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CBD SOAP, AN ALTERNATIVE AND HEALTHY PRODUCT FOR HYGIENE

August 15, 2022 6 min read

CBD SOAP, AN ALTERNATIVE AND HEALTHY PRODUCT FOR HYGIENE

CBD SOAP, AN ALTERNATIVE AND HEALTHY PRODUCT FOR HYGIENE

Bathing is the daily routine for most people. The soap you use should offer more than cleaning the body. All ingredients should work together to serve the best for your skin.

Using CBD-infused soap will take the experience to another level since it is known for its health benefits and make you feel relaxed since it interacts with the endocannabinoid receptors in the human body. CBD can be taken into the body in various ways, including edibles, sublingual vaping, and topical. This gives the consumers a wide range of methods to use, which is the most convenient for them. Topical CBD products come in creams, oils, lotions, balms, salves, transdermal; patches, soaps, and bath bombs. They are mainly designed to be absorbed through the skin. CBD topicals cannot alter the user's mental state since most work on the skin.

What is CBD

The cannabinoid is an active compound found in the hemp and cannabis plants. Extraction of CBD can be done through CO2 and the use of chemicals. CBD is widely known for its health benefits, including relieving pain, anxiety, and insomnia. According to Graya & Whalley (2020), CBD is used in the US for treating seizures (epilepsy). Although CBD is derived from the cannabis plant, it does not continue THC, which has a psychoactive property; causes a high feeling. However, studies show that when THC and CBD are used together, they cause an entourage effect.

What is CBD soap

CBD has an added ingredient known as a cannabinoid. Dhadwal & Kirchhof (2018) noted that the cannabinoid is widely used for its health effects, including treating acne, eczema, and psoriasis. CBD soap contains essential oils and other additives, giving it an outstanding property.

Why You Should Consider Using CBD Soap

There are many sops in the market which you can use. Baral et al. (2020) noted that CBD soap serves more than removing dirt from the skin by providing healing to some skin conditions, for example, treating skin infections since it has antibacterial properties.

There are some of the reasons you should use CBD soap;

It Has no Psycho Active Effect

Although CBD and THC are extracted from the same plant, it does not have a psychoactive effect; therefore, they should not worry you. According to Evans (2020), CBD soap will provide more benefits to your skin, such as promoting hydration and making the skin glow and healthy. CBD soaps are designed based on the compound composition, containing all the compounds from the parts of the plant or have some compounds. For example, if you don't mind having a soap with some traces of THC, you can go for the one with full-spectrum CBD. Leparski (2019) showed that Some people shower to refresh their bodies, but with CBD soap, you can relax the mind and body and have a good quality sleep.

Anti-Aging

It is recommended to use organic products on the skin since they do not have chemicals that can irritate the skin. CBD is a natural compound; thus, it is effective and gentle when used on the skin. According to Wang et al. (2022),  CBD  can offer health benefits such as anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and hydrating the skin. When the skin is stressed and irritated, for example, the skin with acne it gets, it makes the skin dull and increases the appearance of fine lines. It also makes the skin lose moisture easily.

It Can Be Incorporated Into the Daily Routine

Bathing is something done by people daily; therefore, incorporating CBD into your routine will not be hard since it needs to replace the soap you use. It will require time allocation, for example, having a massage. According to Jadhav et al. (2013), CBD incorporated in the soaps is designed to be absorbed into the body through the skin and provide treatment. Broad-spectrum soap can be the best since it can alert all the senses because it has all the natural cannabinoids. CBD can be used together with other natural ingredients such as seed oil and coconut oil to work for the best of the skin.

Acne-Prone Skins

 Perez et al. (2022) noted that CBD has an anti-inflammatory effect and thus can treat acne, eczema, and psoriasis. This is because CBD can limit sebum production, the natural oil produced by the skin. When it is excess, it can clog the pores, resulting in breakouts. Zouboulis (2020) stated that CBD could limit the secretion of sebum. The study abiove also stated that it also soothes skin irritation and reduces the appearance of inflammation.

Antibacterial

According to Gildea et al. (2022), CBD contains antibacterial property thus can be used to treat some skin infections. The skin is exposed to many environmental things that might cause infection. The study above also revealed that CBD helps treat psoriasis characterized by skin patches, irritation, and redness.

Hydrating The Skin

According to  Stella et al. ( 2019), CBD can hydrate the skin since it can keep the skin moisture. When the skin is stressed, for example, by having breakouts, it loses moisture and becomes dull. Ca (2018) showed that CBD is anti-inflammatory, treating inflammations that brighten the skin, thus maintaining a youthful look.

Factors To Conder When Purchasing CBD Products

The Source of CBD

 CBD can be derived from cannabis or hemp plants with less than 0.3% THC. The food and drug administration emphasizes that hemp-extracted CBD; is US-grown since it is subjected to agricultural regulations.

The Quality of CBD

 Knowing the quality of CBD is not that hard to identify. Things like the place where the plant is grown and the method of extraction can help you know the quality of CBD. The cannabis plant can absorb compounds from the environment; therefore, when the plant is grown using many chemicals, the end product will have the chemicals, affecting the quality of CBD.

Conclusion

CBD is widely used for its health effects; however, choosing the best product for you is hard since many brands are on the market. Getting a genuine one, you should know what exactly you need from the product and the purpose. CBD products are designed based on the components they contain. For example, those containing the whole plant components such as the full-spectrum CBD. Products with full-spectrum CBD   contain all the cannabinoids, including THC, which has a psychoactive effect. Different ways of taking CBD have different bioavailability; this is the amount of CBD absorbed and abused in the body (effective).

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