Which herbs are best suited for men’s troubles and to help prevent their occurrence? These five herbs are suitable for all men over the age of 35, when testosterone levels start dropping and the first issues with sex or the prostate may begin to emerge.
Gingko (Gingko biloba)
Gingko is an herb renowned for its wide variety of applications, not only in men. As the body ages, gingko can improve memory, concentration and cognitive functioning as a whole, alongside erectile dysfunction. It all comes from gingko’s capacity to improve blood circulation in the body’s vessels. Another bonus is that the improved blood circulation leads to increased sexual pleasure during intercourse.
Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)
Lotus is a plant all-too-often missing from our diet, especially in those on a macrobiotic diet. Apart from other things, it contains asparagine, which is a compound that is recommended in the treatment of impotence. As well as this, it helps on other fronts, too. It can, for example, remove excess liquids from the lungs and respiratory system, which is particularly helpful during colds. These days, fresh lotus can be purchased in health-food stores or Asian markets. Fresh lotus can be used just like regular vegetables in cooking. If you aren't able to get your hands on it, dried lotus will do the job just as well.
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