‘Aphrodisiacs’ is a term used five thousand years back. This term has been derived from the myth of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. She was known to have emerged from the sea on an oyster shell.
The foods consisting of aphrodisiacs are not new. These elements have been in existence from ancient Greek, Egyptian and Roman cultures. Some of the safer aphrodisiacs are the following:
Experts feel that any food shaped like sexual organ when eaten would enhance sexual desire. Here is a list of some of the most widely known and used aphrodisiac spices for women:
These are widely popular across the globe as one of the most potent aphrodisiacs in their natural form. Cloves are good for the muscles and great blood liquefiers. It decreases the level of cholesterol and also combat aging of arteries. It is high in vitamins A, C, B and P. The Romans have defined his spice as the food for God Pluto who is the god of sex and hell.
Jasmine flowers are cultivated all across the globe due to their mesmerizing scent. The Spanish widely use it to make perfume liqueurs. However, you need to be care when having jasmine as the seeds are highly poisonous.
c) Cayenne pepper:
This is high in vitamin C. This vitamin is vital for blood circulation.
The dried seeds of coriander are known to have a euphoric effect in women. This spice is usually soaked in wine.
Saffron is famous for its’ stimulating properties especially on the erogenous areas. Certain studies have proved that it behaves just like hormones. However, make sure you don’t over consume this spice.
This is a brown colored substance derived from the gland of a small dose under its abdominal skin. This deer is a native of South-Eastern Asia. This spice is also known to be cure for several health problems such as pneumonia, whooping cough, epilepsy and typhoid fever. The gland is also known to have great aphrodisiac properties. Hence, it is used in making powder, perfumes and scents.
Thyme is a type of Nerve tonic with good aphrodisiac effects and also acts as a potent cleanser for the body.
This spice is known to stimulate the functions of sexual organs.
This spice is widely used in drinks. It tends to excite the senses and if taken in required doses can result in healthy hot flushes.
The pulp of horseradish has great aphrodisiac properties.
It has a huge aphorizing effect on the body and fight sexual asthenia. The spice also acts on the nervous system of the body, thereby triggering sexual stimulation.
It is an Italian spice and known to have stupendous aphrodisiac effect on the body when infused.
All the spices mentioned above are known to have good aphrodisiac effect. However, it is equally important to take these in limited quantities to avoid opposite or dangerous effects.