5 research on how hashish can enhance your intercourse life


Cannabis and sex can be a controversial topic. It has been used as an aphrodisiac for thousands of years, with early recorded uses in 7th century India as a prelude to spiritual tantric sex rituals. Many cannabis users today say that it improves their sex life, but on the other hand, some say that it can negatively affect sex, such as making orgasms more difficult for men.

What does the research say? A fair bit of science suggests that the plant can improve your sex life.

Women who use cannabis have better orgasms

A 2019 study sheds light on the relationship between cannabis and orgasms in women. In this study, researchers interviewed 373 patients in an obstetric and gynecological practice. The researchers found that 127 women who used cannabis before sex had much higher chances of achieving a satisfying orgasm than those who did not use cannabis.

The cannabis users were 2.13 times more likely to have a satisfactory orgasm than women who did not use it. In addition, those who used cannabis more frequently were 2.10 times more likely to have a satisfactory orgasm than those who used it occasionally.

Cannabis users have more sex

A 2017 study looked at survey data from around 50,000 men and women to see if cannabis use was related to how often people had sex. There was a clear correlation: those who used cannabis had sex more often than those who did not. This applied to both men and women in all population groups. The study also found that cannabis use did not appear to affect sexual function.


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Cannabis has been linked to better sexual health in women

In a 2020 study, 452 women who used cannabis were given a survey to assess the relationship between cannabis use and sexual health. The survey included questions about desire, orgasms, arousal, lubrication, satisfaction, and pain, factors that measure women’s sexual health.

Those who used cannabis frequently were likely to score high scores on sexual health, particularly sexual desire, arousal, orgasms, and satisfaction, more than women who used less cannabis. This was true regardless of the type of cannabis, the type of use or the reason for the use.

A higher sex drive and less pain for women who use cannabis

Other studies also support the claim that women who use cannabis have better sexual health. A 2017 study found that cannabis use was linked to higher sex drive in women and less pain during sex.

In the study, 289 women from an obstetric and gynecological practice who used cannabis before sex received a survey on how cannabis altered their sexual experiences. A majority of women – 60% – reported that this increased their sex drive, and of those who said they had pain during sex, 77% said cannabis use caused less pain. As with two of the studies above, this research also found that cannabis use was linked to improved orgasm.


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Cannabis can improve erectile function in men, but more research is needed

While the link between better women’s sexual health and cannabis use is clear, it is less so with men’s sexual health. Some research suggests that cannabis may make it harder for men to achieve orgasm, which gives cannabis a scary reputation for sexually active men. But research isn’t all bad.

A 2011 study reviewed the literature on cannabis and male sexual function and found mixed results. While some studies have shown negative effects on men’s sexual health, such as: B. Difficulty achieving orgasm, found other positive effects – overall, the study’s authors even concluded that cannabis could improve erectile function.

However, given the limited research available and the conflicting results, more research needs to be done on the subject.

Emily Earlenbaugh

Dr. Emily Earlenbaugh is a cannabis writer and educator. She is the Education Director for Mindful Cannabis Consulting, where she teaches patients how to find the cannabis options that are most suitable for them. She is a regular contributor to the science and culture of cannabis for publications such as Cannabis Now Magazine, SF Chronicle’s GreenState, HelloMD, and Big Buds Magazine. Emily holds a PhD in Philosophy of Science from UC Davis.

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