Natural Ways to Boost Women’s Libido: The Blue Pill for Women?

It seems like there is an endless display of options to enhance the male libido, but when it comes to the female libido, there is hardly anything at all. 

Women’s libido can be a tricky thing. With the stress of everyday life, fluctuating hormones, and many other factors, it can be difficult to keep your sex drive at a comfortable level. Pharmaceuticals that target libido appear to all be concerned with the "bottom-up approach, which is the approach of enhancing blood flow to the genitals and hoping for an enhancement to take place this way. While improving blood flow may be an approach with some efficacy for some males, its effectiveness is limited for females. 

Even after about 30 years since discovering pharmaceuticals geared towards enhancing the male libido, there still appears to be very little out there in terms of enhancing female libido. Thankfully there are natural ways to boost women’s libido: from time-honoured herbs and vitamins to lifestyle changes and relaxation techniques, there are a lot of ways to increase pleasure, desire, and satisfaction. In this article, we’ll explore the various natural ways to boost women’s libido and answer the question of whether 'blue pills' for women exist.

Natural Ways to Boost Women

What is Women’s Libido?

Women’s libido is the term used to describe the sexual desire or drive in a woman. Libido can be affected by a number of factors such as stress, hormones, relationship problems and even physical health conditions. A decrease in libido can lead to decreased sexual pleasure, dissatisfaction and even anxiety. It is important to remember that every woman is different and each one has her own individual needs when it comes to her libido. While some women may find that lifestyle changes are enough to boost their libido, others may need more help from herbs and supplements.

What Causes a Decrease in Women’s Libido?

Low libido in women can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress, depression, relationship issues, medical conditions or medications. Hormonal changes due to pregnancy and menopause also affect libido. Low testosterone levels can also contribute to lack of sexual desire in women. Testosterone is an important hormone for women as well as men; it’s responsible for sex drive, energy level and muscle mass. Age-related hormonal changes in menopausal women cause a decrease in testosterone levels that can lead to decreased sexual interest and arousal.

Pharmaceuticals for Women’s Libido

The pharmaceutical industry is notorious for its focus on men’s sexual health. Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, and other drugs have been on the market for years now to help improve male libido. However, these medications come with a laundry list of side effects that can be unpleasant and are sometimes even dangerous. Pharmaceuticals geared towards female libido are few and far between with only one major player in the mix: Addyi (flibanserin). This pill promises to increase sexual desire in women who take it but comes with potentially serious side effects. So while this may be an option for some women, it may not necessarily be the best choice due to its many potential risks.

Natural Ways to Boost Women’s Libido

The good news is that there are several natural ways to boost women’s libido. Some of these remedies may not be as quick-acting as a pharmaceutical, but they will provide long-term benefits to your overall well-being. Here are some of the most popular natural remedies for boosting women’s libido: 

  1. Herbal supplements – There are many herbal supplements such as Damiana, Horny Goat Weed, Maca Root, Puncture Vine, and Velvet Bean that have been used for centuries to increase libido in both men and women

  2. Vitamins and minerals – Certain vitamins and minerals have been found to be beneficial for increasing libido in women including Vitamin B6, folic acid, Vitamin B12, magnesium, zinc and selenium

  3. Essential Oils – Essential oils like Ylang Ylang and Sandalwood have a calming effect on the body which can help reduce stress levels and increase relaxation which can lead to increased sexual desire

  4. Exercise and diet changes – Eating healthy foods and exercising regularly can help improve your mood by releasing endorphins which will give you an energy boost leading to an increased sex drive!

  5. Relaxation Techniques – Stress is one of the main causes of low libido in women so taking time out of your day to relax can help you feel more energized when it comes time for intimacy with your partner!

Herbal Remedies for Women’s Libido

Herbal remedies are a great way to naturally boost women’s libido. Herbs like maca and ashwagandha have been used for centuries to address a variety of health issues, including low libido. Maca is known to help with hormonal balance by improving the body’s natural production of hormones, which can be beneficial for those dealing with menopausal symptoms. Ashwagandha has been said to reduce anxiety and stress while also providing an energy boost. These herbs can help ease symptoms of depression and anxiety that can often lead to a lack of interest in sex or difficulty becoming aroused or achieving orgasm.

Vitamins for Women’s Libido

Vitamin supplements can be a great way to increase women’s libido. Vitamins are essential for many bodily functions and can help with energy, focus, and overall health. Some of the vitamins that can help support female libido include B-vitamins, Vitamin C, Zinc, Iron, Magnesium and Folic Acid. B-vitamins are important for energy production while Vitamin C helps with hormones and is also a powerful antioxidant. Zinc helps with hormone balance while Iron supports a healthy immune system. Magnesium helps regulate sex hormones and Folic acid helps reduce depression which can often have an impact on libido.

Lifestyle Changes to Boost Women’s Libido

One of the best ways to naturally boost women’s libido is to make lifestyle changes. This can include things like exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, and eating a balanced diet. Exercise not only helps to reduce stress, but it also increases blood flow throughout the body which can lead to increased arousal and higher levels of desire. Eating healthy foods that are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants help to ensure that your body is functioning optimally and will impact how well you perform in the bedroom. Getting adequate sleep is also important for sexual health as it helps to reduce fatigue and improve energy levels. Additionally, reducing stress can help to boost libido by allowing you to feel more relaxed and confident in your own skin.

Relaxation Techniques for Women’s Libido

Relaxation techniques can be hugely beneficial for boosting women’s libido. Stress is one of the leading causes of a low libido and relaxation techniques such as yoga, mindfulness, and meditation can help you reclaim some of that lost desire. Yoga is especially helpful because it helps to reduce stress levels while also increasing blood flow to the genitals. Mindfulness and meditation can help to reduce stress and anxiety while also helping to build self-confidence - two essential components of a healthy libido. There are a number of other relaxation techniques that can help to increase libido, including massage therapy and acupuncture. If you want to take advantage of these benefits, consider working with a qualified therapist or acupuncturist who specializes in natural ways to boost women’s libido.

Do ‘Blue Pills’ for Women Exist?

The short answer is no. While Viagra and other similar pharmaceutical drugs have been around for a while and work to increase male libido, there are currently no drugs on the market that do the same for women. To be sure, some pharmaceuticals have tried to develop such a drug, but all have failed due to serious side effects like depression and decreased libido. For now, it’s best to stick with natural methods of enhancing women’s libido. That being said, certain vitamins, herbs, and lifestyle changes can be very effective in boosting female libido without the potential for negative side effects.

When it comes to boosting libido naturally for women, Sensational is a formula that features time-honoured botanicals and key nutrients to directly support and enhance the sexual experience for women while also balancing hormones.

Women’s libido can be affected by a multitude of factors, but there are natural ways to boost it without the need for pharmaceuticals. Herbal remedies, vitamins, lifestyle changes, and relaxation techniques are all effective methods for increasing libido in women. While there is no ‘blue pill’ specifically designed for women, these natural methods can be just as effective in boosting libido with fewer risks. With the right approach, any woman can find the key to unlocking her sexual energy and improving her libido.

Dr Jewel Alfoure  – Naturopathic Doctor at Enerex Botanicals


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