The universal hormone of love – bonding man and woman, mother and child, friend and friend. Secreted in response to touch, it plays an important role in sex, childbirth and breastfeeding. It decreases fear and generates trust, causes sleepiness and numbs the intellect.

Formerly known as: Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty. She was known to be promiscuous and had offspring with various men.

Feeling awkward in social situations? Don’t turn to Ecstasy – sacrifice a dove to Aphrodite.