Sitting down thinking about my good old weed-smoking days, goofy thoughts fill my head, one of which is:

Does Weed Make You Last Longer in Bed?” Interesting right?

Weed and in particular the properties found in CBD could help you last longer in bed because it has been proven in some users to calm nerves, and reduce stress and anxiety which can all cause premature ejaculation

Man Smoking Weed to Perform & Last Longer in Bed
Man Smoking Weed to Perform & Last Longer in Bed

Studies on the use of weed medically vary, there are really no concrete pieces of evidence as to what is really what. But we will be looking at the following.

Effects of Weed on the Body

Like the above response to if weed makes men last longer, it varies from person to person. Personally, I have seen friends who after smoking weed passed out, some become overly aggressive and bold, while others calm.

I fall into the latter category, weed back then always made me chill, calm and thoughtful. Medically also, giant studies have emerged.

Lots of states in America have legalized the use of weed for medical use in conditions like

  • HIV
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Glaucoma
  • Cancer
  • Hepatitis C
  • Wasting diseases like Cachetia, anorexia
  • Nausea
  • Multiple sclerosis

Note: The food and drug board has not approved marijuana for any medical condition. However, there are some synthetic THC medications that are approved for limited medical conditions

The reasons why some would consider weed as helpful in bed is because

  1. Marijuana has been clinically proven to help reduce the damage caused by high cholesterol, which is a high-risk factor for Erectile Dysfunction
  2. Marijuana has a big reputation for giving people euphoric feelings like elevated mood, increased sexual desire, and arousal

Side Effects of Marijuana

Due to the fact that weed works differently in people, it has been found that marijuana can actually cause ED, How so?

Studies have shown that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in the brain gives a feeling of high which interferes with the body’s normal function to:

Negatively impact the normal function of the penis smooth muscle

So instead of weed allowing blood flow to the penis, it may actually stop it. Also, shockingly! Daily use of Marijuana in men can lead to difficulties in achieving orgasms.

The ultimate pleasure of sex for both men and women is in orgasms. For men, weed can actually rob you of that benefit.

Note: For men, Ejaculation and Orgasm are not the same thing, you can have an orgasm without actually ejaculating

Ejaculation is simply the process of releasing sperm into the woman to fertilize her eggs for conception

Orgasm is the pleasure you experience at the height of sexual performance

With practice and discipline, you can actually get to the point where you can have an orgasm without releasing any sperm

Surprisingly also, weed can cause hormonal imbalance in men which could lead to Gynecomastia, a condition that causes breast enlargement in men.

Hormonal imbalance could also cause poor sexual performance

Super Important:

Marijuana actually increases estrogen levels which cause impotence and penile atrophy

Narcotics and pain medicines decrease luteinizing hormone, which can lead to low testosterone levels

Smoking Tobacco vs Weed: Does it have the same effect?

There is a negative link between smoking tobacco and not being able to achieve an erection let alone hold it for longer periods

This is so because smoking tobacco restricts blood flow to your arteries and veins. Anything that disturbs the heart pumping blood will disrupt the flow of blood to the pelvic region.

So if you smoke tobacco, your chances of lasting longer in bed are pretty slim

That’s not the case with smoking weed, new research shows that there’s a positive link between the use of medical marijuana and impotence

Many medical marijuana doctors are beginning to notice the healing effects a little puff of weed can have on

  • Chronic conditions
  • Pain management and
  • Anxiety

The healing effects of these conditions are rubbing off positively on sexual performance. When you feel no anxiety and stress, you are able to perform much better in bed.

Recommended Dose for Weed Medically

To get the benefit of weed medically to treat sexual disorders like Erectile Dysfunction and Premature Ejaculation without any side effects, you should

  • Consume cannabis in small amounts
  • Consume marijuana occasionally, frequent or daily use can lead to other issues like hormonal imbalance thereby causing lack of orgasm and man boobs

Tip: Consume no more than one stick of cannabis weekly, biweekly until the problem is corrected. Once corrected stop use immediately.

You may be wondering how possible it is to take just one stick of weed weekly or bi-weekly.


  • Just take a few hits or smoke (2-3 puffs)
  • Put it off and keep it for the next day or so

Different Methods of Use

Funny thing is that back then, I only thought you could smoke weed. There are actually at least 3-4 methods of marijuana administration:

  1. Smoking (the most common form)
  2. Vaporizing (inhaling heated oil of the weed through a vaporizing device)
  3. Edibles (eat raw or cook with it)
  4. Tinctures (soak weed in alcohol or vinegar)
  5. Topical (infused in lotions, patches, balm, and creams)

Better Alternative to Weed for Sexual Performance

Using weed for sexual performance is really dicey, it is best you use any or a combination of these 3 herbs

  1. Damiana leaf
  2. Oat straw
  3. Chinese skullcap

Damiana Leaf:

Also known as Turnera Diffusa and used as herbal medicine in South America, Damiana Leaf is a powerful healing herb that can heal you

Like weed, Damiana leaf when smoked gives users benefits like:

  • Relaxation
  • Euphoria
  • Stimulates libido
  • Increase and improves blood circulation
  • Boosts energy

Smoking Damiana Leaf is fast becoming a tobacco and weed substitute because it has positive effects on the body as discovered in Mexico

In ancient cultures, Mayans discovered that Damiana was effective in treating

  • Depressions
  • Headaches
  • Bedwetting

Furthermore, it was noted that Damiana Leaf also increased blood flow which boosts sexual stimulation in both men and women.

Which is the best alternative out of the 3?

Of the 3 alternatives to weed listed here, Damiana leaf is the best because

Marijuana contains high levels of THC, the psychoactive cannabinoid that gives the “high effect” while Damiana leaf does not contain cannabinoid:

But it provides a stimulating relaxing and euphoric effect that may give you the same high effect as cannabis

Marijuana’s effect on the body is usually always immediate in the short run but would have damaging effects in the long run

Whereas the effects of damiana are not always felt immediately in the short run, but as your body adjusts to its properties;

The long-term benefits are usually tremendous and long-lived

Note: If you are suffering from nicotine addiction, Damiana leaf can be of great help;

It contains no nicotine which is the primary chemical that keeps users addicted to cigarettes

Switching to smoking damiana can help you get rid of your cigarette addiction permanently

Damiana Leaf is a cheaper alternative as well:

You can get a 100g bag of dried damiana leaf for as low as $17.95 for 3 ounces (88.72 ml)

With a smoking pipe as low as $8.99 to go with it

Oat Straw:

Another popular herb in the herbal medicine space used in treating issues like

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Low libido and sex drive

Oat straw is considered an alternative to weed here because it has been proven to

  • Improve mood and dopamine levels
  • Eliminate depression
  • Improve cerebral blood flow and
  • Support a relaxed state of mind

Oat Straw is not a strong alternative to weed compared to Damiana Leaf:

But it is still a stronger contender, especially when you combine it with Damiana leaf to drink as tea.

Recommended reading: What To Drink To Last Longer In Bed – Home Remedies

As far back as the Middle Ages, Europeans traditionally have been using oat straw to boost mental performance and as a restorative

Oat straw has also been listed as a happy herb along with other prized herbs like licorice, hyssop, summer savoy, and fennel

Oat straw powder is available on Amazon from as low as $8.40 for 8oz (0.3 kg)

Chinese Skullcap:

Finally, the third alternative to weed on the list, Chinese Skullcap is native to China and some parts of Russia

It is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for remedies such as

  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Lung infections
  • Hair loss
  • High blood pressure
  • Gut

It is also thought to relieve anxiety which is our focus here, most men suffer from Premature Ejaculation as a result of performance anxiety

I do suffer from insomnia from time to time, but the first time I took Chinese Skullcap, Holy cow! I slept like a log of wood.

It was amazing, I literally experienced my hyperactive mind calm down till I fell asleep and:

I didn’t wake up middle of the night like I normally use to.

So if you suffer from performance anxiety Premature Ejaculation, a Chinese Skullcap is great, if you combine it with oat straw, even better

The Best Alternative Supplement to Weed

Supplements do make our lives easier, it allows for consistency, mixing herbs can become tiring, clumsy, and inconsistent

But not all supplements are created equal, plus there are lots of low-quality and dangerous pills out there. FDA put out a list of sex pills to avoid.

These so-called natural or herbal supplements actually contained the Viagra ingredient Sildenafil, why would these manufacturers do this?


Use less of the real herbs, and add synthetic ingredients like sildenafil which is cheaply sourced:

You get hooked because of how effective the supplements work not knowing it’s been mixed with a substance that will screw up your life later

Anyways, a recommended supplement will be Vigrx Plus, it has been in existence for over 12 years, sold over 1.2 million boxes

It is the only male enhancement supplement that has gone through real clinical trials done on men

Vigrx Plus is great because it contains Damiana Leaf plus other powerful sex-enhancing herbs like

  1. Saw Palmetto
  2. Muira Puama
  3. Catuaba Bark Extract

You are guaranteed to last longer in bed with this formula

Again it is highly praised and endorsed by the medical community, you can check it out

Have you used any of these herbs mentioned here before or do you have a good experience with weed for sexual performance?

Please share your thoughts in the comments below

Dave Matters

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