Today, we want to ensure that enough of us are using them for sexy-good, as well. The truth is, lots of botanicals have some pretty serious bedroom benefits. They can increase circulation in all the right places, amp up certain hormones, relax our minds, put us at ease, and give us energy and focus.
Adaptogens, in general, are great for sexual health and desire. So many of us suffer chronic levels of stress—so much so that we feel acclimated to it, like it’s normal. However, these high levels of stress and anxiety prevent us from relaxing into our breath and detract from our ability to focus.
Both focus and relaxation are vital when it comes to pleasure and blood flow; after all, most of female pleasure is mental, and of course, desire and sexual arousal have to do with blood flow. Adaptogens that can help mitigate the effects of stress on the body include ashwagandha, rhodiola, chamomile, and more. But today, we want to touch on herbs that have a more active role when it comes to our sexual chemistry. Here are some of our favorite herbs for when we need a little kick in the pants: