Cannabinoids improve the sexual life of those who take them: researchers now seem to agree in assigning marijuana valuable aphrodisiac properties. Apparently, taking cannabinoids in small quantities helps you approach sex in a more relaxed manner .
According to the American sex therapist Lawrence Siegel, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, one of the cannabinoids present in the marijuana plant, activates receptors in the female brain. Those related to pleasure and sexual excitement.
By reducing inhibitions, cannabis allows you to approach sex in a more relaxed way, combating performance anxiety and increasing the body's sensitivity. Marijuana is illegal in many countries. But since January 2018 the cultivation and sale of light cannabis has been legal in Italy . A weakened version of hemp that is deprived of THC, responsible for the psychoactive effect of the substance.
What is cannabis light?
It is a female Cannabis sativa plant, with low percentages of THC. The cultivation of which is legal in Italy thanks to law 242/2016. The standard requires that the THC level in the substance is between 0.2% and 0.6%.
Light marijuana contains the same active ingredients as traditional marijuana .
THC and CBD, but in very small percentages compared to their natural concentration. If THC is responsible for the psychoactive effect of marijuana, the beneficial effects of taking CBD are scientifically recognized.
Cannabidiol, abbreviated to CBD, is probably the most famous chemical compound in the cannabis plant. This compound has the ability to amplify and regulate the effects of THC and other cannabinoids. The dynamic relationship between cannabinoids justifies their effective combined action and gives rise to the so-called entourage effect .
The result of the combination of all the substances contained in cannabis can significantly modify the action of the main active ingredients. Improving the action and minimizing possible side effects. Despite this, CBD has a significant impact even in the absence of THC.
Marijuana and sex: how does it work?
Receptors of the endocannabinoid system are present in the brain, but also in various other areas of the body. Including the sexual apparatus. Sex is a natural and spontaneous act. But there are now many sexual disorders that prevent us from fully enjoying life under the sheets. The perfect harmony between body and mind is undoubtedly one of the main ingredients for a harmonious and effective sexual life.
If there is a sworn enemy of the idyll between impulse and reason, it is certainly stress . The homeostatic function of phytocannabinoids makes cannabis light a natural remedy for various sexual disorders . In fact, it manages to balance the body's normal hormonal balance, thanks to the so-called entourage effect.
Marijuana contains the compound tetrahydrocannabinol, which is better known as THC. THC binds to cannabinoid receptors in the brain, influencing the perception of pleasure. However, the beneficial effects for sex do not only come from THC. In fact, CBD is known for its calming properties and proves to be an excellent weapon for fighting anxiety.
Erectile dysfunction, the inability to keep the penis erect long enough to complete sexual intercourse, affects many men. For social, cultural and psychological reasons, little is said about this problem. And it's rare for a man to admit to having problems under the sheets. Yet this disorder affects 10% of males, especially between the ages of 40 and 70.
It is precisely the anti-anxiolytic properties of CBD that make it the perfect ally for turning your sexual life around. By reducing performance anxiety, CBD helps combat psychological erectile dysfunction problems. Promoting relaxation of body and mind.
Cannabis is also an excellent ally for treating pathological forms of erectile dysfunction . One of the causes of erectile dysfunction are hormonal imbalances, increasingly linked to environmental factors. Pollution is having very worrying consequences on male virility . With an ever-increasing incidence of testicular tumors and much lower testosterone production than in the past.
The substances most harmful to men's sexual health are dioxin and estrogen present in abnormal levels in food and the environment.
These factors affect the production of testosterone, the number of sperm and are among those responsible for erectile dysfunction. Light cannabis , in addition to regulating hormonal imbalances, avoids the accumulation of toxic substances in adipose tissues. And it favors their expulsion. Many medications, as well as alcohol and drugs, can affect sexual ability. Managing anxiety with cannabis light instead of benzodiazepines, barbiturates and other traditional medicine remedies, it can avoid the manifestation of problems related to the sexual sphere .
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by drugs taken to treat other conditions. The drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction can also cause serious health consequences. With side effects on the cardiovascular and nervous systems, the digestive and respiratory systems and the skin. When possible, it is best to treat sleep disorders, anxiety and depression by experimenting with alternative remedies without side effects such as cannabis light.
Returning to the effects of CBD, the positive impact of the substance has also been found in women . Who perceive sexual intercourse as more relaxed. Furthermore, CBD, by reducing inhibitory brakes, allows you to experience sex more freely, letting yourself go to new sensations.
By reducing anxiety it seems that the potential duration of intercourse also increases , favoring the maintenance of an erection. The relaxing and calming effect of CBD not only works on the mind, but also has power on the muscles. This is very beneficial to women who have pain problems during intercourse , especially if CBD is taken topically.
CBD: how to take it?
The aphrodisiac qualities of cannabis seem to manifest themselves only when consumed in small quantities, especially for those new to the substance. The method of intake is fundamental, together with the quantity of CBD, to avoid obtaining the opposite effect and risk falling asleep and disappointing your partner.
The use of cannabis lubricants is becoming increasingly popular. There are many products on the market enriched with CBD and THC within the legal limits. And none of them cause psychoactive effects.
Despite this, there are other reasons why you need to pay close attention. CBD lubricants are generally oil-based and should never be used in conjunction with latex products . In fact, in these cases, the chances of the condom breaking are very high. Safe sex is important, with or without CBD.
For many women, CBD lubricants increase sexual arousal. Thanks to delta-9-THC which acts precisely on one of the centers of female pleasure. In women who experience pain during penetration, CBD lubricants reduce pain .
Because they help relax the muscle tissues surrounding the sexual organ.
However, it is important to remember that these effects are not immediate. It is therefore necessary to carefully evaluate when to use the product, to ensure that its effect does not arrive at the wrong time. CBD lubricants are usually odorless.
As mentioned above, not all cannabis genetics have the same effect on different individuals. It is important not to stop at the first attempt, and to continue exploring the world of cannabis light. To find the inflorescences that have the right effect for your needs and those of your partner .
There are varieties that help you sleep more and others that have a strong relaxing effect on the body. You need to know what the outcome will be if the goal is a fiery night of passion.