Everybody’s Doing It (Or Trying to at Least), With the Best Natural Supplements To Increase Libido

The ultimate natural vitamins and supplements to increase sex drive.

6 Minute ReadFeature by Jessica Lacey

22.09.20 (Updated 26.02.24)

The wellness industry might wax lyrical about ingredients to boost our mental resilience, aid sleep, ramp up our energy reserves or conversely, bring us back to calm but what about the other type of performance? That of the bedroom variety?

Statistics show many of us are looking for a ‘leg up’ in the sexual libido department. By age 40, those sexually active in the UK are doing so around once a week. But as we live longer and strive to live healthier, fuller lives, research shows we are keen to include longevity to our sex lives too. In fact, over 80% of people aged 50-90 are sexually active these days, with two thirds of us rating sex as a vital component of our relationships. Sex drive and a healthy libido in men and women is a macro priority, so it's little wonder we look to proven supplements to increase libido.

“Libido plays such an important role in a relationship and it's really common for couples to be mismatched,” says dating and relationship expert Mel Schilling. “This can be based on so many things; maybe one partner is going through a really stressful time in their life, maybe another is experiencing hormonal changes. Menopause is a big one at this stage of life and one of the things that a lot of women struggle with in perimenopause is a total change in libido. This is where supplements like LYMA can really help in getting back that equilibrium and making sure that a couple are really on the same page in terms of their desires.”

Who is looking for natural ingredients to boost our libido?

Many regularly find themselves too tired, too busy or simply too distracted to have good sex. A low sex drive can emerge for any number of life factors including workload, family pressures, or being surrounded by small children. Likewise, there are many more intrinsic emotional barriers that suppress our sex drives such as tension, depression and lack of body confidence. A changing sex drive is a common menopause symptom as hormones fall out of kilter, prompting some women to look for proven supplements to increase the female libido.

The first step is to understand what’s causing your sex drive to plummet and spoiler alert: most of the time it isn’t anything to do with your relationship or your significant other. The next step is to ensure you know which supplements and vitamins can boost your libido.

The best way to boost a low sex drive? Get loose.

There is mounting clinical evidence to show that stress is the most prominent factor for changes in both the male and female sex drive. The well-documented ‘Sex and Stress Connection’ affects the sexual health of both men and women. One study found that chronic stress is associated with decreased sexual desire and satisfaction in women. This is because when you’re tense, the adrenal hormone cortisol suppresses sex hormones, which all but kills your chances at arousal. Similar results have been found in men too; a study of men with high levels of stress reported lower levels of sexual desire and satisfaction, as well as difficulty achieving and maintaining an erection.

So what’s the best supplement to increase libido in men and women?

In short, it’s the one that focuses on overall health and wellbeing, through nourishing every process in the body. LYMA is the gold standard of evidence-based health supplements, whereby every ingredient is peer-reviewed and patented for utmost quality and optimal efficacy.

World-leading clinical Pharmacologist and Pharmaco-nutritionist, Professor Paul Clayton explains just why, “The impact of the LYMA Supplement on libido is mediated via tension reduction. We hear from a lot of LYMA users that not only their energy increases but also their sexual energy. So typically people say their libido is improved too. The combination of actives in LYMA help to protect you against the adverse effects of emotional pressure and worry, making you better able to deal with them. That's going to show through in terms of better libido.”

“The bottom line is LYMA gives you more energy, helps you sleep better, helps you to love better, helps you to be more of yourself.”

What is it in LYMA that inadvertently makes it the best supplement to boost both female and male libido? We break down the science and the studies that prove it.

1. The aphrodisiac properties of affron®

affron® is the highly concentrated and standardized form of saffron extract, optimized at a clinically backed dose of 28mg per day in LYMA. Saffron is a spice extracted from the stigmas of the crocus sativus plant and is a powerful antioxidant, mood booster and aphrodisiac.

Many women are already familiar with taking saffron for female libido but moreover, saffron has been shown to have particularly potent aphrodisiac properties for people taking antidepressant medication, of which reduced sex drive is a common side-effect. An analysis of six independent studies suggests that supplementing with saffron each day over a period of four weeks can improve erectile dysfunction, enhance libido and increase sexual satisfaction in those who are taking antidepressants.

There is good news for people not taking antidepressants too; clinical evidence suggests that supplementing with saffron, when ingested daily and in concentrated form, can improve desire, sensation and arousal in both men and women after just one month.Improved orgasms were also reported.

Ashwagandha lyma formula

2. Ashwagandha improves the enjoyment of sex for men and women

Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic adaptogen that has been used for centuries to help ease worried minds. Women taking birth control, who have previously experienced reduced sex drive as a side effect, reported enhanced arousal after supplementing with the ingredient, and in one clinical study it was concluded that daily supplementation with ashwagandha could improve both anticipation and enjoyment of sex. It also helps to reduce the elevated cortisol levels associated with constant low-grade stress that can wreak havoc on your libido, no matter your age or gender. The LYMA formula contains full spectrum adaptogen Sensoril® Ashwagandha - the highest concentration, most bioavailable extract on the market.


3. Vitamin D3 is key to treating sexual dysfunction

A recent study in the International Journal of Endocrinology found that men and women’s sexual function can be impacted by low levels of vitamin D and were linked to low desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm and satisfaction. Another study demonstrated that sufficient levels of vitamin D are associated with higher levels of testosterone and better erectile function.

The LYMA Supplement formula includes the recommended daily clinical dose of 2,000 i.u. of Vita-Algae D3™ (as opposed to the standard dose of 600 i.u. found in many supplements). Vita-Algae D3™ is the most potent and bioavailable form of vitamin D3, derived from algae and optimized to deliver you the best possible results.

4. Hydrocurc™ increases testosterone for a boosted male libido

Turmeric has long been used in Indian and Malay culture for its aphrodisiac qualities. Deemed so powerful in those cultures, it even makes an appearance in the original Kama Sutra texts. Hydrocurc™ is a patented, proven and highly concentrated form of curcumin; the active compound in turmeric root. Hydrocurc™, as formulated at 600mg in LYMA, has superior bioavailability and is the world’s first 100% cold water dispersible turmeric extract.

The carefully curated formulation of powerful, proven compounds in LYMA is sure to offer whole-system nourishment and an improved wellbeing that give both the male and female libido a welcome boost. LYMA gives you the power to love, so go forth and copulate.


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