Talmakhana (Hygrophila Spinosa)

Talmakhana (Hygrophila Spinosa)is considered as a Rasayanic herb (rejuvenating agent). In Ayurveda, it is described as Ikshura, Ikshugandha, Culli and Kokilasha, which means “having eyes like the Indian Cuckoo”. All parts of this plant are used (leaves, seeds, root) for medicinal purposes and have a slightly bitter taste.
It is considered good for men and helps in managing erectile dysfunction by increasing the testosterone levels. It also improves sexual stamina due to its aphrodisiac property. Kokilaksha also helps to manage blood sugar by preventing the damage to insulin producing cells due to its antioxidant property.
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:- 
Aphrodisiac: Makhana helps to improve male sexual health as it increases sperm quality and quantity due to its aphrodisiac property. It increases sex-hormone binding globulin (SHBG), a hormone that binds to testosterone and decreases free androgen levels.