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Supercharge Your Self-Care Routine with CBD 

Introducing Cannabidiol (CBD) into your self-care routine can be a real game changer for your mental and physical health. As well as helping you to better manage physical discomfort and pain, it can help you rediscover your sense of calm and restore your inner balance. And it’s simple to do!

In honour of International Self-Care Day on July 24th, we’re sharing our top tips for how you can incorporate CBD into your life to enhance your self-care routine.

Relaxation 

It is well documented that CBD can help to relieve stress because it interacts with our endocannabinoid system to regulate a range of our cognitive and physical functions (including stress and anxiety), by binding to our CB1 and CB2 receptors. Indeed, research showed that of 387 current or past-CBD users, the top four reasons for using CBD were self-perceived anxiety (42.6%), sleep problems (42.5%), stress (37%), and general health and wellbeing (37%). Of those 37% using CBD for stress, 92.2% responded that they felt less stressed when using CBD, confirming that it can be an effective tool for relaxation.

Enjoy CBD as an oil or edible on its own, or before engaging in relaxation techniques or meditation, to promote a deep sense of inner calm. As well as reducing stress and improving your physical health, this can help to boost your self esteem and cognitive performance.

Skincare

From face masks to lotions, CBD skin care is a great addition to your self-care routine. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits can help to treat skin concerns and promote hydration, leaving the skin feeling bright, calm, and soothed, and giving you a much-needed confidence boost.

As the CBD won’t enter the bloodstream, this might not have an instant calming effect, but the moisturising and muscle-relaxing ingredients, and the comforting botanical scents, can encourage a sense of calm.

Did you know what CBD can enhance hair growth? Massage into your scalp or beard  to prevent hair loss and promote hair growth.

Massage

Who doesn’t love a massage? From reduced muscle tension and improved circulation, to the reduction of stress hormones for total relaxation, there are lots of benefits of massage. To take yours to the next level, you can incorporate a CBD massage oil. You’ll experience the same sensations as a normal massage, but the CBD’s natural anti-inflammatory properties can help to better reduce inflammation, tension and chronic pain. The anti-anxiety effects in CBD can also enhance that much-needed feeling of inner calm.

If you have a menstrual cycle, CBD can also help to improve your mental and physical wellness during your time of the month — when self care is often most needed! —  by tackling cramps and boosting your mood.

Exercise

If your self-care involves a workout, CBD topicals can also be applied to alleviate muscle soreness, and promote faster recovery times between sessions. This is, in part, because of CBD’s natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects which can reduce pain and inflammation.

CBD also makes a great pre-workout companion by helping you to focus on the task at hand — whether that’s yoga or a long run — and giving you a natural boost when you most need it. Indeed, as Men’s Health reminds us, CBD may help maximise performance by reducing stress, improving oxygen delivery, reducing inflammation and pain signalling, and promoting mobility,’ while post-workout ‘it could help to improve muscle recovery, reduce muscle and joint inflammation, and improve sleep recovery.’

Sleep

The greatest self-care hack is getting a good night’s sleep. When we sleep, our nerve cells communicate and reorganise to support healthy brain function, and our bodies repair cells, restore energy and release molecules to support our overall health. It’s the ultimate reset, and CBD can help to enhance it.  

If you struggle to sleep, or otherwise want to improve the length and depth of your sleep, CBD can be consumed before bedtime to promote relaxation and a deeper sleep. And the science supports this. Researchers evaluated the effects of CBD treatment in 72 adults with either anxiety or sleep problems and, after 2 months, 78.1–79.2% of participants reported improvements in anxiety symptoms and 56.1% reported improvements to sleep.

At Purity Hemp, the UK’s #1 Online CBD Shop, we sell a range of self-care centric CBD products designed to improve the health and wellness of all our customers. Shop our full collection on our website, and use code SLEEPBETTER for discounts on CBD sleep products.

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