Soaking in a hot bath at the end of a long day, or after a heavy workout, is one of the best ways to wind down and ease muscle cramps. It promotes improved sleep and helps to clean your pores
When CBD bath bombs are added to the mix, the results are heightened in more ways than one. In fact, CBD bath bombs offer one of the most effective post-workout strategies for athletes around.
What is CBD?
Before we get into the details of the CBD bath bomb and how it can enhance your tub time, let’s make sure we’re all on the same page when it comes to CBD. What is it, why do people consume it and why should anyone care?
CBD is the abbreviated term for cannabidiol, which is one of the most prominent cannabinoids found in both hemp and marijuana. Most CBD products, in particular those sold across the U.S., tend to be derived from hemp, which is the plant member of the cannabis family that’s cultivated to contain less than 0,3% of THC.
CBD, like all other cannabinoids, connects in a variety of ways with the human body’s endocannabinoid system. It’s through this connection that it’s able to impact different aspects of our general wellbeing. But why is bathing in CBD so effective and beneficial?
What are the benefits of a CBD bath?
Put, quite simply, the heat of a hot bath helps to heighten CBD’s anti-inflammatory properties and expedites the absorption of CBD into the skin and bloodstream, through the pores.
Heat triggers the vasodilation of the blood vessels, which is what enhances absorption, not only of CBD but of all the other minerals and elements that happen to be in your bath. Heat is also responsible for the relaxation of muscles and the opening of your airways, making it easier for you to breathe.
But what’s most interesting, is that the effects of heat on the human body all relate to relaxation, soothing and relief, which is exactly what we expect from CBD. So, if taking a hot bath is already relaxing in nature, then taking one infused with CBD enhances that relaxation.
Scented CBD bath bombs are even more effective. When you combine heat with CBD and then you add the effects of a particular essential oil, like lavender, you intensify the beneficial qualities of a CBD-infused bath experience.
Is CBD a magical ingredient?
You’re probably not the first to have wondered if CBD is some kind of magical ingredient, but the truth is that CBD is nothing more than an organic plant compound with a certain number of beneficial properties for the human body.
The reason why CBD has become so popular, more so than other organic compounds that also demonstrate anti-inflammatory properties, for example, is that it is highly malleable. It can be added to all kinds of products, in a variety of product forms and, from what the range of anecdotal evidence shows us, it connects and stimulates different systems in the body. This makes it effective at dealing with a range of disorders.
If you’d like to give CBD bath bombs a try, feel free to browse through the five aromas we have available as part of our product line.