Aphrodisiac FoodsFigs(credit: David Silverman/Getty Images)Some people believe that figs are a powerful female sex stimulant. For some women, a man opening and eating a fig is a major turn on.
Aphrodisiac FoodsGinger(credit: AP Photo/Toyokazu Kosugi)Raw, cooked or crystalized -- ginger helps blood flow through the circulatory system, which can help increase sexual desire.
Aphrodisiac FoodsBasil(credit: AP Photo/Larry Crowe)Some cultures believe that basil creates a sense of well-being and boosts both sex drive and fertility.
Aphrodisiac FoodsAvocado(credit: AP)Different parts of the avocado can arouse desire in both sexes. The Vitamin B6 is thought to increase male hormone production, while the potassium helps in regulating hormones in the female thyroid gland.
Aphrodisiac FoodsAlmonds(credit: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)Almonds have long been a symbol of fertility.
Aphrodisiac FoodsChili Peppers(credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)This food is hot in more ways than one. Chili peppers stimulate nerve endings, raise the pulse and release endorphins, all of which can increase sexual pleasure.
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Aphrodisiac FoodsChocolate(credit: ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)Chocolate is the go-to food for saying 'love you,' but it also contains phenylethylamine and other chemicals which can act as a stimulant similar to the body's natural endorphins.
Aphrodisiac FoodsStrawberries(credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)The deep red color of the strawberry is often associated with passion. But dip these guys in chocolate, and you're doubling the pleasure.
Aphrodisiac FoodsOysters(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)One of the most popular aphrodisiacs, oysters are rich in zinc, a mineral required for testosterone production and an increased male libido. Not only that, but oysters are also high in protein and nutritious.
Aphrodisiac FoodsBananas(credit: Sandra Mu/Getty Images)In addition to their suggestive shape, bananas contain both potassium and Vitamin B, which are essential in the production of sex hormones.
Aphrodisiac FoodsWine(credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)Alcohol, like wine, helps to relax the body's inhibitions and stimulate the senses. But while moderate amounts can lead to arousal, excessive drinking can make a person feel sleepy.
Aphrodisiac FoodsAsparagus(credit: Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)Asparagus contains Vitamin E, which is believed to increase sex hormones and desires.
Aphrodisiac FoodsRaspberries(credit: AP Photo/Larry Crowe )Many berries and fruits are high in Vitamin C, but are more of an aphrodisiac when fed to a lover by hand.