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Cannabis, a substance that improves sexual relations?

Is combining cannabis and sex a good idea? Surveys and studies confirm it, the relationship can be better, but under some conditions.

Is combining cannabis and sex a good idea? Surveys and studies confirm it, the relationship can be better, but under some conditions.


The plant has been used for centuries as an aphrodisiac by our ancestors, so ancient civilizations were already using cannabis to enhance their lovemaking. In some African tribes, cannabis is found as a "treatment" for sexual health problems. Kif" is also common in Morocco and Egypt, consisting of cannabis and other plants as a powerful aphrodisiac.


All of this has been proven by science to be a real ally in one's sex life. One of the main components of cannabis is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is responsible for the psychotropic effects generated by the "smoke". Its consumption allows the release of endorphins and anandamides, hormones that bring happiness, tranquility and joy respectively. This cocktail impacting our nervous system thus participates in an increase in libido and sexual pleasure.


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But what are the precise effects of cannabis consumption in this context? The individual will indeed be able to feel less anxiety than usually by limiting the famous fear of the failure before a report. Moreover, the senses are more acute under the influence of this drug, the sensations can be felt more intensely. One of the interesting effects is the improvement of the emotional relationship between the two partners who can feel more connected to each other.


However, the quantity consumed is essential to the proper functioning of this cocktail. Depending on body type, gender, consumption habits and doses used, the consequences may differ. Cannabis having a "bimodal" effect, the experience of each intake is very personal and individual. Some people feel more efficient, more relaxed and prefer to act under the influence of the substance, others declare that they cannot have sex with cannabis. In some cases, the plant can even reduce sexual pleasure, for example through abuse.


The experience can therefore be random for each person, as no "perfect dose" has been determined. It is thus a question of determining by oneself the quantity which makes it possible to reach this state of pleasure.