Clinical Study on Effectiveness of Shukra-Shodhana-Janana Granules and Erandmula Kvatha in Patients of Oligospermia

  • Girish KJ Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, BM Road, Thanniruhalla, Hassan-573201, Karnataka


Charaka describes Shukra Shodhana Mahakashaya for purification of Shukra and Shukra Janana Mahakashaya for Shukra formation of Shukra. In this study the drugs of both the groups were combined and their granules were prepared, which were administered orally in the dose of 10 gm twice a day for 45 days, so that simultaneously the Dosha of Shukra may be removed which may facilitate the process of spermatogenesis. Simultaneously Eranda-Mula Kashaya was also given in dose of 100 ml once a day for taking care of the sexual problems of the patients. The results of this study showed that the combined therapy caused significant increase in sperm count, semen volume and RLP and SLP motilities. It significantly decreased immotile spermatozoa and semen viscosity. The therapy also significantly prolonged the ejaculation time and the sex desire. After the treatment 9.1% patients were able to conceive the partner and it provided marked improvement to 27.3% patients and minor improvement to 36. 4% patients but remaining 27.2% patients showed no improvement.

Keywords: Ayurveda, male infertility, Kshina Shukra, oligozoospermia, Shukra-Shodhana Maha Kashaya,  Shukra-Janana Maha Kashaya, Erandamula.


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