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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2012)

An Overview on Traditional Medicinal Plants as Aphrodisiac Agent

Author(s):

Ramandeep Singh*, Sarabjeet Singh, G. Jeyabalan , Ashraf Ali

Abstract:
This paper presents a review of plants identified from various ethno botanical surveys and folklore medicinal survey with aphrodisiac activity. An aphrodisiac is defined as an agent that arouses sexual desire. Erectile dysfunction (ED) or male impotence is defined as the inability of a man to achieve and maintain an erection sufficient for mutually satisfactory intercourse with his partner. Sexual health and function are important determinants of quality of life. To overcome the problem of Male sexual (or) erectile dysfunction various natural aphrodisiac plants potentials are preferred. This review discuss about aphrodisiac potential of plants, its botanical name, Common name, family, part used and references, which are helpful for researcher to development new herbal aphrodisiac formulations.

Pages: 43-56  |  1685 Views  123 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Ramandeep Singh*, Sarabjeet Singh, G. Jeyabalan , Ashraf Ali. An Overview on Traditional Medicinal Plants as Aphrodisiac Agent. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2012;1(4):43-56.