Life is too much unpredictable. You may be in a relationship for years and love each other intensely, but physical relation doesn’t often depend on love. There must be desire, arousal, sexual drive, etc. to get satisfaction. With time such feelings often get suppressed by lots of factors. Those can be work pressure, stress, financial pressure, health issues, and lots of other factors that affect your sexual life and make the distance between you and your partner. Besides problems, like erectile dysfunction, infertility, lack of pleasure and interest can make the situation worse. If problems get worse, it is time to consult a specialist without getting worried and there is nothing embarrassing in solving problems to make your sexual life better. Besides consulting doctor, there are certain things you can do.
You can bring positive changes to your lifestyle. Sleep timely and eat healthy, while exercising is also necessary to make your conjugal life better. Did you know that foods often play an important role here? Yes, there are certain types of foods which have specific properties that work as natural Viagra. Such types of foods are known as an aphrodisiac. Today, you will get whether aphrodisiacs are really effective in treating sexual pause in your life or not. Read on to know more.
What Is Aphrodisiac?
As it is already said that aphrodisiacs are types of foods which can stimulate the love senses in your body, like the sight, touch, smell, and taste. From a long time, it has been in discussion that whether foods can do such wonder or it is just a myth. After several types of research, it has been proved to be true! But, it is not the way you think! If you are thinking that eating certain types of food regularly can improve your sex drive that is not the way aphrodisiacs work. Actually, once you eat certain types of food it creates a feel-good factor which plays with your mind and makes you inclined towards sexual activities. Besides, such foods come with so many health benefits that those can, in turn, make you sexually active. For example, avocado has certain components in it which can improve your blood circulation throughout your body and sex organs. Thus, your body becomes active and stays away from fatigue. As a result, one can get energetic in bed! Once you eat these foods, the contents in these stimulate the nerves in your brain and thus your body gets the order to become sexually active.
What does it mean to be sexually active? Find it out in this Healthline article.
Different Types of Aphrodisiacs
Aphrodisiacs work differently upon your body. Based on their activities on your body, these aphrodisiacs are divided into different types-
There are certain types of foods which can make your body warm and also create enough moisture. Such foods help to make you aroused and feeling passionate. Chilies are such type of foods. If you want to treat your libido with natural ingredients, you should include chilies in your recipes. Besides this, you can avoid lettuce and purslane leaves which lower your ‘passion’ with their cooling effect.
2.Foods Resemble Sexual Organs
This is completely a mind game. In many cultures, it is believed that foods that resemble the shape of male or female genitalia are effective in improving your libido. Coincidentally, foods, like carrots, figs, asparagus, etc. are really proved to be asparagus.
There is also a belief that reproductory organs of animals are also effective in boosting up your libido. That’s why people prefer to include birds’ eggs, fish roes, animals’ genitals, etc. in their diet.
In any cultures, it is also believed that the foods that are rare and exotic in nature can be erotic too.
Foods that can stimulate your senses can be effective to stimulate your sexual desire.
So, here you get that there is no scientific discussion before these beliefs. In many cultures and old civilizations, certain foods are called aphrodisiac due to the above reasons. So, it is only the human brain that believed such foods have a connection with libido.
History of the Aphrodisiac Foods
From a long time, there are several types of foods which are considered as an aphrodisiac for some weird reasons. Vegetables, like turnips, onions, leeks, asparagus, etc. are often thought of as a stimulant and also increase sperm count. The shapes of apples and pears are considered to be the same as female genitals and that why those are considered to be erotic edibles. Besides, figs and pomegranates are considered to be the symbol of fertility because of their numerous seeds.
Foods, like honey, chocolates, etc. are considered as ‘comfort food’ which can keep your brain calm which is very much required to have a successful sexual relationship. With the advancement of medical science, it has been proved that such foods contain certain components which have a really certain effect on your libido. Not only fruits, and vegetables, but there are certain herbs and spices, like basil, ginger, ginseng, garlic, cinnamon, cardamom, white pepper, thyme, etc. also have aphrodisiac properties.
How Brain Gets Stimulated by This Aphrodisiac?
In human, sex drive is controlled by different hormones, among which testosterone is the most important. Through a chain reaction, your brain is stimulated and it signals the production of testosterone. Whenever you taste something stimulating or sense it, the signals are sent to the pelvic region from the limbic lobe of your brain through the nervous system. The signals make the blood vessels dilate and this dilation cause erection in both male and female. Once the erection happens, the vessels close the erectile tissues so that the erection stays. Besides that, the human brain releases dopamine and norepinephrine which makes you feel that you are getting pleasure and it feels good.
Hopefully, now you know how aphrodisiac plays with your brain and you get an increased libido. Enjoy your conjugal life with these amazing foods and have a great life back with your partner. Besides these, you should improve your lifestyle, get discipline in your life and be positive towards it.