Throw Some Cannabis Pain Salve in Your First Aid Kit

Throw Some Cannabis Pain Salve in Your First Aid Kit

Cannabis pain salve may help with sore muscles and headaches. Anecdotal evidence and historical sources show that cannabis salves have long been used for pain relief with many continuing the practice today. While the scientific community remains undecided about cannabis due to a lack of research, the clinical trials that have occurred have shown promising results. And though there has yet to be solid research on whether or not cannabis pain salves work for headaches, there is plenty of evidence that a little weed cream could take some of the pain away. How a Cannabis Pain Salve May Help A cannabis pain salve is a topical medication, usually a cream or balm. Its active ingredients are cannabinoids, usually THC and/or CBD. Cannabinoids are absorbed directly through the skin. This brings fast, local relief. By seeping through the epidermis, a cannabis pain salve can offer relief for skin conditions, headaches, cramps, and inflammation. They do so by connecting their active ingredients (CBD and/or THC) with the CB1 and CB2 receptors nestled inside skin and some sub-dermal cells. Since dermally applied products do not usually penetrate the body’s blood barrier, cannabis topicals do not get consumers high. However, be careful when buying a cannabis skin product because cannabis transdermal patches do deliver cannabinoids into the bloodstream and can get the consumer intoxicated. A cannabis pain salve is often used to spot-target specific problems, such as eczema or muscle soreness. Its dermal application allows it to be used for local relief without subjecting the…

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