In modern conditions of life when the statistics indicate that one third of young couples are having problems with sexuality, the question becomes more relevant aphrodisiac than ever.
Stress, poor diet and polluted environment (pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, consumption of soft drinks, heavy metals) act on all aspects of sex: decrease the desire for sex (libido), reducing the possibility of performance of sexual intercourse (erectile dysfunction) and a decrease in fertility.
Since ancient times people mentioned properties of some substances that can awaken basic instincts and increase sexual pleasure in humans.
Some vitamins and minerals promotes the production of hormones, increase the sensitivity of the nerves . What are the foods that contain substances whose effect is similar to an aphrodisiac?
STRAWBERRIES – They contain antioxidants and improve circulation. It goes very fine with a glass of white wine or champagne.
RED WINE – Alcohol in small amounts promotes relaxation and lust, and large amounts cause sexual impotence. Red Wine is recommended to consume due to favorable effects on blood vessels and blood pressure and richness in flavonoids that stimulate the production of nitric oxide which allows an erection. Remember,small amounts!
CHOCOLATE – It contains phenylethylamine and serotonin, chemicals that stimulate areas of the brain and provide good mood. Cocoa contains flavonoids that increase the amount of nitric oxide, which expands the artery and allows blood flow through the body. Chocolate ingredient called methylxanthine triggers the release of dopamine in the body.
ORANGE – Foods rich in vitamin C are not only good in the fight against colds, but have the ability to influence in sexual desire. It is known that vitamin C increases the level of oxytocin, a hormone that triggers the desire for cuddling.
NUTS – They contain zinc, selenium, vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids, which are important vitamins and minerals for sexual health.
CINNAMON – Cinnamon stimulates gonad (sex glands), without any bad side effects. Make tea from 10 to 15 grams of cinnamon per ½ liter of water. Cinnamon also can be used with wine.
CORIANDER – Coriander accelerates blood circulation in the pelvis, which improves the sexual act, but you have to be very careful with it, because it can cause side effects. The ideal would be to take it with honey. Mix 3-4 g of powder with a small spoon of honey and let dissolve in the mouth.
CAVIAR – aphrodisiac effect to caviar is attributed to him because of high zinc nutrition. Perfect with glass of champagne.
GARLIC – If we ignore the unpleasant smell, garlic clean blood vessels and therefore improving circulation.
GINKGO (latin Ginkgo biloba) – Since ancient times in Chinese medicine ginkgo is used to improve microcirculation and blood flow, it works for potency problems.
GINGER – Whether you drink it as a tea or you use grated as a spice, ginger revitalize the metabolism and renewed sexual energy.
TRUFFLE: The alleged aphrodisiac that works with his fragrance, releasing steroids similar to pheromones which males are released during mating.
AVOCADO – Is rich in magnesium and vitamin E.
HONEY – Instead of sugar start to use honey with your tea, honey contains boron, a mineral that increases testosterone levels, which is one of the main culprits for increased libido.
EGGS – Rich in vitamins B5 and B6, vitamins which balance hormone levels and are important for the perfect functioning of libido.
CAFFEINE – Caffeine stimulates certain parts of the brain and stimulates the erotic feelings when we are in the presence person we love.