Home Remedies to Increase Sperm Count

From the Treasury of Granny – 24

Sperms in males and ova in females are the integral parts of creating new lives. When a male sperm meets with a female’s ovum it forms a zygote, it turns to embryo with certain biological processes. The total number of sperms present in semen is called sperm count.  The quality and number of sperms matter the most in reproduction. 

The experts consider a healthful sperm count to be 15 million in a milliliter or at least 39 million in an ejaculation.  It is not considered good for sexual life the sperm count below this number.  Generally,  the sexologists consider sperm count below 10 million per ml to be low which may lead to infertility issues. There may be many reasons that can lead to decreased sperm count. These are inherited genetic disorders, infections and tumours.  In fact, the factors that influence testosterone levels have significant impact on the number and quality of sperms.  

Most of us run from the pillar to the post to improve the quality and number of sperm count. The medicines given in such situation are generally not free from side effects and in the long run may have bad impact on sexual wellness and health. However, with certain home remedies this problem can be solved.

Home Remedies to Increase the Sperm Count

With the help of the following home remedies and foods the sperm count in semen can be improved:


Dark Chocolate: Dark chocolate is considered one of the best foods to increase the sperm count. The cacao beans have anti-oxidants. Both the partners can eat a piece of dark chocolate before sleeping.

Eggs: Eggs are a super food to increase the sperm count and general sexual wellness. They are rich in vitamin E, proteins and zinc which are vital in increasing the sperm count. Eggs also protect sperms from damage, thus doubling the chances of fertilization.   

Goji Berries: Goji Berry is an extremely costly fruit. It has many qualities. It increases sexual power, sperm count and also increases longevity. It contains anti-oxidants that are said to increase the sperm count.

Bananas: Bananas are very beneficial in increasing the sperm count. Bananas are rich in Vitamins B and C and magnesium. These elements are very helpful in increasing sperm count. Bananas also regulate the sex hormones and cheer up the mood.

Garlic: Garlic helps in preventing cancer and it is helpful in increasing the sperm count. It has anti-oxidants that increase the sperm number and quality.

Spinach: All the leafy vegetables help regulate the activities of human body. Spinach is rich in folic acid which is essential for the development of sperms.

Walnuts: Walnuts are known as the food that is helpful for the well-being of the nervous system. Walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and thus they improve the vitality of sperms.

Pomegranates: Pomegranates increase sex drive and help increase the sperm number. They can be taken in the form of juice or eaten raw.


Turmeric: Turmeric is the most commonly found spice in every Indian kitchen. It is useful in many ailments including increasing sperm count.

Other Measures to Increase the Sperm Count

These measures can help increase the increase the sperm count

  • Good sleep
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Quitting smoking
  • Not taking stress
  • Exercising


In fact human sperms play a very vital role in the reproduction of healthy baby. Presently, there are around 28 million couples in India that are suffering from infertility issues and the most common among them are insufficient sperm count. However, this problem could be improved to a large extent by adopting good life style measures and having proper foods that help in increasing the sperm count.

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