Vitamins and Herbs for Erectile Dysfunction

Updated at: Feb 15, 2012
Vitamins and Herbs for Erectile Dysfunction

Impotence Treatment- Know about a few herbs and vitamin supplements that help to cure erectile dysfunction. They can be used for treating sexual disorders or just as an aphrodisiac.

Vatsal Anand
SnrWritten by: Vatsal AnandPublished at: Feb 15, 2012

If you are suffering from erectile dysfunction, i.e. impotency in simple language, the best way to treat it is the natural way, as it is with any other disorder. The over the counter drugs offering to get rid of the problem overnight are too risky. There are several side-effects of such impotence drugs while using vitamin supplements or herbs will solve your problem along with other physical and mental health benefits.


Vitamins and Herbs that Help in Erectile Dysfunction


  • Vitamin C Supplements – Vitamin C has a beneficial effect on your blood circulation because it reduces your blood cholesterol level. So if you are suffering from erectile dysfunction due to poor blood circulation, taking these supplements thrice daily would solve your problem.
  • Zinc supplements are a natural choice for erectile dysfunction because zinc is one of the main constituents of semen.
  • Ginseng is an excellent herbal remedy for increasing the flow of blood to the lower body parts of men. Even for women it has been found to work as an aphrodisiac, boosting their energy for sexual performance and orgasm. Sex drive trigger of the brain, the dopamine system is affected positively by this herb.
  • Reduced sex drive is also caused by stress. One of the herbal remedies to sooth the nerves is Kava. It reduces stress in men and women alike. It is only helpful for psychological issues of reduced sex drive and not for physical problems.
  • Vitamin B complex boosts protein metabolism leading to increased energy, hormone function and blood circulation. It brings about a healthy nervous system and stamina necessary for the sexual performance. Erectile dysfunction is caused many times by a deficiency of this vitamin. Daily intake of this vitamin’s supplement after advice from your doctor can help a lot in solving your problem.
  • Some herbs that can be used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction are Damiana for various sexual disorders, muira puama (Ptychopetalum olacoides) for improvement of libido.


The vitamins and herbs for erectile dysfunction can be suitably complemented by some types of exercises that bring your body to the state of revitalised best. Any type of sexual dysfunction is caused by unhealthy state of your body. Many times this is due to sedentary lifestyle. So, while you are trying to get your sexual act together with food supplements, do give some exercises such as Yoga a try.


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