Jeanne Antoinette Poisson (1721-1764), most famous as Madame de Pompadour, was for many years the mistress title, or the lover in office, the King of France Luigi XV.
However, unlike what you might think, Pompadour, cultured and intelligent, It was by no means a classic favorite, insatiable and always ready to subjugate the sovereign with their own avvinghiandolo thanks to the pleasures of the thalamus, rather, From this point of view it was a pretty cold.
in conclusion, though perhaps still hard to believe, Pompadour era cold.
This characteristic, It should not be too pleasing to the sovereign fiery, consistently he held apprehensive the lady, fearful of being replaced by a more passionate woman.
As a remedy, therefore, and not risk losing power acquired?
Jeanne Antoinette tried them all, including a bizarre diet aphrodisiac based truffle, celery soup and chocolate vanilla-flavoured.
That, however, did not have to help achieve the desired effect, if it is true that in 1750 the woman took the drastic decision to no longer be the mistress of Louis XV, of which however remained, much longer, esteemed friend and confidant (Photo gives: baroque.it).