Ready to take action? Before you plan to be lovey dovey with your partner and do your usual love making, here are some foods that can help you boost your sex drive.
- Aside from seeing this mostly on Korean dramas, According to National Institute of Health, Ginseng reduces male impotence. Men who eat or drink ginseng tea have longer lasting erections than those who don’t. The University of Maryland Medical Center conducted a study on animals that are given ginseng supplements and the result was an increased sperm production so that concludes its effectiveness on gaining more sperm count and motility or the ability of the sperm to take a trip through the female partner’s reproductive tract. Aside from sexual benefits, it also helps with your blood flow, immune system and cognitive health. Eating Ginseng is not only great to your sexually but to your health as well so never think twice in buying one.
- Goji Berries
- These berries increase testosterone production and libido boosting vitamins including B1, B2, E and A which contributes to erectile health, a study conducted at the University of Hongkong with rats. They have concluded that 1mg per kg of the lyceum barb arum polysaccharide found in goji berry extracts when taken daily had a direct impact on the release of stress-related compounds that inhibit testosterone production. The rats experienced a boost in how often the attempted and had sex then better ejaculation. Goji berries can also aid in healing acute fevers, glaucoma and circulatory problems. Either dried or fresh, it’s now time to indulge in Goji berries.
- Cayenne Pepper
- It is a relative of Jalapeno, bell peppers and Paprika. Capsaisin, the compound found in the pepper which gives its spiciness contributes in having good blood flow, gaining more heart action but not the blood pressure, helps in longer lasting erections, stronger ejaculations and more intense orgasms and finally stimulates the growth of sexual organs to be more efficient for both men and women. It also has vitamins A, B, C, and G, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and calcium. Cayenne Pepper can be added to any dish that you like to spice it up. Just make sure to wash your hands after touching it because you won’t want to have a burning sensation after.
- It’s a root vegetable important to the people of Andes Mountains in Peru. The Incas often call it as “food of the gods.” Maca raises strength and semen quality, fertility, stamina, libido and a remedy for erectile dysfunction. According to psychiatrist and functional medicine physician Ms. Hyla Cass, MD, “In my practice, I have seen maca restore hormonal imbalance and related sexual desire and fertility in both men and women.” Another study in 1998 by Dr. Zheng concludes that there are two compounds that make maca a sex food that is macamides and macaenes. He made an experiment with rodents and results show that there is an increase with the sexual activity and functionality. So next time you see a maca root, add it on your grocery cart and try it.