Express Your Love
There are many different ways to express the feeling of love. For many people this can be expressed in the form of flowers presented to a partner. Flowers are an age-old way for those who care about one another to communicate those feelings in a symbolic and meaningful way. While flowers remain one of the more traditional ways to express intimate feelings between people there are a number of other plants whose uses include love spells and even potions; and let’s not forget the all important aphrodisiacs.
Pick Your Love Herbs
Herbs have been a staple of the love potion consortium for centuries and remain a key player in today’s potions. The types of herbs that can be used in love potions range from the common to the obscure but all have their uses. Most of us are busy with the routines of daily life and therefore may not have time to shop for the various exotic herbs available. Luckily enough there are still a wide variety of common household herbs that can be utilized. Basil is one such herb.
Basil holds a special place in many Eastern religions and is a more commonly used herb for culinary purposes in the Western hemisphere. It has been said that basil is the course to true love. Many of the spells relating to basil has to do with the burning of the herb to invoke its magical properties. One such spell is the Aphrodite New Moon Love Spell. This spell can be used for attracting new lovers and is a fun way to use such common herbs as basil. Another common herb that is utilized through burning is the Bay leaf. The Bay Leaf Love spell is a simple spell that can bring forth the love you desire.
Aphrodisiacs are a popular, easy and extremely fun way to keep the excitement of a relationship moving in the right direction. Similar to herbs, there are a number of simple aphrodisiacs available for purchase at a reasonable price. One such aphrodisiac is ginseng. Ginseng has long been used for its medicinal qualities in ancient China, as well as Korea, and has now seen resurgence in today’s popular culture. Ginseng, now commonly seen in many energy drinks, can be found in two forms, the American and the Asian. Both forms of Ginseng have been found to enhance libido and increase copulatory performance, according to a recent Southern Illinois University study.
Damiana is another amazing aphrodisiac easily available at an affordable price. This plant has actually been around for hundreds of years and was a cherished plant of the ancient Aztecs and Mayans, who used it most commonly as an aphrodisiac in the form of a tea that was drank. Nowadays Damiana is still used in teas as well as some Mexican liqueur, and is still regarded for its enhancement of sexual drive in both males and females. If you’re looking for a little excitement to share with your partner give Damiana a try and see why it’s been around for hundreds of years and will remain in use for hundreds of years to come!
If you are looking for an aphrodisiac with a little more exoticism and are willing to pay a little more, there is one of the oldest known herbs on the planet, saffron. Saffron can be dated back to potions used by the ancient Sumerians as long ago as the 10th century BC. Saffron is a marvelous aphrodisiac rumored to be used by Cleopatra. The famed Egyptian Queen would sprinkle saffron into her bath water to enhance lovemaking. Today saffron is the most expensive herb by weight but still holds much of the allure it did in ancient times. Saffron holds magical properties as well, such as the enhancement of lust and is said to be most effective when used by women. When you’ve got money to blow and are looking for a fun way to spice up your love making, turn to the age-old herb that is known all over the world, saffron!
Throughout history there have been a large number of plants and herbs used to ignite the passion between lovers. In general, there are a number of amazing herbs and plants that are conveniently accessible to the everyday gardener, which can spark a fire between you and your partner. While flowers prove to be something on the ordinary side of life, why not add a little vehement enthusiasm to the bedroom and try some of the other extraordinary things plants have to offer.