There’s nothing like a near-death experience to get you and your partner in the mood. Handled improperly, fugu (or blowfish) has enough tetrodotoxin to poison you 30 times over! Many people have died from eating fugu, but if prepared the right way, it leaves adventurous eaters with a tingling sensation that is said to be one of the reasons it increases libido. You can safely help yourself to fugu in Japan, as long as the chef who prepares it has the special license and technique to handle it properly.
You may not think about it when you’re snagging a deli sandwich during your lunch break, but mustard is actually a documented aphrodisiac. It was the ancient Greeks who figured out that mustard seeds improve overall blood flow, which is important for men when it comes to getting it on. The Chinese think it promotes sexual desire because of the spice’s heat factor. It looks like a little spice in your meal can spice up your bedroom! Check out these other foods and spices that can also improve your circulation.
Despite regular news reports to the contrary, at this stage there is little in the way of rigorous scientific proof to show that oysters can independently spark erotic desire.
Jape - Aphrodisiac: The Chinese think it promotes sexual desire because of the spice’s heat factor.