Comes from the greek goddess of love "Aphrodite". There are arguably, certain foods, scents, music, drinks, and behaviors which can increase or promote the desire to be sexual and/or sensual. Some people say that "aphrodisiacs" are merely a placebo, because people THINK they will work. Some find out certain things make their sensuality more heightened, which could also be coined a "fetish".
Common items related to this term: Arugula, Artichokes, Asparagus, Chocolate, Eggs, Ginkgo biloba,Ginseng, Honey, Mangos, Oysters, Spanish fly, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Truffles and Walnut oil.
Apparently my boyfriend arguing with me is quite the aphrodisiac, because I can't finish an argument before I want to grab his face and get down to business.