VEDIC REVIEW ON VAJEEKARANA
*Dr. Mahadev Sogi
Vajikarana is a one among eight major specialties of the Ashtanga Ayurveda. This subject is concerned with aphrodisiacs, virility and improving health of progeny. As per Charak Samhita, by proper use of these formulations, one becomes endowed with good physique, potency, strength, and complexion and sexually exhilarated and sexually potent. Vajikarana is one of them, designed specifically for dealing with all types of physical and psychological sexual problems. In the modern era, achieving a healthy progeny is the ultimate goal of each and every couple, in their married life. Family completed only after having a child. For having a child female as well as male partner, both are equally responsible. Even though the female partner is completely healthy, if male partner is not fit physically or mentally then conception does not occur. Hence male reproductive system has equal importance as female reproductive system, to achieve a healthy pregnancy. An attempt made in this article about understanding and view of vajikarana from vedic period, samhita period and literatures with few basic concepts of vajikarana chikitsa.
Keywords: Aphrodisiac, sexual functioning improvement, vajikarana.
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