Michigan’s Surprising Favorite Aphrodisiac
An aphrodisiac is defined as any substance or food that heightens sexual desire and enhances intimate experiences. According to the American Museum of Natural History, people throughout history have been getting creative with their food choices to set the mood.
Fashion Nova embarked on a quest to discover the most popular aphrodisiacs in each state, alongside determining the overall top favorites. Their findings were based on analyzing Google Trends data from the past 12 months, revealing the aphrodisiacs that piqued the curiosity of each state.
Michigan’s Most Popular Aphrodisiac
In Michigan, cherries reign supreme as the state fruit. However, cherries are not just reserved for pies and cobblers. They are also celebrated for their sensual properties, according to Fashion Nova. They said cherries have high levels of antioxidants and melatonin. Some even believe that these little red aphrodisiacs can work wonders in boosting libido and improving sexual function. In fact, MyAphrodisiacs.com, a site dedicated to delicacies and aphrodisiacs, said that the potassium in cherries can help produce hormones that are sexual in nature.
In the nation’s capital, they found champagne to be a popular aphrodisiac. Some say that this bubbly beverage increases blood flow and enhances mood, making it a popular choice for couples seeking to add a little sparkle to their date night.
Also revealed in the study is the most popular aphrodisiac reigning across the United States. It’s none other than vanilla. Surprisingly, this sweet and familiar flavor takes the lead in 14 states.
Coming in second place is honey, with six states showing a preference for this sticky and natural aphrodisiac. Some states are turning to pumpkin for a twist in the bedroom. Five states can’t seem to get enough of this versatile veggie or fruit, depending on whom you ask.
See what else the study has to say about food and aphrodisiacs here. Eat Something Sexy, a site specializing in the connection between food and sexual health, also cites vanilla, cherries, champagne, honey and pumpkin are aphrodisiacs.