Igniting the Pleasure and Power of Aphrodisiacs

Eating and sex have never been such titillating bedfellows.

From the time Casanova proclaimed oysters "a spur to the spirit and to love," aphrodisiacs have been coveted for their sexually stimulating effects. However, the best ways to release and ignite their power have been shrouded in mystery.
Now, Ellen and Michael Albertson expose the hidden delights of aphrodisiacs -- ones you know about and many that will surprise you. From virgin-fresh basil to searing chiles, from edible blossoms to intoxicating vanilla, they present more than one hundred delicious and bedroom-tested edibles that are quickly made, fast-acting, and available in your pantry or supermarket. Here, too, are tips for incorporating aphrodisiacs into a creative love life -- including massage, aromatherapy, and foreplay.
Revealing new scientific discoveries and the secrets of lovers throughout the ages, the Albertsons show you how to:
  • Create more powerful orgasms with vitamins, minerals, and herbs
  • Design a six-day eating plan that will get you in shape for a weekend of sex
  • Prepare an erotic meal with only a few ingredients
  • Build a bigger, better penis
  • And more

Temptations will prepare you for tonight and beyond.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 336 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743229807 | 
  • April 2002
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Introduction: The Joy of Aphrodisiacs

Ensuring the survival of our species, the quest for food and sex are the most basic human drives. The search for amatory bliss, and the hunt for substances that provide it, are as old as the dawn of civilization. Let's face it, we all want better sex lives.

Lucky for us modern Homo sapiens, we don't have to hunt and forage for aphrodisiacs. Nowadays, sexual stimulation is as close as your pantry or supermarket.

In fact, you've probably eaten aphrodisiacs today. Did you have coffee with a doughnut this morning? A bowl of minestrone with garlic bread for lunch? Perhaps you snacked on a... see more

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