Treating Insect Bites and Stings with CBD
No one really likes bugs and insects, especially those ones who bite!
While most people look forward to summer time, BBQ’s & cocktails, others are preparing for battle, as summer brings out the blood thirsty mosquitos and many other biting insects. Doesn’t matter how careful you are with closing doors and windows, tiny little flies will always find a way in to your room and nibbling on you.
With mosquitos, they have an ability to find you sleeping from a distance. According to science, the mosquitoes that sting us are always female and need the blood to form their eggs after they have mated. They can smell the carbon dioxide we humans exhale from an amazing 15 meters distance.
Why do we get insect bites and stings?
Most insects usually don’t bite unless provoked. Insects only attack when protecting their hives. The reason mosquitos bite is th
Summer Skin care with CBD
Unless you live in a location with very little seasonal change, you may notice that summer skincare has unique requirements. Increased UV exposure from longer days and better weather, changes in humidity, outdoor activities and pesky insect bites . . . Taking the good with the bad, summer is still awesome. Your skin can be too!
Lucky for us, hemp infused products are great tools to carry through the warm weather seasons ahead to help soothe and ease our skin when it gets tested by the elements.
What is CBD?
CBD is becoming more and more popular for its therapeutic uses. Many people use CBD products to help with:
Some of these methods are more convenient than others, while some are just more enjoyable.
All of them are safe and effective for getting the benefits of cannabidiol. So how should you take CBD? Here is a short guide to help you along.
How to ingest CBD Oil
CBD and Exercise
CBD has well documented anti-inflammatory, pain relief, cortisol balancing and blood sugar regulating properties. For athletes this means relief from cramp, faster recovery times, better muscle building and protection from extreme exercise stress. It’s a natural exercise booster that has already taken a lot of sports by storm as it is permitted in competitions and becoming more popular with everyone from kick boxers to swimmers.
CBD as an anti-inflammatory
The major benefit of CBD is its powerful anti-inflammatory effect. Hard exercise causes tiny tears in the muscles, inflammation occurs and the body’s repair processes are triggered and muscles are grown stronger.
Problems start when there is too much damage that is hard to repair and results in
CBD skin care routines
Cannabidiol is an extremely versatile compound. Found primarily in hemp and in trace amounts in marijuana, CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that has been increasing in use all over the world recently. With the loosened restrictions on marijuana in some places, further research into cannabinoids like CBD has been possible, and has yielded some exciting results. You’ve probably already heard the buzz over CBD as a seizure reducer and possible pain and anxiety reliever, but it boasts even more uses than that.
Did you know that CBD may help you maintain healthy skin? CBD has been worked into the skin care routine of thousands of people in the form of lotions, bath accessories, and more. So, what’s all the hype about CBD and skincare? Should you add it to your routine? The growing body of CBD research suggests that topically applied CBD may help your skin in the following ways.