HERBAL APHRODISIACS: WHAT THEY ARE & HOW TO USE THEM
Have you ever heard of eating oysters, birds nest soup, iguana, or the many other bizarre foods that people believe to be arousing? Aphrodisiacs have been long sought after, admired, and rumored for their effects on libido — but do they actually work?
An aphrodisiac, named after the Goddess Aphrodite, is a substance that, when consumed or applied topically to the human body, has the ability to increase libido, potency, or sexual pleasure (Kotta, Ansari, & Ali, 2013). Many herbs naturally support our body, mind, and spirit in opening to the pleasures of life — most notably sexual union with oneself or another. Herbal aphrodisiacs have been used for thousands of years and continue to be used and loved by many cultures today (Nair, Sellaturay, & Sriprasad, 2012).
Full article at The Herbal Academy Blog