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Aphrodisiac Herbs

These Herbs are Aphrodisiacs from many different Cultural Traditions . Aphrodisiacs can work in two ways, either by working on the mind to create sexual desire or by affecting certain parts of the body to stimulate sexual desire or both.  

Aphrodisiac Herbs for this condition:

Black Pepper

Latin Name: Piper nigrum

Black Pepper increase blood flow, thereby assisting with erectile function. It is known as a Male Aphrodisiac. - Read More

Cardamom

Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum

Cardamom is a powerful aphrodisiac and it is claimed to be beneficial in treating impotence.
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Catuaba

Latin Name: Erythroxylum catuaba

Catuaba has a long history of use in herbal medicine as an aphrodisiac. The Tupi Indians in Brazil first discovered the aphrodisiac qualities of the plant - Read More

Cinnamon

Latin Name: Cinnamon zeylanicum

Cinnamon produces heat in the body which increases ones physical and sexual appetite. - Read More

Cistanche

Latin Name: Cistanche salsa

‘Increase libido in men and women. - Read More

Clavo Huasca

Latin Name: Tynanthus panurensis

‘… in Peruvian herbal medicine clavo huasca is used as a remedy for both frigidity and erectile dysfunction, increasing potency and passion in both men and women.’ - Read More

Damiana

Latin Name: Turnera diffusa

Damiana is a mood-elevating aromatic herb, helps calm anxiety and induces a relaxed state of mind, considered especially useful when anxiety and depression are discouraging sexual arousal. - Read More

Foxnut

Latin Name: Euryale ferox

The seeds of foxnut are used in ayurvedic and Tcm preparations for Sexual problems. - Read More

Ginseng

Latin Name: Panax ginseng

Panax ginseng provides a better blood supply to the penis and clitoris alleviating impotence and flaccidity and improving female sexual desire. Panax ginseng also increases sperm production. - Read More

Gokshura/ Tribulis

Latin Name: Tribulis terrestris

Gokshura/ Tribulis has be show to increase testosterone and DHT [ dihydrotestosterone ] . - Read More

He Shou Wu / Fo ti Tieng

Latin Name: Polygonum Multiflorum

He Shou Wu is widely used in Chinese tonic herbalism as a tonic to promote healthy aging by tonifying the Kidney and Liver functions, toning up Jing (vital essence), nourishing the blood, and fortifying the muscles, tendons and bones. - Read More

Hemidesmus

Latin Name: Hemidesmuc indica

Used in Ayurvedic medicine for men suffering from low libido and sexual impotence - Read More

Horny Goat Weed

Latin Name: Epimedium sagittatum

Preliminary evidence suggests that it may modulate levels of the hormones cortisol, testosterone, and thyroid hormone, bringing low levels back to normal. - Read More

Jasmine Flowers

Latin Name: Jasminum officinale

Jasmine increase feminine essence. It is a very Yin herb and and Aphrodisiac for women. It is also an Anti -depressant, which is helpful if your Libido is low due to Depression. - Read More

Kola Vera

Latin Name: Kola nitida

Kola Vera is a stimulant and an anti - depressant . - Read More

Maca

Latin Name: Lepidium meyenii

Used by the Incas to increase fertility and as an aphrodisiac. Also known as Peruvian Viagra, Maca is used to treat impotence, erectile dysfunction, increase fertility and increases sexual desire or libido. - Read More

Morinda Root

Latin Name: Morinda officinalis

A sweet, warm tonic that helps with impotence, premature ejaculation and is known as a mild aphrodisiac. - Read More

Mucuna

Latin Name: Mucuna puriens

Known as a potent herbal aphrodisiac and is reputed to increase semen volume, sperm count and sperm motility and premature ejaculation - Read More

Muira Puama

Latin Name: Ptychopetalum olacoides

Miura Puma is also known as Potency Wood , no pun intended .
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Pygeum

Latin Name: Pygeum africanum

Pygeum appears to alleviate disorders obstructing sexual pleasure. - Read More

Raw Chocolate

Latin Name: Theobroma cacao

Raw chocolate contains lots of feel good chemicals which will enhance your love making . - Read More

Saffron

Latin Name: Crocus sativa

In traditional medicine, saffron is recommended as an aphrodisiac agent. - Read More

Sarsaparilla

Latin Name: Smilax officinalis

The root of the sarsaparilla plant is reputed to possess aphrodisiacal properties. - Read More

Schisandra

Latin Name: Schisandra chinensis

The "aphrodisiac" qualities (for both men and women), especially when combined with Kidney tonifying herbs are quite remarkable. - Read More

Scruffy Pea

Latin Name: Psoralea corylifolia

The Scruffy Pea’s seeds and pods are used in Chinese medicine as a kidney yang tonic to improve general vitality. - Read More

Suma

Latin Name: Pfaffia paniculata

People of the Amazon have a history of using Suma as an aphrodisiac and a tonic. - Read More

Tong Kat Ali

Latin Name: Eurycoma longifolia

Scientific studies indicate that compounds in the root boost sex drive and function in both men and women through the increase in testosterone, muscle mass and energy. - Read More

Vanilla

Latin Name: Vanilla planifolia

Since ancient times, vanilla has been regarded an aphrodisiac. - Read More

Withania / Ashwaghanda

Latin Name: Withani somnifera

Withania increases vitality, energy, endurance and stamina. - Read More

Xian Mao

Latin Name: Curiligo orchiodes

Xian Mao has been used in Traditional Chinese (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine as an aphrodisiac. - Read More

Yohimbe

Latin Name: Pausinystalia yohimbe

One of the active ingredients of Yohimbe is yohimbine. Yohimbine increases blood flow and nerve impulses to the vagina or penis. - Read More

 

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