Most of the products out there are considered topical and won’t get into the bloodstream. They are applied to the skin, but only work on the skins top layers. They won’t absorb through the skin as a transdermal product would. Even if the topical contains active THC, it still won’t give you that high feeling that you would get from inhaling or ingesting.
Topicals are most popularly chosen for localized pain relief, muscle soreness, tension, and inflammation, but anecdotal evidence is beginning to show a widening spectrum of potential benefits, from psoriasis, dermatitis, and itching to headaches and cramping.
These products are different than topical products. They are applied to the skin and they penetrate deeply through the skin. The CBD or THC is delivered deeper and will enter the bloodstream, and have psychoactive effects.
These products are most popularly chosen for localized pain relief, muscle soreness, headaches and migraines, and inflammation. Different products have different benefits depending on how they are processed, the ingredients and how they are used. It’s worth exploring as a remedy.