Konji (a.k.a. sex drive or libido) is the ignition of all sexual activities and is required to be in full capacity for human to enjoy a healthy sex life.
In Africa, there are different cuisine ranging from Jolof rice of West Africans to Mukimo of Kenyans, Fufu, Ugali etc., which are rich in nutrients, vegetables and spices that are essential for the body. However, there are certain items in African foods that are particularly beneficial to your libido that you can incorporate into your cuisine as you prepare your favourite African dishes.
One must note that alcohol and sugar consumption is bad for a healthy sex life and should not be consumed in excess.
- Green leaves (Spinach & others)
Leafy green, along with some other green vegetables, are a potent source of magnesium, zinc, and manganese that helps dilate blood vessels, production of sperm and sex hormone. Green leaves are essential ingredients in the soup for meals like fufu, ugali, pounded yam, amala etc.
- Dark Chocolate
Dark chocolate contains a compound called phenylethylamine, and magnesium that releases the same endorphins that are triggered during sex and makes the bond between you grow.
A good source of protein. Eggs, which are rich in vitamins B6 and B5 for balanced hormone levels. They help to improve erection and can make men “prick” (penis) stands like a stick.
Egg sauce and stew are very common among Africans.
It makes nice smoothies, thanks to the natural fatty acid and potassium that’s help in increasing libido and erection. Also, there is no natural butter substitute like avocado. it tastes when it melts in between freshly prepared bread is second to none!
- Freshwater fish (catfish) and other seafood
Fresh fish soup is a staple in Africa! Omega-3 fatty acids! Since catfish, and other fatty fish, are full of them, start loading up on the sex-boosting benefits of this fish.
Similarly, other kinds of seafood are aphrodisiac and oysters, in particular, are great thanks to their high doses of zinc, and omega 3-fatty acid which improves sperm count in sub-fertile men improves erection and give good libido. Fish and seafood are vital ingredients in Jolof rice, shrimp rice, vegetable soups etc., across Africa.
A zinc powerhouse and a good source of protein that will help keep your man’s sperm healthy according to new research and helps in anabolic bodybuilding. beans staple such as Moimoi, madondo, beans cake, Opa etc., are not just tasty but signify African flavour.
Apparently, you can get quite a bit of sexual satisfaction from watermelon, thanks to a phytonutrient called citrulline that is said to promote smooth muscle relaxation. No better option for natural juice than the watermelon.
- Strawberries and other berries
You can eat it raw or in a dessert, which is yummy! Thanks to the high contents B vitamin folate and vitamin C, they can boost your libido!
- Cashews and its nut
Who doesn’t love this delicious fruit? As one of our favourite zinc powerhouses, it’s time to eat up! I promise your sperm will be active and healthy! Nuts are a very good source of protein and form a good partnership with soaked Garri with is popular among the West Africans.
- Garlic, Turmeric and Chilli Peppers spices
Garlic and turmeric contain important compounds that are thought to increase blood flow to the sexual organs and a very good antioxidant. Increased blood flow to the penis causes it to stay erect longer, thereby increasing sexual stamina during sex.
Similarly, pepper is the source of Western African hotness and stamina. However, Central and Southern African seems not to like pepper. If You like it hot, then it’s time to rejoice! The spice in chilli peppers contains capsaicin, which produces heat, promotes circulation and boosts endorphins.
Africans are known for their love for spicy foods, and garnishing of food with turmeric, garlic, and pepper in foods like pepper soup, chicken curry sauce, guacamole, fried meats and stews etc.