For many years, due to laws and regulations, research into the varied health benefits of medical marijuana and its various components had been incredibly difficult, almost to the point of being nonexistent in the States. However, in the past decade, there has been a huge shift in public opinion and laws that are causing this to rapidly change. With these changes in minds and laws has come a spate of new CBD products and treatment options that used to be treated almost solely via pharmaceuticals.
In the past decade, we’ve seen over half the states in the Union pass medical marijuana laws and quite a few legalize even the recreational use of cannabis. This has allowed for research, as well as the development of CBD products that use components of the cannabis plant, that show a lot of promise in helping people with a wide range of conditions.
There are a lot of misconceptions about these products and one of the most commonly seen is what is called CBD. This is a component of hemp and marijuana that does not have the psychoactive effects of its more commonly known counterpart, THC, but that has a wide range of health and wellness benefits that people are now able to take advantage of.
Cannabidiol CBD is just one of many active ingredients in marijuana plants and when extracted and purified, it can be used in a number of different contexts to treat a number of different issues. While there are many different ways that CBD is used and administered, the focus of this piece will be on using CBD in a cream form for a variety of issues. These creams are often readily available at natural or alternative medicine shops and are becoming increasingly used even among more traditional medical practitioners.
The two main uses of Cannabinoids in cream form are as a skin care product, as well as for use in pain-relieving creams, which show a huge amount of promise for people suffering from muscle and joint pain. More research needs to be done in order to determine whether it is more beneficial to use Cannabidiol CBD creams as opposed to other topical pain relievers, but a lot of people are attracted to the idea because it is relatively free of side effects and all natural.
It turns out that CBD oil or crystals are incredibly high in antioxidants. Much research has shown that antioxidants, which are highly effective at combating free radicals, provide a wide range of positive benefits for skin, including improving skin tone and texture, as well as reducing the visible signs of aging.
Cannabinoids are also known to have highly effective anti-inflammatory properties, which can be incredibly beneficial for skin. It is known to help cells regenerate and can dramatically improve a number of common skin conditions. There are a lot of people who swear by it as an excellent addition to their daily skin care routine and others use it for specific skin conditions.
A lot of research shows that CBD oil can be highly effective in treating eczema. Eczema can be a painful, itchy skin condition that can be difficult to treat and can often appear on the face and neck. The use of CBD cream has shown a lot of promise of helping people with this skin condition obtain partial or even complete relief of symptoms.
Much more research needs to be done, but there is also evidence that CBD creams may even help you reduce your risk of developing skin cancer. All of these things are incredibly beneficial for both the general look and feel of your skin. But the benefits of CBD cream go far beyond just their use in a daily beauty regimen.
There has been quite a bit of research into the potential pain-relieving properties of CBD. A lot of research and even clinical trials have shown that CBD can help reduce the amount of pain that people who deal with chronic pain of many kinds deal with. Recently, there has been an increase in the availability of topical creams with CBD oil intended to relieve certain types of pain.
The creams containing CBD tend to be used for the same types of pain that other pain relieving creams address. Conditions such as arthritis, bone, and joint pain, or even generalized muscle aches can be treated with a good deal of efficacy using topical CBD pain creams.
In cream form, the CBD interacts with what are called CB2 receptors in our skin. This allows for localized pain relief but it will not be absorbed into the bloodstream, so this type of administration is only suitable for localized, not full body pain relief. Though not the subject of this piece, there are other ways of administering CBD that can have a full body therapeutic pain relieving effect.
It is, however, highly effective for localized pain and has been shown to be more effective than other topical pain creams available. Recent research has been focused on the effectiveness of CBD creams for treating chronic arthritis and the initial results look very promising. CBD cream is known for having very few side effects, which is another reason that many people are beginning to look towards solutions like this for pain relief. However, a lot more research needs to be done before the results can be generalized in any serious way.
CBD, the well-known name of a compound found in marijuana and hemp plants that does not produce psychoactive effects, continues to show more and more promise as a safe and effective treatment for a wide range of health conditions. It can be ingested orally or topically through the skin to reduce the symptoms of a host of different issues and it has very side effects. It is showing great promise as being an effective treatment that is likely to enjoy more widespread use as more research bears out the benefits. As more states loosen or eliminate their laws, these products become easier to find, allowing those who need the relief access to alternative treatments.