Low Libido in Chinese medicine
As many as 43 percent of women and 31 percent of men have experienced sexual dysfunction, at some point, and one of the most common problems is low libido, or a low sex drive. For some people this is a new problem that has a physical or emotional cause. Others may have had low sexual desire their entire lives, and that may be a result of a deep deficiency. In Chinese medicine we look at low functioning libido as a deficiency of kidney yang and jing or essence.
Chinese herbs can be very helpful in this situation, when looking for a more modern day formula to warm the Kidney Yang, and replenish the kidney essence, and Increases sexual desire look for one containing one or more of the following herbs:
Chinese Herbs for Low Libido
Ba Ji Tian – Tonifies the kidney yang boosts fertility and source energy, also strengthens the sinews and bone especially of the low back and knees.
Du Zhong – Tonifies the Kidney yang and strengthens the low back and reproductive organs, also this herbs helps to strengthen and nourish the liver helping to lubricate necessary body fluids.
Tu Si Zi – Tonifies the kidney essence to minimize impotence, infertility, and nocturnal emissions.