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Wendy Warner, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, answeredSome herbal remedies can help improve vaginal dryness and your libido. Borage oil (500 to 1,000 mg daily), dong quai, black cohosh, and vitex all can help with dryness. So can puncturing a gelcap of vitamin E and applying the contents daily for several weeks. Ginseng may help increase testosterone levels, which can improve the libido. It also may increase blood pressure, worsen insomnia, and cause postmenopausal bleeding, so discuss using this or any herbal remedy with your doctor. Herbal remedies aside, lubricants such as Astroglide and Liquid Silk can help make intercourse more comfortable. Be sure to talk to your partner about any discomfort you may have.