Julia (ldygry) wrote,

Recipes for Various Aphrodisiacs

*These recipes are provided for entertainment only.  I have not tested them myself; i have just collected them over the years and wanted to share them with any who may find them interesting.  I am not an herbalist and i cannot vouche for the safety of these recipes.  As with any medicine, herbal or not, please consult with a medical professional before use. 

**Damiana is generally considered safe; however, avoid using Damiana in cases of urinary tract diseases or liver disease. Modern studies of the chemical composition of Damiana also list tannin, resin, and volatile oils as the active constituents which, while considered relatively safe for consumption. Persons with diabetes and hypoglycemia should use this plant with caution. Damiana has also traditionally been used as abortive and should not be taken if pregnant.

Recipe #1A

Time: One month & 10 Days; Strength: Medium.
This is a fine recipe for an aphrodisiacal cordial of Damiana. For best results, take 1 or 2 cordial glasses of the beverage nightly. The taste is exquisite!
  1. Supplies: 1 ounce of Damiana leaves; 1 pint of Vodka; Sun-tea jar; 2 Coffee filters; ¾ pint of water (distilled or spring water); ½ to 1 cup of honey.
  2. Soak 1 ounce of Damiana leaves with 1 pint of Vodka for 5 days in the jar.
  3. Pour off the liquid, strain, and filter through a conical paper or coffee filter.
  4. Soak remaining alcohol-drenched leaves with 3/4 pint of distilled or spring water in the jar, for another 5 days.
  5. Pour off the liquids, strain, and filter as before.
  6. Warm water extracts to 160 degrees F then dissolve it in a 1/2 to 1 cup of honey.
  7. Combine alcoholic and aqueous extractions.
  8. Then let it age for one month. During the aging, sediment will form as the liqueur clarifies.
  9. The sediment is harmless, but you may wish to siphon the clear liqueur from it.
Recipe #1B
Time: One month & 2 Days; Strength: Medium.
Primary effects: Aphrodisiac and marijuana-like euphoria (for men and women) lasting about an hour and a half. It is best if taken half hour before sexual intercourse.
  1. Supplies: 1 ounce of Damiana leaves; 1 pint of Vodka; Sun-tea jar; Jelly strainer; ¾ pint of water (distilled or spring water); ½ to 1 cup of honey.
  2. Follow step 2 (Recipe 1A), except this time, place the jar under sunlight for one day to brew the first stage.
  3. Follow step 3 (Recipe 1A), except this time, strain through a jelly strainer (without a coffee filter).
  4. Follow step 4 (Recipe 1A), except this time, place the jar under sunlight for one day to brew the second stage.
  5. Follow steps 5 through 8 (Recipe 1A).
  6. Follow step 9 (Recipe 1A), except this time, use the jelly strainer to strain the honey rather than siphoning.
Recipe #2
Time: One month & 17 Days; Strength: High.
Small quantities of liqueur are excellent for any ritual oriented toward Sex Magic. Damiana can be used as a sacrament to improve and tone sexuality.
  1. Supplies: 1.5 oz. Damiana leaf (dried); 375 mL Pure Grain Alcohol + 360 mL water (or 1/5 grain vodka, 90 proof or higher); 525 mL water; 1 cup of honey; 1 quart Mason jar.
  2. Soak Damiana leaves in Vodka or Grain Alcohol + water in a 1 quart Mason jar.
  3. Let stand for five to seven days away from direct sunlight.
  4. Filter out the Damiana leaves.
  5. Save both the liquid (alcohol extract) and the wet leaves.
  6. Return the soaked Damiana leaves to the Mason jar.
  7. Add 525 mL of water.
  8. Let stand for five to ten days away from direct sunlight.
  9. Filter off the leaves and put them into your compost pile.
  10. Save the water extract.
  11. Heat the water extract to 160 degrees F. and add 1 cup of honey to the hot extract.
  12. Stir to dissolve the honey, and then combine the honey + water extract with the alcohol extract.
  13. Allow the bottle to stand undisturbed in a cool dark place for one month.
  14. Siphon off the clear liquid, leaving the cloudy matter which can be discarded or allowed to settle again.
  15. The Damiana liqueur is now ready for consumption, but is best aged for several months to several years.
Recipe #3
Time: 10 Minutes; Strength: Low.
A common way to take Damiana is as a tea. Consume no more than one cup of Damiana tea, or one dropper-full of the tincture, or two capsules daily, so as to avoid stressing the liver, since its effects are cumulative. This is made by:
  1. Supplies: 2 to 4 grams of dried Damiana leaves; 8 ounces of water; Coffee filter.
  2. Add 2 to 4 grams of dried leaves to about 8 ounces of boiling water, for 5 minutes.
  3. To remove solid particles, strain with a coffee filter.
  4. Then cool, and drink in the evening.
  5. Up to 3 cups of this tea may be consumed daily.
  6. For significant results, it is recommended to use it continuously over a two week period.

Recipe #4
Time: 10 Minutes; Strength: N/A.
Damiana can make a really fine smoke if used in a water pipe. For a marijuana-like high, a blend known as Yuba Gold is:
  1. Supplies: 4 parts Damiana leaf; 4 parts Scullcap herb; 1/2 part Lobelia herb; 4 parts Passionflower herb; 1 part Spearmint leaf.
  2. Combine all the supplies.

Orgasmic Punch
2 bottles of white rum
2/3 liter of dry white wine
1 cup Triple Sec
Juice of 10 oranges
Juice of 6 lemons
20-ounce can of pineapple chunks, drained
1 cup of sugar
2 vanilla beans, split
2 nutmegs, ground
2 oz of muira puama tincture
1-2 oz of damiana tincture
2 whole oranges studded with cloves
A handful of fresh or dried rose petals (optional)
Place the alcohol, juices, pineapple, sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, muira puama, and damiana in a large punch bowl and stir well until sugar is dissolved. Carefully float the clove-studded oranges in the punch, and immediately before serving sprinkle with rose petals. Note: the essentials are the damiana and muira puama. Experiment with the rest to find what tastes good to you.

Vanilla Aphrodisiac Smoothie
1 cup milk
15 whole cloves
15 cardamom pods
2 cinnamon sticks
1 vanilla pod, split
1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
honey to taste
Place milk, cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon in a saucepan. Scrape in vanilla seeds from pod. Heat milk but do not boil. Remove from heat and allow to cool, then refrigerate until chilled. Strain milk into a blender goblet and discard spices. Add frozen yogurt and and honey to taste. Blend until smooth and frothy. Delicious!

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