Review on Natural Aphrodisiac Potentials to Treat Sexual Dysfunction
Saravana Kumar, A
Mohana Lakshmi, S
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) or male impotence is defined as the inability of a man to achieve and maintain an erection sufficient for mutually satisfactory intercourse with his partner. Sexual health and function are important determinants of quality of life. To overcome the problem of sexual (or) erectile dysfunction various natural Aphrodisiac potentials are preferred. This review will discuss the current research done on the most popular natural aphrodisiacs and examine the weight of evidence to support the use of any of these substances to enhance sexual desire and function. A variety of natural aphrodisiac potentials are known to have a potential effect on the sexual functions, supporting older claims and offering new hopes. The available synthetic drugs and treatments have limited efficacy, unpleasant side effects and contraindications in certain disease conditions. The present review, describes the detail information about the major constituents and their medicinal importance found in naturally occurring plants, which are helpful to further development of pharmaceutical formulations.