Erection Tea: Can It Fix Erectile Dysfunction?

Erection tea can help improve your penile strength so you can achieve peak sexual performance. Learn more about this unique mix of herbs.

Dr. Jed Kaminetsky
Board Certified Urologist, expert in male sexual dysfunction
by Dr. Jed Kaminetsky Last updated 10/10/2023

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Does erection tea help fix erectile dysfunction? You may have heard that drinking green tea before sex can help with ED. 

But, is there any truth behind this?

In fact, many teas have been touted to have sexual benefits, like;

  • Green or Black Tea
  • Ginseng Tea
  • Cinnamon Tea
  • Other herbal teas like Ginko Biloba (a Chinese tea)

Despite how common ED is, it is often embarrassing for men to seek medical treatment for such issues.

Quick FAQs

Erection teas are special blends of tea that are meant to help men suffering from ED achieve an erection.

Because every person is different and there are no medically backed studies supporting their efficacy, there is no way to know for sure what will work for you.

Yes, there are several alternatives to erection teas. There are prescription medications, exercises, medical devices, and therapies all designed to help treat ED.

As a result, they may turn to more natural remedies, such as erection tea, to help overcome issues with ED.

In this post, we'll cover what you need to know about erection tea and the best tea for erection. 

What is Erection Tea?

As the name implies, erection tea is a herbal remedy that men consume to help promote penile strength and boost sexual performance.

Just as traditional teas offer ingredients to boost the immune system, erection teas include ingredients to boost performance below the belt.

Many blends achieve this via a makeup of nitric oxide and other specialized ingredients to accelerate the production of cyclic guanosine monophosphate or cGMP.

It's cGMP that works to help relax the penile muscles and increase blood flow to the area.

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Erection teas are nothing new. In fact, their roots date back several centuries.

However, over time, ingredients have been improved to help men with erectile issues.

Types of Tea for Erections

There are a variety of teas that are linked to improved erectile and sexual performance for men.

Here's a closer look at some of the more common erection tea recipe types:

1. Green Tea

Traditional green tea and erections have been linked for some time. This is largely due to the ingredient theanine, which is prevalent in many green tea blends.

Theanine is known for promoting a calming effect and helping to improve sleep.

It's also believed that this calming effect can help improve blood vessel function and better regulate blood flow to the penis.

In other words, a green tea erection isn't uncommon. Green tea is also one of the more common teas that aren't linked to some of the side effects found in others.

2. Ginseng Tea

Researchers can't quite explain how ginseng helps with ED, but studies do show that this herbal remedy can lead to improvement in sexual function.

Other benefits of ginseng tea include boosting the immune system and reducing stress.

3. Horny Goat Weed Tea

A popular Chinese herb, horny goat weed, is linked to a number of health benefits, such as helping to prevent cardiovascular disease and decreasing blood pressure.

Many believe that its cardiovascular benefits are linked to an improvement in sexual function.

The herb is also linked with an improvement in testosterone levels and contains a hormone that's believed to help improve sex drive.

4. Ginko Biloba Tea

Ginko Biloba is a native Chinese plant that's best linked with helping individuals with dementia and boosting energy levels.

However, many believe there is a link between this plant and sexual function as well – particularly when it comes to relaxing muscles throughout the body, including in the penis.

There are currently limited studies into this ingredient as a natural remedy for erectile dysfunction.

Does Erection Tea Work?

The science doesn't directly associate any particular ingredient with improving erectile dysfunction.

But many believe that some of these erection tea blends can at least help complement other ED treatments.

Unlike other ED treatments that are taken before a likely sexual encounter, erection teas have been found most beneficial when consumed regularly over days, weeks, and months.

However, every person is different. While some men report an improvement, others may experience side effects that are associated with some ingredients in erection tea.

Others may experience nothing at all. Furthermore, with various ingredients in different teas, men may have to experiment for a while in order to find the blend that benefits them the most.

For instance, some men may experience better erections from drinking black tea or ginger tea over green tea.

Erection Tea Side Effects

Despite some of the benefits erection teas may offer when it comes to an improvement in sexual performance, consuming them regularly as a substitute for coffee or other beverages may lead to some adverse results.

For instance, common side effects associated with erection teas may include:

  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
    • Skin irritation
    • Low blood pressure
    • Irregular heartbeat
    • Anxiety

      Some have even reported more severe side effects, such as seizures after consuming Ginko Biloba.

      Erection Tea Alternatives

      While some men do find benefits in natural tea remedies, the good news is that there are a variety of more tried and true alternatives for those who do not.

      Here's a look at some other treatments for ED:

      1. Viagra

      Viagra is clinically proven to help relax muscles and arteries around and inside the penis, which thereby helps with blood flow to the region to achieve and sustain an erection. 

      Following consumption, Viagra can help men achieve an erection for up to six hours. Viagra is a prescribed medication and should not be taken along with alcohol.

      2. Cialis

      Like Viagra, Cialis is designed to promote more blood flow to the penis to help men achieve and sustain an erection. 

      Like Viagra, it is also a prescription medication. 

      Men begin to notice results anywhere from 30-60 minutes after consumption. The biggest difference between Viagra and Cialis is how long it works. While Viagra's effectiveness is limited anywhere from four to six hours, Cialis' effectiveness can last for up to 36 hours.

      3. Levitra

      Another prescription medication, Levitra, contains vardenafil, which is linked to increased blood flow to the penis to help achieve and sustain an erection. 

      The biggest difference between Levitra and other ED treatments is that it tends to be more potent. In other words, men may be able to solve any ED issues at lower dosages compared to the other ED treatments on this list.

      4. Stendra

      Stendra is a fast-acting ED treatment that works in as little as 15 minutes and can help with more spontaneous sex.

      5. Shockwave therapy

      Though still largely experimental, penile shockwave therapy is one treatment that is currently being explored as a viable treatment for erectile dysfunction. However, it is still undergoing clinical trials and is not currently being used.

      6. Testosterone replacement

      Low levels of testosterone are also linked to erectile dysfunction. In some cases, testosterone replacement therapy may be necessary.

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      7. Penis pumps

      A penis pump is designed to help pull blood into the penis. 

      Once an erection is reached, a tensioning ring can be placed at the base of the penis to keep it firm and help it retain the blood. Penis pumps typically help men achieve an erection long enough to have intercourse.

      8. Exercise

      Some studies suggest that moderate to vigorous exercise can help improve ED and that regular exercise can help reduce the risk of developing erectile issues.

      The best way to properly diagnose and work toward a solution for issues with erectile dysfunction is to speak with a doctor.

      A physical exam and subsequent follow-up tests may first be administered to uncover any underlying issues that may be contributing to ED.

      From there, a doctor can explore treatment options.


      Erectile teas are natural drinks that offer ingredients designed to help improve blood flow throughout the body, including the penis.

      And though erectile teas have been used to treat sexual dysfunctions for centuries, with many men reporting improvements in sexual function, modern science and research are split on just how effective these remedies are in treating ED.

      There are several alternatives to erectile teas that have been proven to work, such as:

      • prescription medications
      • lifestyle adjustments
      • penis pumps
      • testosterone replacement therapy 
      • some supplements

      There’s not much harm in trying teas to improve erection quality, however, it’s likely to not make much of an improvement.

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      Dr. Jed Kaminetsky

      Dr. Jed Kaminetsky

      Dr. Jed Kaminetsky M.D. is an American Board Certified Urologist and earned his Medical Degree at New York University. In his tenure he became a member of the American Urological Association and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kaminetsky pioneered the minimally invasive Rezum BPH treatment and is an expert in male and female dysfunction.


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