Named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, aphrodisiacs may directly increase our desire to engage in sexual intercourse, stimulate strength and endurance in males and increase genital sensitivity and lubrication in women. Mother, seductress, and instigator of romantic liaisons, Aphrodite, the femme fatale of Mount Olympus, was known as Venus to the Romans, the Latin name for love or sexual desire.
Did you know that for thousands of years, Rhodiola tea has been treasured as an aphrodisiac, one of the strongest herbal aphrodisiacs in many ancient healers "bag of tricks" administered to bolster libido and enhance endurance?
Bunchberry plants are appearing through the snow, and the flowers will soon follow. Spring is here and wild harvesting can begin in earnest.