CBD Lube: For Pain, Sex, or Both?

“I basically suffered with pain,” she says. “There are a lot of people who deal with that.” Nearly 75 percent of women experience pain during sex at some point in their lives, whether it’s short-term or long-term, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Vaginal pain can be caused by emotional and/or physical problems, including trauma, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, vulvodynia and pelvic inflammatory disease.

Koehler, a photographer for eighteen years, saw a potential solution after learning more about CBD and its benefits while working with people in the cannabis industry. “Everyone was telling me how much cannabis and CBD had changed their lives,” she says.

She had tried products with THC in the past, but found that they only worsened her anxiety. CBD is a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, however, and has been shown to help ease anxiety and paranoia as well as inflammation and pain. In

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