CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the hottest new products in the US market, as confirmed by The Georgia Hemp Company. The owners admit that their CBD balms are of high demand. Thanks to the non-psychoactive properties of cannabidiol, it’s legally used in food, drinks, cosmetics, and even pet treats as an active pain-relieving component.
You can’t use it topically and expect overall pain or inflammation to go away, but it helps where you put it locallyDr. Taz Bhatia
Another piece of evidence is the Arthritis Foundation survey taken in 2019. It involved over 2,500 patients with arthritis who received CBD to improve their condition. 67% of participants admitted better physical function, and over 70% reported improved sleep quality.
Dr. Bhatia warned that finding quality CBD products can be challenging due to the absence of proper regulations. She recommends buying from companies that can provide certificates that confirm that a third-party lab has tested their products. Finally, you should look for brands that have informative labels with specific information about the product contents.