Why are CBD Topicals So Effective?

As more and more research is conducted on cannabinoids like CBD and the endocannabinoid system, newer ways to use cannabinoid-based products are being developed, including the use of our largest organ — our skin.

Cannabis topicals include balms, salves, lotions, and oils that are infused with active cannabinoids and are applied to and absorbed directly through your skin. Topicls have grown in popularity in recent years, with cannabinoids like CBD making their way into a variety of commercial products – from lip balm and massage oils to cosmetics and bath products – but what makes CBD topicals so effective?

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Why a CBD Topical?

Rather than ingesting CBD orally, which will affect the whole body and can take up to 2 hours or more to fully experience the effects, the topical application of cannabinoids allows them to be absorbed directly into the application area for faster and more focused relief.

Like all CBD hemp oil products, CBD oil topicals are non-psychoactive, and since the cannabinoids in these topicals interact with CB2 receptors near the skin, activating the endocannabinoid system, they are never absorbed into the bloodstream.

CBD is also more permeable to the skin than THC and other cannabinoids and are more likely to stimulate the CB2 cannabinoid receptors, making them the popular choice for the manufacture of cannabis topicals.

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CBD Oil Salve

Our most popular CBD topicals are our hemp oil salves from Dixie Botanicals® and RSHO™. Our vegan CBD salves contain no artificial scents or dyes and are formulated with all-natural ingredients like sustainably-sourced beeswax, almond oil, ginger root, and of course, full-spectrum hemp oil. These CBD-infused salves can be massaged into dry, trouble skin, tired joints, and overworked muscles throughout the day as desired for immediate relief whenever you need it.

CBD Oil Skincare

HempMeds® also carries a complete CBD-infused skin care line – Cannabis Beauty Defined®. This line of anti-aging skin care products combines CBD hemp oil with a botanical blend of herbal extracts for a skin pampering skin care experience designed to leave your skin nourished and youthful looking.

The Cannabis Beauty Defined® anti-aging skincare line includes these CBD-infused products:

Although these products are available individually, they have been designed to be used as a complete multi-step skincare system that protects the skin while nourishing and moisturizing it, minimizing the effects of aging.

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CBD-Infused Bath Products

Finally, HempMeds® markets a line of bath products from Cibaderm®. Including CBD-infused shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and moisturizers, your entire bath routine can now provide the many benefits of hemp oil thanks to these daily use products.

Cibaderm® products take advantage of the rejuvenating effects of CBD and its unique blend of botanical extracts like ginseng, white peony, goji berry, white mulberry leaf, licorice root, and almond oil to clean, condition, and moisturize your skin and hair. Cibaderm® products are formulated without dyes or scents and are sulfate and paraben-free.

Providing deep moisturizing and a residue-free clean, Cibaderm® bath products are a naturally luxurious way to pamper yourself every day.

Order Your Topical CBD Products Now

Don’t wait to indulge your skin and hair with our all-natural, botanically-infused topical products, all these CBD oil topicals are available now in the HempMeds® online store and can be delivered right to your door.

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