It increases the red blood corpuscles. It is a very famous and widely used aphrodisiac of Ayurveda. It improves sexual potency, vigour and fertility.It is Tonic, aphrodisiac, alterative, stimulant, anti-aging and balances three dosha. It gives vigour and youth. Its regular intake gives strength to the body and heart. Makardhwaj cures debility due to illness and increases weight.