Therefore, it might also help people suffering from sexual issues that stem from depression and lack of intimacy. Ginkgo Biloba: This plant dates back around 300 million years, making it one of the oldest surviving tree species on earth.
As well as being a great source of antioxidants, it harbors the ability to enhance oxygen utilization, and thus improve memory and concentration.
The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, released a study confirming maca’s ability to improve sexual desire.
A 2008 a lab study confirmed that a compound found within the herb, epimedium, inhibits the action of an enzyme that restricts blood flow to the penis.
Epimedium has a mechanism similar to drugs prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction. Kava: Native to the Polynesian Islands, where this herb is used recreationally and ceremonially, Kava has weaved its way into the Western world due to its well-researched ability to calm the nerves and reduce stress in both women and men.
Yet, when we take a look around at the bombardment of advertisements, music videos and art, sex and erotic symbolism are almost everywhere. Within our society the concept of sex is often portrayed to be very much aligned with success, money and pride.
With all of these ideals constantly stimulating our minds and imprinting themselves onto our psyche, it is no wonder that lack of performance, or any sexual struggles for that matter, can cause negative feelings within an individual, such as shame and worry. John Hopkins University published a report in February 2008 stating that 18 million men in the United States are affected by erectile dysfunction.
Ginkgo is also proving to be an effective way to treat sexual dysfunction.