Do Female Libido Supplements Really Increase Sex Drive?

A closer look at the benefits, side effects, and effectiveness of maca and ashwagandha


An increasing number of women are searching for natural ways to increase sex drive, and female libido supplement companies are responding. Aphrodisiacs like maca root and ashwagandha are in everything from sex drive pills to libido gummies.

Yet, research on the effectiveness of these “natural libido boosters” isn’t clear-cut.

Libido supplements may be natural, but that doesn’t mean they’re effective…or safe.

Can these supplements increase sex drive in women naturally and safely? Let’s find out.

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In today’s post, we’ll enter the world of female libido supplements and vitamins to better understand maca root and ashwagandha.

But first, let’s cover some basics.

What is libido?

Libido refers to a person’s sexual desire or sex drive.

Libido is a complex interplay of physical, emotional, and hormonal factors that contribute to one’s overall sexual appetite.

Decreased sex drive, or low libido, is caused by a variety of things.

What causes low libido in women?

Women naturally experience fluctuations in their sex drive at different stages of life. Several factors, however, can contribute to significantly low libido. These include:



Shannon Burton, SXI (they/she)

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