As we mentioned in previous articles, infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to conceive after 12 months of unprotected sexual intercourse. It effects over 5 millions couple alone in the U.S. and many times more in the world. Because of unawareness of treatments, only 10% seeks help from professional specialist. Herbs have been used in traditional medicine in treating all kinds of disease In this article, we will discuss how to treat male infertility with centella asiatica (gotu cola).
Centella asiatica also known as gotu cola, is a small herbaceous annual plant belongs to the family Mackinlayaceae. It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine in treating hypertension.
II. How to treat male infertility with centella asiatica (gotu cola)
1. Blood flow
Centella asiatica is said to contain chemical substances which help to reduce levels of high blood pressure caused by over abundant of yang qi in the body, resulting in blood stagnation in the abdominal region and lowering the function of test in sperm production.
2. Immune system
It also helps to increase immune system in fighting against forming of free radicals and bacteria and virus invasion, resulting in lessening the risk of infection and inflammation to our body including the reproductive organs that causes infertility.
Centella asiatica is an adaptogen, it helps to reduce the nervous tension caused by abnormal production of certain hormones, resulting in increasing the chance of hormonal harmony, leading to increasing of sexual desire and production of quality sperm.
It is one of kidney enhancing herb. By stimulating the kidney function in urinary extraction, it helps reduce symptoms of water retention and toxins accumulation in the body. As we know, strong kidney is vital for reproductive organs for regulating the growth hormone including estrogen and testosterone.
Centella asiatica is also an antianxiety agent which helps to regulate the production of levels of serotonin which cause depression and anxiety, resulting in increasing the production of testosterone that is vital for increasing sperm production.
Over dose of centella asiatica may cause high levels of cholesterol, therefore people with high levels of cholesterol should consult with their doctor before applying.
2. Digestive disorder
Over dose may also cause digestive disorder, including nausea and stomach upset.[ad_2]