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Many libido supplement companies suggest that their products have nearly-instant effects, and use powerful herbs.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBut are there natural compounds proven to increase sex drive in women? What should women look for when choosing a libido supplement? 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href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/scream-cream-review\"\u003eScream Cream reviews\u003c\/a\u003e article.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaca\u003c\/strong\u003e is a fiber native to South America that's been clinically shown to improve sexual desire and function in women.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/18784609\/\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/a\u003e published in the \u003cem\u003eMenopause\u003c\/em\u003e journal found that maca reduces sexual dysfunction rates in postmenopausal women.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGinger\u003c\/strong\u003e was shown to \u003cstrong\u003esignificantly increase sexual arousal in both women and men after exposure to erotic images\u003c\/strong\u003e in a \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/36809190\/\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/a\u003e published in the \u003cem\u003eJournal of Sex Research\u003c\/em\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe've outlined three research-backed herbs to look out for in libido-enhancing products above, and we define unhealthy additives as unnecessary ingredients like refined sugar, artificial flavors and artificial dyes.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn the next three sections of this article, we'll provide our Best Overall, Best Value and Best Premium picks for women's libido supplements.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBest Overall \u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e— Nativas Organics Gelatinized Maca\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Best_Female_Libido_Supplements_Image_1.png?v=1701313501\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/3sOEx4L\"\u003eNativas Organics Gelatinized Maca Powder\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e is our top overall supplement for women's libido.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eMaca is an effective active ingredient for enhancing libido in women, as we documented in the previous section of this article.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOne serving of Nativas Organics Gelatinized Maca provides 5 grams (g) of maca, and the clinical trial on maca for sexual function used a dose of 3.5 g, so this product should provide an effective dose.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe gelatinized format is superior to raw maca, because maca is an indigestible plant fiber like potato starch, as we discussed in our \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/royal-honey-review\"\u003eRoyal Honey reviews\u003c\/a\u003e article on another supplement containing maca.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eGelatinized maca is much more digestible than raw maca.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis supplement costs $31.99 at the time of publishing this article, and provides 90 servings, which equates to a \u003cstrong\u003eper-serving price of $0.36.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eInterested consumers can check out Nativas Organics Gelatonized Maca Powder \u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/3sOEx4L\"\u003eat this link\u003c\/a\u003e to the product's Amazon listing.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBest Value \u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e— Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Best_Female_Libido_Supplements_Image_2.png?v=1701313722\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/products\/panax-ginseng-extract\"\u003eIlluminate Labs Panax Ginseng Extract Capsules\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e is our standardized ginseng extract.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eGinseng is an effective active ingredient for enhancing libido in women, as we documented in the research section of this article.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIlluminate Labs Panax Ginseng Extract is third-party tested, and proven to be as potent and pure as advertised. We publish third-party test results on each product page, which is exceedingly rare for herbal supplement companies.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe per-serving dose is 200 milligrams (mg) of \u003cem\u003ePanax\u003c\/em\u003e ginseng extract, but this is a single-active-ingredient product, so dose can be adjusted upward with the approval of a medical professional.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOur supplement costs $15 at a subscription price that includes free shipping, and provides 60 servings, which equates to a \u003cstrong\u003eper-serving price of $0.25.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eInterested consumers can check out Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng Extract Capsules \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/products\/panax-ginseng-extract\"\u003eat this link\u003c\/a\u003e to the product page on our website.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBest Premium \u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e— Pique La Ginger Tea\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Best_Female_Libido_Supplements_Image_3.png?v=1701314192\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/piquelife.sjv.io\/QyWado\"\u003ePique La Ginger Tea\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e is an organic tea made primarily from organic ginger.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eGinger is an effective active ingredient for enhancing libido in women, as we documented in the research section of this article.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThis tea comes in convenient stick packs that can be added to a glass and mixed with boiling water, so no teapot or preparation is needed, and it's a highly convenient product.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis product costs $58 at the time of publishing this article, and contains 28 servings, which equates to a \u003cstrong\u003eper-serving price of $2.07.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eInterested consumers can check out Pique La Ginger Tea \u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/piquelife.sjv.io\/QyWado\"\u003eat this link\u003c\/a\u003e to the product page on the brand's official website.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\" data-mce-style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eConclusion\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are various natural compounds shown in clinical studies to increase female libido.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMaca, \u003cem\u003ePanax\u003c\/em\u003e ginseng and ginger have all been shown to improve either sexual arousal or sexual function in independent clinical trials.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn this article we chose our top three supplements for increasing libido in women: Nativas Organics Gelatinized Maca, Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng Capsules, and Pique La Ginger Tea.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePique's tea is the most expensive by far, while the ginseng capsules only cost $0.25 per serving at a subscription price.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe recommend that women shopping for a libido supplement (whether they're interested in the supplements highlighted in this article or not) consider two main factors: research-backed active ingredients and a lack of unhealthy additive ingredients.\u003c\/p\u003e","blog_id":49281925193,"author":"Calloway Cook","user_id":26601750601,"published_at":"2023-11-29T23:51:14-05:00","updated_at":"2023-12-04T13:35:48-05:00","summary_html":"We explain what to look for when choosing libido supplements for women, and documents three natural compounds clinically shown to increase libido in women. 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Best Female Libido Supplements: What's Proven to Work?

Best Female Libido Supplements: What's Proven to Work?


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Libido supplements are becoming more popular, as a natural way to enhance sex drive and improve relationships. Many libido supplement companies suggest that their products have nearly-instant effects, and use powerful herbs.

But are there natural compounds proven to increase sex drive in women? What should women look for when choosing a libido supplement? And which brands sell the best-formulated products in this category?

In this article we'll answer all of these questions and more, as we share several natural compounds shown to increase libido in women in clinical studies, and explain what we recommend looking for when shopping for a libido supplement.

We'll choose our Best Overall, Best Value and Best Premium women's libido supplements.

What to Look For in a Libido Supplement

There are two main criteria that we recommend women shopping for a libido supplement consider:

  1. Effective active ingredients
  2. No unhealthy or unsafe ingredients

The good news is that there are some natural compounds shown in clinical studies to increase libido in women, which makes the first criterion relatively easy to satisfy.

Ginseng is one of the natural compounds with the strongest research backing for libido enhancement in women.

A clinical trial published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine found that Panax ginseng supplementation increased sex drive by 13% in menopausal women, and ginseng is also clinically shown to improve sexual desire and arousal in non-menopausal women, as we documented in our Scream Cream reviews article.

Maca is a fiber native to South America that's been clinically shown to improve sexual desire and function in women.

A clinical trial published in the Menopause journal found that maca reduces sexual dysfunction rates in postmenopausal women.

Ginger was shown to significantly increase sexual arousal in both women and men after exposure to erotic images in a clinical trial published in the Journal of Sex Research.

We've outlined three research-backed herbs to look out for in libido-enhancing products above, and we define unhealthy additives as unnecessary ingredients like refined sugar, artificial flavors and artificial dyes.

In the next three sections of this article, we'll provide our Best Overall, Best Value and Best Premium picks for women's libido supplements.

Best Overall — Nativas Organics Gelatinized Maca

Nativas Organics Gelatinized Maca Powder is our top overall supplement for women's libido.

Maca is an effective active ingredient for enhancing libido in women, as we documented in the previous section of this article.

One serving of Nativas Organics Gelatinized Maca provides 5 grams (g) of maca, and the clinical trial on maca for sexual function used a dose of 3.5 g, so this product should provide an effective dose.

The gelatinized format is superior to raw maca, because maca is an indigestible plant fiber like potato starch, as we discussed in our Royal Honey reviews article on another supplement containing maca.

Gelatinized maca is much more digestible than raw maca.

This supplement costs $31.99 at the time of publishing this article, and provides 90 servings, which equates to a per-serving price of $0.36.

Interested consumers can check out Nativas Organics Gelatonized Maca Powder at this link to the product's Amazon listing.

Best Value — Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng

Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng Extract Capsules is our standardized ginseng extract.

Ginseng is an effective active ingredient for enhancing libido in women, as we documented in the research section of this article.

Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng Extract is third-party tested, and proven to be as potent and pure as advertised. We publish third-party test results on each product page, which is exceedingly rare for herbal supplement companies.

The per-serving dose is 200 milligrams (mg) of Panax ginseng extract, but this is a single-active-ingredient product, so dose can be adjusted upward with the approval of a medical professional.

Our supplement costs $15 at a subscription price that includes free shipping, and provides 60 servings, which equates to a per-serving price of $0.25.

Interested consumers can check out Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng Extract Capsules at this link to the product page on our website.

Best Premium — Pique La Ginger Tea

Pique La Ginger Tea is an organic tea made primarily from organic ginger.

Ginger is an effective active ingredient for enhancing libido in women, as we documented in the research section of this article.

This tea comes in convenient stick packs that can be added to a glass and mixed with boiling water, so no teapot or preparation is needed, and it's a highly convenient product.

This product costs $58 at the time of publishing this article, and contains 28 servings, which equates to a per-serving price of $2.07.

Interested consumers can check out Pique La Ginger Tea at this link to the product page on the brand's official website.

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Conclusion

There are various natural compounds shown in clinical studies to increase female libido.

Maca, Panax ginseng and ginger have all been shown to improve either sexual arousal or sexual function in independent clinical trials.

In this article we chose our top three supplements for increasing libido in women: Nativas Organics Gelatinized Maca, Illuminate Labs Panax Ginseng Capsules, and Pique La Ginger Tea.

Pique's tea is the most expensive by far, while the ginseng capsules only cost $0.25 per serving at a subscription price.

We recommend that women shopping for a libido supplement (whether they're interested in the supplements highlighted in this article or not) consider two main factors: research-backed active ingredients and a lack of unhealthy additive ingredients.