Ayurveda Vrishya Ksheera : A Drink With Dates and Milk

Dates with milk is known as vrishya ksheera or an aphrodisiac milk in ayurveda . This has combined benefits of khajur and milk.


Dates with Milk an Ayurveda Vajikarana Food

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Dates and Milk Health Benefits

Dates with Milk an Ayurveda Vajikarana Food

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Texts of Ayurveda recommend processing milk with numerous aphrodisiac herbs and fruits as a medicine to increase the strength and stamina of men. Such milk preparations are known as Vrishya ksheera. In Sanskrit Vrishya means aphrodisiac and ksheera means milk. These recipes are recommended as Vajikarana foods for men who suffer from erectile dysfunction ( Read Ayurveda remedies and treatment for erectile dysfunction)  or impotence, premature ejaculation (Read what are the best ayurvedic medicines for ED and PE ?)  for, low sperm count (Ayurvedic medicine for increase sperm count naturally ) and low sperm volume. Herbs which have both Vajikarana and Rasayana properties are used in these recipes. The milk thus processed with these herbs help as anti ageing. It also helps to increase the sexual energy in men. Regular consumption of this milk helps in erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, low libido, low sperm count and low sperm motility. The health benefits of these aphrodisiac milk enhance when these are consumed with cooked rice, sugar and ghee (Read Does ghee increase blood cholesterol ? ).

The milk and dates recipe is also an aphrodisiac milk recipe (vajikarana food) and is very easy to prepare and herbs are easily available in ayurvedic shops . Here is the recipe.

How to Make Khajoor Milk (Dates Milk)

Preparation of Vrishya Ksheera: (milk and dates)

Date fruits – 25 gms ( Check 7 Best Soft Dates or Khajur Available Online in India )
Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)– 25 gms
Raisins : 25 gms
Yashti madhu (Liquorice or licorice or Glycyrrhiza glabra) : 25 gms
Seeds of Kapikacchu (Mucuna pruriens) – 25 gms
Black gram (urad dal) – 25 gms

Mix all the ingredients and cook with 1 liter of water until 250 ml of water remains. Add 300 ml of milk and boil till water evaporates and milk remains. Filter this milk to a container with help of a clean thin cloth. This can be consumed with sugar or powdered sugar candies and rice. Or else it can be consumed without rice. This milk is also advised as a diet for men who are undergoing Vajikarana Therapy.


  •  Diabetes patients can consume this milk without sugar and can use broken wheat instead of rice. Diabetic patients have to use around 2 dates per day.
  • Consume this milk when it is fresh. If you leave for a long time it may become sour.

Dry Dates Boiled in Milk Benefits:

When there is a non availability of soft dates, dry dates can be used. But these dry dates have to be soaked in milk for an hour and then can be boiled in milk. Dry dates have to be thoroughly washed before soaking. Do not leave this more than an hour.

Dates and Milk Health Benefits

The dates (Read Ayurveda Health Benefits of Dates) and milk in Ayurveda is a very popular combination. They recommend Dates and milk for ED. Health benefits of Dates and milk are innumerable and it is considered as Vajikarana Food.

Health Benefits of Dates:

Dates the fruits of palm tree are known as Kharjura in Sanskrit. The medicinal properties and health benefits of dates are eulogised by Ayurveda scholars.

According to principles of Ayurveda dates are sweet (madhura rasa ) to taste and increase moistness of body tissues. These fruits are heavy to digest and meanwhile they balance pitta and vata and also act as a body coolant.

Relieves Constipation

Dates relieve constipation as they are rich in fibers. They normalise the bowel movement and makes evacuation of stools easy. Consume 5-10 dates daily to address constipation. (Read can constipation cause erectile dysfunction ?)

Dates are helpful in Erectile dysfunction.

Ayurveda acharyas recommend dates in vajikarana therapy. Many ayurvedic preparations which are used as Ayurveda remedy for erectile dysfunction contain these delicious fruits. The Vajikarana food “Ayurveda Vrishya Ksheera” is one of them. These fruits are rich in potassium . Erectile dysfunction can occur in potassium deficiency and also when there is imbalance between levels of sodium and potassium. Potassium rich dates help men to overcome these conditions effectively.

Dates are praised as sperm boosting fruits

According to ayurvedic text “Bhava Prakasha”, Kharjura or Dates are known to function as “Shukrala” (the herbs which increase shukra dhatu or semen). The nutrient rich fruit help to increase quality and quantity of semen. They help to boost sperm volume, sperm count and sperm motility.

Milk and Date help in weight gain

These fruits are very high in calories. Increased calories help to gain healthy weight. Dates and milk is recommended in ayurveda weight gain therapy or brimhana therapy. For a healthy weight gain eat around 10 to 15 dates every day with a glass of warm milk and a tea spoon of ghee.

Helps to Increase Blood or Hb% in pregnancy

Anaemia causes loss of strength and low energy level. This affects the performance of men in bed and also it may cause infertility or low sperm quality. These fruits are excellent source of iron. People who have tendency to get anaemia can consume dates regularly to prevent this condition. In Arabic native medicine pregnant women are encouraged to eat these daily and this regimen is strictly followed for few months even after delivery. Consuming dates in pregnancy helps in three ways. It prevents occurrence of anaemia and eases the delivery pains. It reduces bleeding after delivery. This combination also helps to increase female sexual arousal. Hence this is a best ayurvedic treatment to increase female libido

In Arthritis, Cystitis, acidity and diarrhoea

Arthritis, Cystitis, acidity and diarrhoea can debilitate men. The pain and loss of energy can make a man impotent. Date help in all these conditions. Fully ripe dates are good source of potassium which ease joint pain. They act as body coolant and soothe inner layers of bladder in cystitis. The alkaline nature of dates help in pacifying pitta and reduces discomfort caused due to acidity.

Health Benefits of Milk.

Texts of Ayurveda laud the properties of this milk.

According to principles of ayurveda milk is generally sweet and increases moistness and greasiness of body tissues. It has cooling effect on body. Consumption of milk increases lactation. It refreshes body and mind. Milk nourishes body and is believed to be a complete food. Daily consumption of milk increases libido, quality and quantity of semen and helps in erectile dysfunction. It helps to boost memory power and strengthens mind. Milk acts as an instant energizer and relieves thirst. The symptoms of bronchitis and cough get reduced by continuous use of milk. Persons suffering from gout are benefited by regular consumption of milk. It accelerates wound healing.

Thus the combination of dates and milk is not only an elixir for men but also helps women to gain back their strength.

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Author : Dr. Savitha Suri Consultant Ayurvedic Physician

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