Q. My husband and I have found that olive oil is the best sexual lubricant, and it’s natural. First we tried Astroglide but didn’t find it helpful. We got rid of the product but kept the little container and filled it with olive oil. With about 5 drops for me and 5 drops for him, it works!
A. Thanks for this idea. Some people objected to the idea suggested by another reader of using a petrolatum-based hand cream as a lubricant. Olive oil is certainly natural but rarely people develop allergies. A skin test is prudent.

Get The Graedons' Favorite Home Remedies Health Guide for FREE

Join our daily email newsletter with breaking health news, prescription drug information, home remedies AND you'll get a copy of our brand new full-length health guide — for FREE!

What Do You Think?

We invite you to share your thoughts with others, but remember that our comment section is a public forum. Please do not use your full first and last name if you want to keep details of your medical history anonymous. A first name and last initial or a pseudonym is acceptable. Advice from other commenters on this website is not a substitute for medical attention. Do not stop any medicine without checking with the prescriber. Stopping medication suddenly could result in serious harm. We expect comments to be civil in tone and language. By commenting, you agree to abide by our commenting policy and website terms & conditions. Comments that do not follow these policies will not be posted. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Your cart

Total
USD
Shipping and discount codes are added at checkout.