This is the kind of scientific study you can only do with help from the internet. We rounded up the best love potions online and forced them down the throats of three willing victims. So what love potion was the best? Watch and find out.

Here are the contenders, with recipes.

Ancient Druid Love Potion (from Food.com)

Ingredients:

  • 1/8 teaspoon rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons black tea leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 fresh mint leaves
  • 6 fresh rose petals
  • 6 lemon leaves
  • 3 cups mineral water
  • sugar or honey, to taste

Verdict: Dirty water tea. Will not bring you love.

Love Potion #9

  • 9 oz. sweet red wine
  • 9 basil leaves
  • 9 red rose petals
  • 9 cloves
  • 9 apple seeds
  • 9 drops vanilla extract
  • 9 drops strawberry juice
  • 9 drops apple juice
  • 1 ginseng root, cut into 9 equal pieces

Verdict: Good for traveling dignitaries. Could possibly bring you love.

Harco's Love Energy Potion

  • Taurine
  • Glucuronolactone
  • Malic Acid
  • N-Acetyl
  • L-Tyrosine
  • l-Arginine Hydrochloride
  • Maca Extract
  • Ashwagandha Extract
  • American Ginseng Extract
  • Damiana Extract
  • Horny Goat Weed Extract
  • 90 mg of Caffeine

Verdict: Tastes like candy. Could bring you love, or a bad caffeine addiction.

Strawberry Pucker

  • Starwberry Pucker
  • 8.9 grams of Sugar
  • Ice

Verdict: Will not bring you love, but will bring you a headache.

Special thanks to our victims and Richard Blakeley. Edited and brewed by Meredith Woerner.