Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture
This is the third iteration of our Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture, previously known as the RAWphrodisiac Tincture.
We have taken everything you loved from the first two formulas, worked with a master Chinese and Western herbalist to produce enhanced effects with an eye towards long-term benefits but with a focus on immediate use.
Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir embodies all that you asked for in an aphrodisiac formula: expert formulation, made with the highest quality and integrity ingredients, in a strong, clinic grade tincture, with the delivery of quick effects.
Eros' Arrow is born out of an advanced understanding of general tonics, reproductive health tonics, and anatomy and physiology. This formula speaks to the innate wisdom of plants and the unique complexities of human sexuality and is formulated by master herbalists.
The RAW Forest Foods Difference
- Formulated with the desires and the unique needs of our customers in mind;
- This formula contains Pine Pollen Tincture and tinctures of fifteen other select, desire enhancing herbs (find detailed information below);
- Manufactured with select herbs and pharmaceutical grade (USP) alcohol in a domestic, FDA cGMP facility;
- An exclusive RAW Forest Foods product, the premier, and most trusted pro-androgenic and tonic herb company.
A Brief Overview
At RAW Forest Foods, we know that sexuality is complicated and multifaceted, and we developed this formula to meet the multiple and unique needs of our customers. The comprehensive, multidimensional approach developed in this formula makes it a customer favorite.
Preparing an aphrodisiac formula is not a simple, straightforward process of establishing a list of herbs that have been used traditionally and researched for their libido-enhancing effects. While others may approach aphrodisiacs with this mentality, at RAW Forest Foods, we know that nothing—least of not human sexuality—is so simple. You deserve more than a checklist. This is why we worked with a master Chinese clinician to produce a fast-acting, effective, and safe aphrodisiac formula.
Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture has been formulated with the unique needs of our customers in mind, employing not just an in-depth knowledge of the therapeutic and potent effects of the herbs it contains, but also a working understanding and command of anatomy and physiology, and an appreciation to the vast complexities of human sexuality.
This is a formula designed to work quickly with the body to produce the desired effects, but also to work cumulatively with the body, where overtime is may build in the system to increase libido, sexual thought, performance, and sensation. Beyond just a tincture, our Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir is pure herbal alchemy.
The Formula: Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture
Contains Clinical Grade Tinctures Of:
Latin: Radix Piper methysticum
Kava Kava is the root of the Piper methysticum plant. Kava is used for its relaxant and hypnotic properties and is known to increase both physical and emotional sensations, including orgasm.
Latin: Pinus massoniana
Pine Pollen is known for containing phyto-androgens, plant analogs of the male sex hormones. This allows immediate aphrodisiac effects to shine.
Shu Di Huang
Latin: Radix Rehmanniae preparata
Shu Di Huang (commonly referred to simply as She Di) is included in this formula because of it's ability to build blood, giving fuel to the fire of the hotter herbs like Pine Pollen, Horney Goat Weed, Deer Antler Velvet, and Du Zhong. Fuel enables this formula to be even more effective.
Horny Goat Weed
Latin: Epimedium grandiflorum
Source: Certified Organic
Because of its popularity in the West, Epimedium is vastly unappreciated as a potent, medicinal herb with a solid scientific backing to its uses as a tonic for reproductive health and its use as a traditional, true aphrodisiac. Like Deer Antler Velvet, Epimedium (Horny Goat Weed) is a strong Yang tonic.
Latin: Cortex Eucommiae Ulmoidis
Du Zhong is a powerful tonic that nourishes the Kidney, Blood, and Jing (essence). A perfect aphrodisiac and an intelligent addition to our Eros' Arrow formula.
Polygala (Yuan Zhi)
Latin: Radix Polygala tenuifolia
Yuan Zhi connect and unites the heart and kidney axis, and is used in Chinese medicine to calm the mind and the sprit. This makes it an important addition to our Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture, and works synergistically with the more enlivening herbs to bring fire and desire, and works alongside Kava Root and Zhi Zi to relax the mind and allow desire to flood the body, mind, and spirit.
Latin: Fructus Gardenia jasminnoides Ellis
Zhi Zi is included in our Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture alongside Yuan Zhi and Kava Root to create ease. Within Chinese Medicine, Zhi Zi is used to eliminate irritability and to clear heat (inflammation). As we eliminate irritability and clear heat, we remove the roadblocks standing in the way of our own innate sexuality.
He Shou Wu (Fo-ti)
Latin: Radix Polygoni Multiflori Preparata
In Chinese Medicine, He Shou Wu is used to nourish and replenish the Yin. In staying with this theory, Yin can be understood to act as the substance which allows the Yang to have fuel. As we age, Yin is diminished and the body weakens—the foundation beings to crack.
He Shou Wu helps the body clear heat (which can cause fatigue and loss of desire) and it helps to build blood.
Latin: Tribulus terrestris
Source: Organically cultivated
Most commonly referred to simple as Tribulus, this plant is a celebrated classic in Ayurvedic traditions, used to benefit many aspects of male reproductive health.
Deer Velvet Antler
Latin: Cervus nippon Temminck
Also, know as Lu Rong, Deer Antler Velvet is a strong Yang tonic, appreciated for deep sexual rejuvenation and libido enhancing qualities.
Latin: Cynomorium songaricum
Sou Yang is largely unknown outside of Chinese medicine. It is a long and revered history of use as an herb for increasing libido and it is a strong Yang tonic.
Velvet Bean (Mucuna)
Latin: Mucuna pruriens
Source: Certified Organic
Known commonly as Mucuna, this plant is used to promote desire and arousal. Mucuna naturally contains l-dopa, the chemical precursor to dopamine, the desire and reward neurotransmitter.
Latin: Radix et Rhizoma Ligustici chinensis
Gao Ben is a lesser known herb deep from the Chinese herbal pharmacopeia. Classically Gao Ben was used in love and aphrodisiac formulas, mostly likely because it has the unique ability to treat both ends of the Du (Governing Vessel) Channel.
By treating both ends of the Du Channel, Gao Ben unites the upper, middle, and lower Dantien (energy centers of the body). In Ayurveda, this would be uniting the three doshas, vata, pitta, and kapha.
Latin: Radix Achyranthes bidentata
Niu Xi is a foundational addition to the Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Formula, with far reaching tonifying effects, adding as secondary support to stronger Yang tonics. Niu Xi is able to activate blood and clear the energy meridians. Furthermore, Niu Xi helps to tonify the kidney, the source of sexual energy. A perfect addition to our Aphrodisiac Elixir.
Latin: Rhizoma Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bunge
Zhi Mu is primarily used in this formula to help nourish Yin (the fuel of the fire) and to moisten dryness. But it is also an effective herbal medicine for clearing heat from the body. Heat can drain energy, leading to diminished sexual energy (and all energy). By Clear heat, Zhi Mu can help one's own sexual energy to rebound.
Wu Wei Zi
Latin: Fructus Schisandra chinensis
Technically, Wu Wei Zi, known simply as Schisandra Berry in the west, is sour tasting. This sour taste notes how the berry, as an herbal medicine, is used to as an astringent. But that's not why we include Wu Wei Zi in our Eros' Arrow.
Wu Wei Zhi is included in our Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Formula because it helps to:
- Secure Jing (essence);
- Replenish Qi;
- Nourish Kidney (the source of sexual energy),
- Ease the heat;
- Promote the generation of fluids.
This tincture has been developed specifically to provide our customers with a fast-acting formula (as opposed to pro-androgenic, libido enhancing herbs such as Tongkat Ali). In-depth information about the herbs included in the formula can be found below.
The Functional Overview of Aphrodisiacs
The formula behind Eros' Arrow and the selection of herbs that it contains is designed to increase libido and drive/desire by promoting healthy levels of testosterone and dopamine, to support vitality by tonifying Kidney Qi, and relax the mind, clear negativity, and enhance physical and mental sensations. Below you will see how each herb in the Eros' Arrow formula works to achieve the overall goal of—and the desired effects of—the formula.
Androgenic Hormones (including testosterone)
The male sex hormones are vital for healthy libido and response. Deer Velvet Antler (Lu Rong, Cervus nippon Temminck), Horney Goat Weed (Epimedium grandiflorum), and Bindi (Tribulus terrestris) are used to promote production of these hormones and are known as powerful aphrodisiacs. These herbs all promote Kidney Qi and are tonifying not just for the reproductive organs but for the full body. Continued use of these herbs supports healthy immunity. They are all Warm in nature.
Pine Pollen (Pinus massoniana) delivers nutrition, phyto-androgens, and adaptogenic compounds which support the body and provide an immediate increase in androgen levels, promoting healthy libido and sexual response.
Dopamine is the neurotransmitter of desire and libido. Many people are either deficient in dopamine or are desensitized to it. Dopamine is vital in healthy libido. Velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens) contains L-dopa, which increases dopamine and possibly testosterone, both necessary for libido and satisfying sex.
Relaxation and Increased Sensations
For many, sexual desire—while present—is difficult to manifest when it is most needed. We include Kava Kava (Piper methysticum) in our aphrodisiac formula, which clears thoughts (through its function on certain neurotransmitters) and allows the moment to roll throughout the body.
Kava Kava is a ceremonial herb from the Pacific Islands and has a relaxing, hypnotic effect on the body and mind. Kava Kava is also known to enhance the sexual sensations, including orgasm.
Clearing Heat and Dampness
Heat and dampness, from a Chinese medicine standpoint, can hinder libido. To support the body’s innate libido to flourish we include the herb Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis) to balance the formula and to clear heat and dampness in the body, this potentiates the effect of the formula and prepares the body for the herbs to work optimally.
For a more comprehensive approach in increasing the production of androgenic hormones, which increase drive but take time, you may be interested in reading about our Endocrine Strengthening Formula, available as a tincture and as capsules.
True Dual Extract Tinctures
While many refer to all tinctures as dual extracts, because they are extracted in a combination of water and alcohol (ethanol), we offer true dual extracts. Using water, alcohol, and heat, we make a decoction of the menstruum (the solution of herbs, alcohol, and water)—a vital difference that produces a cleaner, more potent tincture. It's a more involved, more expensive extraction process, but we think our customers are worth it. We know our customers are worth it.
Our Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture is intended for use when the effects are desired. Caution must be taken when using the herb Kava Kava because it is a sedative and hypnotic herb. The tincture is formulated to increase libido and sexual drive and to increase reproductive health and performance other time.
Allergies and Contraindications
Some people have a true Pine Pollen allergy; however, the estimated population with a true allergy is quite small, as most allergic people are allergic to other pollens.
Use of Pine Pollen as a food or a supplement is considered safe for most people. Use of Pine Pollen Tincture should be reserved for those with a mature endocrine system (post puberty/18 years + of age) with low levels of testosterone.
Stephen Buhner, the author of Pine Pollen: Ancient Medicine for a New Millennium," writes that:
"Pine pollen tincture is for men in middle age or older or for those with the various kinds of disease conditions that pine pollen helps rectify. Pine pollen powder, on the other hand, can be used as a nutrient food or supplement by anyone with no restrictions other than for those with pine pollen allergy. It truly is good for all, female, male, child, adolescent, bodybuilder, or the aged. Except in unusual circumstances due to medical conditions, pine pollen tincture does not need to be used by adolescent men."
Kava (Piper methysticum) Root
Liver Health Considerations
In March of 2002, the FDA issued an advisory about the rare incidence of liver damage from the use of Kava Kava. While there are several reports of liver damage caused by Kava Kava from this time period, it is unclear if the damage was done from Kava Kava, if it was a combination of Kava Kava and other drugs and/or alcohol, if the Kava Kava taken was contaminated, and/or if the damage was present prior to the people using Kava Kava.
Many herbalists, including Rolf Teschke, MD, of the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) and longtime researcher of Kava Kava, believes Kava Kava to be a safe herbal supplement and point to contamination as the cause of liver issues associated with use.
Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture
Suggested Use 3 mL (approximately 3 droppersful), taken as needed, when the effects of the tincture are needed.
Other Ingredients: Pharmaceutical grade (USP) alcohol and water.
In each 2 ounce bottle, there are approximately 19.5 servings of Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture.
Extracted at a 1:2 ratio, each dropperful of tincture contains an equivalent of 1.5 grams of fresh, raw herbs per serving.
At RAW Forest Foods, we like to take our tinctures diluted in 2 - 4 ounces of warm water, taken on an empty stomach.
This product is NOT vegan/vegetarian (Contains wild-harvested Deer Antler Velvet).
Store this product, and all RAW Forest Foods products, in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight and moisture. Try and use in a timely manner after opening the package.
For those customers who prefer to rotate their pro-androgenic and tonic herbs, we suggest a schedule of five days on and two days off, or four weeks on and one week off.
We have worked hard to offer you this clinical grade Elevated Pine Pollen Tincture as part of our full line of Mountain Harvest Pine Pollen. It is a full 1:2 dual extract, made professionally in a domestic, FDA cGMP facility, ensuring you an unrivaled (in quality and in potency) Pine Pollen Tincture.
Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture Certificate of Analysis (CofA)
- Entry analysis: Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture (With Pine Pollen) (2 Ounce);
- Exit analysis: Eros' Arrow Aphrodisiac Elixir Tincture (With Pine Pollen) (2 Ounce).
Before starting any new medicinal herbs or nutritional supplements (from our company or otherwise), customers should consult with their qualified healthcare practitioner. This not because we question the safety of our products, but because we believe in the strength of our products and that plants have a medicinal, therapeutic potential.
This product is not for use by those under the age of 18, who are pregnant or nursing, or who are allergic or adverse to any of the ingredients contained within.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please view our full Terms and Conditions.
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It works pretty well for me, however, it's not doing anything for my wife, so she quit taking it. Guess this formula is just for the dudes!
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The Product works very well. Thank you for your work creating this tinture.
I believe this product could work better than it does if looked into a little bit more. This product does assist in attaining an erection but does nothing for keeping it.
I'm 50 years old, wanted a little extra boost. This stuff is working great for me.
I find this definitely helps to promote relaxation,but also simultaneously increases libido. For me it seems to work shortly after taking so it's nice to have something that I can take as needed.
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