Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) Uses, Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, Warnings

Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak), is mentioned as Akarakarabhadi Churna in classical Ayurvedic text Sharangdhar Samhita.

Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) is Ayurvedic medicine for Premature Ejaculation or PE. BUT, this medicine should not be used as any other herbal medicine.

Jatiphaladi Bati contains Shuddha Ahiphen or Purified Afeem or Opium. Opium is the thickened latex collected from the immature Poppy capsules of plant Papaver somniferum after making incision. The dried latex is collected. Opium is nerve sedative and the strongest form of nerve relaxant due to presence of alkaloids morphine (3-23%), narcotine (2-10%), codeine (0.2-3.5%), papaverine (0.5-3%) and thebaine (0.2-1%).  Opium is used in Ayurvedic medicine for its sedative, tranquilizing, hypnotic, calming, and analgesic properties.

The side effects of Opium include:

  • Alkaloid morphine, can cause euphoria, sedation then narcotic sleep.
  • It depresses breathing and slows down evacuation of the stomach, causing constipation and urine retention.
  • It may cause overstimulation.
  • It can cease peristalsis and cause constipation. It causes dizziness, general weakness, headache, hyperthermia, itchy skin, rashes and trembling of the hands, chronic twitching, retention of urine, depression on central nervous system etc.
  • Overdose of Afeem leads to reduction of mental capacity, reactive euphoria, bradycardia, pulmonary and brain oedemas.
  • Regular use makes a person addicted to it.

Therefore, it is highly recommended not to opt for Opium containing medicine for PE. The purpose of this page is to give you correct information about the medicine. Here is given more about this medicine, such as Warnings, Side effects, When not to use, benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

  • Reference Text: Sharangdhar Samhita
  • Synonyms: Jatiphaladi Bati
  • Availability: Online and at medical stores
  • Type of medicine: Classical Medicine
  • Main Indication: PE
  • Suitable for: Males
  • MRP/Price: Baidyanath Jatiphaladi Bati (Stambhak) MRP Rs 619.80

Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) Composition

Ingredients present in this formulation are given below:

  • Shuddha Ahiphena Papaver Somniferum 4 Parts
  • Akarkara 1 Part
  • Jaiphal Myristica Fragrans 1 Part
  • Sonth Zingiber Officinale 1 Part
  • Sheetal Chini Piper Cubeba 1 Part
  • Kesar Crocus Sativus 1 Part
  • Pippali Piper Longum 1 Part
  • Laung Syzygium Aromaticum 1 Part
  • Safed Chandan Santalum Album 1 Part

Know the ingredients of Jatiphaladi Vati


Nutmeg or Jaiphal/Jaifal is traditionally used in treatment of diarrhea. It has anti-enterotoxic activity which means it is effective against organisms producing a toxin specific for cells of the intestinal mucosa. It is carminative and gives relief in pain, abdominal swelling, indigestion and diarrhea.

Excess intake of Nutmeg cause intoxicating, causing hallucinations, headaches, dizziness, heart palpitations. Long term use of Nutmeg affects semen and make it thin.


Akarkara refers to roots of Anacyclus pyrethrum, a plant widely distributed in North Africa, Mediterranean region, in the Himalayas, North India and in Arabian countries. It is Balya, Rasayana and Vajikarak. The plant roots contain anacycline, pellitorine, enetriyne alcohol, hyrdocarolin, inulin (c 50%), traces of volatile oil and (+) – sesamin, amides (I, II, III, IV).

The plant roots are stimulant, cordial and rubifacient. It is Stimulant, sialagogue, nerve tonic and works on Nervous, excretory and reproductive organs. Akarkara is mainly given in case of Nerve disorders, bowel conditions, seminal debility, gargle for tooth problems.

Akarkara must not be used in high dose or for longer periods of time. It is hot in nature, so should be used with caution in summer and by hot temperament individuals and menstruating women. When taken in excess, it irritates mucous membrane of intestine causing bloody stools, tetanus-like spasms and profound stupor.


Pippali is known as Pippali, Pipal, Long Pepper and Dried Catkins. It is fruits of a plant Piper longum. It is pungent (Katu) in taste, hot in potency and sweet (Madhur Vipak) after digestion. The main organs on which it works are digestive, reproductive and respiratory. It has analgesic, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, carminative and expectorant properties and is used in treatment of digestive and respiratory ailments such as gas, bloating, distension, digestive weakness, excess phlegm, asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs and laryngitis. It is also used in rheumatic pain, gout, paralysis etc. as it reduces Vata inside body, gives relief in pain and digests Ama (toxic waste produced in body to incomplete digestion).

Pippali increases Pitta inside body. So, people of Pitta nature should use it cautiously. Moreover, the long term and excessive use of Pippali is contraindicated in Ayurveda.

Pippali and Shunthi increases Agni (digestive fire) and destroys Ama in the body.


Kesar is good for intellect. It cures colic pain, vata roga, vomiting, kapha roga and anorexia. It is digestive stimulant, light and constipative. It cures gulma (phantom tumour) and piles.


Sonth or Dry ginger is pungent, hot, appetizer, aphrodisiac and cardiac tonic. It alleviates Kapha and Vata. It promotes good voice. It cures vibandha (constipation), anaha (obstruction to the movement of wind in the stomach) and shula (colic pain).

Jatiphaladi Vati Biomedical Action

  • Aphrodisiac: Stimulates sexual desire.
  • Calmative: Having relaxing or pacifying properties
  • Hypnotic: Sleep-inducing
  • Sedative: Promoting calm or inducing sleep
  • Tranquilizer: Reduce tension or anxiety.

Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) Health Benefits

  • It is aphrodisiac.
  • It boosts energy level in men.
  • It controls the excitement level.
  • It is useful in Premature Ejaculation.
  • It supports better erection by increasing flow of blood in the organ.
  • This medicine is especially given for improving condition of premature ejaculation.

Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) Therapeutic Uses

  • Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) is indicated in ejaculation disorders of men.
  • Useful in male sexual problems
  • Impotency, Erectile dysfunction
  • Semen loss
  • Premature Ejaculation

Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) Dosage

  • This is a prescription drug of Ayurveda.
  • Take this medicine in medical supervision only as it contains opium.
  • The recommended dosage of medicine is 1 tablet.
  • It is not suitable for long term use.
  • It should be taken ONLY once a day, before going to bed.
  • It is to be taken with milk/milk cream/Ghee.
  • Or take as directed by doctor.


Jatiphaladi Vati (Stambhak) DO improves energy level, libido and excitement BUT temporarily. It gives relief in symptoms only on intake. But if you take it daily you get dependent on this medicine and suffer from opium addiction symptoms. There are many people who take this medicine without knowing its ill effects and get addicted to it. It is highly recommended for such people to get necessary help from professionals to get de-addicted.

  • Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.
  • Do not use many different medicines for the treatments of same disease.
  • Do not take more than recommended doses.
  • This medicine is for men only.
  • Keep away from the sight and reach of children.


  • Specific contraindications have not been identified.
  • Do not take it regularly.
  • Do not take if suffering from:
  • Constipation
  • Piles
  • Dryness
  • Fluid retention

Drug Interactions

Please maintain a gap of at least an hour between intake of any allopathic drug and Ayurvedic medicine to avoid drug interaction, if any.

Jatiphaladi Vati Side-effects

  • Opium causes dependence or addiction.
  • It increases dryness in body.
  • It may cause constipation and fluid retention.
  • Other side effects are also possible.


  • Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.
  • Do not take it regularly.


  • Store in a cool and dry place in tightly closed containers, protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Keep bottle cap closed after every use.

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