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Cure a Low Sex Drive with Coriander

Updated on September 30, 2009

Who would think that you could help cure a low sex drive with coriander? Of course you should always consult your physician if you have any on going sexual dysfunction, but coriander can be a quick fix. It's natural and healthy with no side effects typically associated with Erectile Dysfunction prescription medication.

Coriander is the dried seed of the cilantro. Coriander seeds are used in curries, curry powder, pickles, sausages, soups, stews, and ratatouille. Coriander seeds have a bit of a spicy, citrus flavor and are available in the spice aisle of most markets. As with most spices, a little coriander will go a long way. A small jar will last through many recipes.

Coriander is one of the oldest herbs and spices on record. Coriander was mentioned in the Bible comparing it to Manna. Coriander seeds have been found in ruins dating back to 5000 B.C.. As an aphrodisiac coriander is famous from it's mention in the "Arabian Nights" where it was used in a concoction to cure a merchant of impotence. The Chinese believed coriander would offer provide immortality and used it in many love spells to help cure sexual impotence. The Greeks and Romans also prescribed to coriander in their love potions and it's even mentioned in Sanskrit.

the Middle Ages, there was a drink that was created by Hippocrates that became a staple at many wedding parties. It contains several herbs such as coriander, cardamom, clove, ginger, and cinnamon. This drink is called "Hippocras". This drink was eventually banned because it stimulated the libido too much. Now you can create and drink this drink yourself to help cure a low sex drive.

Hippocras

  • 3/4 Gallon White or Red Wine or White or Red non-alcoholic juice
  • 1 Cup Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Grated Ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon Nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon Mace
  • 1 Tablespoon Cloves
  • 1 Tablespoon Cardamom
  • 1 Tablespoon Coriander
  • 1 Tablespoon Cayenne


Mix all spices together and set aside. Heat the wine or juice to just below boiling. Add spices to the wine and allow to cool. Pour the mix into airtight glass containers and set it in a cool dark place for one week. Strain the wine and return to air tight containers. Let this concoction rest for about one month before drinking. It will keep unopened for years, about four days after opening.

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      Terry Chestnutt 7 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio

      Terrific information and so detailed. How did you ever find it? Thanks.

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      HappyHer 7 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Thank you Wrath! I'm currently writing an indepth book about aphrodisiacs, and I've been researching for years. It's a super fun topic!

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      TheManWithNoPants 6 years ago from Tucson, Az.

      Good stuff HappyHer. I added this to Favorites. So far I'm still opperational, but I'm sure I'm not the stud I once was. Thumbs up, useful, and I'm a fan!

      jim

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      HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Thank you Man with No Pants! I think we all need a bit of a boost from time to time and natural foods are so much better to turn to than all the pills they are pushing now days.

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      pG 2 years ago

      I need some help

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      The Jon 6 weeks ago

      Funny enough, Wikipedia stated coriander is an ananafrodisiac. It actually lowers your libido and sex drive. Should we trust wiki or should we trust you?

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