Aphrodisiacs past and present: A historical review

@article{Sandroni2006AphrodisiacsPA,
  title={Aphrodisiacs past and present: A historical review},
  author={Ph.D. Paola Sandroni},
  journal={Clinical Autonomic Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={11},
  pages={303-307}
}
The drug Viagra (sildenafil) has drawn public attention to aphrodisiacs. The search for such substances dates back millennia. Aphrodisiacs can be classified by their mode of action into 3 types: those that increase (1) libido, (2)potency, or (3) sexual pleasure. Various substances of animal and plant origin have been used in folk medicines of different cultures; some have been identified pharmacologically, allowing for under-standing of their mechanisms of action. For increasing libido, ambrein… Expand

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