CBD has been proven to work as a muscle relaxer, as it contains two anti-inflammatory agents (delta-limonene and beta-myrcene) that can help relieve muscle pain and soothe strained muscles. The soothing effects of CBD aren’t limited to muscle pain alone, as it can help reduce the inflammation in the skin as well, with countless reports assuring that it can improve many inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. It can also help with arthritis and joint pain and wound healing.
Beeswax is a natural product made from honeycomb that has been used to treat pain, swelling and inflammation, as well as various skin conditions for millenia. There is also scientific evidence of beeswax being effective at treating wounds, diaper rash, fungal skin infections and ringworm.
Coconut oil has a unique antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral effect, not characteristic of any other base oil. Apart from that, it is a potent moisturizing agent that was even shown in experiments to reduce the symptoms of eczema.
Grapeseed oil is similar to coconut oil in the sense that it can moisturize the skin and promote hair growth. It is high in antioxidants and can improve the appearance of pores and scars. It is a very light oil, perfect for acne-prone skin.
Shea butter is a popular ingredient in ointments, creams and hair products for a good reason. Not only is it an excellent moisturizer that can heal dry and scaly skin or damaged and broken hair, it also has some anti-inflammatory properties.
Lavender oil is one of the most relaxing essential oils, which has been used since the ancient times in aromatherapy to relax the body and the mind. Research supports the relaxing effect of the lavender aroma, too, with experiments showing how lavender aromatherapy improves anxiety and stress levels.