Most health care practitioners agree that a satisfying sex life is important to your overall wellbeing. Yet for many of us, whether it’s daily stress, aging or medication, our libidos may be waning. If you’d like to reignite the passion, naturally – and discreetly – here are some libido-enhancing herbs that can boost desire and sexual performance.
Ladies, would you rather read a book than have sex? During moments of intimacy, does your mind wander to your “to do” list? Then try these:
One of the oldest types of trees, Ginkgo has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years. Today Ginkgo Biloba leaf, which is often taken in tablet, capsule or tea form, is well known for its memory enhancing benefits, however, it also improves blood circulation (everywhere!), which is essential for healthy, comfortable sex.
This shrub, which produces a fragrant chamomile-like scented flower, is native to Central and South America. For centuries the indigenous people used the leaves for its romance-enhancing qualities. In a tea or freeze-dried capsules, Damiana lifts mood, eases anxiety and stimulates the delivery of oxygen to key areas of the body for increased pleasure.
A member of the pepper family, Ashwagandha has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for 4000 years. In other parts of Asia, it’s similar to the boost of ginseng. Modern herbalists believe Ashwagandha enhances physical energy and eases mental stress, paving the way for increased desire.
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This flowering plant is native to the warm climates of southern Europe and Africa and has been used in traditional medicine in China and India for centuries. In the last few decades, it has been used as a natural remedy for renewing desire and virility.
Chances are good you’ve heard about saw palmetto as the “gold standard” for prostate health. Saw Palmetto comes from a small palm tree in the Southeastern U.S. and is so popular that men spend more than $140 million a year on saw palmetto supplements. That’s because saw palmetto helps keep your prostate “plumbing” healthy, which is vital for overall performance.
To enhance quality of sex…YohimbePausinystalia yohimbe
Native to Africa, the yohimbe tree is a tall evergreen. Its bark contains a compound called yohimbe that is believed to support male sexual health. It boosts libido and blood flow while enhancing the quality of sex.