If there’s one bedroom topic that concerns men as much as size, it’s stamina or how long they can last in bed. The Internet is filled with solutions for those who feel like they don’t have enough lasting power. But only some of them are worthwhile. How can you tell which are worth your interest and money?
According to one study that measured the performances of 1,587 men, the average time a man can maintain intercourse without ejaculating is seven minutes. Men who suffer from premature ejaculation a diagnosable condition average two minutes. “Though not all men who want increased stamina would be diagnosed with [premature ejaculation], the treatment options are mostly the same,
What is Bitter Kola?
Bitter Kola also known as Garcinia kola is a species of flowering plant in the Clusiaceae or Guttiferae family. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Bitter kola is known in Yoruba language as Orogbo, in Hausa as Mijin-goro, and in Igbo as Akiilu. The mineral and phyto-chemical analysis of this plant revealed that the nutritional and medicinal health benefits of bitter kola are linked to the high levels of vitamin C, calcium, potassium and iron. The plant is also rich in vitamin A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, fiber, tannin, sapoium, phytic acid, phenol, Trypsin inhibitor, sterol, flavonoid, Alkaloid, oxalate, caffeine and Hydrogen cyanide.
Traditionally, the fruit, seeds, nuts and bark of the bitter kola plant have been used for centuries in herbal medicine to treat several ailments due to their stimulating, astringent, draining, decongestant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, vaso-protective, lipolytic and a number of other properties. Traditional healers use bitter kola to treat to improve several medical conditions for a short period. This nut might work for depressions, fatigue problems, atonic diarrhea, migraine, and in some other situations.
Bitter kola serves as remedy for Impotence (inability for a man to get and maintain an erection) which can impact a person’s ability to have satisfactory sexual intercourse anecdotal evidence suggests . The inability to sustain an erection can lead to a breakdown in relationships and cause embarrassment and depression. Studies have shown that when it comes to the improvement of sexual performance, especially among men, bitter kola comes first among nuts. Bitter Kola does not only increase sex drive, it also improves sperm count, promote fertility and enhance the sexual performance of men who consume it. A study published in the African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology revealed that bitter kola supplementation significantly increased sexual behavior parameters with elevated aphrodisiac activity. The plant also boosts testosterone levels according to the study. Your testosterone levels are closely linked to your sexual function.
How To Use Bitter Kola To Last Longer In Bed
The FDA considers bitter kola generally safe to eat, but classifies it similarly to essential oils. That means there’s not much information available about serving sizes or nutritional data. However, a 2013 study found that bitter kola was high in the following nutrients:
The study same study also found that bitter kola had high levels of:
- Vitamin C
How to Prepare Bitter Kola
Bitter kola can be eaten on its own, uncooked, like many other nuts. Keep in mind, however, that it’s called “bitter” for a reason. Bitter kola can be an acquired taste.
You can sometimes find drinks made or flavored with bitter kola at African markets and online stores. If you don’t like the taste but want to introduce bitter kola to your diet, these drinks may be a good option.
Dose of Bitter Kola for Erectile dysfunction: Chew the 1 – 2 kolas for at least two minutes before sex.
The other way to use bitter kola to last longer in bed is by making a bitter kola/ lemon tea. the steps involved are listed below;
Step 1: Get 5 pcs of bitter Kola and 1 pcs of lemon
Step 2: Slice the lemon into two and squeeze out the lemon juice into a bowl
Step 3: Peel the bark of the bitter kola and using a grater shred the nut into the bowl containing the lemon juice
Step 4: Add a glass of boiling hot water into the lemon / bitter kola mixture
Step 5: Stir well until the mixture mix up properly and allow to stand for at least 5min
Step 6: Sieve the mixture using a fine mesh strainer
Step 7: Allow to cool to desired temperature and enjoy your tea
What side effects should I expect?
Do not take too much bitter Kola before sex to avoid unwanted side effects. Some of these side effects include the following;
Bitter kola can worsen diarrhea. If you eat an excessive amount of nuts when you have some problems related to diarrhea, it can make the situation even worse. Don’t underestimate the possible problems that can come if you abuse bitter kola.
Bitter kola slows blood clotting. The product can lead to problems with blood clotting if it is eaten in a big amount. If the person has some bleedings, the bitter kola can worsen the situation. It is also advisable to avoid bitter kola after surgeries.
Bitter kola can even cause anxiety. Stay away from this product if you have some problems with stress and anxiety. The nuts contain a number of components that can cause some unstable psychological state.
How to avoid bitter kola side effects
The effect of this product on your body depends only on the way you consume it. The doctors advise to eat not more than two nuts a day. Keep a moderate level in consuming the product to avoid some health problems. SEE: What Are The Spiritual Benefits Of Bitter Kola?