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Sex & CBD: Part 2 #flowertothepeople

We all know that sex is a very spicy and popular topic, and that's for many reasons. Obviously there’s the pleasure aspect to it but there’s also physiological, psychological and emotional benefits to having good regular sex. That being said, you might be intrigued to learn about the potential benefits of incorporating CBD into your sex life. For those of you new to the concept, allow me to serve as your guru, guiding you through the intriguing realm of CBD and its role in enhancing intimacy. Before, during, after… Vaginally, orally, anally regardless of if you’re the giver or receiver, CBD has shown promising effects that can contribute to a more satisfying and fulfilling sexual experience for both men and women. In this article, we’ll dive into the reasons why you might consider integrating CBD, the diverse benefits it offers to individuals of all genders, various usage methods, and the scientific studies that support these claims.

 

Why Incorporate CBD into Your Sex Life?

 

Stress Reduction and Relaxation: 

In today's fast-paced world, stress and anxiety can often hinder our ability to fully engage in intimate moments. CBD, a natural compound derived from the cannabis plant, has been widely recognized for its anxiolytic and stress-reducing properties. By promoting relaxation and alleviating anxiety, CBD can create a more serene environment that fosters genuine connection and intimacy between partners.

 

Heightened Sensations: One of the most intriguing aspects of CBD is its potential to enhance sensory experiences. Cannabinoid receptors are found throughout the body, including in areas related to pleasure and arousal. Incorporating CBD into your sex life might lead to heightened sensitivity and intensified sensations, contributing to a more profound and enjoyable experience.

 

Improved Blood Flow: CBD has been suggested to have vasodilatory effects, meaning it may help relax blood vessels and promote better blood flow. Enhanced circulation can lead to increased arousal, stronger erections for men, and heightened responsiveness for women, potentially resulting in more fulfilling sexual encounters.

Benefits for Women

 

Some may say that this section is the most important part of this article, and I wouldn't argue with them 🙂

 

Enhanced Arousal: 

CBD's impact on blood flow and sensory perception can lead to heightened arousal and intensified sensations, contributing to a more fulfilling sexual experience. CBD's interaction with the endocannabinoid system may also lead to increased sensitivity in erogenous zones, potentially intensifying sensations during foreplay, intercourse and orgasm. Yes, you read that right BETTER ORGASMS!

 

Pain Relief: 

Some women experience discomfort or pain during intercourse, a condition known as dyspareunia. CBD's anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties might provide relief from such discomfort, making intimacy a more enjoyable and pain-free experience. CBD may also help alleviate some post sex soreness which can be very unpleasant. 

 

Relaxation and Mind-Body Connection: 

CBD's stress-reducing effects can be particularly valuable for women. By promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety, CBD can help women establish a stronger mind-body connection, enabling them to fully embrace and enjoy intimate moments.

 

Enhanced Lubrication: 

CBD-infused lubricants are gaining popularity for their potential to improve natural lubrication and reduce friction, leading to a more comfortable and enjoyable experience.

 

Benefits for Men

 

Erectile Function: 

CBD's potential to enhance blood flow can positively impact erectile function by promoting healthier circulation to the genital area. Improved blood flow can potentially lead to more consistent and stronger erections, fostering greater sexual confidence.

 

Duration: 

CBD's reported ability to promote relaxation could potentially delay ejaculation and extend the duration of sexual activity, leading to a more satisfying experience for both partners.

 

Performance Anxiety: 

Performance anxiety can cast a shadow on even the most intimate moments. CBD's anxiety relieving properties can help alleviate performance-related stress, allowing men to be more present and engaged during sexual activities.

 

Libido Enhancement: 

Some studies have indicated that CBD might influence the endocannabinoid system, which plays a role in regulating sexual desire. By promoting balance within this system, CBD could potentially enhance libido, leading to increased sexual interest and drive. In some men, CBD can be a n effective natural alternative to the little blue power pills (which btw are not appropriate for everyone).




Pain Relief:

For some men with physiological issues that cause pain like peyronie’s disease or priapism or physical trauma from things like penile fracture CBD may help decrease pain sensations allowing for sexual activity. CBD can also decrease general soreness and tenderness of the penis after very rigorous sessions  and for men who engage in receptive anal sex it can allow for a more pleasurable experience during and a less pain after. 

 

Ways to Use CBD for Intimacy

 

The versatility of CBD allows for various usage methods tailored to individual preferences. Go ahead and get creative, have fun with it!

 

CBD-infused Lubricants: 

These specialized lubricants can provide enhanced natural lubrication, reducing friction and discomfort while potentially heightening sensations.

 

Topical Applications: 

Massage oils, creams, and balms infused with CBD can be used for sensual massages, targeting areas of tension and enhancing relaxation.

 

Oral Consumption: 

CBD can be ingested orally through tinctures, capsules, or edibles. Consuming CBD prior to intimacy can create a more relaxed state of mind and body.

 

Inhalation: 

Smoking or vaporizing CBD-rich hemp flower or concentrates allows for rapid absorption through the lungs. This method offers quick effects, making it suitable for spontaneous encounters.

 

Pre-Intimacy Ritual: 

Incorporating CBD into your pre-intimacy routine, whether through deep breaths of CBD vapor or a few drops of tincture under the tongue, could help calm nerves and set a positive mood.

 

Exploring Aromatherapy: 

CBD-infused candles or essential oils can create a relaxing ambiance that stimulates the senses and enhances the overall atmosphere.

 

Scientific Support

 

While there are many anecdotes and personal stories about the subject, there are many scientific studies that have begun shedding light on the potential benefits of incorporating CBD into one's sex life. A recent study found that there is a significant relationship between endocannabinoid concentrations and female sexual arousal. This suggests that the endocannabinoid system plays a role in female sexual functioning..

 

The findings of this study support the hypothesis that the endocannabinoid system is involved in female sexual functioning. This has implications for further understanding the biological mechanisms underlying female sexual functioning. It also suggests that CBD, a compound that interacts with the endocannabinoid system, may have potential benefits for female sexual health.



A separate study examined the effect of CBD on pain relief. The findings suggested that CBD might indeed have analgesic effects, which could be particularly beneficial for individuals experiencing pain during intercourse.

Which type of CBD is right for you?

 

There are a number of different types of CBD products available, so it's important to choose the right one for you. Here are a few things to consider:

 

Dosage: The amount of CBD you need will vary depending on your individual needs and goals. Start with a low dose and gradually increase it until you find the right amount for you.

 

Formulation:. There are a number of different CBD formulations available, including capsules, gummies, lubricating oils, creams, tinctures and suppositories. Choose a formulation that is convenient for you to use and that you enjoy taking.

 

Brand:

There are a number of different CBD brands on the market, so it's important to choose a brand that you trust. Look for a brand that has been third-party tested to ensure the quality and purity of its products.

The Happy Ending

 

Incorporating CBD into your sex life is a fascinating journey toward greater intimacy, connection, and pleasure. From stress reduction and enhanced sensations to improved blood flow and pain relief, the potential benefits for both men and women are diverse and promising.

 

By embracing the science-backed potential of CBD, you can create a more relaxed, enjoyable, and fulfilling sexual experience, fostering a deeper connection with your partner and nurturing a harmonious mind-body connection. CBD's potential benefits in the realm of sexual wellness offer a natural and holistic and natural option for people seeking to elevate their physical and emotional connection with their partners and/or themselves. 

 

Remember, individual responses to CBD may vary, and it's always advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before introducing any new substance into your routine, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are taking other medications.

 

Be creative, be safe and enjoy!


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