Rocket or Roquette Enhances Sexual Desire?
Answered by: Conrad Richter
Question from: Denise
Posted on: July 01, 2005

I was told by a friend that the salad herb, rocket or roquet enhances sexual desires. Is this true?

Rocket or roquette is also known as arugula. It is a tasty spinach-like green from the Mediterranean. The botanical name is Eruca vesicaria sativa.

I have not heard this about roquette enhancing sexual desire. If it is true I would guess that it is a minor effect compared with more traditional aphrodisiac herbs such as damiana and yohimbe.

For more information about herbal aphrodisiacs, please see my article:

http://www.richters.com/show.cgi?page=MagazineRack/Articles/viagra.html

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