The Herbalist - - Dipaunka Macrides


Latin Name: Cuscata chinensis

In general, it nourishes the kidney organ in the body, boosting energy levels.

‘In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dodder seed is known as a kidney yang tonic and is widely used to remedy sexual problems like impotence, nocturnal emission, premature ejaculation, and low sperm count that arise from kidney yang deficiency. 

Research indicates that Dodder can significantly protect the cell membranes, structure and cellular function of sperms from the damage caused by reactive oxygen species.  Studies indicate that Dodder increases sperm vitality and motility.  Animal studies indicate that Dodder increased the weight of the pituitary gland, testes and epididymis, stimulated testosterone and luteinizing secretion revitalising the reproductive system.

As a kidney yang tonic Dodder may assist with combating ED.

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