CBD vs hemp vs marijuana

Over the past few years I have watched with interest how CBD, hemp, and marijuana products have taken the medical world by storm.  I always knew it was just a matter of time before the medicinal use of these products became accepted in mainstream medicine. It is so rewarding to see that the remarkable results being achieved in the treatment of cancer are now officially being recognised across the medical world.

For those of you that have not followed these developments too closely, I should probably explain how scientifically advanced the development into the use of the hemp and marijuana plant for medical applications has become. It all revolves around the extremely  sophisticated technology that has been developed to extract and separate the CBD and THC oils out of the plants.

The hemp and marijuana plants both derive from the cannabis sativa family but they do have  several distinct and crucial differences.

The hemp plant is the strain of cannabis plant that is grown for agricultural products such as textiles, seeds and CBD oil (which has no psychoactive properties and is non-addictive).

The marijuana plant is the one that contains the THC compound, which has the psychoactive properties and which is being used so successfully in the treatment of cancer.

So, in simple terms CBD is a cannabis compound that has significant health benefits, but in medical applications does not create the “high” that THC can do. It is non-addictive and has no side effects.

For a while now I had been monitoring the various reports about how certain CBD Balms were consistently getting really good reviews. So for the past couple of month’s we have been very busy developing and testing our very own balm. The results were so impressive that we ended up developing not one but two products! We really do believe that these two products are an essential  combination that every household should have always have available in their medicine cabinet.

The really novel characteristic of the balm is that it combines the 3-way benefit of the significant health and joint pain relieving benefits of the CBD compound along with its anti-inflammatory properties, while being perfect for healing any minor burns, cuts, scrapes and skin abrasions.

Our second product, the Muscle Relief Rub is a unique combination of CBD and methyl salicylate (deep heat) specially formulated to provide double the muscle relief via these two powerful compounds, everyone who tested it, is just raving about it!

A further reason why these products will perform better than many others in their class, is that the CBD is a superior  broadspectrum product (where the compounds within the plant all work together to achieve an enhanced result) as opposed to an isolate product that does not quite achieve the same level of performance.

The main benefits of these CBD products are that they go to work directly where the pain is. It quickly relieves tired and aching muscles. A 2016 study found that the topical application of CBD had the potential to relieve pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. A further study found that CBD balm was a useful treatment option for joint pain associated with osteoarthritis.

It’s great for skin burns because of its anti-inflammatory effect, and its power to reduce pain and prevent potential infections.

You can even use CBD Balm to assist you sleep! – about 30 minutes before bedtime, apply the balm to bottoms of your feet, chest, neck, or arms. (You can really apply it just about anywhere you desire.)

From relieving aching muscles and joints to healing skin with cuts, scrapes or burns, these are two of those special products that no family household should ever be without.


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