An aphrodisiac is a substance that increases sexual desire. The name comes from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexuality and love. Throughout history, many foods, drinks, and behaviors have had a reputation for making sex more attainable and/or pleasurable. In many cultures around the world, herbs are used to enhance the love making. Usage of these herbs can provide the desired results without side effects. We list here these herbs and their usage. These herbs can be incorporated in daily food thus avoiding any herbal supplements. Â Usage of these herbs together in appropriate combination can enhance the effects. Some time it is important to take these herbs in a prescribed manner for optimal results. Keeps these herbs in your pantry and enjoy the love of your dear one !.
Garlic: It has pronouced aphrodisiac effects and provides a natural tonic for loss of sexual power from any cause. It has been used to treat impotency caused overindulgence in sex and nervous exhasution from dissipating habit. It is especially useful for people suffering from nervious tension and lower libido. Use it in pizza, pasta, curry, soups, sauces, bread or pickles. Spanish and Italians use it in almost every food !.
Ginger: Ginger juice is aphrodisiac in nature. It tones the appropriate organs and cures impotency, premature ejaculation and spermatorrhoea or involuntary seminal discharge. Ginger can be added in tea, curry and soups to provide flavor. Ginger juice or powder ( 1 tea spoon ) can be taken with honey at night for good results.
Cardamom: Cardamom has been used in sexual dysfunction like impotency and premature ejaculation. Few pods of cardamom boiled in milk and sweetened with honey every night would yield excellent results. It is used in Garam Masala and Masala Chai blends for unique taste and arome. However, excessive usage of cardamom at times may lead to impotency.
Bishop Weed (Ajwain): Ajwain seeds combined with kernal of tamarind seeds are an effective aphrodisiac. These should be fried in clarified butter, powdered and preserved in airtight container. A teaspoon of this powder with honey taken before going to bed makes an excellent aphrodisiac. It increases virility and cures premature ejaculation. Bishop weeds are used as spice in flavoring numerous foods, as antioxidants, preservatives and medicine.
Asafoetida: It is a resinous gum of a tall perennial herb with carrot shaped roots. It is a dirty yellow in color with pungent smell. It is very difficult to eat in raw form. however, it is a constituent of many spice blends and teas. Asafoetida is beneficial in the treatment of impotency, spermatorrhoea and premature ejaculation.
Winter Cherry: Winter Cherry or Ashwagandha has been used by natural health practitioners to cure many medical conditions. Herb has been used more recently for its aphrodisiac properties. 2-4 gms of root powder with milk or clarified butter can be taken as aphrodisiac to enhance libido.
These herbs are suggested by natural health practitioners around the world.
Links are from medical journals and do not represent the suggestions or advise of Indus Organics. Please consult your natural health practitioner for usage. It is not advisable to discontinue your current medication and start natural herbs without consulting your doctor.