The medicinal benefits of cannabis are being studied and discovered on a regular basis. One such area that athletes are taking advantage of is the role that cannabis can play in reducing muscles and joint pain. In fact, clinical studies conducted with mice in 2010 show that equal dosing between CBD and THC relaxes muscles more effectively.
Cannabis is known to help ease arthritis. But recent research has shown that it relieves pain and muscle tightness for those managing the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
CBD, specifically, has shown a lot of promise with respect to muscle relaxation. It has been proven to be effective in slowing the flow of chemical messengers within the muscles that force muscles to contract, especially after a long day or strenuous workout routine. It replenishes the supply of endocannabinoids that contributes to circulatory health.
There’s a wide array of choices for CBD topicals and creams. So many, in fact, that you can select CBD products to address specific needs. Some are for better sleep, while others are more for daytime use or chronic stress.
The key is to use CBD in moderation to relax without the drowsing effects of a potent cannabis strains.