Keeping your little buddy up in the sack could be a problem amongst many men and could be due to several issues ranging from from stress to simply loss of libido. Whether you’re suffering from erectile dysfunction or you just want to have a stronger, longer lasting erection then be sure to get your hands on some of these supplements that will boost your sex drive.
Check out our list of effective natural supplements below:
How It Helps: Dilates the arteries in the penis to increase blood flow
Enzymes called Protein Phosphodiesterase type 5 (or PDE5) interferes with blood flow and cGMP which is know to relax the smooth muscles in the arteries. Horny Goat Weed helps to inhibit the activities of PDE5 that’s blocking dilation of the arteries. This results in full dilation and an increase in blood flow to the penis. $31 at Vitamin World
How It Helps: Reduces and helps with complications of high cholesterol in the blood stream, resulting in higher performance.
Niacin/Vitamin B is found in fish, chicken and grains and is known to be highly effective in fighting erectile dysfunction. It comes with an added advantage to those men with high cholesterol, and is therefore recommended for men with complications resulting from high cholesterol in the blood stream, of which ED is a part of. The downside is that this supplement is known to cause side effects such as itching and flushing. $11 at Puritan’s Pride
How It Helps: Helps to boost energy & testosterone. *Bonus weight loss supplement*
L-Carnitine refers to a compound involved in energy metabolism in the body. Though naturally produced by the body, the compound is also available in foods such as animal products and in supplement form. There are various forms of Carnitine supplements, although Propionyl L-Carnitine is the most recommended for helping men with low T to boost their testosterone naturally, resulting in higher libido over time. $40 at Vitamin World
How It Helps: Helps to recover testosterone to natural levels.
The major function of zinc in the body is regulation of hormonal and enzyme activities. A healthy level of testosterone running in our systems can be used to fight erectile dysfunction and zinc helps to boost performance by helping the body recover it’s natural level of testosterone. A recommendation to stack with any supplement regime. $5 at Amazon
How It Helps: Stimulates blood flow to the penis and increases energy production for performance.
The red Korean ginseng is yet another supplement used to boost your sex drive. This supplement helps by stimulating blood flow to the penis and then boosting energy production in order to ensure a longer and more satisfying sexual experience. It is also one of those supplements which are considered to have rapid effects, not to mention it has no documented side effects. $14 at Vitamin World
How It Helps: Heightens sexual excitement and sexual animalistic instinct.
Yohimbe goes with many names but when it comes to habitat, you will usually find it in the Central African regions in countries such as Congo, Zaire or Gabon. The bark of this tree contains a chemical known as yohimbe which is mainly used to fight erectile dysfunction, and in two major ways.
In addition to arousing sexual excitement, the chemical is also a remedy against sexual side effects that may be caused as a result of using certain medications, especially those used for depression. Be aware that Yohimbe does increase your heart rate as it doubles as a fat burner. Be sure to read all instructions before taking. $20 at Amazon
How It Helps: Dilates the arteries in the penis to increase blood flow.
L-arginine is a supplement that exists naturally in protein foods such as chicken, meat, fish, peas and walnuts. This supplement fights erectile dysfunction by increasing nitric oxide levels in the body which in turn smooths and relaxes muscles surrounding blood vessels, including those around the penis This causes the muscles to dilate, thereby increasing blood flow which is a necessity for maintaining erections. $23 at Vitamin World
Have you used any of these in the past to boost your sex drive or have a recommended performance booster that’s not on the list? Share with us on the comments below!