5 Best Anal Relaxants for More Comfortable Sex

5 Best Anal Relaxants for More Comfortable Sex

Anal relaxants come in a number of forms. When paired with a high performing anal lube, they can help to make entry easier, reduce pain and make the experience more enjoyable overall. Below are the best anal relaxants to help make sex more enjoyable.

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What is an Anal Relaxant?

As the name suggests, anal relaxants use ingredients or additives designed specifically to aid you sphincter muscles to relax naturally. Common active ingredients include natural plant based extracts such as Jojoba, from the Jojoba plant native to Northern Mexico.

Stronger formulas may use mild anesthetics such as FDA approved Benzocaine to lightly numb the area and relax the sphincter muscles. More powerful formulas use medical-grade ingredients such Lidocaine for an even stronger effect.

Why Should I Use an Anal Relaxant?

Just Relax.  It sounds easy on paper, but in real life, it’s not always the case.  Anal sex is tough to begin with, and learning to relax your anal muscles can be a challenge enough.

Being able to control these muscles is important, and using an anal relaxant along the way can help give you that extra control to ease you into the new experience of having anal sex.

What are the best Anal Relaxants?

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Pjur Backdoor

The best anal relaxant for most people is Pjur Backdoor. It is a silicone lube hybrid featuring the most powerful anal relaxant I have ever tested.  Backdoor uses what is known as Jojoba extracts, a natural muscle relaxant that as an added benefit, also provides a numbing effect to ease pain.

If you are looking to avoid pain, or if are having anal sex for the first time, this is your most effective and powerful option.

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The included silicone lube is also slippery and heavy duty making things “slide” in with almost no effort.

MQ Reader Review:
Has to be the best lube for anal sex ever! Silky smooth and helps make it easier to take either a toy or the real deal! Love this as does my ass!

Pjur Backdoor a great lube, a fantastic relaxant, and the all around best choice you can use for anal sex.

For a more in-depth look you can check out my full Pjur Backdoor review here.

Active Relaxing Ingredient: Jojoba Extract
Relaxant Type: Organic
Relaxant Strength:

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$42.99 $36.87Add to cart


Anal Eze Cream

Anal Eze is one of our top picks because application is easy, simply squeeze a little on a finger and rub onto the skin.

MQ Reader Review:
“I would not have anal sex with my husband because it was painful. With anal-eze cream, it does not hurt. I actually had an orgasm with it.”

The cream feels similar to a hand lotion, but it is not oily and the relaxing effects work quickly.

There are very few other cream products out there, but Anal Eze is easily the most convenient and long lasting from all others that I have tested.  For the average user, Anal Eze is the best anal relaxants cream.

Active Relaxing Ingredient: Benzocaine
Relaxant Type: FDA Approved Synthetic
Relaxant Strength: ⭐⭐

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$24.99 $18.73Add to cart


Passion Spray Anal Relaxant

Passion Spray is one of the best anal relaxants because it is fast acting and includes a mild desensitizer which is not overpowering.

Without a doubt, Passion is one of the best anal relaxants I have used. The effects will last you without having to add more halfway through.

The actual product is more like a gel and all it takes is one or two good pumps to get the right amount.  It is important to note that this is primarily a relaxant and will not numb you out so you can still sense what is happening.

Passion Spray is a very well balanced product and an optimal choice for first timers.

Active Relaxing Ingredient: Lidocaine
Relaxant Type: FDA Approved Synthetic
Relaxant Strength: ⭐⭐

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$49.99 $37.82Add to cart


Max Relax Calming Anal Ease

The first thing you will notice about Max Relax is the feeling of quality throughout, from he packaging to the gel itself.  This relaxant is catered specifically to relax your muscles and does not have a numbing agent.

Overall, I like this compared to most other relaxants because the mild numbing agent makes you feel like you have more control while having sex.

You are therefore more in-tune with what is going on.

Max also pairs well with other lubricants and doesn’t get diluted if you decide to mix it up. I have had a lot of fun experimenting with different combinations and this is one of my overall favorites.

It has been a reader’s choice for the best anal relaxants for the past few years and Max is definitely worthy or its place on the list.

Active Relaxing Ingredient: Benzocaine
Relaxant Type: FDA Approved Synthetic
Relaxant Strength: ⭐⭐⭐

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$24.88$34.28Select options


Choosing an anal relaxant is only the first step.

If you want to great sex then don’t forget to pair your relaxant of choice with a quality anal lube.

Many anal lubes such as Pjur Backdoor already have an anal relaxant built right in, so you can get all the great effect of the relaxants above in one package.

Best Anal Lubes for Sex

For a full list of out top picks of the best anal lubes click here.

If you haven’t already, also be sure to check out the MQ Anal Starter Kit.  This gives you everything you need to start with anal sex including:

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  • An Anal Enema for Clean-Up
  • An Anal Plug Trainer Kit
  • Two Lube Injector
  • Pjur Analyse Me Anal Lube
  • Two Free Cock Rings.

Best of all, bundled together it’ll save you about 40 bucks.

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If you have any questions about our picks for the best anal relaxants or would rather ask us directly feel free to email us at [email protected], follow us on YouTubeFacebook or Twitter or write them down in the comments below!

 These are our picks of the best anal relaxants out there right now. If you have any thoughts or recommendations share them in the comments below.

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