Endocannabinoids receptors are widespread within the reproductive organs for both men and women however, they are the most dense in the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, vagina and vulva. CBD interacts with the CB1 and CB2 receptors to promote a feeling of calm, relaxation, and elation. It also increases the neurotransmitter, serotonin, to produce an anti-depressant effect.
Since vaginas are incredibly absorbant and lined with a mucous membrane that acts like a sponge, when CBD lubricant
is applied genitally, the body is able to reap benefits such as, relaxation and bloodflow to the genitals, decreasing pain, and ‘rewiring’ the nervous system to create a sensation of safety. One of Awaken's
key ingredients is Kava Kava, which both relieves pain, and promotes relaxation. The other key ingredient, CBD, is anti-inflammatory, aids blood flow by dilating blood vessels, and decreases muscle tension.
When experiencing sexual arousal, blood rushes through to the clitoris and vagina and when you apply CBD lube
genitally, the blood flow is increased and this is known as vasodilation. The increased blood flow to the tissues promotes heightened sensitivity and increases lubrication. As such, CBD essentially allows the body to better prepare for sensuality and intimacy, which will hopefully translate into enhanced sexual pleasure.
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