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Sex Zone: New tablet is a turn-on for girls.


Aphrodite’s girdle made by Hephaestus; magically induces passion. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 183]


induces passion. [Plant Symbolism: EB, IV: 549]


leguminous plant; arouses passion.
 have long been used to pep up Verb 1. pep up - spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
exhort, root on, urge on, barrack, urge, inspire, cheer

cheerlead - act as a cheerleader in a sports event
 the flagging sexual performance of men, with products ranging from ginseng ginseng (jĭn`sĕng), common name for the Araliaceae, a family of tropical herbs, shrubs, and trees that are often prickly and sometimes grow as climbing forms.  to Viagra.

But there is little to help women. Until now.

Last week saw the arrival of a new, plant-based natural aphrodisiac aphrodisiac

Any of various forms of stimulation thought to arouse sexual excitement. They may be psychophysiological (arousing the senses of sight, touch, smell, or hearing) or internal (e.g., foods, alcoholic drinks, drugs, love potions, medicinal preparations).
 tablet called Herbal v-X.

It is a female version of Herbal v-Y tablets for men - originally named just Herbal V and now on sale in health food shops.

Both versions rely on an extract from the Brazilian plant Muira Puama, or Potency Wood. But the women's tablets are mixed with an extra substance called gingko biloba Gingko biloba,
n See gingko.

Doctors believe the plant extract works on the nerve system by increasing desire. Five hundred British female volunteers are already raving about the new female formulation.

Dr Sarah Brewer, author of Increase Your Sex Drive, is co-ordinating the trials. She says: "The women say they are actually beginning to initiate sex instead of just tolerating it."

It is thought the tablets will be especially beneficial to women such as high-powered executives who blame their lack of sex drive on their busy work schedules, and stay-at-home mums who blame it on their exhausting kids. They are also recommended for women immediately after childbirth and for those going through the menopause.

The dosage for women, however, is significantly less than that for men.

While males are advised to take between three to six tablets daily for 10 days, women need only take two tablets daily - but for at least a month.

Dr Jacques Waynberg, director of Biosexology in Paris, helped to formulate the original Herbal V tablets which he has dubbed "libido libido (lĭbē`dō, –bī`–) [Lat.,=lust], psychoanalytic term used by Sigmund Freud to identify instinctive energy with the sex instinct.  in a bottle":

Although he guards against expecting miracles, one guinea pig guinea pig (gĭn`ē), domesticated form of the cavy, Cavia porcellus, a South American rodent. It is unrelated to the pig; the name may refer to its shrill squeal. , mother Michele Hale, 30, is impressed.

Michele, who has taken Herbal v-X for a month as part of the trial, says: "After my little boy was born, I lost my sex drive.

"I felt tired all the time and couldn't be bothered.

"Now, after just a month's trial, I feel so much more energetic and a lot more attracted to my husband.

"As for him, he's ecstatic."
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Title Annotation:Features
Author:Maung, Carole Aye
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jun 29, 1999
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