Benefits of Arnica, St. John's Wort and Lavender in CBD Balm
Because of the high concentration of cannabinoid receptors on the skin, we make a balm to be used topically. Head and Heal's balm is the most potent on the CBD market and our customers love it!
Being the plant lovers that we are - our balms have a few herbal ingredients added: arnica and St. John's wort. These two have long been used by humans to help with pain, and they elevate the healing power of our CBD balm. And we rounded the whole thing out with lavender essential oil, known to be a calming scent.
Arnica is a pretty yellow flower with an amazing secret: it's oil is an anti-inflammatory and a painkiller. It has the ability to reduce swelling and relieve pain; which makes it ideal for treating ailments naturally. It is also believed that arnica improves blood flow. In a study arnica was shown to improve pain caused by osteoarthritis by the same amount as ibuprofen.
Another yellow bloom; St. John's Wort has a long tradition of being used to treat skin injuries like wounds, abrasions, burns - and for muscle pain. St. John's wort has antibacterial properties and may also help fight inflammation.
Lavender is most commonly used in aromatherapy. The fragrance from the oils of the lavender plant is believed to help promote calmness and to help reduce stress, anxiety, and promote sleep. Lavender is also known as an anti-inflammatory.