What is CBD, CBD (cannabidiol) is one of 113 identified cannabinoids in cannabis plants and accounts for up to 40% of the plant's extract. It is derived directly from the cannabis plant, which includes the hemp variety (less than .3% THC) and the marijuana variety (greater than .3% THC). THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical responsible for most of marijuana's psychological effects.
While CBD is a component of marijuana (one of hundreds), by itself it does not cause a “high". Although when included in a massage, CBD's interaction with your natural endocannabinoid system can induce a number of highly beneficial effects. CBD benefits include reduction of inflammation directly linked with acute pain, reduction of chronic pain, reduction of anxiety and stress including PTSD, shows reduction in blood pressure, improves skin health , CBD has a myriad of health and wellness benefits that comes in several different forms.
When it comes to massage, CBD products are a perfect fit. In fact, CBD topicals provide one of the easiest ways to take advantage of CBD's benefits and can be used to target specific areas of the body that require particular attention. By implementing CBD massage oils and topicals, you can benefit both from the relaxing and invigorating effects of a massage with the medicinal effects of CBD.
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