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What are Love Potions?

Love potions... call it magic, call it a clever composition of fragrance notes based on scientific research... we don't care. Because whatever you call it, it all boils down to the same thing: increasing your attraction to others based on how you smell with perfume.


History

People have been looking for love potions for centuries. There are many historical theories about herbal blends that were used as an aid in finding a partner. In Ancient India, people used the Kama Sutra. This was a remedy made of butter, honey, sugar, milk and liquorice. In Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra used a mixture of cardamom, cinnamon and basil to seduce her suitors.

In Europe, love potions are also called aphrodisiacs. This word comes from the Greek goddess Aphrodite. According to Greek mythology, she was the goddess of beauty and love. It is said by wearing aphrodisiacs, you not only increase the attraction, but the opposite sex can even fall in love with you. Interesting...

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Fable or true story

But is it really true that an aroma extract can make someone fall in love? Yes and no. Love is an emotional, cognitive process based on memories and feelings. However, much research has been done into aphrodisiacs and the effect of fragrance extracts on human physical responses. This has shown that there are actually scents that can potentially increase a person's attractiveness. Fragrances are, in fact, linked to memory and emotion, more so than any other sense.


Which fragrance notes have which effect?

Research has shown that the following scent extracts can have the following effect. Women who wear the fragrance extract of pink grapefruit are estimated to be 6 years younger on average. Useful for women who want to revive their younger years. Roses act as an antidepressant and increase self-confidence and fertility. Rose extract can also make you more sensitive to touch. The aroma of jasmine has been used for centuries to increase libido and promote intimacy, making it one of the more well-known aphrodisiac scents. Peppermint extract increases alertness and stimulates the brain, making someone pay more attention to you. This can also come in handy if you want to make someone feel attracted to you.

Suppose you want to try Cleopatra's mysterious blend, then we cannot help you with that. However, we have listed some perfumes that have at least one aphrodisiac ingredient.

Feminine

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Classique EDTJean Paul Gaultier


Masculine


Unisex