The last ten years has shown to the world that CBD oil can be a formidable force within the natural remedies markets. This has been established by the fact that the CBD oil industry is now fast approaching the $22 billion mark which for a relatively small industry back in 2010 the growth has been ridiculous to say the least. Therefore it has resulted in an industry which caters to a wide audience, providing an even wider selection of products, one of which is CBD cream. But what are the benefits of using CBD Cream and how can it help improve symptoms surrounding pain?
What is CBD Oil?
Well, CBD is short for Cannabidiol which is a compound that is part of a total of 8 which make up the cannabinoids found within both industrial hemp and cannabis plants. CBD is extracted from the plant and is usually turned into an oil which is then infused into a variety of different products. It is important to note that CBD is not the psychoactive compound found in cannabis and therefore will not make you high when consuming it. This would be THC for which most CBD products will have separated the THC from the CBD to produce pure CBD oil which is non-psychoactive.
Although many associate THC with helping those who suffer from psychotic disorders it is actually CBD oil which is great for helping alleviate anxiety and depression within consumers. This is achieved through consuming CBD oil which in turn stimulates the brain to produce serotonin which gives users feelings of both happiness and calmness. As such CBD is used with a wide range of products and delivery methods one of which is that of CBD based topical creams which providing another remedy for users in that it prevents inflammation and prevents excess pain.
What Is CBD Cream?
CBD creams that are for pain are usually made by infusing CBD oil within moisturizing creams. This allows for users to reap the rewards of two benefits in one. In that users will be able to keep their skin from drying out all while benefiting from the CBD oil within the cream helping get rid of inflammation found in the affected areas. This is done by the skin absorbing the CBD oil which in turn helps reduce the inflammation. Such products are very popular with athletes who have chronic pain in certain areas. One of which is rugby players who have had shoulder injuries or those with knee injuries. The use of CBD based topical creams can be applied to the affected area promote anti-inflammatory stimulation which helps reduce swelling and pain in the area.
Many celebrities have come forward in favour of CBD oil and CBD cream specifically in providing them with longevity in their careers. Such examples include, Rob Gronkowski the american football player who was a part of the recent Super Bowl 2019 winning side the New England Patriots. He has been an advocate for CBD oil for a while now and has worked with companies to be more accepting of the CBD within sport promoting the benefits of use to athletes like himself who are suffering from long term injuries.