The marijuana plant contains two major components- THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol). While the former is known to produce high sensations, the latter is believed to serve various health benefits.
CBD acts on the endocannabinoid systems (ECS) of pets, including dogs and cats. The endocannabinoid system is a unique communication system between the brain and body that affects many important functions, including how a pet feels, responds, and moves.
CBD, when infused in oils, chews, creams, etc., can help pets in several ways.
What are CBD topicals?
CBD topicals are any cream, lotion, balm, moisturizer, spray, ointment, or salve infused with CBD extracts. They are widely used to treat muscle pain, joint pain, itchiness, rashes, wounds, and sores.
How to use topical CBD for pets?
Some laboratory tests on animals have shown encouraging results. It has been shown that animals who consumed CBD have shown a significant decrease in arthritis pain and itchiness, shrinking of cancer cells, reduced aggression, and seizure control. There are several ways you can use CBD for pets.