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“CBD lube can lead to increased sensitivity for some, and most experience relaxation which creates more willingness to receive pleasurable touch which in turn may lead to better and stronger orgasms,” says Tammy Nelson, PhD (1), a board-certified sexologist. “Using CBD lube can help with vaginal pain, with penetration, and can decrease and even prevent irritation.”
A 2012 study (2) in The Journal of Sexual Medicine showed a significant relationship between endocannabinoid concentrations and heightened female sexual arousal. This means that cannabinoid products, if correctly formulated, can have a huge impact the underlying mechanisms of female sexual functioning. CBD, and cannabis’s other standout element, THC, work with the endocannibinoid system in your body, which controls homeostasis.
If you have pelvic pain, vulvar/vaginal pain, and/or pain during sex, don’t dismiss it. It’s important to rule out serious, potentially life-threatening conditions such as cancer, infections or ectopic pregnancy, and you should see your doctor right away.