29 Natural Aphrodisiac Foods for Women [+12 to Avoid]

Not all libido boosters are created equal.


Ah, aphrodisiac foods. They’ve fueled countless passionate encounters between lovers around the world.

Whether planning an arousing dinner menu or boosting your own libido, seeking nature’s female Viagra is an age-old journey.

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However, this search is one that requires caution.

Some supposedly powerful aphrodisiacs not only fall short-they can even be risky to your health.

Today’s post covers the 29 best aphrodisiacs for women looking to ignite desire…as well as 12 popular ones you should avoid.

First, let’s get on the same page about these powerful natural libido enhancers.

What is an aphrodisiac?

Aphrodisiacs are substances believed to enhance sexual desire and performance.

People have sought various foods and herbs to stimulate their libido throughout history.

The science behind aphrodisiacs is not conclusive. However, many cultures still embrace them for their potential psychological and physiological effects.

Do aphrodisiacs work?



Shannon Burton, SXI (they/she)

Sex & Orgasm Coach helping women+ have blissful sex and effortless orgasms. | Visit sexcoachshannon.com for free resources. | 🌈Queer, Kink, & Poly Affirming