Experts have orientated the general public about the rare fruit’s s*xual performances among old and young people.
Two experts on Monday in Lagos, advised men to eat dates fruit, saying its consumption would enhance their sexual performance and increase their libido.
They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that dates fruit, when taken appropriately by men, could also improve health conditions in many other ways.
Dr Aminu Kazeem, a s*xual health therapist who works at Energy for S*x Clinic in Lagos said men who had performance problems should incorporate dates in their diet.
He said “a date fruit is a one-seeded fruit of the date palm tree, which is botanically known as Phoenix dactylifera and belongs to the family of Palmae (Arecaceae) plant.
“The common English names are dried dates, dates, date palm, etc; usually oblong, with varying sizes, shapes, colours, consistencies and quality.
“Eating dates will promote sperm quality and quantity as it is one of the best natural fruits used for male fertility. It also increases the size of testes in men and the size of breast in women.
A nutritionist, Mrs Toyin Adeola, also said that eating dates could treat sexual impotence, help to improve s*xual activities and increase the production of s*x hormones.
She added that the fruit was good for the health of both males and female.
She said “date contains many vitamins and minerals which are essential to boost s*xual power even in older persons.
“The fruit is packed with amino acids for sexual stamina, as well as a good dose of fruity sugars which make them sweet.”
The nutritionist, who described the best way it could be taken to achieve best result, however, advised diabetic patients to seek doctor’s advise before consuming dates.
She said “it is advisable to remove the seed and grind seven or eight pieces of dates and soak in water for about 2-3 hours.
“Add one glass of milk and one teaspoon of honey and drink at least once a day to boost sexual power.”