Cannabis dermal ointments are products infused with cannabinoids (CBD and THC)
Patients who have a sensitivity to other forms of consumption often find topicals infused with Cannabis make a great alternate solution to receive the benefits of THC/CBD without using Cannabis in the traditional method of smoking or ingesting infused edibles to provide localized treatment of an area absorbing the cannabinoids through the skin. Topicals come in, but not limited to forms of lotions, balms, ointments and oils.
To continue further, Labs have begun to research and produce innovative dermal and transdermal delivery methods for Cannabis looking to maximize benefits without any of the psychotropic negatives. Others begun the research in strain-focused cannabinoids to emulate their effectiveness on various ailments.
The dermal method is often favored for local relief with mild pain, soreness, tension, rashes, sun burn, eczema and inflammation to list a few and come with a variety of secondary benefits depending on how the topical was crafted. Manufactures will add essential oils for status effects such as cooling, warming, slight numbing and tingling sensations.
Popular areas to apply:
Since topicals are used to relieve areas of discomfort for a temporary period. It’s safe to use on the following:
Tips using Cannabis infused Topicals:
Topicals could be a great option to managing mild pain, here are some tips:
- Select an area to apply.
- Clean the area prior to application.
- Be generous but don’t bathe in the topical.
- Wash your hands after use
- Remember: Cannabis infused topicals are not a “Cure-All”