There are only a few days left before Valentine’s Day! Are you ready? Like ready ready? Not just, ‘I’ll get flowers on the way home from the gym’ ready?
Roses and chocolates are obvious staples in any Valentine’s Day gift. Along with the usual romantic candle-lit dinner for two complete with fairy lights and soothing music. However, have you considered adding cannabis to the mix? After all; the humble herb is considered a potent aphrodisiac.
Cannabis as an Aphrodisiac
The warm glow of candles, the scent of aromatic oils, rose petals on the bed, soft romantic music, sexy attire – that’s how Valentine’s day has been presented for years through media. The reality is not always as picturesque. And for no reason other than life is rarely that simple. It would be boring if it was.
And despite a perfect romantic setting and mutual desire, a struggling libido can easily kill the mood.
Cannabis is considered by many as a libido booster. According to studies, it can increase sexual desire and sex drive in women. It can also improve orgasm, increase sexual satisfaction, and decrease sexual pain. In men, cannabis is also known to increase libido and erotic pleasure. It can also improve orgasm. In fact, one study even revealed that cannabis users (both male and female) have a higher sexual frequency than non-cannabis users.
However, while many users can attest to weed’s positive effects on sex, you shouldn’t rely solely on these effects alone to have a truly romantic Valentine’s Day with your partner. Just like you shouldn’t rely on a perfect setting or dinner. If you want to enjoy the special day, you need to connect and bond with your partner. That’s what makes it truly special.
If you want to include weed in your Valentine’s Day plans, then below are some fun activities to do with your special someone.
Choose a Strain, Share a Joint
There are many cannabis strains perfect for a romantic night. Durban Poison, for example, gives you a boost in energy that is perfect for a long romantic night. It heightens the senses and helps make everything seem new and electrified. Charlotte’s Web, on the other hand, soothes and calms. This is perfect if you and your partner simply want to focus on each other. If you’re after potent euphoria that makes everything seem richer and brighter, then you can try Gelato. There are other strains that you can try as well, and choosing the best one can be a fun bonding activity with your partner.
Preparing a joint is a sort of ritual in and of itself. A way to relax the mind and heighten anticipation for the first hit. Sharing the activity and lighting up a joint can help you bond closer.
FeelCBD has also put out its awesome Love vape pen. Their full-spectrum CBD oil combined with cinnamon and rose was created specifically to help boost libido and increase blood circulation.
Make Edibles Together
Fancy restaurants are great 364 days a year but on Valentine’s day, they can become a massive headache. Getting reservations is next to impossible and there’s always a group waiting for your table as you eat.
If you don’t want to go to fancy restaurants crowded with couples, then why not create a romantic nook in your dining room. Dress the table up with your fanciest cutlery and china, decorate it with beautiful flower arrangements and candles, and turn on some romantic music. I suggest All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo on repeat for 3 hours. You’re welcome.
Because Valentine’s Day is all about bonding, why not make dinner together? Cooking is always a fun activity to do with your partner and adding a bit of weed to the mix can spice things up.
If cooking is not your forte though, then simply order your food from your favorite restaurant and arrange it nicely on the plate. It’s about spending quality time together at the end of the day.
Of course, a lovely dinner date at home isn’t complete without dessert. So for something sweet, why not make edibles together?
Here’s a nice recipe to try:
Cannabis-Infused Homemade Ice-Cream. Of note, you need to prepare this in advance since it needs at least six hours in the freezer.
- All you need are four tablespoons of cannabis butter, half a teaspoon of vanilla extract, two cups of whipping cream, and one can of condensed milk. As well as chopped cashew nuts, chopped chocolates, and marshmallows.
- In one bowl, whip the cream until it’s stiff.
- In another bowl, add the other ingredients together and mix thoroughly.
- Now, add a small portion of the mixture into the bowl with the whipped cream and fold gently.
- Do the same with the remaining mixture.
- Store your weed-infused homemade ice-cream in the freezer for six hours.
Go On a Cannabis-Themed Date
Since you’ll be shopping for your weed-infused ice-cream ingredients anyway, why not make the day a part of your Valentine’s Day? You can go to a fancy dispensary and choose among their great selection of cannabis strains. Ask the budtender about the best strains to share with your partner.
If you’re both not in a hurry to go home, you can visit a fancy dab or smoke lounge. There are great places where you can not only vape or smoke weed in comfort but order great food as well. After all, shopping can be tiring. And, of course, the munchies have to be satisfied!
The romantic pre-Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to end. You can go watch a movie with your partner. Watching a movie a little high is definitely fun as weed makes the whole experience more vivid and interesting.
Things to Consider Before Bringing Weed to Valentine’s Day
Cannabis can make your Valentine’s Day with your special someone fun, memorable, and even more romantic and magical. But there are some things to consider, too, before bringing weed to your Valentine’s Day.
For one, make sure that your partner knows and agrees with your plan, especially if they are not a regular user. If your partner doesn’t want to involve weed, then respect their choice. Because weed has mind-altering effects, only use it if you’re comfortable with/ trust your partner. If you’re dating someone new, please exercise extra caution. While cannabis is generally very safe, edibles can be very powerful and you or your partner may not be able to think as clearly as they would like. Mutual trust is essential.
If you’re going out for Valentine’s Day and plan to smoke weed in a smoke lounge, it would be best to hire a cab to take you home or take the bus/train.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be the usual “take your someone special out for dinner” kind of day. With planning and a little weed, it can become one of the most memorable, magical, and romantic days of your life.