Akarkara,Anacyclus pyrethrum, Aphrodisiac drug
- In Ayurveda, Akarkara is generally used for Vajeekarana (Aphrodisiac) purpose especially as Shukrastambhaka (restore premature ejaculation) drug.
- The useful part of Akarkara is its root.
- Modern researchers have also validated the efficacy of this drug not only in sexual disorders but also in other ailments.
Another study showed that aqueous root extract of Akarkara increases the weights of body and sex organs along with an increase in sperm count of epididymis and vas deferens and reduces the percentages of abnormal spermatozoids.