Local companies target skin woes, muscle aches, and sleep issues.
Hemp, a nonintoxicating variety of the cannabis plant, contains several cannabinoids. One of these is cannabidiol—aka CBD. Not to be confused with THC, a different cannabinoid with psychoactive effects, CBD will not get you high. What does it do? When applied topically, it can lessen inflammation in the skin and muscles and potentially repair cells, balance hormones, and regulate oil production. Here are some locally made products that incorporate CBD and are third-party tested for purity and quality.