Ayurvedic management in Male Infertility w.s.r. to Oligoasthenospermia : A Retrospective Case Series

  • Yash Patel Final Year BAMS student, J S Ayurveda Mahavidhyalaya, Nadiad, Gujarat, India.
  • Nilofar Shaikh Associate Professor, Dept. of Prasutitantra Evam Streeroga, J S Ayurveda Mahavidhyalaya, Nadiad, Gujarat, India.
Keywords: Oligoasthenospermia, Ashwagandha Churna, Male infertility, Uttarbasti, Shukrajananavati, Gokshura Churna


Male infertility refers to a male's inability to result pregnancy in a fertile female and it has a strong impact on psychology of couple. Almost 30-40% of Infertility cases found to be of due to male factor. Oligoasthenospermia (low sperm count and low sperm motility) is one of the main noted causes of male infertility. Author present a case series of three male patients visited the Outpatient department of Prasutitantra evam Streeroga, P D Patel Ayurvedic Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat with complains of unable to conceive her partner even after having regular unprotected coitus more than one year of married life. Semen analysis of these patients revealed low sperm count (<15 million/ml) and low sperm motility (<40%). Patients were treated with oral medicaments of Shukrajananavati, a combination of Ashwagandha Churna 2g and Gokshura Churna 1g for 3 months. Along with oral medicaments one sitting of 6 days intra urethral Uttarbasti of Narayana Taila was given to all the patients. The effect of therapy was assessed on the bases of improvement in sperm motility and count. After 3 months, semen analysis report of all three patients showed an increase sperm count and marked improvement in sperm motility. The present findings and the effective management of Oligoasthenospermia with Ayurveda formulations highlight the promising scope of traditional medicine in male infertility.


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DOI: 10.21760/jaims.8.9.33
Published: 2023-11-09
How to Cite
Yash Patel, & Nilofar Shaikh. (2023). Ayurvedic management in Male Infertility w.s.r. to Oligoasthenospermia : A Retrospective Case Series. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 8(9), 196 - 199. https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.8.9.33
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