Topicals, such as body oils, balms, and salves, can offer an alternative to creams and lotions, for those who wish to try them.
This lab-tested CBD salve contains an estimated 80.7% CBD. Joy Organics provides publicly accessible lab reports on all their products.
Along with CBD oil, this product contains:
The rub is hypoallergenic coconut, shea, and jojoba oil-based.
In one 2016 animal study , researchers examined the effects of topical CBD gel in rats with arthritis symptoms. The researchers found that CBD concentrations of 6.2 and 62 mg effectively reduced inflammation and pain scores.
Calm by Wellness claims that this product helps with dry skin, scar reduction, sunburn, stress reduction, and sleep.
The company says that this product is vegan and organic. The production involves a supercritical carbon dioxide extraction process, which is common in the manufacture of certified-organic products.
Vertly uses a unique blend in this CBD cream, as it also includes arnica, which the company says targets aches and pains. In addition, it contains aloe vera, peppermint, and lavender, all of which research has shown to be soft on the skin.
Vertly Relief Lotion
Manufacturers often add CBD to oils, such as hemp seed oil, which they then use as an ingredient in skin creams and lotions. Research suggests that CBD has anti-inflammatory properties and may help alleviate the symptoms of some skin conditions.
A 2019 study found that people who experience temporomandibular disorder (TMD) may notice an improvement in their condition after using CBD products. TMD can cause pain and stiffening in and around a person’s jaw.
CBD skin creams most often use broad-spectrum CBD, which is CBD with either no THC or only trace amounts.
Some CBD skin creams may be expensive. A person should consider the price range and how often they may need to purchase the product.