CBD Menthol Based Rubs
CBD Menthol Based Rubs (for pain relief)
How do CBD menthol based rubs work?
The cooling sensation of menthol creates a diversion from the pain that the rub is supposed to be targeting. This along with the studies that show how CBD applied as a rub helped pain in rats show that the combination of menthol and CBD is a great way to assist in pain relief.
Hammell, D. C., Zhang, L. P., Ma, F., Abshire, S. M., McIlwrath, S. L., Stinchcomb, A. L., & Westlund, K. N. (2016, July). Transdermal cannabidiol reduces inflammation and pain-related behaviours in a rat model of arthritis.
Are the effects from CBD menthol based rubs instant?
Menthol based rubs with CBD provide an instant cooling diversion sensation, it usually remains constant as depending on the severity of the pain it’s administered to. CBD menthol based rubs should be used as needed to help alleviate the pain.
What does menthol do for pain relief when added to CBD?
Menthol provides a feeling of cooling instantly on the skin. This combined with the compounds CBD has on the Endocannabinoid system, add an instant soothing relief through the skin when applied.