6 Health Benefits Of Sperm You Didn’t Know!

By- Shreya Sharma

The thought of swallowing semen in enough to make most of us feel pukish. We know sex has some serious health benefits, but we always ignore sperm. We prefer a warning instead of swallowing. But do you know semen is rich in proteins. Sperm not only help us with producing babies but it has some more benefits. Here are 6 health benefits of sperm you did not know.

  1. They are anti-depressant

We know sex releases happy hormone that makes us smile, but it has a lot to do with semen. Exposure to semen can lower the symptoms of depression. Vagina absorbs a number of components of semen which are further detected in the blood stream. This does not mean to have unprotected sex because you can still get pregnant and there is still a risk of STIs.


  1. It is a multivitamin

One tablespoon of semen contains over 200 proteins and several helpful vitamins and minerals which include vitamin C, calcium, citric acid, chlorine, lactic acid, potassium, phosphorus, nitrogen, vitamin B12, zinc and much more. Sex gives you a healthy dose of something good.

  1. It helps you sleep better

Sure you are tired after sex, but that is not the only reason that makes you fall asleep so well. Semen contains melatonin that induces sleep and relaxation. It enters your bloodstream and helps you sleep better.  

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  1. Swallowing semen can lower down blood pressure

Swallowing semen on regular basis can lower down your blood pressure. Women who swallow their male partner’s sperm during oral sex have the lower risk of high blood pressure during pregnancy. Semen helps in making and birth of a baby.

  1. Lowers the risk of prostate cancer

High ejaculation frequency results in decreased risk of prostate cancer. If a guy is ejaculating regularly, it is lowering their chances of prostate cancer later in life.


  1. All natural fire-extinguisher

DNA in semen can be used to create flame retardant materials. The components found in the DNA could be an environmentally friendly way to protect the fabric from the flame.

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