CBD is reported to help some symptoms that mainly causes erectile dysfunction, including:
You might find a CBD edible in the form of the traditional brownie, or in gummy candies, or in one of a few different forms. Edibles are great if you are dealing with anxiety or stress as a cause of ED. Eating CBD usually means you have to wait a little longer for it to kick in. However, edibles generally produce a whole-body feeling of relaxation.
No one needs anxiety and stress in their sexual performance. Using CBD for erectile dysfunction can help you relax and enjoy sex by alleviating anxiety in the same way an antianxiety medication might, but with fewer potential side effects. The relaxed feeling it produces can help break the cycle of performance anxiety and stress, so you can enjoy your sex life again.
The beneficial effects  associated with CBD may be subtle and may not be immediately noticeable, as it’s considered non-intoxicating. It can reduce stress and anxiety. It can also produce a mild feeling of comfort. To the extent that a chemical can truly make you happier, that’s what CBD does. It’s often used as a treatment for anxiety and depression as a result.
Cannabidiol, more often called CBD, is a compound found in hemp and cannabis. There’s mounting evidence that CBD can benefit a whole range of conditions, including erectile dysfunction.
However, when it comes to libido, studies have yielded contradictory results. Some of them have found that CBD and THC increase sex drive, whereas others have claimed the opposite.
Truth to be told, there hasn’t been a lot of research done in the area of cannabinoids and sex life. Scientific evidence supporting CBD’s efficacy for erectile dysfunction, hormonal imbalances, and other issues related to poor sex life, are in its infancy, so it will take some time before researchers can draw definitive conclusions.
CBD Oil and Sex Drive
You can use CBD topicals for sex to relieve physical localized discomfort and tension, including headaches. They work well in combination with CBD oil because they provide a different approach to the problem. Topical administration causes the CBD to interact with cannabinoid receptors in the skin. From there, cannabidiol can produce its relaxing, painkilling, and anti-inflammatory properties.
The mechanism of action is similar to a key and lock, where CBD acts as the key that unlocks the cannabinoid receptors — although it doesn’t do it directly.
Are there any studies that could back the claims of 68% of people for whom CBD products have made the difference?
Originally published February 21, 2019; updated March 5, 2021
CBD lube can also be beneficial for people who might experience pain during sex, which can be caused by a number of different things including vaginismus, vaginitis, PCOS, or vaginal tearing from birth. “CBD can help reduce tension in the pelvic floor so it can decrease pain with penetration and inflammation,” says Cyo Nystrom, CEO and co-founder of Quim. She also points to studies that show CBD to be very beneficial for people experiencing PTSD from sexual trauma.
As far as CBD lubes go, Foria’s Awaken was the OG. It’s made with broad-spectrum CBD, kava kava extract, and botanical and aromatic oils in order to, “enhance tactile sensation & pleasure while decreasing tension, discomfort and dryness” (um, sign me up). They’re meant to be used as a sort of “pre-lube” to really get things going on the outside (aka your clitoris), and shouldn’t be mixed with latex condoms because of the whole “made with oils” thing. A few highlights from reviewers, who have clearly loved this product: “I’m grinning ear to ear just talking about it,” “pretty divine,” and “tastes the best.”
4. GoLove CBD Intimate Lubricant, $68
This water-based lube (read: can be used with condoms) features CBD that acts as an anti-inflammatory that also encourages blood flow for “optimal sexual wellness.” It feels like a true lube, so will get things nice and slippery but with the added benefits that CBD brings to the table bed.
* and enjoy what’s going down when you’re getting down, but it also promises to help stimulate your body’s own lubrication while increasing circulation to your lady parts. It starts off as a semi-solid, which is dosed out into 10 perfectly sized, single-use servings, but melts into a satisfying oil when it comes in contact with the heat from your skin (. while, ya know, things are heating up).
Below is everything you need to know about diving into the wild(ly fun) world of CBD lube. And no—it won’t get you high.
“It was amazing,” Rachel S. (who, understandably, requested that her last name not be used here) told me over email about her foray into the wild world of cannabis lubricant. “I would describe the feeling as if just your vagina was high without your mind being high. Everything felt intensified compared to normal.” In the words of Cardi B., okurrrrr. One thing worth noting, though: The lube Rachel tried was a mix of CBD and THC, so don’t expect as many fireworks with a CBD-only iteration.