile dysfunction or other home remedies to cure ED such as garlic, onion, oysters etc. This herb also cause anti estrogenic effect and anti androgenic effect which also prevent hair loss in men.

Mucuna pruriens (Kapikachu)

If you are suffering from erectile dysfunction problem this herb is for you. It is very effective in providing hard erections. It increases the flow of blood to your sexual organs such as penis, testicles etc. In this way your sexual organs are nourished well and they become healthy. At the time of your sexual act it supplies sufficient amount of blood to your penis and eventually you achieve hard erection. Above all this herb increases sperm count. It also makes your sperm healthy. You can increase your testosterone level (male sex hormone) by the consumption of this herb. This herb also cures many brain disorders because it provides strength to your nerves and calms them down. This herb prevents you from the side effects of stress.

Ricinus communis

This herb is an excellent herb to restore sexual desire and boost sex drive. It is used to cure libido problems and to increase stamina. For men this herb is very beneficial because it provides hard erection and energy.

Horny Goat Weed

This herb increases your testosterone hormone and sperm count. It is used to boost sex drive and restore energy. If you are suffering from impotence, this herb can be very beneficial for you. It increases virility and sex power. This herb also helps in many brain disorders hence you also get benefit in sexual problems.


It is an excellent herb also known as an excellent aphrodisiac. It is very beneficial for your nerves because it strengthens and calms your nerves which play vital role in any sexual activity. This herb stimulates sex hormones and enhances libido (the desire of sex). This herb is also effective in reducing blood sugar. Since blood sugar highly affects your sexual performance and high level of blood sugar also causes erectile dysfunction, when your blood sugar is reduced, your sexual problems are cured automatically.

Yohimbe (Pausinystalia yohimbe)

This herb is very popular among sufferers of erectile dysfunction. It is also used as a treatment of impotence. It increases the blood flow to your sexual organs and cures erection problems. However, consult your doctor before consuming this herb because it has many side effects such as nervousness, insomnia, headache, dizziness etc. After consuming this herb if you observe such symptoms, you should avoid its consumption.

Apart from using these herbs you should exercise daily to get maximum benefits of these herbs.