Consume 10 black raspberries or a tablespoon of seeds a few hours before getting busy. Shutterstock Cloves This sex superfood is versatile when it comes to cooking: Just make sure to share it with your guy, too. Research published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine agrees, discovering that clove extracts produced an increase in the sexual activity of normal male rats.
Add a little cumin and cinnamon and you've got a tasty, multifaceted aphrodisiac. Shutterstock Figs Want to be completely irresistible the next time your guy sees you? There's a simple food solution that will have you two acting like teenagers again: Feast on up to five figs before getting it on and find out for yourself.
Shutterstock Watermelon Chocolate has the reputation of being the age-old aphrodisiac for the sweet lover, but researchers at the University of Guelph in Canada found that this is most likely just a mirage. Though ingredients like phenylethylamine in chocolate may boost serotonin and endorphin levels, there is no link between chocolate and improve sexual performance or arousal. So if you're really looking for a sweet libido-booster, stick to a slice of watermelon. Although it's 92 percent water, that remaining 8 percent of fruit is jam-packed with vital nutrients for sexual health.
Shutterstock Eggs Poached, scrambled, fried, deviled. No matter how you make them, a couple of eggs will rev you up after a long day so you can go the distance in the dark. Shutterstock Ginseng Researchers at the University of Hawaii found that women who took a ginseng supplement significantly upped their libido in a month, and 68 percent also said their overall sex life improved dramatically.
Many energy drinks that claim to have ginseng in them also contain chemicals and tons of sugar, and there's nothing sexy about that. Researchers at the University of Guelph have found that saffron can improve sexual performance. To use, Glassman suggests soaking the threads in hot liquid for 15 minutes then adding to any grain like rice, quinoa, or barley — or use it in a soup or stew.
Blaine Moats Lettuce A small salad with oil and vinegar as dressing will help your waistline and rev your sex drive. Nosh on a bowl at dinner and you'll be ready to go by the time you turn in for the night.
Because trying to get frisky with a runny nose never ends well.