We have carefully put together a list of Aphrodisiacs which are most popular and most effective with Men, to make it easier for when shopping for Aphrodisiacs for your male partner or if you're a man just simply looking for an Aphrodisiac which will benefit solely your libido (rather than an Aphrodisiac to consume together with your partner).
For centuries herbal Aphrodisiacs have been used all over the world using plant chemistry to stimulate arousal, desire and love making. You can harness the natural power of these Aphrodisacs; which have already been discovered, tried and tested for years so you don't have to worry about quality or effect.
Our range of Herbal Aphrodisiacs (including the ones which aren't in this specific category e.g. the Womens Aphrodisiac section) don't always have the immediate effect of synthetic, lab made supplements which promise you better sex. Many are immediate; but some are accumulative and need some time to give full effect. But we can assure you, Herbal Aphrodisiacs are not only healthier than chemical Aphrodisiacs, they are also generally more effective. View our entire collection of Aphrodisiacs
Each herb is accompanied by a quick reference graphic to help you find the aphrodisiac with the properties you are looking for.
The meanings of these are as follows...
Strength describes how effetive this herb is as an aphrodisiac based on our experiences of using it. The more red lips, the stronger the effect. Effects shows whether the aphrodisiac effect comes on after a period of taking the herb (accumulative) or during the hours after each dose (immediate) or both.
Ashwagandha is the tonic for the 21st centuary lifestyle, it is said to bring "the strength of a stallion". It is known as Indian Ginseng. It is used extensively in Ayurvedic medicine.
Ashwagandha is rejuvenating and strengthening to the nervous system, and it works as a mild depressant to the over agitated nerves whilst nourishing and protecting. So it is excellent for stress induced disorders such as Insomnia, Anxiety, Neurosis.
Ashwagandha is an adaptogen, so it helps the body and mind adapt to stress that cannot be avoided, whilst strengthening and calming the mind and body. Ashwagandha has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine for sexual health.
Ginkgo Biloba Ginkgo Biloba
Ginkgo is one of the most popular herbs in use today, originating in Asia. It is the oldest surviving tree on earth and it has been used traditionally to improve concentration and memory. It is also known to stimulate circulation and thin the blood. It should not be taken along side blood thinning medicine.
Ginkgo Biloba works as an Aphrodisiac as it increases blood and circulation all around the body, this can help men struggling with erectile dysfunction or can just be an extra kick.
Tribulus is known to increase stamina, libido and sexual function for men and dramatically improve sexual performance and sensitivity for most women. It is widely used by athletes and body builders as it improves muscle building, stamina and endurance. It has also been found to alleviate symptoms of the menopause, such as hot flushes, depression and emotional instability.
Using Gokshura / Tribulus Terrestris over a period of time (even if it be short) can dramatically help in the bedroom, boosting testosterone and improving sex drive.
Horny Goat Weed Epimedium
The Chinese refer to the herb Horny goat weed as Yin yang huo, which means "licentious goat plant." The use of Epimedium as a medicinal herb dates back thousands of years. It is known as a warming herb that improves male fertility. Epimedium received its more common name, horny goat weed, when goats grazing on the herb were observed to have significantly increased sexual drive.
Horny Goat Weed is a poweful natural herbal Aphrodisiac; it is truly one of the most potent we sell at Indigo Herbs, when used regularly it can dramatically improve libido and sexual appetite.
Muira Puama Ptychopetalum olacoides
Also known as potency wood, Muira puama is renown for both psychological and physical aspects of sexual function. Studies show a positive effect on erectile dysfunction, sexual desire, libido, menstrual cramps and PMS. It is also helpful with stress, trauma, and mild exhaustion and for tonifying the nervous system.
Cordyceps Cordyceps sinensis
Cordyceps / Cordyceps sinensis is a much praised and highly sought after herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It has a wide range of potential therapeutic possibilities including longevity. It is also known as a performance enhancer. (Cordyceps are said to be the secret weapon for the unexpected success of the Chinese atheletes in the 1996 Olympic games!).
Siberian Ginseng Eleutherococcus snticosus
In China it has an ancient reputation as a LOVE POTION. This is probably because of it's capacity to boost physical endurance, create stamina and endless energy in the user.
It helps the body adapt to an extreme environment and fight stress, in the form of exhaustion and physical overwhelm. As an aphrodisiac it stimulates the bodies wellbeing by sooth the over-adrenalised burn out experience and encourages stamina and strength.
Siberian ginseng stimulates the bodies natural stamina and physical prowess during love making.
Rhodiola Rosea Rhodiola Rosea
Rhodiola Rosea optimises the levels of serotonin and dopamine in your body, meaning reduced stress levels and fatigue as well as increased mental and physical performance.
In folk medicine it has a legendary history dating back thousands of years. We know, for example, that the ancient Greeks used Rhodiola rosea. In 77 A.D., the Greek physician Dioscorides documented the medical applications of the plant, which he then called rodia riza, in his classic medical text De Materia Medica.
As Rhodiola Rosea is a true performance enchancer, by releasing those all important happy chemicals in your brain, it can truly help you out in the bedroom, a burst of serotonin and dopamine can be that rush you need to perform naturally better in the bedroom.