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Saffron and ginseng, the Kings of aphrodisiacs

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There are many foods to which has hung them aphrodisiacs label, however, Canadian researchers have shown that only these two can really improve human sexual function.
31 March 2011 - there are many foods that with extreme lightness are placed 'aphrodisiac' label. However, researchers from the University of Guelph (Canada) have found that the only ones who can really improve human sexual function are ginseng and saffron. The first is a plant whose root is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine treatments. While Saffron is a precious spice derived from the flower ' Crocus sativus', which, according to the authors of the study, has also shown "sustained effects" on impulse stimulation and sexual performance.
However, it could say that saffron and ginseng are not the only effects the mood lifters, since substances less known as yohimbine, an alkaloid that is located in one plant African psychoactive called yohimbe, seems to also help improve human sexual function, according to this research.
Other ingredients such as garlic, clove and ginger, also managed to stimulate sex drive, but that Yes, in studies carried out with animals. Perhaps not all make the same effect...
Chocolate is one of those who has seen as fell their myth as an aphrodisiac, since scientists have not found evidence of that is linked to the excitement or sexual satisfaction. What happens is that "perhaps some people feel an effect due to certain ingredients of chocolate, mainly the phenylethylamine, a compound that has an effect on the levels of serotonin and endorphins in the brain", has qualified to one of the researchers.
In this sense, also has been touched alcohol, which although commonly used to give free rein to the inhibited wishes, increasing desire, have shown that he hinders the sexual performance.
In these results, this team of Canadian researchers deem some natural substances such as saffron could be an effective alternative to treat some sexual disorders. Despite this, stealth, is essential since, as explained by one of the authors of the study, "currently we do not have enough evidence that supports the widespread use of these substances as aphrodisiacs", explains Marcone, insisting on the need for "further trials" to better understand their effects on the human.
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