As you know, CBD works by targeting receptors found all throughout the body. In particular, it affects cannabinoid receptors, which have been linked to a variety of benefits – most notably pain and inflammation, when considering topicals. Interestingly enough, researchers discovered these cannabinoid receptors in our skin all the way back in 2005.
By applying a CBD Topical to the skin, you are able to target these cannabinoid receptors found in the skin. A primary purpose of cannabinoid receptors is to signal to the brain that areas of the body need relief. By applying a CBD Topical to a place on the body, you’re able to tell your brain to relieve that specific area, whether it be from pain, inflammation, tension, or another external condition.