It’s all the rage and understandably so.
One of the most frequent inquiries coming in on our MONAS Labs web site pertains to CBD oil.
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is a product that’s derived from cannabis. It’s a type of cannabinoid, which are the chemicals naturally found in marijuana plants. There is more and more information about the effects of CBD oil in topical products and overwhelmingly positive. Although CBD comes from the marijuana plant, it won’t get you high. That comes from another cannabinoid called THC.
In the state of Florida, CBD oil is legal for use in topical products as long as it contains .3% or less of THC. MONAS has several topical formulas including a pain relief gel, muscle relaxing crème, and various oils.
Among other benefits, the following are some potential disorders the CBD topicals can improve:
Anxiety relief: CBD may be able to help you manage anxiety. Researchers think it may change the way your brain’s receptors respond to serotonin, a chemical linked to mental health. Receptors are tiny proteins attached to your cells that receive chemical messages and help your cells respond to different stimuli.
One study found that a 600mg dose of CBD helped people with social anxiety give a speech. Other early studies done with animals have shown that CBD may help relieve anxiety by:
Pain relief: The effects of CBD oil on your brain’s receptors may also help you manage pain. Studies have shown that cannabis can offer some benefits when applied after chemotherapy treatments. Other pre-clinical studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health are also looking at the role of cannabis in relieving symptoms caused by:
Researchers think the CBD may be contributing the most with its anti-inflammatory properties thus helping against the pain.
Anti-acne: The effects of CBD on receptors in the immune system may help reduce overall inflammation in the body. In turn, CBD oil may offer benefits for acne management. A human study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that the oil prevented activity in sebaceous glands. These glands are responsible for producing sebum, a natural oily substance that hydrates the skin. Too much sebum, however, can lead to acne.
The high cost of CBD Oil relates to an expensive product. However, today’s market will bear the retail costs with some of our creams selling for $85-$100.00 for a 4-ounce jar.