Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022 | Last Update : 09:20 PM IST
With Valentine’s Day being just around the corner, those with a special someone will be hoping to spend some intimate moments with their partner. Stress and work fatigue are known to have the potential to decrease your sex drive. But instead of popping medicines, we recommend you take avail of the benefits provided by Nature.
There are certain aphrodisiacs – foods that are known to arouse you sexually – that have been used by people since time immemorial. We bring to you the five top aphrodisiacs that you can include on the menu when enjoying that romantic dinner with your lover.
Garlic may be infamous for causing bad breath but believe us, it has been considered as an aphrodisiac since the times of ancient Egypt. This is because it contains high quantities of allicin, which improves your blood flow and makes you feel energetic, according to Healthista.
This sweet liquid food is rich in vitamin B and boron, which is required in testosterone production in men as well as enhances blood levels. It also helps in the metabolisation of the female hormone – estrogen.
Ginger helps a person who was suffering from an illness to regain their strength. It is also good for toning the whole body. So, don’t forget your cup of ginger tea!
Berries contain plant chemicals called proanthocynidins which increase blood flow and hence, are great for sexual arousal. As it also contains zinc, it is important for sperm production as well.