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CBD for muscle recovery
CBD has a lot of purported benefits with a lot of anecdotal (and some scientific) evidence to back those claims. Some of these claims are quite big like aleviating cancer-related symptoms. While those seem like potentially huge breakthroughs, CBD is also said to help with smaller stuff, like helping you recover faster from workouts thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. Here’s everything you need to know.
What is CBD?
CBD is one of more than 100 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant family, which include both marijuana and hemp. CBD is a close chemical cousin to THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical compound found in marijuana that causes a psychoactive effect which causes a “high”. CBD itself is not able to cause a high.
CBD for muscle recovery: the research
CBD has been studied to have anti-inflammatory properties. These properties mean it could help in muscle recovery after exercise and exertion. CBD has been reported to exert a number of physiological, biochemical, and psychological effects that have the potential to benefit. You don’t have to be a world-class athlete in order to benefit from CBD has to offer!
What’s available regarding CBD?
CBD products include oil, balms, lotions, capsules, edibles, vape pens, and more. We recommend oils or balms for either ingestion or topical application respectively. Keep in mind some oils are designed for topical application but these are few and far between.
CBD for muscle recovery: keeping safe with CBD
It’s good practice to consult a medical professional such as your doctor or a pharmacist before you take CBD to make sure there won’t be any complications.