3 Functions of Cannabis Topicals
With only 3 days to go in our 10-Day Countdown to 4/20 we are getting closer and closer to the big day! Today’s topic is topicals; specifically, the three different ways in which cannabis-infused creams and oils can improve your health and appearance.
There are so many different types of topicals found on LeafLink, dividing them into only 3 categories was no easy feat – salves, lotions, lubricants, bath salts, massage oils – the list goes on and on!
This blog post will break down the different uses for cannabis topicals: (1) Personal Lubricants, (2) Personal Care, and (3) Pain Relief. Read on to find out how cannabis can improve your skin, relieve your pain, and assist in other areas…
After reading, be sure to shop and sample all the cannabis-infused topicals on LeafLink!
#1: Personal Lubricants
Use cannabis to help you set the mood with the following products! Use these topicals after-hours to increase intimacy using natural ingredients and cannabis-infused oils.
Foria Pleasure by Foria [CO]
What it is: This all-natural sensual enhancement oil was designed for women and their partners using a blend of nourishing liquid coconut oil and lab-tested cannabis oil.
Secret Ingredient: Liquid Coconut Oil.
Cherry on Top: Foria Pleasure harnesses the complex powers of marijuana to promote relaxation and increase blood flow thereby creating a potent “therapeutic aphrodisiac.”
Sexy Time Personal Intimacy Oil by Apothecanna [CO]
What it is: This is a sensual and arousing intimacy oil with exotic and wildcrafted plant ingredients to enhance sensitivity and increase blood flow. Use privately or with a partner.
Secret Ingredient: The deep and fragrant jasmine aroma is a powerful aphrodisiac.
Cherry on Top: Jasmine, coconut, argan, and cannabis combine to create a delicate oil with an arousing floral aroma. Creates a soft glide and entices an uplifting, happy mood.
Personal Lubricant by Sacred Mind and Body [WA]
What it is: This personal lubricant is great for winding down with a massage or spicing up an evening in.
Secret Ingredient: Castor oil and Vitamin E.
Cherry on Top: The long-lasting formula ensures optimum pleasure, while the therapeutic addition of cannabis means it is ideally suited to women suffering from menopausal symptoms.
Female Arousal Oil by Passion Bud [CO]
What it is: This oil is infused with pure, distilled cannabis oil to enhance your experience and increase blood flow, creating a natural aphrodisiac.
Secret ingredient: An essential oil blend and organic liquid coconut oil (MCT).
Cherry on Top: This proprietary formulation assists women with discomfort and natural lubrication during intercourse.
Evos by EvoLab [CO]
What it is: Designed to give both men and women greater sensation and stimulation, Evos contains only the purest CO2 extracted THC. It’s cannabis stripped down to its purest form.
Secret Ingredient: This oil is almost pure cannabinoids, so nothing gets in the way of the THC or the therapeutic effects of the CBD.
Cherry on Top: Colorado’s first clear, odorless cannabis infused personal lubricant that enhances pleasure during intimacy.
#2 – Personal Care
Enhance your natural beauty with natural, plant-based products. Moisturize your skin, lips, or enjoy a heavenly bath soak with these cannabis-infused lotions and potions.
Body Lotion by Mary Jane’s Medicinals [CO]
What it is: This lotion has been effective at restoring sun damaged or aging skin.
Secret Ingredient: 40mg of CBD provides pain relief.
Cherry on Top: Apply all over the body before bed for a restful nights sleep.
Bath Soak By Dixie Brands [NV]
What it is: Perfect after a long workout or a long day, Dixie’s Bath Soak uses pure CO2-extracted THC to relieve muscle soreness and tension.
Secret Ingredient: Formulated with rosemary, lavender and cedar wood to help you find deep relaxation.
Cherry on Top: Part of Dixie’s topical line, this product won’t have a psychoactive effect but is perfect for treating localized skin, muscle or joint ailments.
Everyday Face and Body Oil by Apothecanna [CO]
What it is: This rich and intensive face and body oil is for daily use, and is extremely hydrating and invigorating.
Secret Ingredient: This refreshingly scented body cream is boosted with mandarin, cedar and geranium, which alleviates dryness, hydrates and relieves tension.
Cherry on Top: The Sweet Orange acts as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and lifts your mood.
Kissentials Lip Balm by Terrepelle [WA]
What it is: Ensure your lips are soft, supple and totally kissable with Terrepelle lip balm.
Secret Ingredient: Cocoa butter, beeswax, CBD-infused hempseed oil, THC-infused coconut oil, aloe vera, vitamin E, organic flavor.
Cherry on Top: This balm is available in five luscious flavors: Cherry Rain, Blueberry, Spearmint, Rum & Coke, and Vanilla Bean.
Daytime Defense Sweet Grass Lotion by KODA [WA]
What it is: Made from Jojoba seed oil with sodium hyaluronate, this lotion conditions your skin, controls viscosity, and is an emollient that prevents aging skin by replacing hyaluronate acid lost as a result of the natural skin aging process and sun exposure.
Secret Ingredient: Made with super-critical CO2 Indica extract.
Cherry on Top: Daytime Defense Sweet Grass Lotion will support a youthful appearance.
1:1 Lip Balm by Colorado Cannabis Co. [CO]
What it is: This lip balm is made with wild-harvested botanical ingredients packed with beneficial cannabinoids.
Secret Ingredient: With 100mg of both THC and CBD jammed into a tiny tube, their lip balm not only will give you the best feeling lips, but will provide the moisture and sustenance to repair and maintain healthy lips.
Cherry on Top: Feeling the onset of a severe headache? Get creative and try a little on your temples or the bridge of your nose.
Rewind Ointment by Root of it All [CO]
What it is: Rewind ointment is made with a 1:3 ratio of proprietary THC (45mg) and CBD (135mg) cannabis extracts. This CBD heavy approach to a cannabis-infused topical ensures fast, localized relief that doesn’t interfere with your day.
Secret Ingredient: Ayurvedic herbs.
Cherry on Top: Natural agents that soothe and comfort muscles and joints for optimum restoration, and it smells like turmeric, black pepper, and cloves.
Antioxidant Soak Acai Berry by Sacred Mind and Body [WA]
What it is: Epsom Salt Soak makes a great therapeutic addition to your evening bath.
Secret Ingredient: Carefully blended with an infusion of avocado, jojoba, and rosemary essentials oils, and of course, acai berry.
Cherry on Top: A naturally occurring pure mineral compound, Epsom Salt has been used to successfully treat muscle pain, improve arterial health and reduce inflammation.
#3 – Pain Management
These topicals produce no psychoactive effects, instead, they are intended to provide pain relief. In addition to being an anti-inflammatory, cannabis oils can help those who suffer from arthritis, or chronic muscle aches and pains.
Angel Salve by Evolab [CO]
What it is: This salve is terpene rich, and made with 100% pure, flavorful cannabis oil. The cannabis oil in this salve is spun in a centrifuge to naturally separate the wax, keeping the integrity of the strain 100% preserved.
Secret Ingredient: The powerful anti-inflammatory properties of the THC and CBD in Angel Salve give soothing relief.
Cherry on Top: This salve received the first place award for Best Topical in the High Times’ Cannabis Cup.
Topical Gel by The CPC [WA]
What it is: A topical gel which applies cannabinoids directly to a local area, increasing the efficacy of capsules without adding any additional psychotropic effect.
Secret Ingredient: This topical has minimal ingredients in a water-based gel.
Cherry on Top: After it evaporates, the gel leaves only cannabis — not a sticky or scented cream.
Massage Oil with Eucalyptus & Tea Tree by Colorado Cannabis Co. [CO]
What it is: Using organic carrier oils, this massage oil is blended with CO2 extracted hash oil. To be used whenever, wherever, this massage oil can be liberally applied to any area in need of relief.
Secret Ingredient: Eucalyptus & Tea Tree Oil produce a lovely scent.
Cherry on Top: Liberally massage into your body’s aches and pains. Best of all, you can feel the world slow down.
Honestly Herbals THC Painstick by Pat Pen [CO]
What it is: 100mg THC is packed in this 2.5 ounce container. The CO2 oil in this stick is non-psychoactive and makes for a powerful pain reliever.
Secret Ingredient: This Painstick is exceptionally rich in vitamins and omega acids that are great for your skin.
Cherry on Top: Honesty Herbals are made with 100% natural ingredients.
Salve by Mary Jane’s Medicinals [CO]
What it is: The powerful anti-inflammatory properties of cannabis make this product helpful for people who suffer from arthritis, as well as a myriad of other painful ailments.
Secret Ingredient: The delightful scent of essential oils such as lavender, peppermint and orange.
Cherry on Top: This salve is Mary Jane’s Medicinals most popular product!
Mary’s Way Salve by The Growing Kitchen [CO]
What it is: A smooth salve that packs a powerful healing effect with a fresh, minty feel. This non-psychoactive topical deep tissue rub is great for sore muscles, inflamed joints, lower back pain, or headaches.
Secret Ingredient: It combines the healing power of cannabis with a sumptuous blend of olive oil, shea butter, cocoa butter, and beeswax.
Cherry on Top: This salve also makes a powerful decongestant when rubbed on your temples and chest, or added to a bath.
Synergy CBD Relief Balm by Dixie Brands [NV]
What it is: Synergy Relief Balm has powerful anti-inflammatory properties that are great for treating chronic pain. This balm is absorbed through the skin, so it doesn’t produce the psychoactive effects typically associated with THC, perfect for treating localized skin, muscle or joint ailments.
Secret Ingredient: This relief balm is infused with THC and CBD (the cannabinoid most commonly associated with the health benefits of marijuana) in a 1:1 ratio. The harmonious effect of both is greater than the sum of individual cannabinoids.
Cherry on Top: Contains 50mg of CO2 extracted THC and 50mg of CBD per bottle.
Thanks for joining us for Day #3 of our 10-Day Countdown to 4/20 — we’re almost there! Whether it be to improve the health of your skin, relieve chronic pain, or to increase intimacy, it’s clear there’s always an excuse to use cannabis!
Check in with us tomorrow, on 4/20 Eve, when we discuss the recent launch of LeafLink’s platform in 2 new states!