Did you know that you could substitute traditional weed and hemp consumption methods for cannabis transdermal patches?
The market for cannabis has exploded, introducing products for every type of weed consumer. From the typical joints and hemp buds, vape cartridge pen and edible, these options are almost endless.
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What are CBD Patches?
Cannabis pain patches are used similar to nicotine and birth control patches, which are two of the most common transdermal patches available. To make cannabis pain patches, an adhesive patch similar to a bandage is infused with cannabis oils or isolates.
Theoretically, cannabis pain patches work by delivering a slow release of cannabinoid medications through the skin and into capillaries that allow the medicines to enter the bloodstream.
However, there are some important caveats to consider regarding these claims!
Cannabinoid Absorption from CBD Transdermal Patches
For this reason, several companies hold patent applications for the development of transdermal cannabis patches that rely on the use of microneedles or other cannabis technology to more successfully penetrate the skin.
The nice thing about transdermal delivery is that it bypasses your lungs, liver, and stomach (places where your body filters or breaks down the cannabinoid). So you get more cannabinoid absorption.
Transdermal CBD Patches vs CBD Oil
Many of you don’t have time or forget to take CBD daily. Transdermal patches are a great option because they can be applied to the area of concern and will work for an extended period of time.
What are the Benefits of CBD Patches?
- Uses whole-plant-extracted cannabis or hemp oil to provide all of the goodness of the natural plant
- CBD patches provide predictable delivery
- Provide fast CBD delivery over extended periods of time
- Longer duration than smoking hemp or taking a CBD tincture
- Transdermal patches come ready to use
Where to Place the Transdermal CBD Patch?
The best place to put a transdermal cannabis patch is near the part of your body that is most bothered, or in an area where your skin is not too thick. The back is a very popular place for using CBD pain patches.
Side Effects of CBD Pain Patches
CBD does have concerns when it comes to drug interactions and side effects, so be sure to talk to your doctor before trying CBD products. Even though patches go on your skin, they deliver cannabinoids to your blood stream which means that they can effect other parts of your body!