Marijuana’s ability to act as an aphrodisiac has been well documented – but what about a strain specifically designed to bring women to orgasm?
Introducing Sexxpot, the “aphrodisiac weed” specially targeted at women – and set to make your Valentine’s Day romp that much more spectacular.
The idea for the strain came to Paradigm Medical Marijuana founder Karyn Wagner after a passionate lovemaking session enhanced by a pre-coitus joint last year. While there’s nothing new about smoking cannabis to get in the mood, this time she was taken to new heights.
“After I smoked this one,” she recalls, “I said, You know, honey, that was perfect. Save it for next time.” Her partner labeled the bag “Sexpot”, and the rest is history.
Sexxpot is derived from the low-THC strain, Mr. Nice. Wagner says the lower-than-usual levels of THC (about 14 percent) are beneficial because the consumer is placed in a “sensual” headspace that doesn’t get them too high to actually get down and dirty.
Berkeley-based cannabis consultant and nurse practitioner Eloise Theisen, who routinely treats men and women looking to enhance their sex lives with cannabis, recently weighed in on the product and gave it her stamp of approval.
“Women just need less THC in general,” she said.
“And high levels of THC can promote anti-estrogen activity, though science is still very limited … My guess is that Sexxpot, with the lower THC, regulates the body’s endocannabinoid system (the group of brain receptors that are involved with processes like pain, sensation, mood, and mediating effects of cannabis) and helps bring back the balance of hormones, but without sacrificing the therapeutic properties.”
The only downside? Sexxpot isn’t known to be quite as effective for men, whom Wagner said reported less-than-stellar experiences when consuming it themselves. Good thing the aphrodisiac cannabis market is already ripe with strains designed to make lovemaking especially explosive for all parties.