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Do CBD Roll-Ons Work To Treat Muscle and Joint Pain?

Whether you’re a beginner or expert within the world of CBD, there’s one thing you can’t deny– the options are endless. 

It may be overwhelming or even confusing for people just beginning to venture into CBD to find the best option. And even for experienced users, there’s always something new to discover. We’ve discussed many topics under the CBD umbrella, but today we want to shine a light on a lesser-known method… CBD Roll-Ons.

You may already have questions about this style of CBD, and we’re here to give you the answers! Read on to learn everything you need to know about what CBD roll-ons do, how to use them, and how they can help you relieve joint pain and inflammation throughout the body.  

In short, yes, CBD roll-ons can work to treat muscle and joint pain. Using them properly can increase your chances of finding comfort and reaping the benefits of this exciting product.

Read on to learn more.

 

What is a CBD Roll-On?

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You might be picturing something that looks like a rollerball perfume (which actually isn’t far off). While the design is similar to most roll-on products, it serves specific purposes for CBD treatment. Before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s go over the basics.

A CBD roll-on is a topical treatment that you apply to your body for beneficial effects. Similar to most topical analgesics, CBD roll-ons have ingredients that work directly with the skin to provide pain relief or reduce inflammation

CBD (cannabidiol) is the main ingredient that is advertised in these products. It is the second most common active ingredient found in cannabis (aka marijuana). CBD, however, is derived from the hemp plant, which is why it does not provide any of the psychoactive or “high” effects that come from THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) products.

In addition to CBD extract, some roll-on options incorporate essential oils, terpenes, or other ingredients that provide extra benefits. Some common ingredients you might find in these CBD products are menthol, aloe vera, lavender, isopropyl alcohol, and more. 

Most CBD roll-ons are THC-free. That being said, CBD roll-ons do offer specific results that other CBD forms do not. Depending on the ingredients, these rollers work topically to provide relief as well as instant sensations. Some varieties perform a cooling sensation, while others have a warming sensation – both kinds provide different advantages you might be looking for.

Roll-ons are a top-selling product type when it comes to CBD, especially for athletes. The soothing feeling and relieving properties can help athletes recover from long periods of physical activity. They are also popular as a post-workout treatment– just imagine how nice it would be to use a CBD roll-on after a long workout to help you cool down and unwind!

Our CBD Roll-On Stick has a custom blend of essential oils and 100mg of organically grown Broad-Spectrum CBD oil for a cooling & soothing sensation when you need it most. Most people would argue that this is one of the more convenient forms of CBD- and we can attest to that! These roll-on sticks have a handy applicator that you can bring with you on the go for instant relief wherever, whenever.

 

What is a CBD Roll-On Typically Used For?

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If you are considering trying the roll-on CBD method, you might be wondering what makes it different from other treatment options. 

There’s plenty of oils, edibles, supplements, and more CBD products on the market, so why choose a roll-on? There are many factors to this method that stand out from other CBD products you may be familiar with. 

This style of CBD application approaches things differently by offering fast-acting relief for pain, inflammation, and muscle soreness. Most people will take an Advil to relieve their pain, but CBD roll-ons make an excellent alternative with even more benefits. 

CBD is also a non-addictive treatment that can provide healing safely, without concern about developing a dependency. It’s also a preferred treatment for pain for those who don’t want to experience psychoactive effects.

Some CBD roll-ons contain a blend of ingredients in addition to CBD, such as essential oils. Depending on the ingredients, they can be used for a wide range of purposes. However, they are most popular with people looking to relieve pain. 

This doesn’t just help with pain from daily athleticism or exercise; it can also help patients with arthritis. For people who struggle with everyday pain in their joints or muscles, CBD rolls can provide a sustainable form of treatment to alleviate their discomfort. These can also be also great options for people looking to relieve tension. People who work in uncomfortable environments that cause their muscles to tense up after a long day can use CBD rolls to relax their bodies.

There are plenty of other uses for CBD roll-ons, but the last point we’ll mention is that they are also very convenient. CBD oils and tinctures can be a great thing to have on hand, but they’re not always easy to travel around with. 

CBD roll-ons are compact and convenient, making them easy to throw in your bag before you leave the house. It’s more discreet and easy to travel with than oil tinctures but still provides similar benefits.

 

How Do You Use a CBD Roll-On for Muscle and Joint Pain?

CBD roll-ons seem simple enough: just roll them on your body and you’re good, right? Not exactly. 

As we break down how to use a CBD roll-on, we’ll give you all of the “do's and “don’t”s of this relaxing product. 

Do: Apply the roller to areas experiencing joint pain 

When using CBD roll-ons, you simply apply the roller directly onto your skin where your muscle/joint pain occurs. As you apply, use circular motions without putting too much pressure on the area. 

Once you’re done applying the CBD, you are likely to feel a cooling sensation. This is totally normal, especially if you are using a product containing menthol. After application, you may experience a reduction in discomfort, aches, or pains. 

Don’t: apply them to your face.

As we mentioned before, CBD roll-ons are a topical treatment. However, they are best used to target muscles and joints– so we wouldn’t advise using them on your face. If you’re looking to ease the pain in your muscles and joints, the application is simple. 

Do: try out different areas of the body 

If you are unsure where the best place to apply the roll-on is, consider where your tension is coming from and target that area! Roll-ons can be used to treat conditions like tennis elbow, backaches, or soreness in the muscles! 

Don’t: use on open wounds or minor cuts 

Of course, there are limitations to these products - they are not a final cure for all aches and pains. It’s also important to remember that you want to steer clear of open wounds or even minor cuts when applying the roll-on or other topical pain relievers. 

We also recommend avoiding sensitive skin areas or considering the ingredients beforehand. If you have sensitive skin, you don’t want to irritate it. Always check the ingredients to make sure they won’t cause a reaction on your skin.

Do: start small 

Lastly, even if you have multiple areas of muscle or joint pain– don’t overapply! Covering your body with CBD is not the way to go. Start with small amounts and be mindful of the dosage in your roll-on. 

If you have multiple pain areas, remember to try and determine the root/source of your tension. Targeting the source will help you get a faster, more effective result.

 

Can CBD Really Absorb Through The Skin?

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Considering this is a topical form of treatment, you may be wondering how it works. Unlike many CBD products, roll-ons won’t circulate through your bloodstream to provide healing. Instead, they are absorbed into the skin.

While your skin absorbs the treatment, it will not reach your bloodstream – so what does it reach? Essentially, the CBD will interact with your body cells, muscles, and joints once absorbed. 

Your body has cannabinoid receptors that will interact with the CBD once it is applied. The product will be absorbed through the pores in your skin, where it will then continue towards your joints and muscles. 

 

Can You Sleep or Do Physical Activity After Applying a CBD Roll-On?

Absolutely. These products can help you relax after a stressful day, and it’s 100% safe to sleep after using the product. In fact, they might help you wind down. As for physical activity, you don’t have to worry about it either. 

CBD roll-ons are typically used after exercises or intense physical activity, but they can be used before as well. CBD roll-ons don’t contain THC, which means that you won’t feel “high” after using it. That being said, you won’t be impaired after applying CBD, and you’re safe to do physical activity afterward.

 

Final Notes

CBD roll-ons are a unique choice within the world of CBD products. However, their unique approach doesn’t limit the number of benefits you can experience. CBD roll-ons still provide similar healing properties to other CBD products. 

They are just better equipped to target muscle and joint pain. If you are looking for the type of CBD that will help relieve pain, tension or even just offer a convenient application– roll-ons are a great option to try out.

Speak to a physician or get your doctor’s advice before you try out any CBD product. Although our products are safe for general use, they may interact with prescription medications. Bring our labels to a trusted medical professional before trying our products or any cannabis products to avoid serious medical conditions.