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Cannabidiol (CBD) lotion is a topical remedy gaining popularity as a potential solution for people suffering from eczema. CBD lotion is typically made by combining CBD oil with natural ingredients like shea butter or coconut oil to create a soothing cream or lotion. Some people report that using CBD lotion or topicals helps reduce itching, dryness, and inflammation associated with eczema.
But is CBD lotion really a reliable way to treat eczema? To answer this, let’s take a closer look at this natural ingredient and discuss its potential benefits.
First, let’s touch on what cannabidiol (CBD) is. CBD is one of the many natural compounds called cannabinoids found in hemp and cannabis plants. Unlike THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD does not produce psychoactive effects, meaning it won’t get you “high.”
Instead, it works with the body’s internal systems to potentially provide relief from a variety of symptoms, including those associated with eczema. Specifically, CBD has the ability to interact directly with the ECS, or endocannabinoid system. The ECS is a large cell-signaling system throughout the body responsible for a number of vital bodily functions ranging from our moods and appetites to our inflammatory responses, our sleep cycles and more.
The anti-inflammatory properties of CBD make it an ideal ingredient for lotions and creams meant to soothe and comfort the…