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Increase Sex Drive with Ginger

Updated on September 30, 2009

Ginger: Simple Spice or Sexual Wonder Food?

Ginger is at the top of the list in history and sympathetic magic as helping to increase lustful yearnings and increase sex drive! It stimulates sexual performance in both men and women, and aids in the feelings of love, lust and attraction. You can find ginger in any grocery store in the produce section in root form, or even buy it in the spice aisle in ground form.

Since as far back as 500 B.C. this spice has been known for many health improving benefits and is considered a miracle food for sexual performance.

Ginger in History:

  • Confucius was never without ginger when he ate.
  • Aviceena, an Arab physician credited ginger with “increasing lustful yearnings.”
  • Pedanius Dioscorides, who wrote wrote De Materia Medica approximately two thousand years ago noted the stimulating effect that ginger had on the male organ.
  • Pliny the Elder, Roman naturalist, scholar, historian, and writer concluded that using ginger was sexually beneficial.
  • The Koran has ginger listed as one of the foods served at the feasts in Paradise.
  • Madame Du Barry, who was an official royal mistress to King Louis, served ginger to all her lovers, including ‘the beloved’ king. It was purported that this practice would drive her men to a state of complete and utter submissiveness.
  • The Portuguese would feed ginger to their slaves to encourage them to increase their sexual activities in order to increase the slave population.
  • In the Melanesian Islands of the South Pacific ginger is employed to gain the affection of a woman.
  • The Kama Sutra mentions Ginger as one of the best to bring success in love through aphrodisiacs, herbs, and spells.

Ginger has a warm, fiery, pungent taste. It also has a warm, sweet, yet pungent aroma which is thought to be stimulating in and of itself. You can find ginger scented bath and body lotions, candles, and aromatherapy items that will really help set the mood. It lends a seductive ambiance to any occasion.

Ginger is used in many different types of dishes and is rich in potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese, and Vitamin B6. It increases blood flow throughout the entire circulatory system. It warms the body in a way that mirrors the bodies reaction during sex, which in turn leaves the erogenous zones feeling hypersensitive.

The University of Ibadan in Nigeria tested the effects of ginger on rats in 2002. For eight days they gave the rats water with a ginger infusion and tested their testosterone levels. The experiment resulted in finding that the rats experienced an increase in the weight of the testes, testosterone levels, and testosterone cholesterol levels. All this this equates to significantly effecting the male sex drive in the most positive way!

Whether raw, pickled, or candied, ginger can be enjoyed in a variety of menu options. If you want to experiment with Ginger recipes, try the *Stir Fry Ginger Beef for a main dish, or *Lemon Ginger Cups" for a decadent dessert.

Stir-Fried Ginger Beef


  • 1 pound stir fry beef strips
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped ginger
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 4 chopped green onions
  • 1 Cup Snow Peas
  • 1 Cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1 sliced red pepper
  • 3 TBS. Soy sauce
  • 2 TBS. apple juice
  • 2 TBS rice or white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch

Sauté beef strips, ginger and garlic in canola and sesame oil until beef is just browned. Add onions, snow peas, carrots and red pepper and continue to cook for two minutes. Add sugar and continue stirring while you allow the sugar to caramelize for a few seconds. Combine Soy sauce, wine, vinegar, and cornstarch. Bring mixture to a boil. Serve immediately over rice.

Lemon Ginger Cups


  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2½ Tbsp. flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. finely minced ginger
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 6 tsp. Crystallized Ginger Chips

Preheat oven to 350°F and line the bottom of a 13 X 9-inch baking pan with a dishcloth. Spray cooking spray in six, 1/2 cup size ramekins and place in pan. Beat egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until well combined. Mix in flour and minced ginger until no lumps remain. Stir in half & half, lemon juice and lemon zest. Beat egg whites and salt in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form; fold gently into lemon mixture. Spoon equal amounts into prepared ramekins and top each with 1 tsp. ginger chips. Pour boiling water carefully into pan until it reaches the halfway point on the ramekins. Transfer carefully to oven and bake for 20 minutes or until tops are very lightly browned. Remove from water bath immediately and let cool slightly before serving.


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      John 2 years ago

      Ginger is a good aphrodisiac for sure. It is a weird herb though because I get the complete opposite effect from Turmeric which is a related plant. I'm guessing Ginger has some properties that Turmeric does not have.

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      Blessed Gumbo 2 years ago

      Just made some tea and put ginger.The aroma is amazing and hopefully it will work wonders for me.

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      Lindzy 2 years ago

      Just want to knw abt this ginger juice an onion juice,do u have to cook them first.good tips.

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      seun 2 years ago

      gud to know

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      Masud Rana 3 years ago

      Thank you! Ginger is one of my personal favorites.We use ginger in all our dishes and tea also.

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      Hailey 4 years ago

      Awesome hub, interesting facts you gave an insight here, sounds like easy to make and healthy .

      thanks a lot for you tips.

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      Hariom 4 years ago from INDIA (Haryana) SAMPLA

      If you want to increase sex drive with the help of ginger use this recipe

      ginger juice 5 ml.+onion juice 5 ml. +honey 5 ml. take trice.

      This recipe control high b.p. , hearth disease and boost sex drive.

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      Devika Primić 5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      One of the best ideas thanks for the helpful tip

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      far 6 years ago

      Ginger definitely increases sex drive and I believe it has to do with improving circulatory system than any thing else.

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      Johnathan L Groom 6 years ago from Bristol, CT

      I like this


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      Johnathan L Groom 6 years ago from Bristol, CT

      I don't need ginger lol (that's so stereotypical lol)-

      no really, I do not. I find that just enjoying it enough is the motivation. Positioning, etc. There are aphrodisiacs and herbal enhancers (which, I guess, I would try if whoever she is asked), but I like chocolate instead :)


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      Sandeep 7 years ago

      We use ginger in all our dishes and tea also. Specially in vegetables also and its taste is so yummy.

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      hentaiotaku 7 years ago

      I heard soy sauce also works?

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      Tracy Morrow 7 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Thanks DawnM! Great sex, and great food - my two favorite things :)

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      Dawn Michael 7 years ago from THOUSAND OAKS

      Great hub, I love the topic, is there anything better than great food and great maybe someone to have them with!!!!

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      Tracy Morrow 7 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Me too Lillee. I recently discovered Turkish Delight with candied ginger. I'm totally hooked on that right now!

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      Lillee McLoflin 7 years ago from Texas

      I have always loved ginger - I was introduced to it in a recipe and have since discovered lots of great uses for it. This is a new one, and I like it! :)

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      Tracy Morrow 7 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      :) I can imagine Ginger flavored everything! If it doesn't work in your main dish, just make ginger tea for an after dinner drink.

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      Springboard 7 years ago from Wisconsin

      Since I am the cook in the house, I will now use ginger in nearly every dish I cook. I can hear it now, "This mac and cheese tastes like ginger?" "That's right babe. Wanna roll in the hay?" :)

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      Tracy Morrow 7 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Thank you moving finger! I love ginger and will definitely try it in tea.

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      movingfinger 7 years ago

      Great Hub!! Ginger is all that what u have brought out. Indians use ginger in almost every dish (including Tea- Try it, great taste and has an euphoric effect). One billion + indians is proof enough :)

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      Tracy Morrow 8 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Thank you! Ginger is one of my personal favorites, for romance and even helping an upset stomach feel better!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      really nice information. good work.

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      Tracy Morrow 8 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      :) Isn't that how it works? If "he" or "she" is not happy - no one is happy! :)

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      Christofer French 8 years ago from Denver

      Oh, Happy Her. I think you have made me Happy Him.

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      Tracy Morrow 8 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Thanks Jack! Yes, using aphrodisiacs can really seem like magick :)

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      Jack De Pancake 8 years ago

      Sounds like an ingredient to love potion =)to me great hub dude keep up the good work.