Most of us want to know some more ways to get in the mood, don’t we? The foods we eat have an impact on our physical health and our mood, including how sexy we feel. There are some specific foods you can eat if you want to spice up your sex life, a few that will even increase the blood flow to your genitals. They’re called aphrodisiacs and here are some of the top ones to try:
This sweet food’s name just oozes sex. Honey is an excellent source of boron which is a trace mineral that aids in metabolizing estrogen. It’s possible that boron helps our sex drives and climactic experience because it may enhance testosterone levels in the blood.
Most people have heard that oysters are aphrodisiacs. They’re packed with zinc, which is known to boost libido and help produce sperm.
Garlic is loaded with allicin, which helps improve blood flow. It can be added to a variety of dishes, so there’s no excuse not to make a romantic meal with garlic. Just be sure you carry some breath mints!
Figs are sexy. They’re one of the oldest fruit and Greeks considered figs sacred, associating them with fertility and passion.
Yes! Most of us would hope for chocolate to be so useful. Chocolate (in its pure form) contains compounds such as phenylethylamine, nicknamed the “love chemical” which releases dopamine in parts of the brain reserved for pleasure. Pure chocolate also contains anandamide, a feel-good, psychoactive chemical. The love chemical helps bring on feelings of attraction, excitement and euphoria.
The sweet aroma of basil is known to have a stimulating, aphrodisiac effect. It’s also delicious, especially in pasta sauces!
Well, for starters, their phallic shape is likely to bring up thoughts of sexuality for some. They’re also packed with B vitamins, potassium and magnesium. It has been shown that bananas can increase a man’s libido because they contain the bromeliad enzyme.
Two avocados side-by-side resemble testicles. It’s one of the reasons they were first associated with sexuality. The Aztecs referred to an avocado as a “testicle tree”, or “ahuacatl” in their language. Nutritionally, they’re high in vitamin B6, folic acid and potassium.
It has been said that the sweet aroma of almonds arouses feminine passion. Almonds are packed with fiber, vitamin E and magnesium. An added bonus is that they’re delicious with chocolate!
It’s high in folic acid, which is necessary to help men and women achieve orgasm, as it lifts histamine production. This delectable vegetable is also high in vitamins A, C and B6, fiber and potassium.