We live in a world where true connection is disappearing. Our lives are on full throttle, from sunup to sundown. We devote all our energy to work, facing these busy schedules with a brave face. Deep down, we all want a slower pace where romance, family and community are central to our lives. 

We must devote time to the ones we love — otherwise, would life be worth living? Luckily, when it comes to re-connecting with your other half, there’s a solution you can turn to that is sure to spice things up. In fact, you may already have it in your home.

Cannabis has more than a handful of benefits. But, did you know certain varieties are aphrodisiacs? Yes, that’s right, cannabis sparks the fire in bedrooms that are cold as ice.

A healthy and robust relationship needs a sensual sex life. Nights filled with romance and affection, that remind us of what it means to be alive. Known for ages, this is nothing new.

To guide you in the right direction, we’ll take you through the best strains for sex. As for tips and moves to set the mood right with cannabis, you can find that here.

However, before we get into the best strains for sex, a bit of sex-ed on cannabis is in order. 

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Flower Power, The Cannabis and Sex Partnership

The first use of cannabis for sexual enhancement dates back to 700 AD in ancient India. The use of Vijaya, a cannabis-based cocktail, taken 30 minutes to an hour before engaging in tantric sex and yoga. 

The practise involves creating oneness between both partners — a merger of both souls that transformed the sexual experience into a spiritual and metaphysical one.

Cannabis is an enhancement to this practice, increasing the effects and sensations.

India wasn’t the only country harnessing the aphrodisiac powers of cannabis. Poland had their sex serum that including marijuana as well. 

Known as “happy porridge,” the mixture includes hemp, dried rose leaves, honey and sugar among other ingredients. This mixture is the Polish holy grail for sexual euphoria.

 

The Best Weed for Sex? What Science is Now Telling Us

As you can see, cannabis has been enhancing the sexual experience for over a thousand years. Scientists are just scratching the surface why they correspond with each other.

Unfortunately, cannabis went through its version of the dark ages for almost a century. As scientific research was growing in all fields, marijuana became illegal. The war on drugs was more war on freedom, sex and spirituality.

Thanks to this veil of deceit starting to lift, the much-deserved research is beginning to take place.

The exact reason why cannabis makes sex much better still needs more research. But, a 2016 study in the Pharmacological Research Journal begins to paint the picture.

Of the participants in the study, about 50 percent reported feeling “aphrodisiac effects.” A whopping 70 percent claim they experienced “enhancement in pleasure and satisfaction.”

Research is starting to scratch the surface. Don’t be surprised when a cannabis-based supplement replaces Viagra.

Until this happens, we’ll have to make do with the best weed strains for sex.

 

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Best Weed For Sex

Trainwreck

The mood isn’t always right. The night is getting late, energy levels are low, and you’re ready to call it a night. Without any spark, what’s the point anyways?

When your sex life has come off the rails, it’s an excellent time to add Trainwreck to the mix. The energetic and cerebral hybrid that puts both parties in 6th gear and ready for a night of action.

Packed with stimulating and euphoric effects, Trainwreck blossoms even the gloomiest nights.

Sour Diesel

Engaging in a sexual experience, especially with a new lower, can be nerve-racking. The excitement is equal to the anxiety. And performance can be severely decreased when nervousness takes over.

To rid yourselves of this uneasiness, include Sour Diesel to the mix. It’s powerful anti-anxiety properties wash away the nerves. They are allowing you to be yourselves and focus on each other, rather than what’s happening upstairs.

Granddaddy Purple

You’re walking into your apartment for the first time after the third date. Everything up until now has been smooth sailing. But, as things are starting to heat up, your ugly friend anxiety has started the mental monologue. The tension is rising, mentally and physically.

To ease the situation, suggest smoking a joint. But make sure you have Granddaddy Purple in your stash.

Granddaddy Purple is the king of relaxation. And just like Sour Diesel, it’s great at taking off the edge and letting the sex take over.

Jack Herer

As your partner whispers in your ear sweet nothings, the hair on your body comes to attention. A vivid image comes to life in your mind. The fantasy plays out like a movie. You can almost feel the emotion and raw energy of the situation.

Then you remember smoking the Jack Herer joint, giving it a little mental salute.

Jack Herer is a hyper-visual strain, creating a heightened sense of euphoria and creativity. Words come to life and sex takes on a whole new meaning.

Those that enjoy roleplay must add Jack Herer to the mix.

Strawberry Cough

To say Strawberry cough is an erotic fantasies best friend would be an understatement. If 50 Shades of Grey need a strain to sponsor it, this would be it.

The mental clarity and provocative energies are second to none. Freeing couples from the restrictive shackles of anxiety and depression.

That is, of course, unless shackles are part of the excitement.

Love Potion #9

The stars are shining and the moon glows bright. A refreshing spring breeze brushes by. All while the smell of roses and carnations drifts in the air. As you gaze into the eyes across the table, you realize what you both already knew. Love is in the air.

Love Potion #9 can’t help or make you fall in love. But when the amor is already present, the romantic energy skyrockets.

A midnight dinner, a bottle of French Red and a joint of Love Potion #9. The stairway to heaven. We are planting it as one of the best strains for sex.

Blue Dream

Keeping a firm grip on the passion train, we’d like to introduce Blue Dream. A sensual experience in the form of a flower.

Blue Dream is perfect for those new to cannabis. A light yet joyful strain. Be prepared to have the emotional juice flowing. Blue Dream is a session at couples therapy for a fraction of the price.

Harlequin

Wiping the sweat from your forehead, you lay there in bliss. All of a sudden, a little smirk comes across your face. You look over, and the same devilish grin is less than a foot away. Not a word was spoken, but both of you are thinking the same thing. That was the best sex of your life.

Harlequin is a high CBD strain. It’s the benchmark for anxiety relief and relaxation. To describe it with words is hard. But, once you try it for yourself, you’ll understand.

 

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Live a Life of Love and Lust

“Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by imagination.”

This famous quote by Voltaire is a tribute to love as an art. Sex is the systematic process of creating. But sex itself is nothing more than an act.

To understand what a meaningful sexual experience is, one must first relax and engage fully. To feel all the emotions involved, and to take in the senses. Without this, it’s just another day at the office.

Cannabis and sex are like milk and cookies, or peanut butter and jam. Sure, you can have them individually. But, once experienced together, there’s no going back

The best weed for sex are the strains that touch both of your souls and move you physically. It takes a regimen of trial and error — a science experiment of sorts.

One that is without question, the best experiment you will ever conduct.

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I'm a writer and editor for Herb Approach News, dedicated to providing insight about everything in the new, emerging cannabis space. How exciting it is! Before focusing on cannabis, I spent several years freelancing, and before that, I spent a handful of years finishing my Masters Degree in Publishing and Creative Writing.