Chocolate is the sweetest of all the aphrodisiacs in the world. The best thing is bitter - in addition to a positive effect on the mood, it provides a lot of energy, although this effect lasts very shortly, because only about 5 minutes.
Thanks to such chemical substances as: theobromine, caffeine, phenylethylamine contained in chocolate, it effectively increases sexual activity. Thanks to these ingredients, the body also receives a powerful energy dose, which has a positive effect on the nervous system - the concentration of neurotransmitters in the brain increases. Chocolate with its natural stimulating properties works perfectly with other aphrodisiacs, such as red wine. This combination of flavours can enhance the stimulation and relaxation effect of the body.
Chocolate and the effects of the sexual system
The term chocolate, a perfect, natural aphrodisiac, did not come from nowhere. It's all because of the relationships it has. First of all, theobromine stimulates like caffeine. Secondly, not insignificant amounts of phenylethylamine, which is responsible for sensory properties. PEA, which is sometimes even compared to the highly addictive amphetamine, and its action results in a feeling of excitement and desire and increased production of dopamine. Moreover, due to the consumption of this magical sweetness, increased serotonin secretion is observed (due to the presence of caffeine, which stimulates the body). Flavonoles, in turn, have a relaxing effect on the body, which is strongly associated with biotechnology. All the above-mentioned relationships have a direct or indirect positive effect on sexual activity. Reasonable doses of chocolate also improve general wellbeing. No wonder that we are so eager to reach for this sweetness, even if we do not understand all these mechanisms.
Chocolate - contraindications
Does the consumption of chocolate have only a few advantages? Is there no way it can harm your health? Well, there are some contraindications to its consumption. Some people should give it up completely. Chocolate is not recommended for people with kidney stones and gastroesophageal reflux disease. In addition, the consumption of chocolate is highly undesirable for people who take MAO inhibited drugs on a daily basis. The combination of chocolate with these compounds can lead to adverse health effects. What is more, obvious contraindications for eating this sweetness are overweight (because of the high calorific value and sugar content of the product) and allergy to it.