Sentence Examples with the word aphrodisiac

The drug often has a marked aphrodisiac action, producing priapism, or in the female sex the onset of the catamenia or abortion.

The causes which first led to the increase of the drug were disease, example and a belief in its aphrodisiac powers.

In former times large quantities of it were imported in a dry state into Europe for officinal purposes, the drug having the reputation of being efficacious in diseases of the skin and lungs; and even now it may be found in apothecaries' shops in the south of Europe, country people regarding it as a powerful aphrodisiac for cattle.