Looking to ramp up your sex drive? Or just feel a little more frisky in general? Start walking toward the kitchen.

Before we get into the details, it’s important to understand that there’s no “right” or “wrong” sex drive for females. And there definitely isn’t any kind of rule for how often people should be having sex.

Sex drives are a finicky thing. Everything from your menstrual cycle to how much stress you’re under at work can cause a slight change. But a sudden change in your libido could also be a sign of an underlying medical issue in some cases (we’ll touch on this later). Herbs for Sex Drive

Here’s a roundup of the major foods associated with boosting the female libido, including some backed by hefty research and some that may be more folklore than science.

Herbs backed by some level of evidence

Certain foods, including herbs, have been shown to increase sex drive in at least a handful of studies. Just keep in mind that most of these studies haven’t been very big or rigorous, so don’t put all your hopes and dreams on them.

One more tidbit to remember when it comes to herbal supplements: Doses vary from product to product, so be sure to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines. Herbs for Sex Drive

On that note, it’s also a good idea to check in with your healthcare provider or a pharmacist about how any of these supplements may interact with:

  • prescription medications
  • over-the-counter medications
  • vitamins
  • other herbal supplements