Though it may be a taboo topic for some, sex is a natural occurrence in everyday life. Some have no qualms discussing sexuality while others may shy away from commenting.
When it comes to arousal and natural alternatives to increase sexual libido, it is an enchanting topic. Many are interested in learning of ways to increase their sex drive without the use of harsh or potentially harmful drugs.
The following are suggestions that some individuals claim help to boost sex. As it is with all things that concern health and well-being, be sure to check with your doctor before initiating any changes to your daily routine or diet.
Here are some natural African aphrodisiacs some people swear by.
Derived from the kola tree, kola nuts are found in the tropical rainforests of Africa. It also contains caffeine and is used to quell coughs, to help in digestion and to add flavor to beverages.
Some men consume the nut in hopes of it acting as an aphrodisiac. Be aware, there are two types of Kola nut – the Cola acuminata and the Cola nitida. The former is bitter but sweetens the mouth after swallowing.
The Yohimbe tree is native to Africa and related to the coffee tree.
The active ingredient is called the alkaloid yohimbine. Additionally, there are 31 alkaloids found in the tree.
How it works is, upon consumption, blood flow is restricted to the genitals, the veins are constricted thus, stopping the outflow of blood.
However, too much of a good thing can be bad, as using an excessive amount of Yohimbe has been associated with over-excitability, a rapid heartbeat and even death.
The root of Carpolobia lutea tree
The Carpolobia lutea or Carpolobia alba is a plant found in Central and West Africa. It is also used for relieving fevers, pains and stomach issues.
The root and stem of the tree are also used to produce chewing sticks, which is widely thought to boost sexual drive.
In a supposed study conducted on lab rats, the Mondei whitei was found to boost the sex drive of the rats.
It is found throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and can be used to treat indigestion, acts as a stimulant for increasing the appetite and impotence.
The Dioscorea cayenensis is the yellow yam plant grown in West Africa.
It has been said that the plant from which the yam grows is used as a rejuvenating tonic and sexual booster.
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