Aphrodisiacs for Women & Men
relaxing with aromatherapy releases the emotions and and response to physical
stimuli needed for good chemistry. Intimate, relaxing massage with essential
oil synergies will awaken the senses and establish trust in the context of a
Romantic Massage with clary
sage oil is beneficial for sexual dysfunction, frigidity, and impotence,
partly due to hormonal influence and partly due to clary's ability to relieve
anxiety and fear.
Jasmine oil is a notable aphrodisiac,
warming and relaxing the body. It also acts on the male sexual organs, warming
Sensual and evocative, Rose has
been used since ancient times as a favorite ingredient in love potions, and as
an aphrodisiac. It reduces anxiety connected with sex, helping calms emotions
that block arousal.
Sandalwood's musky fragrance smells
very much like alpha-androstenol, a male pheromone present in human sweat, which
may help explain sandalwood's ancient reputation as an aphrodisiac. In addition
sandalwood is a hormone regulator and affects the pituitary gland.
Ylang ylang extra has an intense
floral, sweet, jasmine-like, almost narcotic sensual, euphoric aroma, perfect
for loving massages. Nancy L Nickell. "Nature's Aphrodisiacs" Crossing Press,
Herbal aphrodisiacs have held a fascination for all peoples and countries
worldwide since Adam and Eve. Herbs offer a natural alternative to enhance
your sexual drive, but you need to be able to separate the myths from the facts.
Damiana was used by Latin American cultures in rituals and as an aphrodisiac before lovemaking. The alkaloids in Damiana leaf are stimulating, help increase blood flow, and have anecdotal reports of increasing sexual sensitivity and euphoria. (Balch, Phyllis A. CNC) Muira puama contains the numerous chemicals and volatile oils that restore the sex drive.
Kava kava can heighten sexuality. It gently warms and stimulates the genitals. Drink kava kava tea no more than one hour before sex- or you may succumb to the desire for sleep.
Hormonal Balance Female hop pickers
can suffer disruption or complete absence of menstruation due to the absorption
of the oil through their hands. This is due to the estrogenic principles in
hops, and accounts for its traditional aphrodisiac effect in men. Dong
quai's ability to optimize female hormones sets the stage for responsiveness
to sexual desire. Sexual pleasure, particularly orgasmic intensity, may be
enhanced with the use of dong quai. (Meletis,
Chris D.) There is no hard evidence that wild
yam arouses women sexually, but salves made from it can make intercourse
more comfortable for women over 40 and are a fine substitute for estrogen creams
used as vaginal lubricants. White, Linda
B. M.D. Shatavari, Asparagus
racemosus, is highly regarded in Ayurveda as
an herb for women's health, fertility and libido. Shatavri is an important
tonic for the female reproductive system, and is used to treat irregular periods,
for menopausal symptoms, to increase lactation, and as an aphrodisiac .Mountain