Updated: 5 days ago
CBD has become increasingly more popular as an all-natural alternative to relieve discomfort and when it comes to those nagging aches and pains, targeting the affected area is vital, which is why CBD creams & roll ons are very popular for reducing inflammation and pain.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol, most commonly known as CBD, is a compound found in cannabis and hemp plants that is 100% non-intoxicating and will not cause a sensation of feeling "high". CBD contains therapeutic properties that can help to manage pain and improve your overall health and wellness.
What are the benefits of CBD?
Helps to calm anxiety
alleviates joint pain
How do CBD topicals work?
Pre-clinical studies on CBD Topicals (applying onto skin) suggest that CBD creams work by interacting with the CB2 receptors found in our skin. Your skin is the largest organ you have, it also has the highest amount and concentration of CB2 receptors, making CBD topicals a great option for inflammation and pain relief but more research is needed to be done.
Two most common types of joint pain conditions:
1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) - a condition where the body attacks its joints, causing inflammation. Rheumatoid arthritis can most commonly be found in hands and feet, leading to swollen, stiff, painful joints.
2 . Osteoarthritis (OA) - which is a degenerative condition in joint cartilage and bones. It is most commonly found in the hip, knees and thumbs.
A study in 2016 done on rats stated that "topical CBD application has therapeutic potential for relief of arthritis pain-related behaviors and inflammation without evident side-effects"
CBD topicals can be used for the following
Although CBD oil is great for aches and pains, research is showing great potential for CBD creams to reduce pain and inflammation.
Disclaimer Consult with a physician before use if you have a serious medical condition or use prescription medications. A Doctor's advice should be sought before using any supplemental dietary product. These statements have not been evaluated by the Health Canda. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Do not operate heavy machinery if you have taken a large dosage of CBD