Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is a medicinal shrub that is used to make ayurvedic medicines. It is believed to maintain the mental and physical well being and is used to treat arthritis, insomnia, constipation, diabetes, fever, and snake bites.

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I suffer from body weakess, hair thinning and memory loss due to masturbation. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old and weighs about 65 kg. I am suffering from masturbation effects like leg pain, fatigue, night fall, body weakness, and weak memory. I also think that my hair are getting thin and I lost my few hairs from the top of my head. I masturbate for the last seven years. In ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is not abnormal in this age. Please take the following drugs: 1) Rathina Purush capsule one in the morning and one at night with a cup of milk. 2) Gnanavalli capsules one in the morning and two in the evening. These drugs are available in Siddha and Ayurved...  Read Full »

Can a Crohn's patient take Nutrigain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from Crohn's disease and would like to try nutrigain. Please advice if there are any side effects.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nutrigain is a supplement which contains Ashwagandha and Shatavari. Research works have claimed that both these are very much helpful in gaining weight. If we believe that the composition described by the company is true and does not include any steroids or ot...  Read Full »

Please suggest ayurvedic treatment for premature ejaculation.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am suffering from premature ejaculation while having intercourse. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Niveditha Srinivasamurthy

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to improve your stamina first to have a better sex life. Eat healthy nutritious food like almonds, dates, milk, fruits and sprouts. Do workout for 45 minutes daily to improve stamina. Ashwagandha rasayana - This is an excellent ayurveda medicine for...  Read Full »

Can Ashwagandha and Zoloft be taken together?

Query: Hello doctor, Is Ashwagandha a general medicine? Is it fine taking it for OCD along with other drugs like Nootropil 800 and Serta 50?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ashwagandha is a well known Ayurvedic herb. Mostly used as a general tonic to rejuvenate the body. It helps to reduce stress and anxiety by regulating the nervous system. Ashwagandha is serving as a medicine in several forms like powder, tablet, capsules, syrup, past...  Read Full »

Can Ashwagandha and Shilajit be used for fatigue due to masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, Earlier in my life I had the problem of over-masturbation. This was related to my mental depression as well. However, I have recovered from the habit of over-masturbation. But, still I masturbate once in four days. This causes fatigue, back pain and leg pain. Can I use supplements such as...  Read Full »


Dr. Niveditha Srinivasamurthy

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you can certainly go for ayurveda supplements. Masturbating once in four days is not abnormal. You are probably low on essential vitamins and that is causing the body pain. I would not recommend Shilajit. It is to be taken under strict medical supervision only. Go fo...  Read Full »

Can Ashwagandha and SSRI be taken together?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been interested in the herb Ashwagandha for a long time. I am a 42-year-old woman, slightly overweight, moderately active and have anxiety, depression, and fatigue. I took Ashwagandha for a month when I was off Prozac and it seemed to help with my anxiety. When I upped my dose,...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned, Ashwagandha has health benefits, especially in anxiety. If the herb root is available in raw powder form, then it could be 1 g or 1.5 g. If it is in the extract form, then the therapeutic dose must be 200 to 300 mg. More than that, it is going to cause...  Read Full »

I am under Ashwagandha for depression and anxiety. Will it get worse if I stop taking Ashwagandha?

Query: Hello doctor, I have started using Ashwagandha as a natural supplement for depression and anxiety. I have been feeling much better even after my doctor has reduced my sleeping medicines and antidepressant. My concern is if I stop using the Ashwagandha, will the depression anxiety return or get worse...  Read Full »


Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern regarding getting the depression back once you stop Ashwagandha. I would advise you to continue taking Ashwagandha till you feel a good amount of improvement in your depression. Also, start doing meditation, and some yoga poses for getting r...  Read Full »

Can Ashwagandha be used for premature ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PE problem and also facing issues with erection after the first orgasm. The second erection just does not happen till the next day or later. I need a remedy for this issue as I recently got married. Is Viagra, Penegra or Cialis the solution? Or should I take a natural remedy like V...  Read Full »


Dr. Shilpi Rajnish Gupta

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ashwagandha is an herb that has been used since centuries to treat impotence, premature ejaculation, infertility, and other sex disorders. It is an adaptogenic herb which nourishes nerves and improves nerve function as well that helps your body adapt to stress, one of th...  Read Full »

My acupuncturist gave me herbs to take rectally for anal fissure. Is this safe?

Query: Hello doctor, My acupuncturist gave me herbs to take rectally for anal fissure which I had previously been taking orally. They are in a lower dosage (25 ml rectally they had been 180 ml orally). When taking them orally, they had to be taken before bed, which helped me to have a good sleep with quit...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not know what medications you are taking. Is it Ashwagandha per the recommendation of an acupuncturist? But I have seen your attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are several tags like structures seen, and it may cause a fissure in ...  Read Full »

Do I have to stop taking ashwagandha before a surgery?Will it interact with anesthesia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am scheduled for sinus surgery day after tomorrow. I have been given a list of medications which should not be taken and I have followed that. However, I have been taking ashwagandha (herb supplement 470 mg once a day) to help with anxiety. I read online that this may interfere with ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. 1. Ashwagandha or Indian ginseng is a well known ayurvedic herbal medicine. 2. The following constitute its important effects on the human body: It causes increase in energy levels. It m...  Read Full »

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