The use of cannabis for topical purposes dates back to ancient China and ancient Egypt. Archaeologists found evidence suggesting using cannabis were used treating skin rashes, wounds and ulcers.
Despite this long history of topical use research into the use of cannabinoids for skin pathologies is one of the youngest fields of research in this area and clinical data on the use of cannabis in dermatological practice remain limited. Nonetheless, there is increasing evidence of the potential of cannabinoids for the treatment of inflammatory skin diseases, including psoriasis.
According to a study from the scientists of the University of Colorado CBD, could help improve common skin conditions. The team of scientists have conducted trials on over 40 patients, all of whom suffer with long-term skin problems. Our skin has an endocannabinoid system of its own, helping to regulate the production of various hormones and proteins, including cytokines, which are also involved in the immune response.
The most common skin diseases of our age are eczema and psoriasis. These conditions cause red scaly spots or patches on the skin which can become extremely itchy and painful. Leading to huge impact on a person’s mental and pshysical wellbeing. Due to the the anti inflammatory properties of hemp skin irritations and itches caused by inflammation can be reduced. With additional such as benefits of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids has a significant effect on your overall skin health.