Love Potions from Around the World

When mixed with herbs, the eggs of Uganda’s gray crowned crane — a bird that mates for life — are said to increase affection and monogamy.

In Africa, the bark of the yohimbe tree is said to have certain aphrodisiac qualities when steeped in hot water and consumed as tea.

The people of Madura Island in East Java are known for their jamu ramuan, a concoction of herbs that, when ingested, restores youth to women and makes them more desirable to their husbands.

On Dragobete day, the Romanian day of love, frozen snow is collected and its water used as

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