Posted: Feb 09 2015
Just in time for Valentine's day - Herbal Aphrodisiacs
Many factors can contribute to a drop in one's libido. Illness, hormonal changes, nutritional deficiencies or even just the drain of everyday stressors can create changes in mood and desire. Besides eating right, getting enough sleep, exercising and reducing stress there are other ways to enhance your sexual desire; and herbs are a great way to start. Here are some more popular herbs used for many years to help increase desire and everything else that comes after that.
Maca Root: Also called "Peruvian ginseng", Maca is a folk remedy used to increase stamina, energy, and sexual function.
Ginseng Root: Besides increasing stamina and energy, Ginsengs are also terrific stress adaptogens, allowing one's body to adapt to and decrease the negative effects of stress.
Muira Puama Bark: A Brazilian herb used mainly for erectile dysfunction and sexual dysfunction in women.
Yohimbe: A popular men's libido enhancing herb that has compounds in it for erectile dysfunction and is responsible for the creation of a pharmaceutical medicine called Yohimbine which was popular prior to the advent of Viagra. The herb can however cause high blood pressure and anxiety so it is recommended to be used under the guidance of a professional.
Fo-Ti: Also known as Ho Shou Wu, this Chinese herb is known for being a longevity tonic increasing vitality, stamina and also popular as a hair tonic for growth and color.
Damiana: A Mexican herb that is can enhance female sexual function via active constituents that have progesterone mimicking qualities.