3 Studies Which Support Using CBD Cream For Pain

When it comes to relieving discomfort, using CBD cream for pain is most likely not on the top of your list of products to try. Think about that for a second. Our society has been branded by big pharma companies, television advertisements, and, in general, each other to reach for a pharmaceutical solution to our pain problem rather than an organic one.

Forget about the fact that Tylenol (it’s harmless isn’t it?) kills 150 people per year, not to mention what painkillers do to your kidneys and other organs in your body. The fact is, we have lost the desire to put a little more effort into our health and wellness when there seems to be an easier way…even though the easier way is killing us and destroying our health. Let’s talk about options. Using CBD cream for pain is not a new idea, but still not even close to being mainstream. This is why we want to share some beneficial studies which support this product.

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#1 – Study of Inflammation

At some point, if you live life vigorously (or not), old “Arthur” comes to visit your joints. Being a musician, I have fought with arthritis visiting me for the past 15 years in my hands. If you suffer from this affliction, you already know the aggravation that comes with getting up, going down stairs, getting out of the bed, etc. Your joints creak like a rusty hinge and it can be very painful at times.

The NCBI performed a study on rats to test the overall relief of arthritis pain with transdermal cannabidiol, or topical CBD cream. Their study showed that since the topical application of this product bypassed the gastrointestinal system, constant plasma levels were administered and the cannabidiol “attenuated inflammation and pain without side effects”. Their data concluded that topical CBD cream for pain has therapeutic results for arthritic pain-related behaviors.

Nearly 21 million Americans live with painful osteoarthritis and 2.1 million Americans suffer with rheumatoid arthritis. Furthermore, the astounding statistic is that half of those people are under the age of 65, and 60% of those people are women.

Arthritis is a plague that swarms our country and it is completely possible that you are one of those people. Your joints ache with the weather and easy tasks become difficult burdens. Before you reach for the big pharma bottle, remember what topical CBD can do for you.

#2 – Study of Therapeutic Effects of Cannabinoids

In case you haven’t noticed, there is a war which has been waged on the chronic pain patients in our country. In an attempt to prevent the opioid crisis from growing, our government has inadvertently (or was it advertently?) affected people who suffer from serious amounts of pain on a daily basis.

Make no mistake, these are not common drug addicts looking for a fix, these are people who need to manage pain in order to make life bearable.

In 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine produced a study which focused on these chronic pain patients and how CBD could be an option for their well beings. Their study went as far as looking into patients who were facing chemotherapy and the debilitating sickness involved in that process, all the way to multiple sclerosis (MS) and every chronic pain in between.

You can read the study for yourself above, but I want to point out the major conclusion in this study:

Relief from chronic pain is by far the most common condition cited by patients.

Multiple trials and various studies performed over the years show us the positive result of using CBD and CBD cream for pain have worked in a vast amount of test subjects. Once again, if you are a CPP and have been affected by the irresponsible actions of our government during this war on opiates, there are other options out there for you which can help you have better assessment on your lifestyle.

#3 – Study of Topical CBD for Epidermolysis

Lastly, I wanted to highlight this specific study regarding Epidermolysis. This study demonstrates how using CBD cream for pain can help comfort even the most crippling symptoms.

Epidermolysis is a rare skin condition where the skin blisters on the body. This has been described as very painful, and, as you can see in the images of the study, also looks excruciatingly painful. Essentially, this disease is where the epidermis loosens from the body causing these horrible blisters, normally occurring in children.

As I write this, I can’t help but think of my own children and what it would do to me if they were suffering. Most people cringe at the thought of a child being in pain or experiencing a crippling disease. After reading the study on Epidermolysis and how CBD cream can greatly alleviate the pain associated with this condition, I write this in hopes of extending knowledge regarding CBD cream for pain. You don’t have to feel helpless when finding solutions for yourself or your loved ones and you do not have to be a slave to the pharmaceutical companies. Because of these studies on CBD and extensive first-hand trials, we can have renewed faith knowing there are natural options to aid us all.

In Conclusion

Clearly, using CBD cream for pain can benefit anyone who is looking into a herbal plan for their future. Wellness, balance, support, it’s all part of the plan nature intended us to have. Somewhere along the way we got sidetracked, we became greedy, and were mesmerized by a lifestyle where others catered to our needs. It’s time to break that mold and do the research for ourselves. Learning everything there is to know about natural support like CBD can become a life changing event, but only for those who hold an open mind. I hope that is you.

Article sources:

  • https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2013/09/150-americans-die-each-year-from-tylenols-most-active-ingredient/310814
  • https://www.kidney.org/blog/kidney-cars/kidneys-and-pain-killers
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4851925
  • https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/07/02/chronic-pain-patients-needs-ignored-opioid-epidemic/727015002
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK425767
  • https://www.beyondthc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/CBD_topical_blisters-2.pdf
Written By Staff

The staff writers for Kats Botanicals have been researching and writing about CBD and Kratom products for more than 5 years, and have a combined experience of over 35 years of writing in the healthcare and supplement industry. The team has a keen understanding of the topic, remain current on all FDA and industry news, and use their expertise to generate engaging and informative content to help educate consumers on Kats Botanicals’ products. Each article is fact-checked and includes sources to scientific data to ensure readers receive the most up-to-date and accurate information possible.

Reviewed By Justin Kats

Justin Kats, founder of Kats Botanicals reviews and approves all content before releasing it for posting on the Kats Botanical website. Justin has been a tireless advocate for the benefits of CBD and Kratom since 2012. As a champion for botanical therapy, Justin created a Facebook group where more than 12,000 people discuss botanicals, CBD and Kratom. He has also assisted more than 80,000 customers since the inception of his business and works directly with a single source farmer to ensure the purity of the products he sells. He also performs rigorous lab testing because he understands what it takes to get a high-quality and safe product to market.

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