Essays Tagged: "Aphrodisiac"

This was an essay on aphrodisiacs. A list of alleged aphrodisiacs and their affects on sexual behavior, as well as definition and history.

AphrodisiacsAphrodisiacs have been sought after since the beginning of time. Humans have always been ... triguing because the Food and Drug Administration declares that there is no scientific proof of any aphrodisiacs; Although the population considers many things to be aphrodisiacs. Just because the foo ... aphrodisiacs. Just because the food and drug administration does not recognize any substance as an aphrodisiac, does that mean that aphrodisiacs do not exist? Over the past few months I have been tes ...

(6 pages) 123 2 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


erican critic, Judge John M. Woolsey, claimed: "Ulysses is no doubt emetic to some readers, but not aphrodisiac," he was almost right. For what he did not include in his conclusion were moral opinions ... has to say against Joyce, the conclusion will be adamant; though somewhat emetic, the novel is not aphrodisiac. It is a series of sections strung together over a period of seven years that demand the ...

(10 pages) 89 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Definition esssay ...need to define the word..chocolate

olate is a very complex and interesting food, that's has many benefits.Chocolate was known to be an aphrodisiac. Hundreds of years ago Emperors would consume great amounts of chocolate because they be ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Boll - hegemony vs the marginalised

"Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac", (Kissinger, Henry). Heinrich Böll demonstrates to contemporary readers of the 197 ...

(12 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gamma hydroxybutyrate or GHB

rted that GHB is habit-forming if used regularly.Reports have been received of GHB being used as an aphrodisiac since, in moderate doses, it can cause sexual arousal.This is one of the reasons why it ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


In the middle ages, orchids played a major role in herbalremedies. They were also regarded as an aphrodisiac and have been one of the mainingredients in certain love potions. When orchids appear ...

(4 pages) 616 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


Aphrodisiacs People all over the world have been is search of foods, formulas and fuctions meant to ... r understanding of human sexuality, research has shown us how some well-known and not so well-known aphrodisiacs actually work with our body chemistry to lead to stimulation and excitement. Viagra and ... esire for desire, but science is uncovering how vitamins and minerals in foods, chemical in ancient aphrodisiacs herbs, and even exercise can initiate chemical flow leading to the excitement of sexual ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Significance Of Fire In Like Water For Chocolate

result of passion is when Gertrudis consumes the rose quail."On her the food seemed to act like an aphrodisiac; she began to feel an intense heat pulsing through her limbs...she was on her way to mar ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sex, Aphrodisiacs and Substance Abuse

ty, enhance intensity of orgasms, and increase sexual desires. In these cases the drugs are used as aphrodisiacs. An aphrodisiac can be a scent, food, pharmaceuticals, ointment, the most common of aph ... ent, food, pharmaceuticals, ointment, the most common of aphrodisiacs are foods and drugs. The word aphrodisiac comes from the Greek goddess Aphrodite who was the goddess of love and beauty. Aphrodisi ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues