- Aphrodisiacs: Do they help?
- Food aphrodisiacs
Forget the questionable love drinks and Viagra
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- A simple trip to the supermarket will provide you with everything you need to make sexual life bright as fireworks. It is enough to put in a truck container of anchovies, oysters and liquorice - and you're on your way to creating a prescription passionate love. However, whether all so easy, and how effective aphrodisiac food?
The idea that certain foods (aphrodisiacs) have a natural property excite sexual desire, as old as time
. In fact, aphrodisiacs were widely used in ancient Greece to solve the traditional sexual problems: reduce the sexual concerns, improve fertility and increase sexual stamina and brightness orgiastic sensations
. Fast forward to the gallant Enlightenment
. Giacomo Casanova, the fame of the first lady's man and seducer, had a reputation as a true connoisseur of gourmet delicacies and a special kind
. According to the legend, he managed to seduce the young virgin, handing her a kiss oyster and thereby waking an irresistible sexual desire
. However, before you laugh at this story and forget it as a fun fantasy, think for a minute
. As in other historical anecdotes, there is some truth
. Oysters contain a lot of zinc and iron
. Iron helps carry oxygen to our vessels, and zinc is an essential element that stimulates metabolism and increases the concentration of the hormone testosterone, affect sexual desire of women and men
Although the existence of aphrodisiacs is not supported by scientific facts, recent research is slowly but surely confirm the exciting properties of certain products. Scientists have found that some products contain certain vitamins and minerals, which can serve as a sexual stimulant, and provide a healthy libido. In other words, add some aphrodisiacs in the menu - and the passion in your bedroom before achieved unprecedented degree. Natural, until you try - I do not know. So, here is a short list of products that are calling for sex.
Hot chili pepper in the literal sense can warm up your relationship to the boiling point. Chili peppers contain a substance called capsaicin - the active ingredient, which gives the pepper, curry and other spices and condiments spicy taste. Capsaicin increases blood flow to certain parts of the body and sexually liberating. Spice Island also increase heart rate and release of endorphins in the blood - "happiness hormone" - that cause momentary feeling of euphoria.
Chocolate - one of the most popular aphrodisiacs, contains a substance called phenylalanine. Phenylalanine - an amino acid that promotes the natural production of endorphins in the body hormones. Try to eat chocolate before sex or during foreplay.
Chinese since ancient times used licorice for medicinal purposes. Licorice about fifty times sweeter than sugar, which has a special, with nothing comparable, the effect on the senses. Licorice is especially exciting acts on women.
Celery hardly comes to mind at the mention of sex pathogens, but do not underestimate it a truly great potential! Celery - the strongest aphrodisiac because it contains androsterone - a hormone that is released from the male then allegedly turned on by women. So, ladies, if you need a boost to intimacy, prepare a favorite dish with celery and fits in bed ...
Nutmeg is highly valued by Chinese women, and enjoys an unrivaled reputation for their aphrodisiac
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. In a lot of nutmeg can have hallucinogenic effects. Try adding a small amount of essential oils of nutmeg in a warm pumpkin soup, or simply carry a mace in her purse for a date - maybe, useful.
Due to its shape, asparagus has long been considered a symbol of fertility. Furthermore, asparagus and has other advantages, for example, contains vitamin E, which carries oxygen to the genitals. Try to feed your favorite steamed asparagus - rest assured, you will not regret.
Bananas - an excellent source of potassium and vitamin B group to help men and women reach orgasm and increase sexual stamina. Bananas also contain the enzyme bromelain, which supposedly enhances male libido. So, ladies, if your man nerastoropen in bed, often cook it with banana milkshakes
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- Well, and drink themselves to health.
Products that suppress the desire to have a negative impact on libido, can turn your love life into chaos. Therefore, to insure their sex life from disaster, reduce the intake of carbohydrates, fats, alcohol and fried foods. This can lead to hardening of the arteries and reducing the blood flow to the genitalia. For men, fried food is especially dangerous - it can cause the accumulation of trans-fats, which lower levels of testosterone
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. Also avoid semi-finished products and foods high in salt and sugar. They can cause problems with achieving orgasm and suppress sexual desire.
So, ready for culinary experiments? Light the candles, put on the sexiest lingerie and turn on romantic music ... In today's menu ... hot!