CBD Salves & Balms
CBD Salves & Balms
What is a CBD salve and balm?
An ointment applied to the surface of the skin to soothe it of certain conditions is a salve. A balm works in a similar way, however the consistency of a balm is more of a combination of solid and liquid. Salves are of a softer oil base, more cream-like.
What are CBD salves and balms used for?
Salves and balms are applied to the skin to alleviate any abnormal conditions that have affected it. These can be considered dry lips/skin, burns, acne and other problems.
How often should I use a CBD salve or balm for pain relief?
Salves and balms should be used as directed depending on the severity of the skin problem that needs to be aided.
CBD salves and balms for pain relief
Pain relief salves and balms composed of CBD aid in alleviating specific areas of inflammation applied on the skin such as joint areas
CBD salves and balms for athletes
Instead of dealing with various side-effects that medications such as Ibuprofen and other painkillers can give to athletes after a strenuous workout., CBD provides pain relief, fast recovery time without any groggy feeling from absorption through the skin along with no foul smells as well. CBD for athletes can also benefit new people who are going for a more casual workout experience.
CBD salves and balms for muscle pain relief
Pain relief associated with the muscles can be aided with CBD salves and balms by placing these moisturizers on the skin to alleviate soreness and irritation from exercise or just rigorous activity leaving the muscle in need of relief. There are no psychoactive side effects due to the lack of THC which is the chemical in Marijuana that triggers that reaction, CBD contains no THC whatsoever and provides long lasting relief through skin absorption.
CBD salves and balms for arthritis and joint pain
The salves and balms formed of CBD helps alleviate joint pain by targeting these sore/inflamed areas by rubbing the solution on the skin and being absorbed along with the carrier oils. A study with rats showed that CBD administered locally helped reduce arthritic pain.
Philpott, H. T., OʼBrien, M., & McDougall, J. J. (2017, December). Attenuation of early phase inflammation by cannabidiol prevents pain and nerve damage in rat osteoarthritis. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28885454