Podcast 75. How Cannabis and CBD Helps Women Over 40 Get Their Sexy Back with Dr. June Chin and Elana Frankel

CBD and sex

How is your sex drive?

Just because you are over 40, does it means no more sex?

Definitely not, just because you are getting older does not mean that you have to say goodbye to sex.

In fact, sex not only helps us with pleasure and getting shots of dopamine, but it also has some impactful health benefits both for our mind and body. And this has nothing to do with our age.

Our sexual desires are not supposed to fade away just because we are aging.  

If you find that your libido is sinking, or perhaps because of perimenopause you find your hormones have made intercourse painful, then cannabis or CBD can potentially help.  Cannabis is an anti-inflammatory and contains hundreds of cannabinoids that can help with relaxing the body and mind.  

This powerful plant medicine is not just about getting stoned.  It has medicinal properties to help your Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and relieve many health issues like pain, anxiety, stress, low libido, and more.  

In this episode, integrative cannabis physician Dr June Chin and author of Women+Weed Elana Frankel talk about how cannabis and CBD can help you get your sexy back.  

Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:

[01:42] Dr. June and Elana explain how cannabis and CBD can help women and sexual health issues

[03:08] Dr. June Chin and Elana talks about how a woman can actually ingest CBD or THC for maximum pleasure. They also explainwhat happens when a woman takes CBD, THC or a combination of both.

[06:59] Elana and Dr. June elaborate to who CBD is ideal for

[08:51] Dr. June and Elana talk about the effectiveness of CBD for women compared to men

[11:14] Dr. June and Elana explain if there are specific CBD products in the market just for sex. How to use CBD if you are allergic?

[12:55] Dr June and Elana talk about a number of ways a woman can use CBD to be sexually active again.

About Dr. June Chin and Elana Frankel

Dr. June Chin has specialized in integrative medicine for almost 20 years. Dr. Chin founded and operated seven bicoastal integrative medicine clinics. She has a unique perspective on cannabis-based therapies that incorporates the lessons of data science, crowd-sourced experiential knowledge, and individualized treatment strategies. 

Through her work as a co-founder and advisor of several cannabis start-up companies, consultant for industry leadership, speaker at conferences internationally, and author, she has created medical cannabis protocols for the industry and internationally accepted methods for cannabinoid formulations, research, education, and training programs. 

She is currently teaching Cannabis Health and Science Course at Syracuse University and was recently appointed to the Advisory Board for the New York State Governor’s Office of Cannabis Management. 

Dr. June created the digital course with Modern Aging – Medical Cannabis and CBD For Women’s Health in 2021.

Her training includes Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California, Medical Acupuncture at Harvard University, and research at Columbia University, Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Women’s Health. Her work has been featured in Forbes, LA Times, CNN, and Good Morning America, among others. The book she co-authored, Cannabis and CBD for Health and Wellness, was published in June 2019. 

Elana Frankel has been working above the ground in the Cannabis industry for the past seven years.

She started an e-commerce business, Indigo and Haze; developed product; founded the magazine Women and Weed; authored a book with the same title; serves as Chief Growth Officer for MedialCannabisMentor.com; produces documentaries; writes freelance for various publications; volunteers for the Oregon Cannabis Commission, health equity sub-committee member; consults regularly for companies who value creativity; teaches yoga and meditation with a focus on Cannabis; and even worked as a dispensary associate (at the height of Covid) for Curaleaf, Hudson Valley. 

Elana has been featured in the media, including CNN and The New York Times, and on various podcasts. Her writing has appeared in the WSJ/Off Duty, Cannigma.com, Architectural Digest, NY Magazine, and House Beautiful, to name a few. She has been an editor at Martha Stewart Living and served as VP. She was taking care of the creatives at One Kings Lane for over 5 years, when the company was still a start-up, developing the brand, voice, and visual identity.

How to Connect with Dr. June Chin:

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-june-chin-77bbb1140/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/drjunechin/?hl=en

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/MedLeafRx/

Website – https://www.medleafrx.com/ www.CBDwomenhealth.co

How to Connect with Elana Frankel:

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/elanafrankel/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/elanafrankel/?hl=en

About Risa Morimoto – 

Founder and CEO of Modern Aging, Risa is a certified integrative nutrition health coach. She is passionate about ensuring people live the second half of their life feeling strong, fulfilled, and empowered.

Though Risa is the host of the Modern Aging YouTube Channel, she has spent most of her career behind the camera as a producer and director of documentaries (Wings of Defeat, Broken Harmony: China’s Dissidents) and TV (HGTV – House Hunters International, Selling NY, Animal Planet, A&E). 

Through Modern Aging, she deep dives and shares her findings on alternative,


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