Pomegranate juice increases sex drive, study finds

POMEGRANATE juice increases sex drive, a Scottish study has found.

POMEGRANATE juice increases sex drive, a Scottish study has found.

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Regular glasses of the fruit juice raised levels of the sex hormone testosterone in men and women.

The study by researchers from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh saw 58 volunteers drinking daily glasses of pomegranate juice for two weeks, after which testosterone levels in both men and women had “significantly increased”.

For men this led to more facial hair, a deep voice and greater sexual urges. Women, who produce testosterone in ovaries and adrenal glands, had stronger bone and muscle and a heightened sex drive.