Natural Remedies to Cure ED (Impotence)

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 No Comments Under: Erectile Dysfunction

Herbs and Supplements

As a rule, producers of dietary supplements and herbal medications do not require FDA approval to produce and sell their products. Body chemistry can be highly affected by herbs, drugs and different supplements; it produces a possible risks and side-effects that can be really dangerous and harmful. Before using any herbal supplements or medications one should surely consult doctor


It is similar to yohimbine. It is made of West African tree’s bark. Side-effects: nervousness, insomnia, nausea and dizziness. Its large doses may enhance heart rate and blood pressure what is very harmful.

Gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL)
It is a compound of many products that work to improve sexual life (Jolt, Verve). It can cause life-threatening and toxic effects (even coma or seizures).

Its risks are thought to be low, but it enhances risk for high dose bleeding and coordination with anti-clotting medications, vitamin E, aspirin and other NSAIDs. Its large dose can provoke convulsions. Its commercial preparations may also include colchicines that can be very harmful with liver and kinder problems.

L-arginine (also called arginine)
Can cause gastrointestinal decease, increase bleeding risk, allergic reaction and worsen asthma. It can also occur changes in chemical and electrolyte body level.

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
It is a well known supplement that effect male and female hormone level. Studies gave unconvincing results of its benefit for Erectile Dysfunction treatment.

Aphrodisiacs. This substance is thought to enhance performance, drive and sexual desire.


  • Viramax is a widely known product that contains yohimbine, maca, catuba, muira puama. But we have no proved information about its safety and effectiveness.
  • Cantharides, or Spanish fly made of dried beetles is a widely-touted aphrodisiac. It is extremely harmful. It is very dangerous to take any aphrodisiac without your doctor approving.

Other Alternative Products Marketed for Erectile Dysfunction.

Vinarol is a dietary supplement whose production was stopped by the FDA in 2003 as it had the same components with Viagra.

There are a great number of other supplements that are known as medications for sexual enhancement and erectile dysfunction. All of them have not been approved by the FDA. The FDA even tries to worry about them. They may contain illegal chemicals and can cause low blood pressure. They are especially dangerous for men with special conditions! Consult your doctor before using any of them.

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