Impotence: CAM Therapies for Specific
- Ginseng has long been used to treat impotence.
Ginseng is an adaptogenic herb that improves the function of the adrenal glands
and enables the body to respond more favorably to stressors. It is also believed
to increase circulation.
- Saw palmetto is an herb that is commonly used to
treat prostate disorders, including those that contribute to impotence. Several
inconclusive studies have indicated that saw palmetto may reduce the size of an
enlarged prostate but urinary flow is improved without a reduction in actual
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BEST ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE: WHAT WORKS? WHAT DOES NOT? by Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier.
Copyright © 2000 by Dr. Kenneth R.
permission of Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, New York.
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