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Role of Ayurveda in Infertility

by Dr Vaid Ji on Sep 06, 2023

Role of Ayurveda in Infertility

Infertility is defined as a condition of not being able to get pregnant after one year of unprotected sex. The problem of infertility is very common nowadays. Infertility occurs may be due to male or female factors. Types of infertility –include- Primary infertility 2. Secondary infertility 3. Unexplained infertility

  1. Primary infertility- in this condition you have never been pregnant and cannot conceive after one year of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.
  2. Secondary infertility- in this condition you cannot get pregnant again after having at least one successful pregnancy.
  3. Unexplained infertility- in this type fertility testing has not found a reason that a person or couple is unable to get pregnant.

 Causes in males-

the common causes of infertility in males are following-

  • Abnormal production or function of sperm
  • A medical condition, this could be a testicular infection, surgery or cancer.
  • Ejaculation disorders, if the ejaculatory ducts are blocked, semen may be ejaculated in to the bladder.
  • Chromosomal disorders
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis
  • Injury to your scrotum or testicles
  • Low testosterone
  • Sexual dysfunction such as erectile dysfunction premature ejaculation
  • Prior surgical vasectomy
  • Dietary factors and behavioral factors
  • Radiation therapy or chemotherapy

Causes of Infertility in Female-

  • Problems with the uterus, this includes polyps, fibroids
  • PCOS- polycystic ovary syndrome causes a hormonal imbalance which affects ovulation. It is the most common cause of female infertility.
  • Primary ovarian insufficiency
  • Too much prolactin
  • Damage to fallopian tubes
  • Endometriosis

Risk factors for female infertility-

Many factors can increase infertility in women’s. Genetic traits, lifestyle habits, and age can contribute to female infertility. More factors can include:

  • Hormone issue that prevents ovulation
  • Age
  • Abnormal menstrual cycle
  • Obesity
  • Endometriosis
  • Cysts
  • Tumors
  • Auto immune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid gland diseases
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Primary ovary Insufficiency

Risk factors of male infertility

  • excessive alcohol use
  • tobacco use
  • being overweight or being underweight

Prevention of infertility

Have regular intercourse several times around the time of ovulation

  • for Men infertility- avoid drug and tobacco use and drinking too much alcohol
  • Avoid high temperatures found in hot tubs and hot bath as they can affect sperm production
  • Limit medications that impact fertility
  • Exercise moderately
  • For women infertility number of strategies may increase the chances of becoming pregnant-
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs
  • Quit smoking
  • Limit caffeine
  • Avoid weight extremes
  • Exercise moderately

Management of infertility according to ayurveda

According to Ayurveda , infertility occurs when Shukra Dhatu , which produces eggs in women and sperms in men is weak due to lack of proper nutrition or due to poor digestion ,or due to the presence of ama in the body.

Infertility in Ayurveda has described as Vandhyatwa – failure to achieve conception by a couple of mature age, having normal intercourse during an appropro

Ayurvedic herbs for infertility

  • Ashoka
  • Shatavari
  • Lodhra
  • Gokshura
  • These ayurvedic herbs used for conceiving, improving egg quality and other inferitility problems in women.
  • Also recommends a diet rich in food items like milk, ghee, almonds and sesame to improve health and enhance levels of Shukra Dhatu in the body

Panchkarma treatment of infertility

A few panchkarma treatment for  infertility are-

  • Basti
  • Shodhna
  • Chikitsa( cleansing therapy)
  • Uttar Basti is the procedure where the enema is administered through the urethral or vaginal route . These procedures help to eliminate the toxins from the body and help to correct ovarian , uterine and tubular problems causing infertility. Basti strengthen the reproductive system removes the toxins from the body and increases the chances of conception.

Yoga and exercise

The following yoga asana helpful in this condition

  • Bhujangasana
  • Padmasana
  • Paschimottanaasana
  • sarvangasana


Infertility Care Kit

Chandigarh Ayurved Centre’s “Infertility Care Kit” is purely Herbal and Ayurvedic formulations. These medicines have aphrodisiac properties. These  medicines improve sexual health as well as improves immunity of the body. The kit includes :

  • Femine Care tablet
  • Nerve up tablet
  • Woman Power Tablet
  • Vata balance tablet
  • Woman Champion Syrup
  • Active plus Tablet

1. Femine Care tablet:

CAC Femine care tablet is a pure and natural remedy that contains various herbs extract that works on the female reproductive system and make it healthy. These tablets show antioxidant properties, anti inflamatory and immuno modulater properties.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.


2. Nerve up tablet:

It is a herbo-mineral tablet and is purely ayurvedic formulation.  CAC Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas. It reduces kapha dosha, and acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet,  praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. These contains natural vatahar properties and helps in curing vata disease.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.


3. Woman Power Tablet:

CAC woman power tablet is a complete health supplement for women which is best for female health and vital energy. It helps to build up the immunity. This is a pure herbo mineral product of the best quality herbs. The herbs used are Ashoka, Shatavari, anatmool, etc. These are herbs used since ancient times to maintain female health metabolism. It works well in the reproductive system and other health-related disorders. The extract of these herbs is used which provides multiple health benefits. These herbs have the potential to improve female health and libido.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.


4. Vata balance tablet:

Vata balance tablet is a rejuvenating blend of herbs is specially formulated to balance Vata doshas without aggravating Pitta or Kapha doshas. It may be used to support overall health and well-being by Vata constitutions with or without food. For those with a dual constitution that includes Vata or a tridoshic constitution, it is an excellent formula for the Vata season, which in most parts of the world is autumn and early winter.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.


5. Woman Champion Syrup:

CAC Woman Champion is purely herbal and ayurvedic formulation. It is a very effective tonic for women and help to maintain their health. It balances all the doshas of body and also maintain hormone levels . It contains herbs like Lodhra, Manjishta, Ashok chaal, Punarnava,Shatavar,Bala,Daruharidra,Nagarmotha that help women typically with mood changes, stress, headache and pain. CAC Women champion helps in leading a life of minimum discomfort during those difficult days every month. It act as antioxidant, anti inflammatory, anti spasmodic, uterine tonic and immunity booster.

Dosage: 2 Teaspoon twice daily after meals.


6. Active plus Tablet:

active plus Tablet is a pure herbo-mineral formulation prepared from best quality of herbs. This tablet is best for person mental and physical health, also helps to boost up the immunity. The herbal ingredients present in these tablets are used to maintain person’s health and refreshes the mind and body. These tablets improves digestion, eliminates constipation, stress, nourishes brain,  acts as antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, etc.

Recommended Dosage: Take 2 tablet twice daily with normal water.