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The word aphrodisiac is derived from the Greek goddess of sensuality
Aphrodite. While Aphrodite never spent countless hours on a treadmill, it
was not coincidence that she was not 100, 50, 20 or even 5 pounds overweight.
While the true definition of an aphrodisiac is a substance which is used in
the belief that it increases sexual desire if you consider your body a
substance, being in shape must be an aphrodisiac.
While exercise is not something you can do one time to increase your sexual
desire over time being in shape will make you more attractive to others.
What Valentines Day is Complete without Chocolate ?
While no studies have shown that chocolate increases sexual desire, it
contains elements which may add up to a better experience.
Chocolate has phenylethylamine and serotonin which are chemicals that
stimulate pleasure areas in the brain.
These chemicals coupled with the caffeine naturally present in chocolate can
be capable of producing euphoria-like effects in some people.
Besides, who really does not like chocolate? If you know your Valentine
and yourself well enough, you may pull out the chocolate as part of your
If you don't know who Casanova was many consider him the " world's greatest
If a testimonial of a 1700s ladies man isn't enough you may be interested in
the fact that oysters may actually have aphrodisiac like effects.
Oysters were originally thought to be an aphrodisiac because of their
resemblance to female anatomy
Recent studies have found that oysters actually contain D-aspartic acid and
N-methyl-D-aspartate which have increased testosterone production in lab rats.
Oysters are also high in Zinc which plays a role in sperm production.
If anything oysters are healthy and are not a food which is consumed often so
aphrodisiac or not, their mystique enough makes oysters a must at any
Valentine's day dinner.
All the way from Tree Bark in Africa to Your Libido !
Yohimbe derived from the bark of a tree in Africa just like aspirin was was
derived from white willow bark.
According to the National Institute of Health sates that yohimbine
hydrochloride is the standardized form of yohimbine.
This is available as a prescription medicine in the United States, and has
been shown in human studies to be effective in the treatment of male impotence.
Yohimbe the herbal form is has been sold in stores at extract as well as
proprietary blends in libido enhancing products for years for a reason, because
it has been clinically proven to be an aphrodisiac.
What! Is this some Kind of a Joke ?
Well, Kind of...
Everyone knows being attractive to the opposite sex
is the best aphrodisiac. Is it being just being attractive or is a more
important underlying factor?
All substances which were thought to be aphrodisiacs in the past such as
tiger penis, rhino horn, Spanish fly, etc. have worked for some people.
Why they worked is not because of their ingredients, but because of the power
of the placebo effect. The placebo effect works because it gives you
A confident person performs better at any task, whether it be attracting the
opposite sex or performing well at sex. Without the placebo effect, you
can use knowledge to build confidence to impress your Valentine.