Well literally, spices can spice up your love life. The belief in the power of spices comes not only through the numerous old wives tales but also through the words of appreciation and belief of those who have time and again tried and tested these ingredients to get their sex life swinging again. So, at least these ingredients may deserve a try.
Green Chilies eaten raw and all those hot spicy curries are believed to have aphrodisiacal effects because they produce results much like sex would- it increases your heart rate and causes you to perspire. So, gorge on some spicy chicken curry or tadka daal to get ready for some spicy moments.
Use Asafoetida (hing) lavishly in your cooking to boost desire. Yes, it does make your food stink, but what it does for you in return, more than makes up for the smell.
Believed to have magical, therapeutic and aphrodisiacal properties since time immemorial, Garlic is the most trusted aphrodisiacal spice. In the times of Homer, Greeks ate garlic every single day in some form or the other - with bread, as a condiment, or added to salads as a much loved flavour. It was the main ingredient in their favourite dressing consisting of cheese, garlic, eggs, honey, and olive oil.
Ginger in just any form is said to have the potential to arouse both males and females. For the impotent, it is a boon. So, drinking Ginger tea after all isn’t a bad habit to form.
If ginger tea isn’t your cup of chai, here is another taste bud friendly way to consume ginger: Extract half a cup of ginger juice. Mix it well with one cup of lemon juice and 4 teaspoons of sugar. Pour this concentrate into two tall cocktail glasses and top it with chilled water. Garnish with mint sprigs. Now, slip into your bed and enjoy the chilled drink in the company of each-other.