How to Treat Impotence the Natural Way

It can be one of the most difficult conditions a man can face and it can decimate and threaten his sense of self, his sense of manhood, his sexual prowess and his confidence with women and with other men.

But there are natural therapies solutions that work. And these can alleviate and lessen symptoms and it is worth becoming informed about these approaches so you can incorporate them into your daily life.

Impotence, also known as chronic erectile dysfunction is now commonly and openly discussed online and in health care and naturopathy circles. But not that long ago it was a taboo subject, and men with the condition were forced to conceal it out of shame, embarrassment and the standard view that they had permanently lost their masculinity.[1]


There are a number of factors that contribute to erectile dysfunction. No single cause exists and most often it is an interplay or combination of factors.  1 in 3 males over the age of 60 experience impotence and it is no longer regarded as a purely psychological problem. Today, it is believed that around 85% of all cases of erectile dysfunction have a physiological causation.

A vast array of drugs and medications and substances also exacerbate impotence. These include:

  • Narcotics
  • Diuretics
  • Alcohol
  • Antidepressants
  • Antihistamines
  • Steroids if abused
  • Ulcer medications
  • Blood pressure medications

Low levels of thyroid hormone may also play a part.

What you can do

Homeopathy, Ayurvedic and Chinese Herbs have been very successful in treating impotence. You can incorporate certain herbs into your diet and these may help. Some of the most cited herbs that assist in erectile restoration include:

  • Sarsaparilla –which contains a testosterone like substance
  • Ashwagandha and Schizandra are Ayurvedic herbs that are very good. Speak with your Ayurvedic practitioner or your naturopath about using these at the correct dose.
  • Wild yam which helps with the production of DHEA.
  • Siberian ginseng
  • Dong quai
  • Hydrangea root
  • Damiana
  • Saw palmetto

Also, eat a balanced and healthy diet and steer clear of fatty foods and alcohol ad nicotine.

Avoid stress

Consider any unusual psychological factors that may play a part

Get checked for heavy metal toxicity – ask your natural health specialist about current testing procedures that are available.

Impotence is nothing to be ashamed of. There are great natural products therapies ad treatments that can help. So ask you practitioner to help you develop a strategy and regimen that can work for you.

Good luck.