11 Fruits and Vegetables that Naturally Boost Sexual Performance
Watermelon is rich in many nutrients and minerals that naturally improve sexual performance.
For instance: citrulline, beta-carotene, and lycopene have been proven to be helpful in treating prostate cancer through studies.
Citrulline has been studied to improve blood drive to the genital region and likewise, it also relaxes the blood.
A team of scientist at the Texas A&M University discovered watermelon contains properties to be good for sexual performance.
This was evident through the studies being carried out on weak erection, libido and the way it stimulates blood vessels.
Dr. Bhimu Patil; a director with the Texas A&M’s said: “Arginine boosts nitric oxide, which relaxes blood vessels, the same basic effect that Viagra has, to treat erectile dysfunction and maybe even prevent it.”
When you eat watermelon, where citrulline is one of the nutrients you’ll have, this will be converted into arginine, which is an amino acid that is healthy for blood circulation, the heart, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and immune system.
This herb called “Viagra of Peru” because of its efficacy in improving sexual performance and it’s well cultivated in that region especially a landscape that is mountainous in nature with altitudes of 7,000 to 11,000 feet.
It’s a vegetable crop that looks like radish and it belongs to the potato family.
Maca contains carbohydrates, protein, fats, and fiber.
It’s a great source of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and other essential amino acids such as iron, selenium, calcium, and magnesium.
It’s of great medicinal and nutritional value.
Maca is of different colors but scientific findings have shown that; yellow, red, and black produces a better result in terms of nutrition, fertility, and mood.
The yellow type produces moderate sperm while the red, produces no sperm but it helps in reducing the size of the prostate in the case of treatment for prostate enlargement when the clinical test was conducted using a rat.
The winning product is the black Maca.
Likewise, clinical trials carried out show positive results in mood and energy as it reduces anxiety and boosts sexual desire.
Thus, Maca has been scientifically proven to increase sperm production, its mobility, and volume.
A process whereby you cook and crush it; and mix it with milk has been shown the great result.
In addition, in powdered form, you can add a little to your meal and mix, it works like Viagra.
Other health benefits of Maca are:
1. It improves stamina and endurance.
2. It improves anti-aging / anti-acne.
3. It balances mood.
4. It encourages muscle growth.
5. It improves libido and erectile capabilities.
6. It improves memory and brain function.
7. It eases the symptoms of menopause.
8. It nourishes the glandular system, and
9. It improves sleep.
Though it has strong smell nevertheless, this fruit is rich in nutrients such as nitric oxide synthase which is responsible for improving sexual performance naturally.
It contains a strong chemical (allicin) that reawaken dying sex drive.
To enjoy the full potential of this fruit, eat when fresh and raw and but be wary, moderation is key in other not to cause breathing problem.
You can add to your soup ingredient as well.
4. Horny goat weed
This plant has been cultivated and used by the Chinese, thousands of years ago to improve their sexual performance.
It’s a plant that has the capacity to increase libido and combat erectile dysfunction.
It has been biochemically made into capsules which can be found both online and in local drug stores.
5. Ginkgo Biloba
Here is another herb that helps improve sexual performance through increased blood flow to vital organs such as the genital and brain.
It’s rich in antioxidant which helps with circulation of blood that gives a rocky erection.
Through studies, Ginkgo Biloba is shown to improve cognitive speed which is a problem with memory such as dementia and Alzheimer; and according to experts, it’s advisable you start with a low dosage.
This native Chinese herb has been claimed to have been used for the treatment of cancer, tuberculosis, constipation, and prostate.
It’s good for anti-aging, treatment of sexual problems such as erectile dysfunction and improving sexual performance.
It has been highly used to strengthen youthfulness through treatment of impotency.
For a vibrant result, eat it raw and it improves the skin for a youthful look.
They are in capsule form as well.
When you make a drink out of the lemon fruit, it has been proven to improve sexual performance.
It works through the reduction of body acidity which can lead to health problems and by maintaining a balance alkaline ph level, this is better for sexual performance.
A scientific research carried out at the University of Hawaii revealed women who consume ginseng over a period of 1-month experience increase in their sex drive and many attest to the fact that, their sex life improve when they add ginseng to their meal.
In addition, be wary of energy drinks claiming to be made from ginseng.
They might contain harmful chemicals instead; buy ginseng tea made from it natural ingredient with little or no processing.
Since time immemorial, ginger was used for many medicinal purposes and one of them is by regulating temperature which enhances sex drive.
Whether it’s eaten raw, taken as a supplement, added as an ingredient to a food or making a drink out it, ginger helps in increasing sexual performance.
Avocado contains nutrients such as potassium which is good for boosting your libido.
It’s rich in folic acid which provides energy and stamina which help with sexual performance.
11. Pumpkin seed
I discovered pumpkin seeds through it pod during my secondary school in Akwa-Ibom state, Nigeria.
I was astonished, thinking this is a bigger version of the Okra vegetable because they almost look-alike in shape except for the color.
Like you might know, some families have a superstition about food and Okra vegetable is one of them for me, therefore, I don’t bother to find out more because of my perception as a bigger Okra.
Pumpkins seeds, also known as Ugwu seed is a popular seed especially in the riverine areas of Nigeria.
It’s mostly used in making the soup called Egusi or Ugwu soup.
The leaves (called Ugwu leaves) is highly useful and nutritious as well for making vegetable soup.
Pumpkins seed is rich in zinc, a great source in the production of healthy sperm and preventing testosterone deficiency in men.
It’s rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B, E, C, D, K, calcium, potassium, niacin and phosphorous.
Thus, if you like to increase your sex drive and testosterone level, add pumpkin seeds to your meal.
Many of these vegetables and fruits can be hard to get in their natural state, that’s why some have been chemically processed into capsules with an utmost minimal loss to their nutrients and properties.
Nevertheless, if you can get them raw or in a powder state, that’ll be better and avoid adding any other properties such as salt or sugar.