Does pineapple juice really change the taste of semen? Revealed, the 3 most common oral sex myths

Oral sex is surrounded by various myths, with many deeming it harmless.

Flocks of men believe a quick guzzle of pineapple juice before receiving fellatio will make a difference.

While women around the globe are put off by receiving cunnilingus – adamant they won’t climax.

But in an attempt to debunk the confusion surrounding the sex act, the most popular myths have been explained. 

PINEAPPLE MAKES YOU TASTE NICER 

'No amount of pineapple in the world is going to make that semen taste like a piña colada,' New York-based sex therapist Dr Madeleine Castellanos told BuzzFeed Health

‘No amount of pineapple in the world is going to make that semen taste like a piña colada,’ New York-based sex therapist Dr Madeleine Castellanos told BuzzFeed Health

There’s no need to drink pineapple juice right before having oral sex – it won’t make you taste nicer.

However, consuming lots of the tropical beverage a few days in advance could have an effect, experts say.

It is known that diet and lifestyle choices can affect bodily fluids, but the results can never be seen straight away.

‘No amount of pineapple in the world is going to make that semen taste like a piña colada, and honestly that would be a bit alarming anyway,’ New York-based sex therapist Dr Madeleine Castellanos told BuzzFeed Health.

Despite there not being an abundance of scientific evidence linking the two together, smaller studies have found the same.

Six willing couples were given pineapple to eat before they had oral sex in a study conducted by porkandgin.com four years ago. 

They found consuming high amounts made a significant difference to the taste of both men and women’s secretions.

However, in the exact same way, scientists believe eating red meat, drinking coffee or smoking could compromise taste. 

WOMEN CAN’T ORGASM 

Stimulation of the clitoris, regardless of the method, is effective in achieving an orgasm

Stimulation of the clitoris, regardless of the method, is effective in achieving an orgasm

Forget what you heard. It is possible for women to orgasm through oral sex.

So don’t worry if you find yourself unable to climax during a passionate moment with your partner.

Reports suggest around 80 per cent of women having difficulty reaching an orgasm through vaginal intercourse alone.

Difficulty having an orgasm can be caused by a number of things, such as worries or lack of knowledge about se

While many are believed to be unable to ever climax because of their genetic make-up.

But stimulation of the clitoris, regardless of the method, is effective in achieving the desired end goal.

‘I WON’T GET AN STI’

A significant number of syphilis cases are due to unprotected oral sex, experts believe

A significant number of syphilis cases are due to unprotected oral sex, experts believe

Teenagers across the world wrongly believe that oral sex is free from STIs.

A significant number of syphilis cases are due to unprotected oral sex, experts believe.

It is recommended that men receiving fellatio should wear a condom to cut the risk of any unwanted infections. 

University of California, San Francisco researchers previously discovered that the risk is increased if there are any cuts or scrapes in the mouth. 

Possible STIs that can be passed through oral sex include chlamydia, herpes, genital warts, gonorrhoea and HIV.