Remedies for Low Sperm Count and Azoospermia: Yohimbinum

Azoosperimia and low sperm count are 2 issues that can affect the capacity of a male patient to conceive. These issues may be caused by an underlying medical condition and may be treated with various traditional methods. However, there are also a few alternative remedies that can improve the production and count of sperm cells.

Yohimbinum is a compound that can be found in the plant known as pausinystalia yohimbe. Yohimbinum is considered as an aphrodisiac and can also improve the sperm count.




Yohimbinum is a compound extracted from the yohimbe plant or the snakeroot. Yohimbinum is an alkaloid that can be a herbal supplement and is also beneficial for erectile dysfunctions.

The effects of Yohimbinum on patients with diabetes is presently under study, as the alkaloid may be a solution to type 2 diabetes, a disease that doesn’t have a cure yet.


Yohimbinum for Male Fertility


Yohimbinum is considered a potent aphrodisiac, but the alkaloid can have other health effects as well. Yohimbinum can prolong erections and this may affect positively the sperm count as well. Yohimbinum can also be effective to reduce sexual exhaustion.

Yohimbinum or Yohimbinum hydrochloride is a prescription medication and its effects may vary. However, many male patients have noticed improvements and the medication is considered an effective cure for impotence.

The alkaloid is extracted mostly from the tree bark, which is rich in Yohimbinum.

The medication should be administered orally and the patient can get a dose 3 to 5 hours prior to the sexual encounter, as studies have shown that after 3 to 5 hours, the medication will improve the erection of the patient.


Side Effects of Yohimbinum


Yohimbinum can cause a number of side effects, especially when used over a longer period of time:


  • Panic attacks
  • Increased pulse and heart rate
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Hyperactivity
  • Insomnia
  • Severe head aches
  • Skin rashes
  • Nausea
  • Periodical seizures,, but only if the drug is administered over a long period of time
  • Kidney problems
  • Psychosis and hallucinations


The medication is not recommended for patients that have a heart condition or suffer from high blood pressure.

Yohimbinum should also be avoided by patients with an impaired kidney and liver function or patients that are prone to psychological issues.

The dose and length of treatment should be established by a doctor.


Other Uses of Yohimbinum


Yohimbinum can be used in patients that suffer from depression and may be combined with traditional treatment for depression, improving the effects of fluoxetine or other anti depressants. The drug can also be administered in the following conditions:


  • Hyposexual disorder in women
  • Reduce adverse reactions of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • Hypotension, as Yohimbinum can increase the blood pressure
  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), can help reduce symptoms
  • Weight loss and muscle building
  • To reverse anesthesia in veterinary medicine.



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