Let’s talk aphrodisiacs.
An aphrodisiac is said to stimulate sexual desire. The word is derived from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexuality and love. There are quite a few aphrodisiacs to entice the opposite sex so I am definitely taking notes. My sweetheart will appreciate my study time for sure.
The following goodies are a comprehensive list courtesy of Loveology University. Enjoy!
I’m off to play some bingo at Desperate Housewives Aphrodisiacs for Flirting
Chili Peppers - Gets the face flushing, heart pumping, pores sweating, & blood flowing towards the genitals.
Bananas - Contains bufotenine, a chemical that acts on the brain to increase happiness, self-confidence, & sex drive.
Carrots - Have strong fibrous ingredients that supercharge the body & lead to a feeling of strong sexual desire.
Damiano - This “lover's herb” contains alkaloids, which stimulate blood flow to genitals & increase sensitivity.
Clary Sage - Is known for decreasing inhibitions with its relaxing, euphoric, mildly intoxicating effects.Aphrodisiacs for Seduction
Oysters - Contain zinc, essential mineral for men needed for sperm production. Also releases testosterone in women.
Shrimp - High in iodine, which is needed by the thyroid gland that regulates energy, including sexual energy.
Chocolate - Includes caffeine and a plant substance called phytosteral that mimics human sex hormones.
Ginger - Comes from the root of the plant & increases blood flow to the genitals in both men and women.
Olives - Green ones make men more virile while black ones are believed to increase sex drive for women.
Tomatoes - Known as “love apples” & forbidden by Puritans because of its reputation as a potent sexual stimulant.
Asparagus - Rich with potassium, phosphorous, calcium, and vitamin E, all vital for increased hormone production.
Apples - Ever since Biblical days apples have been known as the fruit of temptation. They are also filled with vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that stimulate sexual desire.Aphrodisiacs for Exploration
Licorice - Contains plant estrogens and stimulates the sex glands, bringing oxygen to the female genitals 40% faster.
Pumpkin Pie or Pumpkin Seeds - The top contender to increase penile blood flow an average of 40% faster.
Muira Puama - The American Journal of Natural Medicine stated: “One of the best herbs to use for erectile dysfunction or lack of libido (also known as potency wood).
Cinnamon - This sweet, spicy flavor and aroma has been used to aid in the treatment of impotence and proven to be sexually stimulating for men.
Basil - Considered the sacred herb of India, it awakens the senses, stimulates blood flow, and relieves fatigue.
Artichoke - Share this sex vitamin, high in Vitamin C, folic acid, magnesium, and phosphorus with your lover because it’s fun to eat together!
Celery - Contains androsterone, a powerful male hormone released through sweat glands to attract women.Aphrodisiac Aromas
Pheromones - Designed by nature to ensure we attract a biologically suitable mate. Produced in sweat glands that are attached to hair follicles: head, underarms, and genitals.
How they work - Pheromones are released into the air from sweat that evaporates from our skin in the 40 million skin cells we shed each day.
Erotic aromas for men - Cinnamon, popcorn, pumpkin pie, and doughnuts.
Erotic aromas for women - Melon, chocolate, oranges, and bread.
Erotic scents for men - Vanilla, lavender, and Jasmine
Erotic scents for women - Musk, orange blossom, and sandalwood