Premature ejaculation


Premature ejaculation occurs when a man ejaculates sooner during sexual intercourse than he or his partner would like. Premature ejaculation is a common sexual complaint.


  • Inability to delay ejaculation for more than one minute after penetration.
  • Frustration 
  • Anxiety.


Exact cause is unknown causes

Predisposing factors: 

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Performance anxiety
  • Age related
  • Relationship problems.
  • Certain health problems such as thyroid problems.
  • Infection of prostate or inflammation of urethra.
  • Family history.
  • Damage of nerve cells due to trauma.

According to Ayurveda, there are three doshas or elements present in our body : vata, pitta and kapha which should be in balance. Premature ejacuation can be correlated with Shukra Gata Vata, where vitiated vata enters the ejaculatery system.


Treatment protocol aims at:
  1. Delay the ejaculation or arrests premature ejaculation
  2. Enhancing or maintaining sexual ability
  3. Balancing hormones and providing adequate nutrients for a healthy reproductive system

The first line of treatment should always be avoiding the causative factors. If the problem persists then consider the following treatment protocol.

  • Inability to delay ejaculation - Jatiphala, Gokshura, Shatavari, Musali, kapikacchu are effective in this condition by normalising vitiated vata, vajikarana (aphrodisiac) and Shukrastambhaka (medicines which delay the ejaculation or arrest premature ejaculation) dravyas or aushadhi. 
  • Frustration, anxiety - can be managed with help of Ashwagandha which helps to calm down the mind and relieve stress.

 (The above mentioned Ayurvedic drugs are Herbs and Herbomineral preparations)

Other therapies-  Abhyanga (oil massage),  Swedam (steam therapy), Snehapana, Virechanam (Purgation therapy), Elakizhi, Pizhichil, Navara/mamsa kizhi fomentation therapy with poultic  made up of Shashtika shali rice or Flesh )Vasti (medicated enema through anal root) and Uttara vasti (medicated enema through urethra) , Counseling, Yoga ,Meditation treatments are usually done.


Jatiphala, Gokshura, Shatavari, Musali, kapikacchu , Ashwagandha .

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