A Critical Study of Role of Diet Consisting Chiefly Milk and Clarified Butter in Spermatogenesis and Black Gram and Sesame Seed Oil in Oogenesis


Priyanka Kumari*, Ashutosh Kumar Pathak and Kameshwer Nath Singh

In the classical literature of Ayurveda, most repetitively prescribed diet by different scholars are the food consisting chiefly gharita (clarified butter) and milk mentioned for men and food consisting chiefly oil of sesame and masha/black gram for the women to be getting a good offspring. As per the principle of line of treatment in Ayurveda the substance (dravya) which have similar properties and panchabhautica composition they will increase the similar dhatu, dosha and mala in the body. So, the milk and ghee (clarified butter) increase the Shukra dhatu and sesame oil and masha (black gram) increases the Artava (seventh number dhatu in females) in the body by their similar composition and properties. As per the modern medical science in the process of spermatogenesis for the growth and maturation of spermatozoon the most required elements are fatty acids, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) and cholesterol which are present in milk and ghee (clarified butter) in highest ratio, similar as in the process of oogenesis for the growth and maturation of oocyte the most required elements are triglycerides mainly palmitic, stearic, oleic and linoleic acids are present in sesame oil and masha (black gram) in highest percentage.

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