Nearly 1 in 7 couples is infertile, i.e., they are not being able to conceive a child even though they’ve had frequent, unprotected sexual intercourse for a year or longer. In these couples, up to half may be due to male infertility which plays at least a partial role.

Male infertility can be due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices and other factors.

Symptoms and signs

  • Not able to conceive a child is the major symptom for male infertility.
  • Problems in sexual functions such ejaculation or reduced sexual desire or difficulty in maintaining the erection
  • Pain, swelling in testicular area
  • Abnormal growth of breast (gynecomastia)
  • In some cases, might be due to inherited disorder, hormonal imbalance, dilated veins around the testicle or a condition that blocks the passage of sperm.
  • Lower sperm count (fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen or a total sperm count of less than 39 million per ejaculate)
  • Decreased facial or body hair or other signs of a chromosomal or hormonal abnormality

Possible reasons

  • Smoking and addictive substances
  • Infections
  • High testicular temperature
  • Obesity
  • Radiation
  • Nutrition etc.,

The inability to conceive a child can be stressful and frustrating, but a number of treatments are available for male infertility.

In allopathy there are treatments such as surgery, infection treatment, hormonal treatment etc.

Alternative system treatment

There are various herbs used in Ayurvedic system of medicine that can increase semen quantity or stimulating semen production etc ., For example, Polygonatum verticillatum, Mucunapruriens, Microstyliswallichii, Roscoeaprocera, and Asparagus racemosus.

Mucuna pruriens (Kapikachu) known to for its benefits in management of men’s infertility, nerve disorders and also aphrodisiac.

It is proven to have high antioxidant effect and significantly ameliorated psychological stress and seminal plasma lipid peroxide levels along with improved sperm count and motility.

Treatment with Mucuna pruriens (Kapikachu) also restored the levels of superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase, GSH and ascorbic acid in seminal plasma of infertile men.

In vivo studies also proves that it can increase the dopamine levels and can also help in reducing the depression.

Clinical studies also prove that M. pruriens increases sperm concentration and motility in all the infertile study groups

Dr.JRK’s Research and pharmaceuticals has come out with high quality and patient compliance Kapikachu tablets, sastric Ayurveda medicine for Men’s wellness.


  • Increases testosterone
  • Improves semen quality
  • Addresses reproductive problems
  • Relieves related stress

Each tablet contains

Kapikacchu (Mucuna pruriens)   Punaikaali vithai        – 250 mg

Usage: As directed by physician.

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