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9 Foods to Supercharge Your Low Libido

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What is Low Libido ?

Libido means, “Your sexual desire” and low libido means “low sexual desire”. A feeling low sexual desire or lack of one is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions. And, getting to the root of “low libido” can rev up your sexual life again.

Let me put this way, do you prefer to sleep or a novel over sizzling sex then you must read this post till the end of it?   If it is you I am talking about chances are you are suffering from low libido issues. And, you must know, low libido issues can lead to divorce, low self-esteem or infidelity in relationships.

Wait a minute!

Low Libido is not an end to a world. Nor I am scaring you in any way but yes numbers say so lately a survey was conducted and it clearly showed how low libido can harm us which at one point looks so harmless. Listen don’t panic, the good news, we can fix it and you need not burn a whole in your pocket. All you need is to get back to the kitchen and add some foods on a regular basis in your diet and keep your fat wallet safe for other expenses. Yes, we can fix low libido with food.

I know you all adore me for this. And trust me, you don’t need any sort of motivation or Victoria’s secret to hit the bottom. All it boils down to fix your nutrition, as your libido is doomed. Yes,  doomed we need to get it back on track. I don’t want you to struggle with drugs and make the situation worse. Have you read my previous post on 11 Things That Happen When You Stop Having Sex?

I have been receiving a lot of texts about low libido issues from males and females when I posted about beets being a natural Viagra, which is why I decided to write this post. I hope it will answer your queries to some extent.

For low libido issues, I would like to make a point clear so that the idea gets clear as to why few things are not in action. Circulation is the word, we need a good flow of blood all through body including genitals which gives a feeling of arousal. The activities that rush blood flow and food that increases the flow of blood despite inflammation and other things that block it we need to add such food in our daily diet.

What causes low libido ?

There are a number of things that can lead to low libido some of them are physical and some psychological. And sometimes it’s both.

Let’s get to know what the physical issues that can cause low libido are :-

  1.  Low production,
  2. Prescription medicines,
  3. Too little or too much exercise,
  4.  And alcohol & drug use

On the flip side, psychological issues can include depression, stress, and related problems in your relationship. It has been studied; about 4 out of 10 men over age 45 have low testosterone.

After numerous studies, we cannot put finger on one thing that can directly lead to low libido. So it’s highly crucial to talk to your doctor if you’re worried about your sex drive has dipped lately.

If you’re someone like who loves to go organic way before popping up pills then let’s check out foods that can rev up your sex life for good.

Let’s dive into it list without doing a further ado.

Foods For Rising Low Libido


High in Zinc and folate acid makes it to the top super food for fixing low libido issues. No, I am not talking about the cooked one. Always remember anything consumed raw has more value than cooked or spiced up. Indian food is usually cooked on a high beam which kills almost 90% of nutrition of the food which serves no value. If you really want to treat your low libido without any high-end medication then consume Spinach in raw form as a salad. The point is to take all the nutrition in our body cooking is surely not the way.

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Try and add few changes in your eating pattern and see all your health concern leaving you in no time. You can have it on daily basis in moderate quantity.

2. Ginger

As per the International Journal of Cardiology, studies suggest consuming ginger around teaspoonful few times a week can keep your heart healthy. A healthy heart denotes a great blood circulation and just a teaspoonful is all you need to keep the blood flow in a run and perfect enough for improving your sex life.

ginger benefits

Ginger is multi-purpose read 11 Amazing Ginger Benefits for a Healthier Skin, Body & Hair

3. Beetroot

Is beet the new Viagra?

Trust me on that when I say beetroot works wonders for your sex life. I know beets nowhere appeal neither in looks or size but it does counts when you need to perk up your sexual needs. Romans have used it as an aphrodisiac, high amount of boron present stimulates sex hormones which work like a magic for your sex life.


Beets contain a special element names betaine which is known for relaxing the mind likewise, another element tryptophan found in chocolates release happy hormones that tune into the perfect mood. For low libido issues, beetroot is a perfect pick. Add it anyway in your diet have it in salads, juice , grate it on your dishes. Just have it and it tastes good that’s a bonus.

4. Basil Leaves (Tulsi)

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I am sure this comes to you as a surprise basil leaves (Tulsi).  We all know the magic of basil leaves, they won’t call it “Queen of herbs” for nothing. It has healing properties that can soothe your mind, body, and soul. And, not only this It can add wonders to your sexual life too, all you need is two petals of it on a daily basis. It is anti-inflammatory which keeps the blood flow in proper form for the proper action. Do you still think low libido is a concern? or Do you need a doctor?  Indians have been using this for 5000 years. Lately, it has got its due in the west as well.

5. Walnuts

Packed with Omega 3 fatty acids, walnuts are perfect for taming the production of sex-related hormones. All you need is a handful of walnuts on a daily basis to keep up with your sexual desires. Walnuts are known for improving the quality, shape and count of the sperm.


6. Watermelon


This list can’t be completed without this amazing food. I must have mentioned it earlier but all these foods count so order doesn’t matter. Just add them as per your taste and needs. Watermelon is known as the perfect food for increasing your libido as it contains Citrulline which increases nitric oxide in our body, and high levels of this oxide relax blood vessels boosts circulation and gets you aroused in no time.

So, what are you waiting for, I can’t make the list fuller than this?

7. Garlic

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Apart from the foul smell, Garlic can surely spice up your sex life! Trust me on that. Allicin found in Garlic increases the flow of blood in the entire body including genitals that makes garlic the tiny bomb for perking up the sexual lifestyle.

If you want to rev up your low libido just add more of garlic in your food and do consume it all. Good, news for all the Chinese food lovers. Well, it’s not a mandate but yes consume garlic in food or if possible in a raw form.

8. Avocados


Avocados are great for a healthy sex drive. Vitamin B6 and Folic Acid present in it makes it a perfect pick any given day.We all have studied that Folic acid pumps the body with energy and stabilizes the hormones.

Avocados are great for skin and sex. Add them to your smoothies and enjoy multiple benefits of it in one fruit.

9. Peaches

low libido raising food

Packed with lots of Vitamin C in peaches is best for treating any sort of fertility issue. It is known for improving the sperm quality and the count. Vitamin C is the vitamin for growth and renewal of the cells and best for low libido.

As good as they look they do wonders for your sexual desires, this is my favorite in the list. It couldn’t be better than this. Am I right ? or Am I right ?

9. Coffee


There are gazillions of stories that start over  Coffee, there must be something about it. Cut to the chase, coffee not only tastes god but it is also a stimulant that spikes your sex drive by stimulating the brain that initiates the arousal.

So, now you know what a simple cup of coffee can do. But a word of caution. The magic lies in the moderation. Overdosing is not what we want, it will rather kill the buzz.

We all go through low libido period many times through out our lives. And, that’s ok. There is nothing to worry about if it’s a dry spell. It happens. But if it happens more than what seems normal. Don’t fret. Switch yourself to the foods listed above and fall back on your real self. I hope you enjoyed the post as much I did writing it.

Leena Alloria
Hi, I am Leena Alloriya. I am so grateful that you ended up at my space of internet at Scoopoflives. I am a New Delhi-based freelance writer, blogger, trainer, traveler, health enthusiast, gourmet, and the list can go on and on. I am the writer, editor, SEO, & Photographer (at times) at Scoopoflives. I hope you'll stick around. I have done Masters in English Literature, Comprehensive Creative Writing Course, Writer’s Bureau, London (Manchester). At scoopoflives, I focus on promoting a healthy and balanced lifestyle through delicious and insanely scrumptious recipes, challenging yet doable workouts, travel recaps, and a dash of wisdom for healthy living. The whole theme of this blog is to regenerate your mindset towards the healthy attitude towards life. And, also promotes health, wellness, and happiness in any manner that is worth a shot. Stay tuned!

2 thoughts on “9 Foods to Supercharge Your Low Libido

  1. Hey there,

    Awesome information. My name is Robert and at a certain point of time, I faced the situation of not getting hard enough and I used viagra. Later the problem went away with the exercising.

    Moreover, I was advised to use fenugreek more into my food since it helps boost libido. I think you missed this on your list.

    I am going to add these food items to my list too. Never know when I will need these next.

    Thank you so much for the information.

    1. Hey Robert,

      Thanks for an addition to the list. While making this list, I added all foods that can be easily taken up by all of my readers with a smile on their face. There is no doubt, Fenugreek is a potent libido booster.

      Nutrition is everything Robert, add them and stay healthy and active. Thanks for appreciating the post.


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