Any big plans for the Valentine’s this year? If you’re looking to add some spice to the usual chocolate-flowers-dinner combo, make sure to stock your home bar with aphrodisiac drinks that promise more help in bringing sexy back than just their alcohol content. They’ll help you get in the right mood and prolong your pleasure once you’re there.
The burst of the bubbles
when you pop the bottle, the ultimate symbol of luxury and success – no wonder Champagne is an aphrodisiac classic.
The bubbles help the alcohol in Champagne to enter your blood stream faster than with other wines and do their job of relaxing you and putting you in a more casual mood.
Take a sip and enjoy the yeasty fragrance
(supposedly shares some traits with the female pheromones), tingling of the bubbles and coolness of the drink - instant boost for your sexy times!
Fortified Wine that the Portuguese have been making and exporting since 1600s, owns part of its long-lasting popularity
to its aphrodisiac effect. The white version more so than red and it works best when combined with strawberries or chocolate.
Chartreuse and Benedictine
Two herbal liquors, famous for their uplifting abilities, were both invented by the monks
(go figure!). Chartreuse
– the one that gave the name to the green-yellow hue, has been produced by the Carthusians since mid 18th century, using 130 different herbs and clocking in at 55% ABV.
was first made in 1510, but forgotten for a while until re-discovered in 1863. It’s made with 27 plants and spices, some dating back to the biblical times, but the exact recipe is still known to only three people.
Damiana is not a drink; it’s a plant, native to Mexico, Central America and some of the southern US states. But its aphrodisiac effects for both men and women are a sure bet
when you have big plans for the night. It helps the gentlemen to achieve the erection much easier and last longer, and makes it easier for the ladies to get to the big bang!
So where do you find it?
It's sold as extract in capsules or dried to be used for the tea. If you fancy something sexier than tea for a date night, go for Tequila with Damiana
or Crème de Damiana traditional Mexican liqueur.
The most mysterious drink in the world and the blue pill of the time for la Belle Époque
artists and intellectuals. Absinthe
is said to increase the sensitivity of all senses,
intensify your experience and make the sexy times unforgettable!
Just pick the best fuel for your rocket, add the right atmosphere and some good food and you're ready for the magic