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.
To enter this mouthwatering competition, answer this simple question: What is the famous Nando's sauce packing an aphrodisiacal punch?
In China, we learn, sexually hopeful men chewed sugar cane as an aphrodisiacal stimulant.
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.
But the response isn't aphrodisiacal, researchers said.
The aphrodisiacal effects of being a TV personality were obvious - I sowed a lot of f***ing oats and loved it.
Participants reported to most enjoy the euphoriant and mood enhancing properties of the drug, as well as its aphrodisiacal effects, while disliking the overdose risks, the nausea, and "loss of control" sometimes experienced with GHB use.
In e-mails with the subject heading "Gay Parents Equal Social Currency," we twenty- and thirty-somethings debate the merits of amorous conquest preceded by the aphrodisiacal statement, "I've got two daddies.
In the eighteenth century Brillat-Savarin was both martinet of technique and populist, wooing readers with discourses on the aphrodisiacal truffle and wild American turkey.