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When and How Should You Use Topical Products?


September 07, 2016

What if there was an all-natural way to ease your aches and pains? Wouldn’t you be willing to try a topical product that worked better than any over-the-counter pain relief pill? If all-natural, safe topical products are something you’re interested in, stop by Altitude Dispensary in Denver to check out what we have to offer.

What are topical products?
Cannabis topical products refer to any balm, lotion or cream that are infused with CBD or THC cannabinoids. These cannabinoids bind with receptors within the skin to increase regeneration of the cells, which helps wounds and injuries heal faster than those that are left untreated. Consumers apply these products directly onto the skin to ease aches and pains associated with muscle soreness and inflammation. The products, found in any Denver dispensary, usually combine CBD with other essential oils such as lavender, cayenne, peppermint and clove to create a pleasant smelling and effective pain relief cream.

What symptoms do topicals treat?
Topical products are used to treat pain, muscle soreness, tension, and inflammation in small areas of the body. If you have aches and pains all over the body, it would probably be best to try a CBD capsule as opposed to a topical cream. Be sure to check the label before buying a topical product to see what it is designed to treat. Some products add menthol to create the cool, tingling sensation that many other over-the-counter pain relief topical creams use, while others have warming properties to help with muscle cramps. If you are unsure of what to choose, don’t hesitate to ask the experts inside the Denver dispensary, Altitude Dispensary.

But, this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to topical products infused with CBD and THC. Some skin care manufacturers are also beginning to include CBD oil in their products, citing its ability to soothe eczema and clear acne prone skin. It is also believed that cannabis topical products can increase the elasticity of your skin, meaning it may be able to reduce signs of aging as well.

Because research on the benefits of CBD oil is fairly new, you should expect to see new topical products in the Denver dispensary you visit as new benefits are discovered. Learn more about how topical cannabis can help you.

Who should use topical products?
Do you have to be an athlete in training to use cannabis topical products? Absolutely not! Topical products are not dangerous, so anyone experiencing aches and pains can use these products as long as it’s legal to do so where you live. Many customers come to a Denver dispensary for topical products when they want the medicinal benefits of marijuana without the high feeling associated with smoking it. If you have any doubts about whether you should use topical products infused with cannabis, don’t hesitate to talk to your doctor. Also, keep in mind you should never use a topical cannabis product on an open wound without first talking to a doctor.

Ready to try cannabis infused topical products? Come by Altitude Dispensary, a Denver dispensary, where our knowledgeable budtenders can help you find the right medical or recreational product to suit your needs. Contact Altitude Dispensary for more information today!
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