What Herbs Help Increase Fertility in Men?

What Herbs Help Increase Fertility in Men?

When the question of fertility arises, all eyes and thoughts usually dart towards female fertility. Many people tend to ignore the fact that male fertility is also as important and that male infertility can cause a number of infertility problems too. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

There are many cases where the female body is fertile but the problem lies with the male. The sperm count may be low or the sperm motility may be slow or erectile dysfunction may be the problem. Whatever the reason may be there is cure for fertility problems.

In fact, you can increase fertility in men through natural methods. There are many herbs that can cure your problem for you. Here are a few of them.

Asian Ginseng or Panax ginseng

This herb has been proven to enhance male fertility and is known as Man Root. The herb works to increase sperm count as well as motility while increase the levels of testosterone in the body. Ginseng also helps prevent impotence or erectile dysfunction by increasing sexual desire.

It is also known to strengthen the immune system. The dosage should be about 100 to 200 mg per day. You can also use Siberian ginseng as a substitute to the Asian variety. The dosage will remain the same.

Astragalus membranaceus

This herb works to increase sperm motility. You need to make a decoction of this herb’s root. You should take one ounce of the dried root and add it to one cup of water. You should then let it simmer gently for half an hour. You will find that the liquid has reduced to half. This should be taken once every day. You can also buy 1500 mg capsules and take them thrice a day.


The root of this herb increases sex drive and thus alleviates impotence. Alongside, it helps maintain good sperm health, aiding motility as well as count. This herb is ideal for erectile problems and to enhance the production of testosterone.

Pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds tend to promote the health of the male reproductive system. They ensure that if functions well. Alongside, they enhance the production of sperm. They contain essential fatty acids and zinc, which are required for the proper functioning of the reproductive system.

Ashwagandha or Withania somnifera

This is more popularly known as Indian ginseng. It has been used for years to get rid of male fertility issues. It treats impotence while enhancing sperm production and sperm motility. A teaspoon of powdered root of this herb must be added to warm milk. You must drink at least one cup or may be two cups each day.

Saw Palmetto

This aphrodisiac is a ‘natural steroid’. It basically increases libido and it also enhances prostate health. The herb also strengthens and stimulates the entire male reproductive system. You should take 320 mg once or 160 mg twice each day.

Horny Goat Weed

This is an aphrodisiac that promotes sexual desire. It also enhances sperm production. Alongside, it tends to have an effect like testosterone and lowers blood pressure.

Flaxseed oil

Flax seed oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and essential fatty acids. These promote good health of the sperm and also enhance male fertility. The oil also helps get rid of impotence by stimulating blood flow.

These are just a few of the many herbs that help increase male fertility. Have your man take this while you take fertility foods as well, can surely jump-start your trying to conceive journey. It can actually be difficult to determine which ones you may use and which ones are the best for you.

It is ideal to talk to your healthcare provider, thus. Also, it’d be ideal to take multi-vitamins and mineral supplements alongside because low sperm motility and count may be because of lack of some mineral or vitamin too.

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Maureen Stephens, BS, RN
Maureen Stephens, BS, RN | ConceiveEasy
Ms. Stephens has spent over twenty years in the healthcare world, specializing in obstretical and medical/surgical nursing. She joined ConceiveEasy as she has a strong interest in educating and empowering women and promoting fertility awareness.