Show of hands: who here could use a massage right about now? With so many changes coming about, it’s no wonder why so many people are looking to the amazing benefits of massage. From calming the nervous system and relieving stress to improving circulation and managing pain, the advantages of massage are far beyond simple relaxation.
So what if we told you that you could get even more out of your massage with CBD oil? CBD stands for cannabidiol, which is extracted from the hemp cannabis plant. When applied topically, CBD oil activates your body’s CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors within the skin, creating balance that naturally reduces inflammation, manages pain, and relieves stress.
With so many of us social distancing, it can be difficult or impossible to make an appointment for a professional massage. The good news? You can experience the benefits of massage anytime, anywhere by making your very own CBD-infused massage oil! Check below for the recipe.
DIY CBD Massage Oil
What You’ll Need:
- Using a funnel, carefully pour the carrier oil, essential oils, and CBD oil into a 4oz jar and stir to incorporate.
- Store in a dark, cool place until ready to use.
- To use, pour a dime-sized amount of oil onto your hands and rub to spread the mixture. Rub into the skin with long, broad strokes moving in the direction towards your heart.