Massage with CBD cream - What effect can it have?

Massage with CBD cream - What effect can it have?

CBD products can be used for a variety of applications. Usually, CBD oil is taken to relieve complaints such as pain and inflammation, to relieve anxiety and to improve sleep. CBD cream, on the other hand, has a beneficial effect on the skin. Not only can they provide the skin with essential nutrients and vitamins, but they can also help to improve acne and give a glowing complexion, as there are also antioxidants in cannabidiol. Furthermore, there are now creams and lotions on the market that can be used for massage. But what do they do and what are the benefits?

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CBD and the benefits for the skin

Cannabidiol contains many important ingredients that have beneficial effects on the body and skin. In particular, CBD oil is said to be an important helper against acne, as has been proven in studies. The active ingredient of the hemp plant has antibacterial properties [1], so that bacteria cannot multiply on the skin. On the other hand, CBD has an anti-inflammatory effect [2], so that inflammations are nipped in the bud. Furthermore, cannabidiol can regulate sebum production [3], which helps to reduce acne and pimples.

At the same time, cannabidiol contains numerous important nutrients for the skin. Among them are antioxidants that can prevent premature skin ageing. But the following ingredients are also contained in CBD products:

  • Cannabinoids: These are of course the most important ingredients in hemp oil and CBD products. They influence the nervous system and the brain and are involved in many processes in the body. Besides CBD, full spectrum oils also contain CBC, CBDA, CBG or CBN.
  • Gamma-linolenic acid: Gamma-linolenic acid inhibits inflammation, regulates blood pressure and has a wound-healing effect. Gamma-linolenic acid is particularly important for people suffering from psoriasis and neurodermatitis.
  • Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids: The fatty acids are particularly important for the human body, as the cells need them to regenerate and renew themselves. In CBD oil, the fatty acids are present in an optimal ratio.
  • Trace elements and minerals: These are also very important for our body. Calcium, potassium, manganese, sodium and also copper are contained in CBD oil. In addition, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and iron are also found in cannabidiol products.
  • Vitamins: CBD oil only has a few vitamins. Nevertheless, these should not be disregarded. Especially vitamin E, the anti-aging vitamin, is contained in CBD oil. However, vitamin E is not only good for our skin, it also reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Furthermore, vitamin B1 is contained in cannabidiol oil. Vitamin B1 is beneficial for depression, as it positively influences the serotonin level.
  • Chlorophyll and carotenoids: Chlorophyll is important for cell respiration and cell purification. It also has a positive effect on the immune system. The carotenoids, on the other hand, also help to slow down skin ageing and ensure, among other things, that arteriosclerosis is prevented. At the same time, it protects the cardiovascular system and regulates cholesterol levels.

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What effect does a massage with CBD cream have on our body?

Due to the very versatile effect of CBD oil and the numerous important ingredients, the body can only benefit from a massage with CBD cream. For one thing, pain can be relieved. After sports, the massage with CBD cream can help the cells as well as the body to regenerate better and faster and the athlete can thus start training again sooner.
Furthermore, cannabidiol has the advantage that it has a positive effect on the skin and supplies it with important nutrients and fatty acids. This also means that the skin becomes much smoother and softer with a massage with CBD cream, wrinkles can be prevented and skin health is supported.
Even if the CBD cream is applied externally, it still penetrates the body. This can also improve sleep, among other things. But the calming effect of CBD products also occurs through massage. Cannabidiol not only has a calming effect on the person concerned, but also on the skin. Therefore, a massage after sunbathing can be a very beneficial way for the skin to calm down and provide it with fatty acids to recover better.

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CBD cream is not only perfect for athletes

Even though benefits for athletes have been picked up here, the CBD cream is ideal for anyone who has problems with the back, among other things. During a massage, the cannabidiol can penetrate the skin and thus ensure that the pain is relieved, for example. Inflammation can also be curbed, which means that chronic inflammatory diseases can also be significantly improved. In addition, CBD cream also helps people who suffer from arthritis, for example, to be more mobile and thus even the quality of life can be significantly improved.

Conclusion on massages with CBD cream

A massage with CBD cream can work wonders. Of course, it is a natural product, which means that the expected effect can sometimes take days. Nevertheless, cannabidiol has a diverse and positive effect on the skin and can help to relieve pain and inhibit inflammation. Even chronic inflammatory diseases can be significantly improved by a massage with CBD cream and thus increase the quality of life.


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[2] Perez E, Fernandez JR, Fitzgerald C, Rouzard K, Tamura M, Savile C. In Vitro and Clinical Evaluation of Cannabigerol (CBG) Produced via Yeast Biosynthesis: A Cannabinoid with a Broad Range of Anti-Inflammatory and Skin Health-Boosting Properties. Molecules. 2022 Jan 13;27(2):491. doi: 10.3390/molecules27020491. PMID: 35056807; PMCID: PMC8778347.

[3] Oláh A, Tóth BI, Borbíró I, Sugawara K, Szöllõsi AG, Czifra G, Pál B, Ambrus L, Kloepper J, Camera E, Ludovici M, Picardo M, Voets T, Zouboulis CC, Paus R, Bíró T. Cannabidiol exerts sebostatic and antiinflammatory effects on human sebocytes. J Clin Invest. 2014 Sep;124(9):3713-24. doi: 10.1172/JCI64628. Epub 2014 Jul 25. PMID: 25061872; PMCID: PMC4151231.


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