Even the most romantic relationship with the biggest spark can use a little help now and again. There are a lot of ways you can help get yourself back into the bedroom mood, and your partner too. There are some tips for how to get more quality time with your partner to build a deeper connection and even tips on how to make your partner more attractive.
That’s not to say that your partner isn’t the best looking person on the planet, but if it’s all been a while, or you’re really trying hard to make that spark shine again, there are some strange things that can help make your partner more attractive, and you too. We’ve heard of some of the common aids like oysters, but as it turns out, there are a lot of strange things that can help make your partner more attractive, if you’re willing to try them.
Click through to read about 10 strange things that will get you in the mood and make your partner more attractive:
10 Strange Things That’ll Make Your Partner More Attractive 1 of 11
If you need a little help with that spark, maybe one of these will help, if you're willing to try.
Chocolate 2 of 11
Like we need an excuse to eat more chocolate, but this is a good reason to do so. According to an article published in the New York Times, the reason chocolate can get that spark up is thanks to two chemicals: "tryptophan, is a building block of serotonin, a brain chemical involved in sexual arousal."
Cobra Blood 3 of 11
Snake blood and specifically cobra blood has been said to be a mood-enhancer and a cure-all for many ails according to parts of Southeast Asia. CNN reported that the cost of snake blood in Indonesia can make a snake blood vendor as much as vendors can make INR 500,000-1 million (US$55-111) per night.
Artichokes 4 of 11
If you've never had an artichoke, you should go eat one because you're missing out. As it turns out, they're also good for making your partner more attractive and putting you in the mood. According to WebMD, the artichoke, "was created when the smitten Greek god Zeus turned his object of affection into a thistle after being rejected. The ancients considered the artichoke full of health benefits, using it as an aphrodisiac, a diuretic, a breath freshener, and even a deodorant."
Tiger Man-Bits 5 of 11
I don't suggest trying this one out because, well, it's mean to tigers, but the myth of the tiger man-parts to help your partner look more attractive has been long living. According to TigerHomes, "Korea, Viet Nam, China, Cambodia and a host of other Asian countries are the primary players in both the belief that Tiger Penis and especially White Tiger Penis have Viagra effects."
Watermelon 6 of 11
I consume this fruit like crazy in the summer because it's hot, but it may actually be making my husband more attractive to me. According to ScienceDaily, watermelon may have a Viagra-like effect. Vitamins and minerals in the watermelon including, "lycopene, beta carotene and the rising star among its phyto-nutrients citrulline whose beneficial functions are now being unraveled. Among them is the ability to relax blood vessels, much like Viagra does", as reported by ScienceDaily.
Hot Peppers 7 of 11
If you're not turned away from the super heat of hot peppers including cayenne and chili peppers, you could give this strange way to make your partner attractive a go. Thanks to the chemical irritant called capsaicin found in hot peppers, you get a similar response to when you're getting in the mood. According to US News and World Report, "when ingested, [hot peppers] cause an increase in heart rate and breathing, sweating, and blood flow—similar to the body's response to sexual arousal."
Deep-fried Tarantulas 8 of 11
I don't care how much I need to get in the mood and make anyone seem more attractive, you won't find me giving this a try, but that doesn't stop many others. It's considered one of the world's oldest tricks for getting in the mood according to mandatory.com and you can find some in markets in Cambodia as big as your hand.
Sea Cucumbers 9 of 11
A sea cucumber is related to star fish and sea urchins and apparently something that helps spark the flame between two loving partners. According to About.com, sea cucumbers have been used to treat many ailments including getting in the mood, high blood pressure, and joint pain.
A Nursing Mother 10 of 11
According to a study done by a team from the University of Chicago and the Monell Chemical Senses Centre in Philadelphia, the scent of sweat from a nursing mother can help increase the mood and help your partner seem more attractive for women. Women filled a questionnaire and the results show that the chemicals cues present sure can help that spark kindle.
Yohimbe 11 of 11
An herbal remedy that's been used for some time can help spark that interest in your partner. According to Yahoo.com, Yohimbe is name of the bark off an evergreen tree in western Africa known as Pausinystalia yohimbe or Corynanthe yohimbe. It's been used for centuries as a mood enhancer for women in ome western African nations by increasing blood flow.