Female Sexual Wellness
natural herbal aphrodisiacs that have a positive effect
in naturally increasing female libido and are potent natural
herbal aphrodisiacs are listed here.
The natural herbal aphrodisiacs listed below can increase
the pleasure of sex naturally and heighten sexual pleasure.
They help by increasing the libido and are potent aphrodisiacs,
which work on the physiological state of the body making
it more active and energized.
The most popular herbal aphrodisiacs are:
Gingko for sexual function was first investigated after
an older man who decided to take ginkgo to improve his
memory. His sexual function improved so dramatically that
it caught the attention of researchers. Subsequent investigation
found that it has benefits for sexual dysfunction in both
men and women and is now a popular sex booster and used
by millions of men and women worldwide.
An open clinical trial of Ginkgo biloba extract with 63
patients was found to be effective in 84% of patients
with antidepressant-related sexual dysfunction. In the
study, all phases of the sexual response cycle improved,
including desire, excitement, and orgasm.
Arginine is an amino acid, also referred to as L-arginine.
It is one of the more popular supplements for sexual dysfunction.
Arginine is needed by the body to make nitric oxide, a
compound that works through cGMP to relax blood vessels
and allow more blood to flow through arteries.
The increase in blood flow is critical in sex and this
makes Arginine perhaps the most effective herbal Viagra.
One preliminary double-blind study found some evidence
that a combination treatment including arginine could
benefit women. In a four-week, double-blind study, 77
women with decreased libido were given either a combination
product or placebo. Women taking the arginine product
showed greater improvement such as increased reported
sexual desire in 71% compared to 42% They also reported
other improvements such as improved satisfaction with
their sex lives, improved frequency of orgasms, and better
DHEA (dehydroepiandosterone) is a potent hormone produced
naturally by the adrenal glands. It is converted in the
body to both the female hormone estrogen and the male
hormone testosterone. Levels of DHEA decline naturally
Because older people with a natural decline in sex drive,
several studies have examined whether supplemental DHEA
can improve libido in these groups. Preliminary research
suggests that it may well help improve sexual function
Physician supervision is strongly advised when using DHEA.
Side effects include acne and male pattern hair growth.
Even a low dose of 25 mg per day can decrease levels of
Chinese ginseng root (Panax ginseng) and the North American
ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) may improve sexual dysfunction
such as anorgasmia and decreased libido in patients taking
The active ingredients, ginsenosides, are believed to
facilitate the release of nitric oxide in blood vessels
which may increase blood flow to the clitoris resulting
in heightened orgasm.
Ginseng is known to possess phytoestrogen activity and
is believed to help the body adapt to stressful conditions.
Dong quai or angelica, an aromatic herb that grows in
China, Korea, and Japan and is used by herbalists as a
treatment for a variety of gynecological complaints from
regulating the menstrual cycle to treating menopausal
It is considered the ultimate, woman's herb and is used
by both men and women as a general blood tonic. Dong quai
contains vitamins E, A and B12 and rich in tannins. Researchers
have isolated at least six coumarin derivatives that exert
antispasmodic and vasodilatory effects. The essential
oil in dong quai contains Ligustilide, butylphthalide,
Ferulic acid and various polysaccharides are also present.
These elements can help reduce blood clotting and relax
peripheral blood vessels.
Although not a specific libido enhancer its affect on
the overall body can help women feel more healthy and
more as a consequence increase libido
Summary and Caution
The female Libido is extremely complex and may result
from medical and psychological conditions, but for women
in good health all the above are believed to improve mood
and desire. As with any herbs only use under the supervision
of a experienced physician.
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