Traditional medicinal plants as scientifically proven Aphrodisiacs
Aphrodisiac is the word derived from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of sexual, love and beauty.An aphrodisiac is defined as an agent (food or drug) that arouses sexual desire. Current sexual dysfunction therapy lack satisfactory success due to adverse effect, hence patients are seeking complementary and alternative medicine to treat sexual dysfunction. This review reveals that some plants and their extract have aphrodisiac activity, which are helpful for researcher to develop new herbal aphrodisiac formulations. In the recent years (2016-2018), interest in drugs of plant origin has been progressively increased.
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