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Given that I'm a writer of romance and lover of things sexy, my 2013 A to Z theme is...
Named after the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, to be considered a true aphrodisiac a substance must either create or increase sexual desire. So things like Viagra cannot be correctly labeled as such, since what they purport to do is keep a person ready for action, rather than induce the desire for it.
Whether anything can truly be credited to jump-start one's libido is uncertain: science says no, then some studies will point to yes. Some folks swear by the old wives' tales regarding particular foods designated as sure-fire-nookie-prompters (this is a technical term; I don't expect the layman to know it). (Heh heh. Lay-man.)
Some foods have been attributed with aphrodisiacal properties because they stimulate physiological responses similar to those experienced during the sex act. Others, because they resemble sexual organs. Throughout history, foods new to a nation, because they were exotic, were considered lust-inspiring, while familiar items which pleased the senses were believed to do the same.
My focus for this year's A to Z, then, will be on foods and things which promise to get one's motor running. And perhaps someday I'll have my own special someone with whom I can put these suckers to the test. (Purely in the interest of science, of course.)