After happily ever after, having a baby is every married couple's dream to add more charm in their lives. But infertility is hurdle in their way, but both the partners are equally responsible for this problem. Like female reproductive health issues, males are also haunted by various problems like premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunctions and low sperm count etc. Bottom line of this article is low sperm count treatment in Ayurveda.

Low sperm count is called as Oligospermia or oligozoospermia. Improper life style, unhealthy eating habits, narrowing of blood vessels, smoking, drug or alcohol, anxiety, depression, stress can be the positive cause of low sperm count.

As per Ayurveda, imbalanced pitta dosha is responsible for low sperm count as it leads to loss of sperm (shukra). Herbs in Ayurveda help to improve the quality of semen and also help to enhance the low sperm count.

Low sperm count treatment in Ayurveda

Safed musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum)

It is an important herb in Ayurveda to maintain the good health of male reproductive system. It helps to increase the sexual power, strength, stamina and libido in males. Hence use of this herb is quite good It is used to treat the male sexual health problems like erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation etc.

Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris)

It is an amazing herb to boost up the strength and stamina in males. This herb works well to cure both the males and females sexual problems. In the case of erectile dysfunction this herb works like a wonder. This herb is quite good to enhance the chances of fertility in males. This herb is the rich source of anti-oxidants and helps to enhance the sperm count in males. Besides of this, it increases the libido in males.


To manage the male sexual health issues, natural occurring brownish black color compound works like a panacea. Shilajit is also titled as "Indian Viagra". It is an amazing aphrodisiac to improve the male sexual functions. It helps to nourish the reproductive cells in males. For low sexual drive, premature ejaculation, low sperm count, its intake is quite effective. As per Ayurveda, Shilajit is well-known in Ayurveda since ages to enhance sexual performance in natural and healthy way. It increases the body's strength and stamina. Moreover regular use of shilajit boost up the energy and enhances performance.

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

It is potent herb in Ayurveda to resolve the various male sexual health problems like low sperm count, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation etc. Being aphrodisiac in action, this herb helps to improve the fertility and energy in males.

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)

It helps to increase the male sexual activity. Aphrodisiac and rejuvenating action of this herb is quite good to enhance the sperm count in males. It supports the good health of male reproductive system.

Jaiphal/Javitri (Myristica fragrans)

It is another amazing herb to treat the many sexually related disorders in males. It aids to prevent the problem of premature ejaculation, increases the low sexual drive in males. In the case of erectile dysfunctions this herb helps to keep the erections for stretched duration.

Kali musli (Curculigo orchioides)

As per Ayurveda, this herb is quite effective to cure the sexual weakness in males. It acts as general health tonic and hence to enhance the energy in body. This herb works well to manage the sexual health complications both males and females.

Akarkara (Anacyclus pyrethrum)

It is the libido stimulant, aphrodisiac and spermatogenic in nature. It helps in formation of sperms and also increases the sperm count. In case of impotency and erectile dysfunctions use of this herb is quite good. There is a bioactive compound found in the roots of this herb that helps in the production of testosterones. Moreover this herb triggers the blood circulation in the urogenital area which is further to maintain stronger erections.

Healthy diet is also an important aspect to enhance the sperm count

  • Consume the fruits like watermelon, apples, banana, oranges etc.
  • Consume the vegetables like broccoli and asparagus sweet potatoes, beta-carotene, carrots, pumpkin and red bell peppers.
  • Add the dry fruits in your diet like figs, flax seeds, date, almonds, Brazil nuts and raisins.

Things to be avoided

  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Drugs
  • Tobacco
  • Processed foods
  • Stress
Author's Bio: 

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert Ayurvedic practitioner based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. For more info visit our website: & See the Real Testimonials from our Patients :