A cannabis oil company based in Somerset has teamed up with adult toy company Lovehoney to create a cannabis-based sex oil.
The massage oil is made using CBD, a chemical in cannabis that is extracted from the plant.
CBD is classed as a food supplement so George Botanicals, based near Frome, is unable to advertise them for well-being benefits, although research has found it helps people with sleeping problems, anxiety and pain management. It is also used by athletes.
A different sexual experience
Research has apparently found that the CDB in the massage oil can give couples a different sexual experience rather than using normal oil.
It's been claimed the cannabis oil can enhance your sexual experience and libido by increasing blood flow, increasing tactile sensations, heightening awareness and relaxing your body.
The THC chemical, which makes people ‘high', has been removed the oil and all George Botanical products contain less than 0.02 per cent THC.
No ‘stiff competition' for new sex oil
George Thomas, managing director of George Botanicals, said: “We are very proud to launch our new CBD Intimate Oil with the UK's leading sexual happiness company – Lovehoney.
“It positions George Botanicals once again at the forefront of the CBD industry in terms of product development and pioneering the UK cannabis sector.
“With the absence of any stiff competition, George Botanicals has slipped into first place in the CBD sexual pleasure industry.
“We hope that there are many happy customers using our product as a result.”
How much does it cost?
You can pick up a 50ml bottle of Intimate CBD Oil on the Lovehoney website for £29.99.
It's made of a blend of CBD oil, almond oil and vitamin E for skin-nourishment, and vanilla and oud for a distinctive woody aroma, according to the Lovehoney website.
Oud is extracted from Argarwood, which is reportedly the most expensive wood in the world, and gives the oil a rich sent.
Key features of the CBD massage oil
George Botanicals and Lovehoney say the oil has the following key features:
- The CBD massage oil will provide a sensual massage that ‘feels and smells divine'
- A distinctive rich woody fragrance of Vanilla and Oud
- Non greasy formula is light on the skin, providing glide before being absorbed
- Leaves skin feeling silky soft and smelling sensational
- Easy-to-use spill-proof pump bottle makes dispensing just the right amount easy
- Packaged in a recyclable (or reusable) glass bottle
Reviewer ‘adores' the massage oil with a twist
The product has received a mix of four and five star reviews so far on the website.
One reviewer said: “I absolutely adore this massage oil!
“It smells lovely on my skin, it has a warm and musky scent that reminds me of having a luxurious spa treatment.”
Several American companies also market a similar product with similar reviews.
Apothecanna markets a ‘Sexy Time Personal Intimacy Oil' made using cannabis and describes some of the benefits.
It says: “Sexy Time uses all-natural plant extracts to enhance sensitivity and provide glide without the slippery feel of silicone, dehydrating effects of alcohols, or ancillary ingredients that can cause irritation and inflammation.”
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