Damiana Aphrodisiac Lip and Skin Balm
Damiana is a subtropical wild shrub with yellow flowers and fragrant leaves that has a long history of medicinal uses. Nearly 500 years ago, Spanish missionaries recorded that Mexican indigenous people were known to drink an aphrodisiac tea made with Damiana and sugar.
The Aztecs called the avocado ahuacuatl – the testicle tree – as the fruit hangs low and in pairs. It's said Spanish priests once forbade avocados because of their provocative, sensual form. But their distinctive growing patterns and sensual shape aside, avocados are full of beta carotene, magnesium, vitamin E (also known as the sex vitamin), and potassium – all nutrients to do the romancing body good.
Throughout history cinnamon has been valued for its medicinal benefits. Anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory, the delicate but complex spice can also aid the body as a natural aphrodisiac, with subtle warming effects and as a natural source of manganese, a nutrient essential to sexual health and the overall wellness of skin, bones, metabolism, sight, hearing, and the nervous system.
Delicate, silky vanilla has been prized for hundreds of years for its ability to increase arousal by soothing the central nervous system, easing emotional tension and reducing anxiety, and improving circulation.
Swipe this warm and sensuous balm on lips for softness and shine, use on the inner wrists, at the base of the throat, behind ear lobes, in the cleavage, or behind knees as a soft aphrodisiac perfume balm, or as a spot treatment anywhere skin needs a little love.