Onions are a constant in Ugandan kitchens because who cooks a real meal without involving onions, right? As it turns out, onions have hidden benefits in that they improve your sex life exponentially. And it is for both sexes. Onions increase libido in men and women, according to science.
Onions are a must if your libido is letting you down lately
Onions are a spice in your food and in your bed
It improves sperm count
The antioxidants present in onions help to improve a man's sperm count naturally. In fact, studies have shown that onion and ginger juice can help improve sperm count and libido. One tablespoon of onion juice when taken with one teaspoon of ginger juice thrice a day can improve sex drive.
It improves stamina
A weak immune system can make you sluggish and fatigued and slow in bed. But eating onions can help you overcome the problem. The phytochemicals present in onions in large amounts acts as a stimulant for Vitamin C, which in turn boosts the immune system. This helps to fight toxins and foreign elements in the body that can lead to various illness, diseases or low sexual stamina.
It helps in better circulation
Onions are also a good source of sulphides which helps to control fluctuating cholesterol levels and treat high blood pressure. This improves cardiovascular health, boosts circulation sending blood to every extremity including your genitals and improving the sex drive.
It elevates testosterone levels
According to animal research done at Tabriz University in Iran, fresh onion juice raises testosterone levels. Apart from this, it also boosts the health of the sexual organs in both men and women to help keep the spark alive.
How to use onions
Eat them raw: Both red and green onions when added to your salads and eaten raw can help you deal with low sex drive.
Make onion juice: To make onion-ginger juice, put a medium sized onion in the juicer along with a small piece of ginger and gulp down the juice every day to improve your libido.
Have onion water: Well, you really did t know you can make a health drink with onion, right? Boil two or three onions in half a litre of water and drink it either in the morning or at night, just before the big act to get a surge of energy.
Use them in your curries: So, now you have more reasons to add more onions in your curries, not just to add flavour but to be an active player in bed too.
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