The following extract is taken from Cannabis & Sexual Ecstasy For Men, by Cliff Dunning:
The Cannabis Connection
A Divine Sexual Sacrament for Men
“When I came, I went temporarily deaf with ecstasy.”
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The catalyst for male sexual awakening outlined in this book is cannabis. Without the chemical compounds in this plant, there would be no means to elevate arousal and suspend the active mind long enough to allow for multiple orgasms. In numerous studies, men who incorporated cannabis into their sexual activities began to experience not one but multiple waves of orgasms, which in some cases, lasted for over an hour. The key to these orgasms is sustained stimulation, a sensation that is different for each man. When the prostate gland was not sufficiently sensitized, or there were indications of prostatitis, the increased arousal wasn’t enough to trigger a prostate orgasm. But through repeated use of the prostate massager in combination with cannabis, subjects were eventually able to rejuvenate the prostate and achieve orgasms of varying intensity.
Throughout this book, I will emphasize the importance of microdosing cannabis to trigger an orgasmic response centered in the prostate gland. This consumption method is usually enough to sensitize the delicate nerves within the prostate to react to the slightest stimulation and open the body and brain to the effects of heightened arousal. This technique is readily embraced by men who are light or infrequent users of cannabis but may be an issue for those who consume daily for pleasure or health conditions. If you’re using marijuana to experience “couch lock,” where you’ve shifted into a state of brain fog or numbing out, you’ll need to dial it down to a level that awakens the prostate. You’ll know where you need to be when you’re able to feel the tickling sensations of the prostate massager as it gently rubs against the gland. In some cases, heavy cannabis users may require a short period of abstaining from the plant to reactivate synaptic sensitivity. Chapter 8 provides step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate cannabis into a session that produces powerful full-body orgasms.
In this chapter, we’ll learn about the effects of cannabis on male sexuality, various consumption methods, and the different “sexy” strains that promote heightened arousal, which leads to multiple orgasmic experiences.
CANNABINOIDS AND THEIR EFFECT ON SEXUAL AROUSAL
Cannabinoids are chemical compounds present in the resin of the Cannabis sativa plant, commonly called marijuana. These chemicals have a drug-like effect on the human central nervous system, leading to altered moods, pain relief, and other temporary changes. While cannabis produces over one hundred different types of cannabinoids, the compounds noted for their ability to raise male sexual arousal are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), and terpenoids, or terpenes. Scientists recently discovered that the human body has a cannabinoid cell structure that they’ve named the endocannabinoid system, which influences physiological processes like appetite, mood, memory, and the libido. Currently, two primary endocannabinoid receptors have been identified and are known as CB1 and CB2. Within this system, cannabinoids mediate communication between various cells and systems in the human body through the interaction with the cannabinoid receptors.
CB1 receptors work mainly on the brain and in the central and peripheral nervous systems. In contrast, CB2 receptors are found mostly in the immune and gastrointestinal system. When a cannabinoid attaches to these specific receptors, it triggers a series of changes in the way cells send signals to other cells. Scientists theorized that if we have this complex network of receptors, we must produce endogenous chemicals that also act as keys to the receptors’ lock-like mechanism. It took a while, but eventually they discovered anandamide, named after the Sanskrit term for divine joy because of the blissful sensations it produces. Anandamide is an endocannabinoid that functions as a neurotransmitter that sends chemical messages between nerve cells (neurons) throughout the nervous system. Anandamide is found in nearly all tissues in a wide range of animals and has also been found in plants and chocolate.
The human endocannabinoid system.
Diagram by WuttikitStudio.
THC is the primary psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. In other words, THC is the primary agent responsible for creating the high associated with recreational cannabis use. This compound works, in part, by mimicking the effects of anandamide, which include sleeping- and eating-habit modulation, pain perception, and countless other bodily functions. THC is also essential for increasing a man’s capacity to have multiple orgasms because of its ability to activate the nerves of the sex organs and the prostate gland to heighten arousal.
Some of the effects of THC include the following:
- Reduced stress and anxiety
- Improved creativity
- Altered senses of sight, smell, and hearing
- Increased appetite
- Reduced aggression
- Heightened sexual arousal
CBD is one of the most beneficial cannabinoids in the cannabis plant and exists both in agricultural hemp and cannabis. While cannabinoids are present within several plants in nature, cannabis is the only plant known to contain CBD. CBD’s medical benefits are profound and affect a growing list of neurological and physical conditions dramatically. Current research from the Cannabis Holistic Institute indicates that CBD may be useful in helping with the following:
- Pain (neuropathic, chronic, cancer-related, etc.)
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Psoriasis and acne
- Broken bones
- Bacterial infections
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Substance abuse/withdrawal
- Heart disease
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Terpenes (pronounced tur-peens), or terpenoids, have recently entered the cannabinoid discussion and are essential in distinguishing the flavor and smell of cannabis flowers. Terpenes are the aromatic metabolites found in the female cannabis plant and are identified for their ability to amp up, change, or lower the intensity and duration of a cannabis strain’s effects. We’ll learn more about the effects and contributions of terpenes later in this book.
OLD WORLD USE OF CANNABIS
Over five thousand years ago, Indian physicians developed a holistic healing system for wellness they termed Ayurveda. Based on natural, noninvasive therapy, Ayurveda includes dozens of cannabis formulations reputed to produce long-lasting erections, delay ejaculation, and loosen inhibitions. In the esoteric Hindu Buddhist tradition known as Tantra, a mystical religion that prescribed meditation and yoga, practitioners drank bhang, a liquid made from cannabis, to produce a psychophysical experience that brought forth waves of pleasurable orgasms. These tantric rituals sought to prolong sexual union as long as possible, and sacred texts describe cannabis-assisted intercourse as lasting for several hours.
Carvings and paintings of couples in a variety of sexual tantric contortions fill the walls of numerous temples in India as an homage to Lord Shiva. Shiva, the god associated with cannabis and yoga, suggested using cannabis in meditation and yoga to achieve Nirvana, the union of body, mind, and higher spiritual connection. Tantric practitioners believe the human body contains energy systems consisting of nerves, heart, and spiritual elements linked to cosmic and nature-based energies. Tantra identifies the different male and female energy systems and unites these energies, creating “circuits,” allowing participants to find new heights of intimacy and transcend egocentric consciousness.
Carvings of tantric practitioners in a temple in India.
Photo by R. M. Nunes.
The modern process of preparing bhang.
Photos by Marcusprasad.
Our knowledge of the effects and healing properties within this plant ally is limited. Until recently, unless prescribed for medical use, cannabis was considered an illegal narcotic and banned in much of the United States and other industrial countries. Our lack of research and understanding of the physiological, mental (and spiritual) effects of THC/CBD/terpenes has not stopped people from experimenting outside the clinical setting. An internet search for cannabis remedies will quickly reveal recipes for homemade tinctures, skin ointments, and suppositories created to deliver THC and CBD directly to the bloodstream. As cannabis continues to take hold in America, more companies are developing products that enhance genital sensitivity and provide the user with a heightened sense of awareness and arousal, leading to greater sexual pleasure. Foria Wellness, a California manufacturer that uses THC and CBD in its products, recently released a suppository designed with a low dose of THC to provide mild to moderate stimulation and aimed at women and men who enjoyed anal/prostate play.
CANNABIS AS A SACRAMENT
You’ll notice that I use the term sacred sexual sacrament in describing cannabis, and although I’m not a religious person, the term has meaning for me. The cannabis sacrament provides an essential distinction from Western church doctrines. By eating a communion wafer, Christian devotees participate in a ritual that symbolically partakes of the body of Christ. Still, this sacrament also refers to a thing of mysterious and sacred significance, which is an essential distinction in cannabis.
I’ve studied several ancient cultures and, at a young age, aligned myself with the Hindu practices of meditation and yoga, which provide clarity of body, mind, and spirit. The Hindu sacraments can be regarded as an integral part of Dharma to develop the individual in every aspect. The person believing in rituals involves himself in worldly life and establishes a balance between mundane affairs and spiritual aspirations. In our use of cannabis as a sacred sexual sacrament, we ask that the plant open us to the full responsiveness of our sexuality and, through the orgasms we experience, align our being with spirit.
I want you to have a conscious awareness of what you’re experiencing and how you got there through the connections delivered by this sacred plant. I believe that Old World cultures understood the impact that cannabis had on their psychospiritual sexuality and by integrating cannabis could connect with higher levels of consciousness. Today, a growing number of men are exploring the sacred sexual practices of the past and experiencing new levels of awakening through cannabis. Men using one or more of the latest designer arousal strains report profound orgasms and altered states of awareness. This form of male sexuality is so unique that institutions are beginning to take notice, and researchers are slowly coming around in their realization of the implications of male multiple orgasms.
CANNABIS FOR PROSTATE SENSITIVITY AND ORGASM
Cannabis is the ultimate male aphrodisiac: it has the ability to make us horny, stimulate our sex organs, and open a conduit directly to the brain, our master control center. It also lowers inhibitions and makes it easy to enjoy our sexuality, thereby opening us to experiencing multiple orgasms. The active cannabinoids in THC sensitize the prostate in the same manner intercourse or masturbation stimulates our penis, triggering a spasm. Cannabis acts on the body like Viagra, arousing an orgasm to come faster and in layers that grow in strength and intensity. The multiple orgasmic session is prized by men who achieve it because it represents the most pleasurable experience they can have, transcending the pure ejaculatory orgasm by a magnitude that is off the charts.
More studies on the effects of THC on the brain are needed as we are still in the dark on just how it affects the nervous system, but for our needs, the stimulant in symphony with the prostate massager and a comfortable environment can deliver a profound orgasmic experience. With cannabis, whatever blocks, resistance, or reluctance we might encounter during ordinary consciousness is changed as our senses are magnified and released through an orgasm.
MICRODOSING FOR OPTIMUM EFFECT
The powerful effects of cannabis as an aphrodisiac have not gone unnoticed by several entrepreneurs, therapists, and authors who recommend it in their books, websites, blogs, seminars, and podcasts.
More research needs to be conducted on how cannabinoids work with the body to ignite an orgasm and open men to this amazing experience. I also believe that as more men experience multiple orgasms, plant geneticists will design faster-acting cannabis strains that produce different types of sexual arousal that will create signature orgasms of varying sensations and strengths.
In our quest for the multiorgasmic experience, we must respect the potent psychoactive stimulant THC and its effects on the prostate, brain, and nervous system. The goal is to consume just enough to enhance our perception and activate an arousal level where the slightest touch to the prostate triggers an orgasm. As many have discovered, overstimulation (getting too high) has the negative effect of numbing the body, perception, and delicate sensory receptors. Yet small doses or microdoses of cannabis stimulate a responsive prostate to activate the neural pathways responsible for orgasm. As the saying goes, less is more, and everyone from sexologists to noted authors suggest small doses to stimulate arousal. You don’t want to get so intoxicated that you lose all sensation of having an orgasm or become unable to feel them to their fullest as they pass over your body. The one-hit method allows the body to amp up arousal and to consciously ride waves of orgasmic pleasure. In chapter 8, I recommend starting a session with a small amount, one to two hits from a vaporizer, joint, edible, and so on. Even better are the new line of products (vape pens, edibles, etc.) that deliver low THC doses, which provide the required stimulant for a sexual experience. Everyone is different, but in the end, the goal should not be to reach a level of couch lock, where you’re giddy and numb and have little sense of your body. To birth the multiple orgasmic experience, the goal is to sensitize the body with a low dose of cannabis, turn up your arousal, and direct the energy to the prostate.
Adding the cannabis sacrament to a sexual encounter is the crucial ingredient that suspends your mind from its daily awareness, redirecting the focus to the body and opening neural pathways between the prostate, brain, and higher consciousness to create an orgasm. When you intend to have a multiorgasmic session, cannabis gently does the following:
- Heightens the senses, so you become more aware of your body
- Creates arousal, so you feel horny
- Helps to center your attention on the prostate and other sex organs
- Enhances the prostate massage sensation
- Triggers a response from the prostate
- Induces an orgasm
- Sensitizes the brain, so it experiences the orgasm and then after a break, repeats the event with a similar or more intense orgasm
- Cycles orgasms until the stimulation lessens or you end the session
In a growing number of men, the ability to have multiple orgasms represents a new sexual frontier, one that, until recently, was available only to a select few. Times have changed, and by introducing cannabis into a sexual encounter, men can now amplify their prostate sensitivity to react to the slightest touch, triggering an orgasm.
In the sexual experience I’m suggesting, a massager is only a tool used to “trip the switch”, while cannabis opens a pathway through the nervous system to the brain, so you’re plugged in and highly receptive to an orgasm. This new experience of delicate neuronal discharge must be approached carefully. You will not have this kind of orgasm if you’re under the influence of alcohol, another psychoactive drug or stimulant, or are ill or have a degenerative disease that affects the nervous system.
Cannabis has so many beneficial effects for our sexuality. As I’ve studied its history and interviewed highly knowledgeable research investigators and authors, I’ve developed a deep appreciation for this medicinal plant and its effects on the human libido.
WHERE TO ACQUIRE CANNABIS AND THE “SEXY” STRAINS
There are different ways to legally obtain cannabis, depending on where you live and the laws that govern its use. In many countries where it is legal, you can visit a dispensary, have a delivery service provide strains that you’ve selected on the internet, or grow and harvest your own plants. Plant cultivation is the least desirable method to obtain the flower, as first-time growers face the challenge of producing quality plants that yield high levels of THC.
Access to cannabis varies widely among legalized countries and states and even among different cities. Recreationally legal states usually allow adults of a certain age to purchase cannabis from an approved store or delivery service. Medically legal states may require that a patient obtain a doctor’s recommendation identified as a “rec” card to enter and purchase from a dispensary. To find a legal dispensary in your area, you can visit cannabis sites like Leafly, the Cannabist, or Allbud or simply download a phone app like Weedmaps.
As more states legalize the use of cannabis, the number of dispensaries will continue to grow along with varieties of strains. In California, there are individual and small chains of stores—similar to your local pharmacy—with good selections of strains and methods of consuming the herb. Many dispensaries carry seedlings that you can plant in a garden or transfer to pots for those interested in growing plants. If you’re unfamiliar with the varieties of cannabis strains and their effects, most dispensaries have trained budtenders who are there to assist you with your selection. It’s important to remember that no two people are the same, and if you’re new to the effects of cannabis, you may need to sample different strains to discover which will deliver the desired results. In his book The Passionate High, sexologist Nick Karras suggests selecting from different strains and testing them. He says, “Since there are so many variants of each strain, I often advise first-time patients to visit the dispensary and tell the budtender that you are new to cannabis. Explain to them what your intentions are [arousal] and have them educate you on the variations within each strain. I then suggest purchasing a small amount of each of the three strains to sample. Keep the label from each and take notes as to how they affected you. You can then experiment with different environments like going for a walk, cooking dinner, or socializing with friends to help you discover what strain works best for you in different situations.”
CANNABIS 101: SATIVA, INDICA, AND HYBRID STRAINS
Finding your unique cannabis balance is a journey of learning, exploration, and refinement. Getting too high teaches you about dosage, and feeling anxious or sleepy teaches you about the strain. The goal is to become aroused and to stimulate the prostate to produce an orgasm. The beautiful thing about cannabis is that even if you choose a strain that doesn’t provide the stimulation you desire, the effects will wear off in a few hours.
It is also important to note that the fresher the flower, the stronger the effects. Buds that have been exposed to air for long periods have lost their potency and should be discarded. Keep your cannabis in an air-tight container and a dark environment to preserve its freshness.
Ultimately you want to become a connoisseur of the “sexy” strains of cannabis and discover which flowers sustain arousal long enough to take you to the heights of an orgasm and then repeat the process to the degree that you experience orgasmic waves or multiple orgasms.
Cannabis sativa strains contain high levels of THC, which produce psychoactive and euphoric sensations. Strains that are high in sativa are suitable for people new to cannabis and for stimulating the prostate gland. Sativa strains are also ideal for boosting attention, awareness, alertness, and creativity and can arouse a sense of energy and motivation. They are also instrumental in treating depression, attention deficit, and mood disorders. Many people prefer to use a sativa strain during the daytime because of its positive, uplifting effect.
Cannabis indica strains are high in CBD and produce a body high. They alleviate tension and sometimes facilitate sleep. Indicas are useful in treating muscle spasms, nausea, chronic pain, and tremors, as well as many other physical ailments. Some people prefer to use an indica strain later in the evening or at night since it makes sitting still or lying down seem heavenly. Indica may be beneficial in a sexual environment for those who have anxiety or are tense and need to relax to have a sexual experience. Others find this strain just makes them sleepy.
While the research on CBD looks promising for topical applications and wellness products, ingesting or smoking CBD produces little if any sexual stimulation for men and the prostate. For this and other reasons, hybrid strains with a mix of both sativa and indica are recommended. CBD oils and products offer perhaps the most significant new avenues for stimulating the prostate without the psychoactive effects. Currently, there are several products designed for women, which are noted for their ability to stimulate orgasm but seem to have little or no impact on male sexuality. For men, THC is the best method for the multiple orgasm pleasure we seek.
With the growing legalization of cannabis in the United States, hybrid strains are on the rise, as plant geneticists continue to experiment with the effects and benefits of different strains. Hybrid strains are created by crossbreeding indica and sativa plants. Indica strains tend to relax the mind and body, while sativa components help to boost energy levels. Sativa-dominant hybrids enhance mood and motivation, but indica components can leave you tired and actually reduce or cancel out the sativa effect.
METHODS OF CONSUMING CANNABIS FOR OPTIMAL EFFECTS
When consuming a sexual sacrament, it’s essential to keep in mind the ultimate goal: powerful, repeatable orgasms. To accomplish this, you must suspend the chatter of the mind and direct body stimulation to the prostate. The chemical compounds in THC are wondrous but extremely powerful, so the “less is more” theme should be your mantra. If you consume too much THC it can take you over the threshold, and if you consume too little, you won’t feel enough stimulus to provide the prostate with the sensitivity needed for an orgasm.
Before you inhale or consume a cannabis product, you must set the intention to receive sexual pleasure. This will create the subtle environment needed to have a sexually charged session. As your body begins to experience tingling and other pleasurable sensations, your prostate will come online, triggering the start of an orgasmic session.
Cannabis is consumed in a variety of methods: flower for smoking (by Dmitry Tishchenko), gummies (by Mike Ledray), vaping (by Niromaks), and concentrates (by 420MediaCo).
Smoking and Vaping
Smoking and vaping are the most widely used methods of consuming cannabis and are recommended for first-time users. Smoking consists of putting dry cannabis flower into a pipe or rolling a joint, lighting it up, and inhaling the smoke. Vaping involves inhaling heated oil through a vaporizing device, often referred to as an e-cigarette. Vaping can also refer to using a vaporizer to produce vapor from dried plant material. Some people believe vaping is safer than smoking because it doesn’t involve inhaling smoke, but the reality is that very little is known about the health effects of vaping marijuana.
This approach to consumption delivers sensations within a few minutes and can last anywhere from thirty minutes to a couple of hours, depending on the strain and individual tolerance. You can also regulate the amount you consume and monitor the effects. Draw one good inhale into your lungs and hold it for as long as you can, then simply exhale. You should begin to feel something within ten to fifteen minutes. Remember, the goal is to take in a small dose to activate your body’s sensual responses, so one hit on a joint, vaporizer, or pen is enough. Those of us who have been smoking for years will be tempted to take another draw—but resist. If you get too high, you will lose the body awareness and fall into the strong numbing effects of the THC. You want to feel high but also have a sense of your body. See chapter 8 for additional details on the multiorgasmic ritual and desired effects.
Cannabis innovators are infusing foods and beverages from baked goods to salad dressings with THC. Since edibles pass through your digestive system, the effects take longer to kick in and tend to be stronger and longer lasting. As a result, it’s typical for people to overdo it with edibles. Because you can overeat, the suggestion is to start with a small dose or a pinch-sized portion of an edible and then wait at least an hour after consumption to gauge the effects. The high from an edible typically lasts about four hours, but because the potency varies by batch, those new to cannabis should consider another method.
Cannabis tinctures are the compounds extracted from the plant and placed in alcohol or glycerin-based solutions. Placed by dropper under the tongue or mixed into other liquids, these formulas provide fast-acting results and a more natural dosage control. They’re available in many flavors, potencies, and cannabinoid profiles.
Dabbing is generally for the more experienced user. It consists of heating cannabis concentrate, which can pack a powerful stimulant, in a glass or metallic attachment and inhaling the vapors through a device such as a bong or a vape pen.
Cannabis-infused lotions, salves, balms, and sprays are applied directly to the skin and can be effective remedies for the treatment of pain, swelling, and soreness. There is a growing list of sex lubes containing THC that have been reported to delay ejaculation and to increase the orgasmic response in women who use them directly on their genitals. Because of their lack of direct stimulation on the prostate, topicals are not recommended for men pursuing the multiorgasmic experience.
A FINAL NOTE ON THE SEXUAL SACRAMENTS
As a Northern California kid of the 1970s I was introduced to cannabis, or “weed,” in my teens and experimented with the strains that were available at the time. I can remember, with a smile, names like Maui Wowie, Thai Stick, and other strains that were low in potency and minimal in their effects but prized for their ability to shift the mind, numb the body, and on occasion amplify the user’s awareness of their surroundings. Today, using cannabis as a sexual sacrament has made me aware of what a powerful gift for men’s sexual enlightenment it can be. It truly is “plant medicine” in the form of a potent sexual stimulant that a man can now enjoy on his own or with a lover. This exceptional plant has the singular ability to open each of us up to our full sexual potential and the levels of healing, wellness, and connections to a higher awareness that are our birthright.