Aphrodisiac Foods

Posted by on November 28, 2009 | No Comments

aphrodisiac The word “Aphrodisiac” is derived from the Greek mythology and named after the Aphrodite Goddess of love. Aphrodisiac exists in many forms and has been used to increase attractiveness and stimulate sexual desire throughout the ages.





The following are food that help and increase sexual desires:

  1. Oysters
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    The oysters have a high content of zinc, which is vital for sperm production. According to a study conducted on male mice, raw oysters increase testosterone levels and male libido.

  3. Viagra
  4. Before Viagra were launched, treatment of erectile dysfunction through drugs reaped little success. In 1996, Viagra was patented, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to become the first oral treatment for use in erectile dysfunction in 1998.

    When a man is sexually simulated, Viagra helps to increase blood flow to the penis and cause an erection. Hence it is often viewed as a Aphrodisiac  and bagged nicknames such as "Vitamin V" and "the amazing Blue Pill".

  5. Alcohol
  6. Alcohol makes one feel relaxed and in high spirits. It also reduces sexual inhibitions a person may ordinarily have and gets you in the mood for intimacy. As alcohol affect blood flow after one’s consumption, impact testosterone levels, and thus libido.

  7. Horny Goat Weed
  8. Epimedium or better known as Horny goat weed has been used by the Chinese, for many centuries as an aphrodisiac. The name was given after a goat herder noticed that his goats were going on a sexual rampage after eating these weeds. Goat weed contains flavonoids, sterols and magnaflorine that may influence sexual biochemistry. It is thought that the biochemical reactions play a role in arousal and emotional response. Magnaflorine increases relaxation of muscles and increases blood circulation to the penis and clitoris.

  9. Dark Chocolate
  10. Chocolate is known to be a Happy Food and is often used as a courtship gift during Valentine’s Day.

    Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, which is an amino-acid to have aphrodisiacal effects. Phenylethylamine is a substance released in the human body when one is in love. Other stimulants which are also present in chocolates are dopamine and serotonin. These stimulants alleviate pain and elevate one’s mood.


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