CBD topicals are an excellent way to introduce your self or others to CBD. Most people will be more comfortable trying a cream before ingesting anything containing cannabis.
Topicals are creams and lotions infused with CBD. Those creams are skin-friendly and possess the medical properties of CBD. The fast relief CBD topicals can procure is a good motivation, for many, to explore more CBD products. Although huge numbers of products are available, and it can easily become confusing for CBD beginners.
What do you need to know before shopping for CBD topicals?
Topicals include a vast range of products from balm to makeup, there is something for everyone. CBD topicals could help to treat inflammation, pain, heal surface cuts, hydrate skin and prevent puffy skin.
CBD topicals go through the skin and administer a targeted relief. However, it won't enter the bloodstream. Without feeling the CBD effects throughout your body, CBD topicals will bring relief to the specific body part where it was applied. It has been reported to work wonders with all kinds of pain like joint or muscle pain, headaches/ migraines, foot or hand pain, menstrual cramp, and even arthritis.
On top of its potential pain relieif, it also has skin healing qualities. Accordingly, it has started to appear in skin cares as well. Its anti-inflammation attribute is significantly helpful with all kinds of skin diseases such as dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis.
How to know if you found a trustworthy product?
An important thing to verify is if the CBD oil was extracted from hemp or marijuana. There is no chance of having psychoactive side effects when using any cannabis topical. Although when extracted from marijuana the oil will have a higher percentage of THC and a much lower percentage of CBD which is not what we are looking for here. The first thing to do is check what type of plant the oil was extracted from.
Secondly, you want to ensure the product is infused with CBD oil, not hemp seed oil. A lot of marketers are labeling their products as hemp oil to disorient costumers. Hemp seed oil (often called hemp oil) is extracted from the seeds. It also has a lot of good impact on the skin but has no pain relief properties whatsoever. The CBD oil is extracted from the whole plant, the flower, the leaves, and the stalk. Consequently, it contains much more beneficial compounds.
Unfortunately, people mislabeling their hemp oil as CBD also tend to declare their oil contains an abundant amount of CBD, between 10 000 and 80 000mg which is simply absurd. The normal amount of CBD found in any products is usually between 500mg and 4 000mg…The best way to get around those scams is to look for Lab Tests. Lab tests made by a third party should always be provided by the brands making CBD products. Whether it is gummies, tincture or balm it doesn't matter, the only brands you can trust are those proudly showing their Lab tests.
Finally, when looking for your perfect CBD match keep in mind that milligram content does make a difference. With CBD a higher concentration is usually better. We hope this article was constructive and enlightened your CBD shopping experience.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration and are in no way intended to treat or diagnose any physical ailment or disease. Please consult your Doctor before adding CBD or any supplement to your diet. Most workplace and competitive sports drug screens focus on delta-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and do not screen for Cannabinol (CBD) or other legal and natural hemp-based compounds. Be advised, studies have shown that consuming hemp foods or oils can cause a positive result when screening urine and blood specimens. Therefore, if you are subject to any form of drug testing or screening. We recommended (as does the United States Armed Services) that you DO-NOT ingest CBD or hemp oil before consulting your healthcare practitioner or your drug screening testing company or employer.