“The soothing and relaxing effects that CBD has on the brain and body result in being able to let go, lie back, and really get into intimate playtime.”

CBD is typically thought of as something that helps with relaxation rather than as a passion booster. However, CBD-enhanced intimacy products are slowly and surely becoming a bigger category in the ever-widening CBD market.

We know that THC can increase libido, particularly for women, but how can the cooler, calmer, and more accessible CBD help? We interviewed Raven Faber, an engineer and the founder of EngErotics, to learn a little more about how CBD can enhance intimacy, whether alone or partnered.

How CBD Improves Sex

One of the greatest barriers to sex is anxiety (and even basic nervousness!), so CBD’s ability to alleviate nerves is its most broadly helpful benefit.