Q: Grandma, I am suffering from sexual dysfunction, more specifically I have trouble having penile erection. It erects but it does not get fully hard. I have taken 2-3 cloves a day but the taste makes me very uncomfortable. Please suggest a good home remedy I can try to overcome my problems since I’m newly married.
A: Dear A, first thing to keep in mind is that this is a very common problem among men, so you need not feel alone. Premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction and loss of libido are often experienced by males. Fortunately, you can postpone surgical procedures and prescription drugs for the mean time and try these home remedies for sexual problems in men.
HOME REMEDIES FOR SEXUAL PROBLEMS IN MEN
1. Carrot – Chop some carrots and eat this with egg dipped in some honey. This will help you last longer and greatly improve erectile function.
2. Ashwagandha – This is used as a remedy for premature ejaculation. This herb contains properties which are known to increase your testosterone levels and thereby improve your overall sexual function.
3. White onions – This is also known as an effective aphrodisiac, however do not forget to brush your teeth and rinse your mouth thoroughly with mouthwash afterwards.
4. Ginseng – For centuries this ancient herbal medicine has been used for its ability to heal and restore balance in a persons’ body. It has also been used to treat premature ejaculation.
5. Castor oil – Prostate problems can also be related to premature ejaculation. Massage the affected area with castor oil in order to maintain a healthy prostate and control premature ejaculation. 
6. Quit smoking – Get help if you find it difficult to quit. Nicotine replacements are available to help you do this such as OTC gum or lozenges. You can also ask your doctor for a prescription that will suit you.
7. Lose weight – Being overweight may cause and even worsen erectile dysfunction. 
8. saffron – Another aphrodisiac though milder in form this time. This helps in improving ones’ libido. Soak 8-10 pieces of almonds in a bowl of water overnight. Peel off the skin in the morning, toss it in the blender then add a cup of hot cows’ milk plus a pinch of saffron. Drink this every morning until it takes effect. 
9. Ladys’ Finger – This is one of the most effective home remedies for sexual problems in men. This acts like a sex tonic. Take the root powder of ladys’ finger with a glass of milk plus two teaspoons of mishri.
10. Drumsticks – Place some drumstick flowers in a glass of milk and boil it. This soup is great for treating sexual impotence. You can also take this in powder form by taking a dry bark of drumstick then boil it in water. Take this powder along with honey and see your premature ejaculation disappear.