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Do Aphrodisiacs Work? Popular Science Breaks It Down

10/21/2015 03:33 EDT | Updated 10/21/2015 04:59 EDT

From the Spanish fly to chili peppers, claims that certain plants or animals will boost your sex drive have been around for about as long as people have been having sex.

But are aphrodisiacs actually real? Depends who you ask.

In the video above, Popular Science looks at some of the biggest purported libido-boosters and whether or not the reports of their magical properties have any truth.

Spoiler alert: You may be disappointed by what they find.

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