Words of love and romance on Valentine’s Day include aphrodisiacs for women and aphrodisiac for men; what is a turn on for one may not be the same for the other. Natural aphrodisiac is more than just chocolate it includes what is in your fridge like celery aphrodisiac, garlic aphrodisiac….really!
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An aphrodisiac is a food, drug, scent or device that claims to improve libido. If you want to improve your skills in the bedroom and get in the mood this Valentine’s Day (or really any time) The best aphrodisiacs are right here. Check out these 10 aphrodisiac foods.
Asparagus spears invoke deep feelings of lust in both women and men and are a great source of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C, and thiamin and folic acid. The latter is said to boost histamine production necessary for the ability to reach orgasm in both sexes.
Celery is known to contain androsterone a male hormone that is able to stimulate the sexual arousal of females…
This fruit’s leaves have been reported as the actual leaf used to cover Adam and Eve’s private parts. Hindus regard it as a symbol of fertility. Regardless of its phallic shape, the banana is loaded with potassium, magnesium and B vitamins, bromelain and chelating minerals that can enhance male libido.
Basil has a warming effect on the body and promotes circulation, and if she is not in the mood, claiming she has a headache; a mere sniff and it is gone!
Chocolate helps the brain produce feel-good serotonin and the love chemical phenylethylamine and theobromine which produces dopamine in the brain’s pleasure centers. In fact surveys have found that the feel good mood from chocolate is sometimes preferred to sex and orgasim.
Eggs are high in vitamin B6 and B5, which helps in balancing hormone levels and naturally occurring lecithin can lower cholesterol giving your heart an extra beat for love! The egg also considered the most ancient fertility symbol.
Raw oysters have been quoted as looking like human genitalia. The best oysters are very high in zinc with a whopping 91 mg of zinc per 100g; probably the highest concentration found in any other food. Zinc is used mainly by the thyroid and in men the prostate gland. Zinc raises sperm and testosterone production, thus increasing libido in men.
Seafood in general is rich in Iodine which the thyroid gland adores. Insufficient thyroid hormones leave you feeling sluggish, tired, depressed and little interest in bedroom tango. So start eating seafood!
The sexiest fruit is the Avocado. The Aztecs’ name for the avocado tree was Ahuacuatl which translate into English as the “testicle tree”. The Spanish, in fact, found avocados so obscenely sexy, that Catholic priests prohibited their consumption. High in folic acid, vitamin B6, potassium, omega-3 fatty acids and oleic acid, which fights “bad” cholesterol. And builds testosterone!
Once regarded as symbols of fertility, the smell of almonds have also been said to arouse women. A good source of vitamin E, magnesium and fiber improves general well-being and cardiovascular health so that you can sail through the night of mattress mambo… almonds benefits
BONUS* Garlic an aphrodisiac? This hot herb can ignite passion despite it’s repuation as the stinking rose. Garlic is a natural male aphrodisiac for its ability to improve blood circulation which can improve sexual performance by stimulating the production of the enzyme nitric oxide synthase, which is responsible for the mechanism of erection . Oh and for the power of garlic aphrodisiac properties both lovers must must consume it.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
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