Evening primrose is known to help in the prevention of heart disease, eczema, cirrhosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopause, PMS and high blood pressure. When used, it has a positive effect towards the body's sex hormone response, estrogen and testosterone levels, uterine muscles, metabolism and nervous system. Using evening primrose as a supplement also decreases vaginal dryness and acts as a prostaglandin, which softens the cervix.
CRANBERRY FRUIT EXTRACT
Due to the high levels of antioxidants in Cranberry fruit, it is commonly consumed to lower the risks of urinary tract infection (UTIs) by reducing the ability of E. coli bacteria to stick to the bladder and urethra lining. Much like Aloe Vera, Cranberry juice has evolved as an American folk remedy as a well-known cure for UTIs.
DAMIANA LEAF EXTRACT
Damiana leaves have been primarily used as an energy tonic and aphrodisiac to boost sexual potency with the ability to stimulate the intestinal tract and carry oxygen to the genital area. Damiana leaf is also known to increase energy levels, which greatly restore libido and sexual desire. In women, this herb also often restores the ability to achieve orgasm. As an aphrodisiac for both men and women, Damiana not only has a positive effect on the nervous system, but also on sexual organs by increasing sensitivity and improving reproductive activities.
MUIRA PUAMA EXTRACT
Muira puama is used to improve psychological and physical aspects of libido and sexual function with short-term effects including: increased blood flow to genital areas, aiding erections in men and enhancing sensation and orgasm in women. Muira puama is commonly used to restore sexual virility, desire and potency, and it is also known to boost sex hormone production with long-term use.
Cordyceps is a type of mushroom, or fungi, used for its medicinal properties and as an aphrodisiac. It is most commonly used as a remedy in Chinese medicine to enhance the immune system, but it is also known to strengthen reproductive aspects and sexual functions, especially in women. Cordyceps is also a great source of energy and has the ability to increase sex drive.
In 1999, Chris Cooper, a professor of medicine and physiology at the University of California – Los Angeles presented a study that showed Cordyceps Sinensis does increase cardiovascular intake and blood flow by promoting the production of nitrogen oxide and enhances aerobic performance and stamina.
For generations, pomegranate has been used to treat depression, settle sore stomachs and neutralize internal parasites. Pomegranates contain antioxidants and act as a natural remedy for discomfort associated with menopause or other hormonal shifts. Pomegranate can also be taken to manage hormonal imbalance and vaginal dryness.
L-tyrosine is an amino acid found in foods such as fish, meat and dairy. It is beneficial for creating a positive affect on sex drive by enhancing libido, reducing stress and improving alertness. L-tyrosine is also important for regulating metabolism, mental health and skin health.
Korean ginseng works to improve energy and stamina levels while increasing estrogen for better sexual function. It also helps with nitric oxide production to dilate blood vessels and boost sexual stamina.
While Vitamin B12 is required for red blood cell formation and DNA synthesis, it is also involved in working with the nervous system to heighten sensitivity and neurological function. In women, it enhances clitoral sensitivity, which increases arousal and chance for orgasm.
VITAMIN B2 (NIACIN)
As a B-group vitamin, Niacin helps with energy production, oxygen utilization, regulates sex hormone function, and decreases the production of prolactin hormones, which reduce sex drive. It is considered an aphrodisiac since it enlarges blood vessels and stimulates histamine secretion for orgasm.
For women, B6 assists in balancing sex hormones and estrogen production. It also assists in estrogen flow through the bloodstream, improving sexual libido. Vitamin B6 is also used to treat depression, increase energy and manage mood swings.
For women, Vitamin A helps the body produce estrogen and increase arousal. It is also essential for healthy physical reproductive functioning by maintaining a healthy lining of the vagina and uterus.
Folic acid assists in metabolizing protein, which increases energy level. Folic acid is important for both children and adults to produce red and white blood cells.
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (INN), is a naturally occurring amino acid and chemical precursor as well as a metabolic intermediatein the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan.
Hops are the female flower clusters (commonly called seed cones or strobiles), of a hop species, Humulus lupulus. They are used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, to which they impart a bitter, tangy flavor, though hops are also used for various purposes in other beverages and herbal medicine.
GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) is the chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. It plays a role in regulating neuronal excitability throughout the nervous system. In humans, GABA is also directly responsible for the regulation of muscle tone.
Dimethylglycine (DMG) is a derivative of the amino acid glycine with the structural formula (CH3)2NCH2COOH. It can be found in beans and liver. It can be formed from trimethylglycine upon the loss of one of its methyl groups. It is also a byproduct of the metabolism of choline.
Able to cross the blood-brain barrier, theanine has psychoactive properties. Theanine has been shown to reduce mental and physical stress, and improves cognition and mood in a synergistic manner with caffeine.
According to the Biological Magnetic Resonance Data Bank, guaranine is defined as only the caffeine chemical in guarana, it is identical to the caffeine chemical derived from other sources, for example coffee, tea, and maté.
GREEN TEA EXTRACT
A green tea extract is a herbal derivative from green tea leaves (Camellia sinensis). Containing antioxidant ingredients – mainly green tea catechins (GTC) – green tea and its derivatives are sought-after amongst people who pursue health.