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International Journal of Herbal Medicine
Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A (2016)

Aphrodisiac activity of vrishya drugs delineated by Bhavamisra: A review

Author(s): Sumanasinghe BGSM, Nishteswar K, Unnikrishnan Vidhya
Abstract: Aphrodisiacs are the substances which are used to increase libido and to promote the fertility. Bhavprakash Samhita one of the Laghutrayi mentioned vrishya and sukrala drugs useful in the management of male infertility and erectile dysfunction. Certain vrishya and sukrala drugs such as gokshura, kapikachhu, shatavari, ashwagandha etc. are mentioned in Bhavprakashasamhita have provided scientific evidence for their aphrodisiac activity.
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How to cite this article:
Sumanasinghe BGSM, Nishteswar K, Unnikrishnan Vidhya. Aphrodisiac activity of vrishya drugs delineated by Bhavamisra: A review. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2016; 4(2): 10-16.
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