Stimulating to nerve endings, vanilla makes sexual sensations feel even more intense. Both the female clitoris and the male glans (the head of the penis) are highly concentrated with nerve endings and will therefore be even more responsive to touch after the consumption of vanilla.
A known superfood, pomegranates are packed full of antioxidants. These protect and strengthen the blood vessels, ensuring more blood can pass through them and increasing circulation, resulting in you feeling more aroused.
Salmon is full of omega-3 fatty acids which stimulate the production of the sexual hormones; similarly to vitamin E. An increase in these hormones will make you feel more aroused and ready for sex, especially for women.
Already having sexual connotations with their phallic shape, eating more bananas can give you more intense orgasms! They are rich in potassium which increases muscle strength, causing muscle contractions in the vagina to be stronger during climax.
Phenyl ethylamine, one of the chemicals found in chocolate and often described as the ‘happy’ chemical, stimulates feelings of wellbeing and is released naturally in the brain when we fall in love. A dose of this will get you ready for some fun! Chocolate and sex – an offer you can’t refuse!
Besides being an excellent accompaniment to champagne, asparagus has many qualities of the other aphrodisiacs, all rolled into one green tube of goodness! As well as being rich in vitamin E and potassium, asparagus reduces the amount of ammonia in the body, which causes fatigue, meaning your energy will be boosted and you’ll be raring to go!
Oysters are high in zinc, which stimulates the production of testosterone. As one of the sexual hormones, a heightened amount of testosterone in the body means a better sex drive.
Not only are these foods rumoured to increase your sexual desire, which has a knock on effect to your sexual performance, but most of them are full of amazing nutrients and chemicals which will have a really positive upshot on your wellbeing. Whether they scientifically work as aphrodisiacs or not, having fun with your partner whilst trying them out will lead to a stronger bond between the two of you and probably to the bedroom anyway.