sexual stimulant

(1) Aphrodisiac Any agent that is alleged to enhance sexual performance or libido by unproven or magical means
(2) A drug that enhances sexual performance by vasoactive mechanisms—e.g., sildenafil (Viagra), which prevents cGMP degradation by cGMP specific phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) in the corpus cavernosum. Increased cGMP leads to vasodilation of the intimal cushions of the helicine arteries and increased flow blood into the spongiosa of the penis causing an erection

sexual stimulant

Any drug (e.g., alcohol used in modest amounts) or pheromone that acts as an aphrodisiac for humans or animals.
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The unique sexual stimulant will increase sensations for female partners while also helping to maintaining the male partner's erection.
But the inquest in Cardiff heard the drug, also known as Sextacy, is used as a sexual stimulant and was recently made illegal in Britain.
The male victims are then given a sexual stimulant and forced to have sex continually, occasionally unprotected, before being dumped on the side of the road.
She said officers also found a large supply of prescription-only drug Apacli, a sexual stimulant, but he was not charged in relation to the find.
chewed and swallowed with a little water) as a sexual stimulant, whereas a paste of the root was applied to areas affected by rheumatic pain.
But one of the most popular drugs is the mystery pill called Sa'ada (Arabic for pleasure), a sexual stimulant sold in the black market that many Palestinian men take to help prolong their sexual performance.
He further explains how "sexual spices" work, such as ginger that is considered to be an aphrodisiac and cayenne pepper which acts as a sexual stimulant by increasing genital blood flow.
Saffron (Crocus sativus) was praised in China as a sexual stimulant and in Rome the plant was dedicated to Ceres the Goddess of fertility.
Hunted originally for meat, then shells, sea turtles have become increasingly endangered as men, apparently in need of more sexual prowess, purchase turtle eggs as a sexual stimulant and aphrodisiac.
Hunted originally for their meat, then for their shells, sea turtles have become increasingly endangered as men who desire greater sexual prowess purchase turtle eggs as a sexual stimulant and aphrodisiac.
Bear bile sells -- sometimes for more than illegal drugs -- throughout Asia, including Japan, as a sexual stimulant, although traditional Chinese medicine does not specifically recommend it.
William Bailey attempted to capitalize on the publicity given to Marie Curie's discovery of radium by claiming he had found it to be a sexual stimulant.