An aphrodisiac is a substance that doubles as a love drug and makes your sex drive go boom boom. Turn-on foods like strawberries, chocolate, oysters and red wine have been amorous aphrodisiacs for centuries. Before foreplay, give your body all the nutrients and vitamins it needs for a power packed performance. After all, aphrodisiacs have the potential to pave a sexy road for a kinky journey!
Sexy people have always looked to increase their sexual potency. Some cultures insist that digesting animal testicles will do the trick. Dude, you do not have to gargle down the balls of a bull to get your sex banging on a whole new level! Just get seriously curious like a sexy private investigator. Solve the sexy case of ‘What kind of kinky fuel do I put into my sex machine?’ with these erotic, natural aphrodisiacs.
1. Sunshine supercharges the sex drive!
Yes, dudes just like superman draw power from the Earth’s steamy, hot sun! Instead of the super power of flying, men get super boners which duh, is also an awesome superpower! Sexy studies have shown that sunbathing for less than a half hour a day can increase your testosterone levels by over 100% percent! The sun’s rays are a major turn-on and a day of basking in its glow is sensual and erotic.
Let the sun shine where it often doesn’t and charge up on that sunshine aphrodisiac to receive the most bang for your buck. Direct sunlight on your cock can increase your testosterone by up to 200%! Just don’t overexpose your ‘superman’ or else later on, that superhero may be too sensitive to come out to play!
2. Nuts that got your nuts back: Almonds and Pine nuts!
These nuts are great for your nuts circulation! Since Medieval sexy times, people have been devouring pine nuts which are high in zinc to stimulate their libido. (Fun Fact: Libido = Science’s word for sex drive or desire.) Make an aphrodisiac pesto with pine nuts, basil and olive oil and it’ll help with your performance down there!
The almond has been the symbol of fertility throughout the ages! The omega-3 fatty acids boost your blood’s circulation and get the juices flowing! Eat them raw and they’ll assist your performance when you’re in the raw too!
3. Sexy Veggies: Celery, Asparagus and Carrots!
“Eating Celery actually increases the pheromone levels in a man’s sweat,” authors of Stay Young: Ten Proven Steps to Ultimate health claim. Celery-munching-men emit pheromones that are attractive to women. Slide some creamy peanut butter on that celery and enjoy a stimulating treat!
Other aphrodisiac vegetables that you may not have known were game to tag team with you in the bedroom are asparagus and carrots! Their phallic shape makes them a highly erogenous vegetable and their high vitamins are thought to boost your romantic performance! Eat them raw or make a spicy, steamy veggie stir fry. Turn the temperature in your kinky kitchen from titillating to tantalizing to through the roof!
4. How to make hot hotter: Chili Peppers!
This erotic, stimulating spice rages in a bright impassioned red color. It’s one of the most hot and rousing aphrodisiacs. Chili peppers have capsaicin which revs your libido like a driver revs his engine at the starting line of a hot race! It also stimulates suggestive endorphins (Fun fact: Endorphins are your brains feel good chemicals) which speed up the heart rate and make you sweat! All of which mimics how you feel when you’re aroused! Add some kinky chili peppers to that hot stir fry and rage that kinky burn!
5. Delectable sticky Figs resemble the female sex organ!
Legend has it that figs were one of Cleopatra’s favorite foods. The ancient Greeks valued these sticky, tasty figs as being more precious than gold! Many cultures associated them with fertility. When a fig is opened it’s said to look a lot like the female sexy organs!
This sticky aphrodisiac is also considered to be a seductive stimulant. It’s thought that a man breaking a fig open and eating in front of his lover is a highly erotic act! Do as they do in Rome. Serve black mission figs in a cool bowl of water and eat them seductively with your fingers!
6. Thanks to Garlic, it’s getting hot in here so take off all your clothes!
The heat within garlic is said to deeply stir one’s sexual desires so fry that aphrodisiac up! It’s best to make sure that you and your partner savor it together so both of your mouths will be garlic friendly. Or else eating garlic may make make your partner turn the other way in bed! Garlic contains allicin which increases blood flow to your sexy organs. Consume garlic for an entire month to fully reap its sexy rewards. If eating it turns you off, there are garlic pills out there that can be easily swallowed for your pleasure!
7. Put wind in your kinky sails with Arugula!
Popeye the Sailor Man, a popular comic strip from back in the day, always had the sailor ready to save the day after he digested a whole can of spinach. While spinach was Popeye’s power food, sex studies assure us that Arugula is our kinky power food! Since the first century A.D. Arugula has been documented as an aphrodisiac. Make a salad of Arugula or add some of it to a hot bed of pasta. It’ll put wind in your kinky sails so that you can sail the sexy sea!
8. Avocados were kinky before it was cool!
Aztecs called the avocado tree “Ahuacuatl” which means, “testicle tree.” These sexy ancients thought that the fruit hanging in pairs resembled a man’s testicles! Professor of Food and Nutrition at the University of Illinois told the California Avocado Commission that this fruit’s high levels of Vitamin E maintains, “youthful vigor and energy levels.” Take this delicious fruit with it’s sensuous texture and slice it up. Then dash some freshly ground pepper and a small amount of Balsamic Vinegar onto it!
9. Erotic Bananas do the trick!
This kinky fruit is already packaged in a marvelously phallic shape. Thus it’s been profiled as an aphrodisiac since it looks like an erect cock ready to bang! It’s rich in potassium and B Vitamins which are vital for sexy hormone production. There’s also a kinky enzyme called bromelain that Dr. Oz says, ‘triggers testosterone production.’
Bro, there’s an enzyme named bromelain in bananas that elevates your body’s production of hormones! Take this erotic fruit and drizzle some sticky honey on top of it. Feeling tropical? Sprinkle some coconut shavings onto it too!
10. Sticky Honey sweetens good times!
In Egyptian times, a lot of medicines were based on honey. It was thought to cure sterility and impotence. In Medieval times, Mead was a popular fermented drink made from honey that was thought to sweeten moments between lovers. Since honey is made through pollination, it’s also believed to be a symbol of procreation.
Not only is honey a natural sweetener, it also contains boron which is said to regulate sexy hormone levels as well as providing a natural boost. Get creative and sticky and add honey to fruit cocktails, porridge or a simple cup of tea. Take it form the birds and the bees, it’ll make the moment sweeter!
11. Sensual Olive oil drips with passion!
For centuries, the Greeks believed Olive oil made men more strong, energetic and gave them a strong sex drive. It’s packed with antioxidants as well as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. “Which are critical for a healthy heart, blood flow and hormone production,” says Beverly Whipple, of the World Association of Sexology.
If you’ve ever cooked with Olive oil, you know, it makes everything in that pan sexier. Vegetables fried in olive oil look like they just stepped out of a wet sea dripping with seduction. And noodles, well noodles look sexier than ever when they’re cloaked in a sensual oily moisture!
12. A hot, steamy cup of Chai Tea contains sexy properties!
Basically everything in a Chai Tea is great for your sex drive. Chai is a spiced tea made of: black tea, milk, various spices and a sweetener. It’s supposed to get blood flowing all over that body of yours! The most common aphrodisiac spices used are: cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
Ginger and nutmeg are stimulants to the circulatory system and have been highly prized by Chinese medicine women! Cinnamon is said to heat the body and increase your kinky appetite! Cardamom releases muscular tension and increases your blood flow! This kinky cocktail is great because it arouses the senses as well as the body and although it has caffeine, it doesn’t contain nearly as much as coffee so you won’t be wired all night!
13. Birthday Sex everyday when you frost with Vanilla!
According to the Australian Orchid Society, “Old Totonac lore has it that Xanat, the young daughter of the Mexican Fertility Goddess loved a Totonac man. Unable to marry him due to her divine nature, she transformed herself into a vanilla plant so that she could provide him pleasure and happiness.”
It’s not just the flavor of vanilla that makes mouths happy. Its scent as well as its flavor is believed to increase lust. When someone smells like a sexy cupcake, it’s a turn on. For centuries, kinky people have implemented the smell of this tantalizing aphrodisiac in the bedroom. You can too when you rub yourself down with some Vanilla lotion or add a vanilla bean to a tall glass of Champagne for an erotic, bubbly beverage!
After you’ve explored the typical aphrodisiacs of oysters, wine, chocolate and strawberries, you’re onto the next level. After sunbathing your superhero, go to the market and take your sex drive from boom to boom boom! On your next shopping list, throw in some of these culinary love drugs and raise the temperature in your kitchen as well as the bedroom!
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