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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 68-72

A comparative study to assess the Vajikarana effect of Vrishya Pupalika and Modak (Aphrodisiac Food Preparations) against placebo


Department of Swasthavritta and Yoga, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Sukh Ram
Department of Swasthavritta and Yoga, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/AYUHOM.AYUHOM_54_21

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Introduction: Sexual health is essential for happy marital life and healthy conception. Vajikarana (aphrodisiac) can be used as preventive and curative method in the sexual health. Various food preparations mentioned under Vajikarana (aphrodisiac) therapy for healthy and diseased. Materials and Methods: The study has been designed as open randomized comparative trial with thirty healthy married males between 25 and 45 years of age which were randomly assigned into three groups, each with ten healthy volunteers. Group A or placebo Group was treated with Amalaki churna 500 mg orally in capsule form once a day with Anupana of Sharkara yukta Dugdha along with healthy sexual lifestyle. Group B was treated with Vrishya Modak 1 Pala or 48 g orally once a day with Anupana of Sharkara yukta Dugdha along with healthy sexual lifestyle, and Group C was treated with Vrishya Pupalika 1 Pala or 48 g orally once a day with Anupana of Sharkara yukta Dugdha along with healthy sexual lifestyle respectively for 3 months. Results: The results were statistically significant on various subjective parameters. In the erectile function, orgasmic function, sexual desire, intercourse satisfaction, and overall satisfaction the greatest improvement were shown in Group B, which improved by 74.28%, followed by Group C, which improved by 36.49%, and Group A, which improved by −1.99%. Conclusion: Based on the observations and outcomes, it is concluded that the result of Vrishya Modak was found better than placebo and Vrishya Pupalika.


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