Ever wonder what foods help you get in the mood for love? Well you will be surprised what foods are enhancements for love.
1 -- ASPARAGUS
Asparagus is a great source of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C, and thiamin and folic acid. The latter is said to boost histamine production necessary for the ability to reach orgasm in both sexes.
2 -- ALMONDS
Almonds were regarded as fertility symbols. The aroma of almond supposedly arouses passion in females -- or so thought the poets and scribes. The scientists say that almonds provide high doses of vitamin E, magnesium and even fiber.
3 -- AVOCADO
Avocado is rich with folic acid, vitamin B6 and potassium. They are also said to boost immune system.
4 -- BANANAS
Bananas are loaded with potassium, magnesium and B vitamins. It also contains chelating minerals and the bromeliad enzyme, said to enhance the male libido.
5 -- BASIL
Basil has a fantastic aroma that is said to have an aphrodisiac effect; it is also very stimulating. Using sweet basil in a pasta sauce will be sure to get your heart racing!
6 -- CHOCOLATE
Pure chocolate, the king of natural aphrodisiacs, contains a host of compounds including anandamide, the psyochoactive feel-good chemical, and PEA (phenylethylamine), the "love chemical.
8 -- GARLIC
Garlic is chockfull of allicin, an ingredient that will increase blood flow. Iit may be stinky but it works so whip up an extra-garlicky dish and keep the Altoids handy.
9 -- OYSTERS
Oysters may be thought an aphrodisiac because of their high zinc content, which helps produce sperm and increases libido.
10 -- HONEY
Sweet, sticky honey is a great source of boron, a trace mineral that helps the body use and metabolize estrogen, the female sex hormone. Studies have shown that this mineral may also enhance testosterone levels in the blood, the hormone responsible for promoting sex drive and orgasm in both men and women.
Ginger root can be eaten raw, cooked, or crystallized. Ginger is a circulatory system stimulant which can increase sexual powers and desire
12-- RASPBERRIES, & STRAWBERRIES
These are perfect aphrodisiac foods to eat. They are red, which is the color associated with love and passion, and are high in vitamin C.
Chinese women believed that nutmeg was an aphrodisiac food and that it increased sexual desire, thereby contributing to procreation during fertility.
Wine relaxes our inhibitions and stimulates our senses. The actual drinking of wine can be an erotic experience. Moderate amounts of wine are believed to “arouse,” but excessive alcohol will make you drowsy.
Source: Fuel the Mind; Alter Net