Put away the oysters, these not-so-sexy foods are just what you need to spice things up in the sack.
GARLIC, GINGER AND CHILLI PEPPERS
Heat and desire is the key to passion, so bring it up a notch with garlic and chilli. Ginger stimulates blood flow, an essential when it comes to reaching orgasm.
ASPARAGUS AND CARROTS
The high-vitamin and beta-carotene levels in carrots make these a great stimulant, especially for men. Try eating asparagus for a few days straight to work it.
ALMONDS AND PINE NUTS
Pine nuts are high in zinc – crucial for male fertility and great for the female libido. The secret to almonds is in their scent, which is meant to drive women wild.
HONEY AND LICORICE
Licorice is a strong stimulant for women. In ancient times, honey was used as a cure for impotence and sterility. This is where the term ‘honeymoon’ came from!
According to gourmetslueth.com, the Aztecs called the avocado tree ahuacuatl (‘testicle tree’). It’s believed to have aphrodisiacal powers.
NUTMEG AND VANILLA
Chinese herbalists swear by nutmeg, and it’s long been used by women in China. Scent is the key with vanilla; it multiplies the lust factor.