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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.

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Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum

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

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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

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Latin Name: Cinnamon zeylanicum

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

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Latin Name: Cistanche salsa

‘Increase libido in men and women.

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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.’

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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.

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Latin Name: Euryale ferox

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

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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.

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Gokshura/ Tribulis

Latin Name: Tribulis terrestris

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

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Latin Name: Hemidesmuc indica

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Kola Vera

Latin Name: Kola nitida

Kola Vera is a stimulant and an anti - depressant .

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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.

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Morinda Root

Latin Name: Morinda officinalis

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

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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

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Muira Puama

Latin Name: Ptychopetalum olacoides

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

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Latin Name: Pygeum africanum

Pygeum appears to alleviate disorders obstructing sexual pleasure.

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Raw Chocolate

Latin Name: Theobroma cacao

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

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Latin Name: Crocus sativa

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

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Latin Name: Smilax officinalis

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

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Latin Name: Schisandra chinensis

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

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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.

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Latin Name: Pfaffia paniculata

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

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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.

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Latin Name: Vanilla planifolia

Since ancient times, vanilla has been regarded an aphrodisiac.

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Withania / Ashwaghanda

Latin Name: Withani somnifera

Withania increases vitality, energy, endurance and stamina.

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Xian Mao

Latin Name: Curiligo orchiodes

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

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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.

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