Aphrodisiac Herbal Loose Teas

  Aphrodisiac Herbal Loose Teas

Here are some herbal teas known for their Aphrodisiac qualities. Explore with single herbal teas and be inspired by making herbal tea blends. The purpose of an Aphrodisiac tea is to stimulate the libido, nourish sexuality and inspire sensuality.

Make herbal loose tea your daily ritual.

 

Catuaba Bark

(Erythroxylum catuaba)
Catuaba

Make tea with 1-2 teaspoons of the bark per cup of hot water, steep for 15 - 20 mins. Drink before sexual activity. Can be sweetened with a little honey or Agave syrup.mins. Drink before sexual activity. Can be sweetened with a little honey or Agave syrup.

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Women
 

Cinnamon

(Cinnamon zeylanicum)
Cinnamon

Cinnamon bark can be broken up in a pestle and mortar, and used in beverages. Add ½ to 2 teaspoons of powdered cinnamon or broken up pices of bark, to 1 cup of boiling water, steep for 10 -15 mins. To make an Indian Chai Tea with black tea, cinnamom, cardamom, ginger, fennel seeds, vanilla and milk.

 

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, De-Stress, Digestive, Get Well, Men, Tastes Good, Women
 

Damiana

(Turnera diffusa)
Damiana

Damiana Tea is brought to you all the way from South American rainforests. It has been used there as an aphrodisiac since its discovery hundreds of years ago. With an amazingly pungent aroma and unique taste, Damiana Tea is a great blending herb to go with other loose leaf teas. Why not try making your own special aphrodisiac blend to drink with a loved one. It has also been known to be a great herb for lifting the spirits.

1 - 2 teaspoons of bark in water. Set in pan over heat for 15 minutes to make a decoction.

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Blues, Men, Peace and Wellbeing
 

Ginkgo Biloba

(Ginkgo biloba, Salisburia adiantifolia, Salisburia macrophylla)
Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Tea Has several positive effects that all stem from increased blood flow and circulation. It improves memory and concentration by allowing more blood to flow freely around the brain. In a similar respect it has been known as an aphrodisiac because of increased blood flow around the genitals in both sexes. Overall a very pleasant tea - works well with Sencha Green Tea. 

1-2 teaspoons of Loose herb in one cup of hot water, steep for 10 - 15 minutes.

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Long Life, Memory, Men, Peace and Wellbeing
 

Horny Goat Weed

(Epimedium sagittatum)

Horny Goat Weed Tea can be classed as the classic aphrodisiac! This herb has been used for centuries as an aid for both men and women to evoke amorous feelings. It's special combination of phytochemicals can enhance all aspects of sexual experience in some individuals. We've even heard of it being a substitute for coffee!

1-2 desertspoons of loose leaf herbs per cup of water. Steep for 15 minutes.
 

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Men
 

Jasmine

Jasmine

Jasmine flowers have an age old tradition of being associated with beauty. Their fragrance intoxicates and enhances the senses. This herbal tea has the power to calm and arouse making it great anytime of the day. Traditionalists might like to mix Jasmin Flowers with Sencha Green Tea or you could mix it with other blends to add aroma and taste. A highly enjoyable cup of tea.

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Blues, De-Stress, Peace and Wellbeing, Skin and Beauty, Tastes Good, Women
 

Rose

(It is impractical to try and list all the myriad varieties of rose that have been developed by now. A common one used in herbalism where many petalled heads are required is Rosa centifolia or the hundred petalled rose)

1-2 teaspoons of rose petals in 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes.

A middle eastern recipe for a sweet rose decoction is as follows; To serve 4, place 1.5 cups of rose petals in a saucepan. Cover with 3 cups of water and boil for 5 minutes, or until the petals become discoloured. Strain into teacups and add honey to taste.
 
A traditional Royal Victorian recipe is to blend rose petals with China black tea. Perfect served in fine China cups for kings, queens, friends and loved ones.

 

Tea benefits... Aphrodisiacs, Children, Menopause, Peace and Wellbeing, Relax and Sleep, Women