* Hemp and cannabis oils have natural pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties
* They have cannabis benefits, without the high
* These five creams are a great starting point to test it out
For those faced with joint or muscle pain, but would like to stay away from filling their bodies with unnatural painkillers, hemp and cannabis oil can be a great alternative. Cannabidiol, known as CBD oil, can impact the brain and offer pain relief without the high. It has the ability to reduce inflammation and has even been used in cancer treatments by alleviating some of the side effects associated with chemotherapy.
Many of these oils are natural and all-organic, free of animal products and harmful pollutant chemicals and parabens. Spy has found five great creams for you to try if you’re looking to dip your toe in this natural medicinal phenomenon.
1. Pure Hemp Oil Rub
This rub combines the healing powers of Pure Blu Emu Oil and Pure Full Spectrum Hemp Oil to target joint pain. With a simple, fresh smell and up to eight hours of relief, you won’t be going back to over the counter any time soon.
2. Organic Hemp Pain Relief Cream
This all-organic cream blends hemp with other powerful healing agents such as turmeric, MSM, arnica and aloe. Whether nursing a gym injury or more chronic joint pain, you can use this cream without worrying about polluting your body with harmful parabens and chemicals.
3. The Fay Farm’s Organic Healing Hemp Salve
Also 100% natural, this rub provides relief for chronic skin conditions such as Eczema and Psoriasis, and also works well on more mundane, day-to-day irritants such as bug bites. It’s even been used in the reduction of scar tissue.
4. All-Purpose Hemp Salve
This rub absorbs quickly into the skin, so you’re not left with an irritating oily coat. It’s also been infused with rosemary and lavender essential oils, which are both soothing and provide a great scent.
5. Comfort Balm Hemp Oil Salve
Designed for muscles and joints, this salve also has a warming effect, and it’s organically derived from hemp grown on Colorado. For all you intense athletes that enjoy long bike rides or marathon runs, this lasting salve is for you and your aching muscles.