Frankincense is often mentioned together with it's cousin myrrh, another aromatic and earthy scent derived from the resin of the Commiphora tree which also has a long history in religion and spirituality. When comparing the two scents, frankincense is considered sweeter and warmer while myrrh is more earthy and bitter.
Jasmine. Tropical florals like jasmine are proven to increase alertness, improve mood, increase libido and provoke the body's hormone receptors that create the physical aphrodisiac reaction. In ancient cultures, jasmine was a rare flower that symbolised various aspects of sexuality and for a good reason.
Myrrh was a common analgesic and has been used to clean wounds and sores for more than 2000 years, until the Europeans discovered morphine. Pharmacological studies also have showed that myrrh possesses multiple activities, including anti-inflammatory, cytotoxic, anaesthetic and antimicrobial effects (Su, 2015).
Bartholin glands When a female feels sexually aroused, the Bartholin glands produce more fluid. This fluid helps lubricate the vagina during sexual activity, decreasing the risk of painful friction and injuries. Some people notice that their vagina becomes lubricated during sex even if they do not feel aroused.