A Case Study Of Varicocele treated by Ayurveda


Nightfall issues and Varicocele were the complaints of a 23 year old patient visiting the clinic.

He is a student, unmarried and complained of severe discomfort while walking/ cycling or lifting weights since the past 2 years.

Investigation & Diagnosis

Further examination revealed he was a vegetarian, non smoker, non drinker and was in the habit of masturbating.

Other symptoms included poor appetite, hard stools, night falls ( at least once a week). 

The problem started in 2012. 

Reports  revealed moderate varicocele in the right and grade 3 varicocele in the left side.

Semen Analysis reports were normal 

A mild hydrocelic swelling was found in the right side.


The treatment was focused on primarily improving  his Agni.  For this Ama Pachaka drugs were given to eliminate the toxins.  Additionally, medicated water , herbal powders and tablets were  used to control his night emissions and varicocele problem. 

Sukumaram Kashayam, Chandraprabha Vati, Avipattikar Powder, Chiruvilwadi Kashayam and Hinguvachadi Churnam were some of the medicines used in the treatment. 

He was recommended a strict diet of nutritious, easily digestible food including fresh, local fruits and vegetables. 

Yoga asanas like Surya namaskar, Dhanursana , Matsyasana and Pawanamuktasana were advised.


Within a month, the patient's bowel movements were seen to improve.  He reported no discomfort in his private parts and the occurrence of night falls  reduced to 2 episodes in a month.

Treatment was given for about 5 months including diet changes and regular yoga.  The last reports reported no varicocele / hydrocele.

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Dr. Greeshma Nair

Dr. Greeshma Nair(B.A.M.S) is a Staunch believer that Ayurveda is not merely a science but lifestyle too. Her holistic approach towards diagnosis and treatment is based on the root cause of disease and gives you a three-dimensional solution to a condition that includes Ahaar (diet), Vihaar (lifestyle) and Aushadhi (medicines).