Aphrodisiacs, owed their name to the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite, are various substances that help arouse lust. You know that they are full of vegetables and fruits? Read this text carefully and you will learn how to properly compose the menu of a romantic dinner ... Tasty reading. And not only ;)
Hungarians and Bulgarians consider her as a medium for fiery temperament and longevity. The nutritional value of peppers really impresses. The vegetable is m.in. full of vitamins C, E and beta-carotene. All these "vitamins of youth" have antioxidant properties - they remove free radicals from our body. As a result, they delay the aging process, increase vitality, add energy and joy to life.
It has long been believed that this vegetable with an evocative shape "gives birth to lusty lust and makes us love." His aphrodisiac action was especially appreciated by the French, who are famous for their sophistication in love. Asparagus, especially green, has a beneficial effect on our health. They are a good source of vitamins K and C. The content of asparagine and potassium helps to reduce the pressure. The antioxidants present in them allow you to keep your youthful appearance for longer.
In the 16th century, shortly after being brought to Europe, they became known as the "demon of the dragon of sex". The juicy, alluring tomato flesh was so bad that virtuous women did not eat them at all. Today, attention is paid not only to their effects on the senses. Tomatoes are, among others a good source of lycopene, potassium, beta-carotene and vitamins E and C. Thanks to this, they protect the heart, refresh and sooth the nerves. They also help reduce the risk of certain cancers.
In China, where they come from, they were worshiped. The Poets called them "the breasts of Venus." Grated with honey and licorice, they were a delicacy of lovers. Peaches contain many valuable ingredients. Thanks to the high content of beta-carotene, they help in regeneration and are conducive to maintaining strength. They also contain vitamins C, E and B and potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium. Therefore, they have strengthening and anti-stress properties.
Occurs in culture as a symbol of fertility, abundance and longevity. Both the pulp and the pits are rich in minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. The popularity of pumpkin aphrodisiac is due primarily to the zinc present in seeds, which contributes to the proper functioning of testes and prostate, regular sperm production and maintaining libido. Pumpkin also plays a role in folk medicine as a means of m.in. for urological problems and prostatic hypertrophy.
They are called "fruits of extraordinary power" and "apples of love". Pomegranates are full of antioxidants that reduce inflammation and prevent the deposition of atherosclerotic plaque in the arteries. As a result, more blood reaches all areas of the body, including the genitals. Research confirms that drinking pomegranate helps to prevent erectile dysfunction. Sexologists have announced the arrival of "grenade time".
They evoke erotic associations with the appearance itself. In the XIX-century, savoir-vivre forbade young girls from eating boys. Bananas are full of minerals and easily digestible carbohydrates, for which they are recommended to active people. The serotonin present in these fruits soothes the nerves. In combination with chocolate - also considered an aphrodisiac - will be the sweet end of a romantic dinner...