Healthy sex life is very important for mental as well as physical health. However, due to many factors, women may experience a lack of libido. Let’s look at some of the common factors which can cause low libido and discuss how homeopathic remedies can help to improve the lack of sex drive.
Common Causes of Low Libido in Women
- Mental stress, anxiety or depression.
- Lack of understanding or love in a relationship.
- Lack of sex drive after childbirth or during menopause.
- Reduced blood supply to the vagina for women making sex painful.
- Vaginal dryness.
- Diabetes and hypertension.
- Hyperthyroid or hypothyroid
- Some antidepressants and anti-seizure medications also can cause low sex drive.
- Vaginal candidiasis.
Homeopathic treatment for low libido
Homeopathy usually treats the underlying conditions that are causing the problem in the first place and so increase the libido. Let’s have a look at some of the homeopathic remedies that are commonly used to treat these problems.
Sepia woman is highly irritable, sensitive, angry, easily offended and miserable due to weak uterine. Low sex drive is due to the relaxation of pelvic muscles, and there is a bearing down sensation as if everything would escape through the vagina. Aversion to coition due to prolapse of uterus and vagina wall. Frigidity from childbirth after weaning or hormone pills. Nausea and irritability on the thought of sex. Great weakness after sex. Aversion to whom she loved best and other family members.
- AGNUS CASTUS
Sexual desire is almost absent. The sexual thrill is absent due to excessive masturbation. Aversion to sex. Relaxation of genitals with leucorrhea. Great sadness, depression, and sexual melancholy. They have diminished sexual desire with complete prostration and general debility.
- NATRUM MURATICUM
Nat. mure is a commonly prescribed homeopathic remedy for women who have a low sexual desire due to dryness in the vagina. This may be caused due to underlying factors, but the usage of natrum muriatic helps promote hydration, helping in sexual intercourse.
- BERBERIS VULGARIS
Berberis vulgaris is suitable for apathetic and indifferent women. Sexual desire absent due to pain during coition. Cutting, stitching pains during coition. Vaginismus. Vagina very sensitive, contraction and tenderness of vagina. Burning and soreness in the vagina after intercourse. Enjoyment absent during sex. Great prostration after sex. Neuralgia of the ovaries and vagina are other factors for low sex drive.
Onosmodium is another effective medicine for low sex drive in women. Sexual desire is completely absent due to uterine pain and bearing down pains. Soreness of ovaries and rectum. The woman has low power of concentration and coordination. She has early and prolonged menses. Great prostration, weak, timid. Ofter suffers from migraine headache. Sexual neurasthenia, weakness, tiredness in legs.
Aversion to sex due to a history of rape or sexual abuse. Vaginismus, the vagina is very sensitive to touch. Ovarian pain, going into thighs, worse pressure or sex. Prolapse with a sinking feeling in the abdomen. Frequent urinary infection, which is worse from intercourse. Staphysagria patient often prefers solitude.
- IGNATIA MARA
Sexual desire is absent, especially in very sensitive women. They are moody, emotional, sensitive and easily excited. Aversion to sex due to vaginismus, vagina very sensitive. Intense pain at the entrance of the vagina during coition with burning heat. Sexual desire is absent after grief, shock, disappointment, frustration, and worry. Feels worse after coition.
Graphites is suitable for an overweight, chilly and shy woman who suffer from constipation with late menses. Music makes her weep. Great aversion to sex. The vagina is dry, hot, or cold.
Indication for this remedy is loss of sexual power with or without infertility. Genitals are red, hot, swollen, burn and itch terribly. Diminished sexual desire with profound melancholy, mental depression, but feels better when is busy. A dragging down sensation in the pelvis, prolapsed uterus. Great lethargy, prostration and tired feeling in back.
Testosterone as a homeopathic remedy can be taken to balance the level of testosterone. Low testosterone cause low libido. The women who need this remedy may have muscle loss, acne, hair loss, facial hair growth.book appointment
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and not intended to replace the advice of your physician or health care provider.
For best results and treatment tailored to your symptoms, I recommend an appointment with a qualified homeopath.