Cannabidiol for the skin: what's good about hemp cosmetics?
Cannabidiol is the drug-free component of cannabis leaves, inflorescences, seeds, and roots, also known as CBD. One of the most unconventional natural anxiolytics, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents used in modern cosmetics. Alas, 20th century cosmetology has relegated products with hemp oils and extracts far to the back of the beauty industry. But is it worth giving up a super effective (and completely natural) product for body care and the treatment of skin diseases?
How is cannabidiol good for your skin?
Cannabidiol-based cosmetics boast a whole bunch of benefits, including a rich vitamin composition, fatty acids, and an obvious therapeutic effect that cannabidiol-based products have on the skin. Cannabidiol is especially good when it comes to age-related changes and excessive dryness. A cannabis-based soap, gel or cream will take care of minor blemishes, deeply moisturize, soothe irritation and nourish your skin with so many Omega 3, Omega 6, B and E vitamins that you could put off other skin-care products until a better time.
But this is not the only way cannabidiol is good for you. Means on its basis have already shown their effectiveness in the work with skin diseases. Suffering from dermatitis, acne or rosacea? Suffer from eczema or psoriasis? Cannabidiol gel will relieve your symptoms and greatly improve the condition of your hands, face and body! CBD directly affects TRVP-1 and CB2 receptors; while the former are responsible for unpleasant burning and itching in irritated skin, the latter are related to the immune system.
As a result, drug-free cannabinoids significantly ease the course of dermatological diseases: they relieve pain, eliminate burning and tingling, have a beneficial effect on peeling and challenge free radicals. It doesn't take long for the local application to have an effect: all it takes is a few minutes of treatment to feel relief after the problem areas have been treated. No wonder cannabidiol products are so much in demand in the US and Canada!
In Ukraine, the use of cannabis leaf and flower extracts is not legal, but this doesn't prevent hemp seed or root-based products from becoming more and more popular. For example, gels and creams based on the raw material of the variety "Mriya" have shown excellent results in the treatment of acne, psoriasis and dermatitis of various genesis.