aphrodisiac

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aphrodisiac

a drug, food, etc., that excites sexual desire

aphrodisiac

[‚af·rə′dē·zē‚ak]
(physiology)
Any chemical agent or odor that stimulates sexual desires.
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Though the aphrodisiacal effects of foods like chocolate and oysters boast more anecdotal hearsay than hard scientific evidence, researchers aren't totally willing to discount the possibility that some foods could inspire amorous impulses in people.
The Aztecs roasted and ground the beans to make "xocoatl," a spicy energizing drink that purportedly had aphrodisiacal properties.
The desire to increase their sexual appeal and attractiveness to their partner(s) was a dominant motive for making these incisions and closely tied to aphrodisiacal effects.
Moreover, the two East European beauties (Barbara Nedeljakova and jana Kadereabkova) who treat Paxton and Josh to a night of concupiscent fun are aphrodisiacal actors on the hostel's payroll, luring unsuspecting backpackers with the prospect of sex.
With a target market of males 12 to 34 years old, Old Spice has--like the competing deodorant and body spray brand Axe--relied heavily on over-the-top humor and promises of having an aphrodisiacal effect on women.
Ten lucky couples can expect a sumptuous three-course meal with a bottle of our finest Cara Viva wine - don't forget the restaurant's famous PERi-PERi sauce has powerful aphrodisiacal qualities so Nando's is the perfect place to heat things up between you and your partner!
Ambien is actually used to induce sleep, but now it is being consumed to improve sex life, as it apparently has hidden aphrodisiacal powers.
In China, we learn, sexually hopeful men chewed sugar cane as an aphrodisiacal stimulant.
They all want the French boudoir." (32) So many love scenes and so much glamour had been set in French boudoirs that the decor itself conveyed an aphrodisiacal message.
These bony appendages are believed to possess rare, aphrodisiacal powers and are highly sought after by collectors, trophy hunters and other sportsmen suffering from chronic hormone imbalances.
Many jungle products such as maca, a root with reputed health and aphrodisiacal benefits, are beginning to find their way into global markets.