What is a CBD Transdermal Patch?
How to use, Benefits & More
A CBD Transdermal patch is a one type of drug delivery system. There are many different dose forms available, with oral (such as capsules, tablets, or tinctures) and intravenous being two of the more common ones (IV). These transdermal patches are applied to the skin and adhere to the skin while containing an active ingredient (typically a medication). The medicine, in this case CBD, is subsequently delivered by the patch through the skin and into the bloodstream.
Who should consider using a CBD patch?
Patches are a good option for those looking for relief in a single location due to the nature of the patch's application. For those who are new to CBD, this could be a good place to start before trying something orally or sublingually.
Who should avoid using CBD Patches?
Read the ingredients thoroughly before purchasing or applying a patch to rule out any potential allergens. People with sensitive skin may experience irritation or redness near the application site. It is important to remember that CBD, even when applied as a patch, may interact with medications, herbs, or supplements.
Can CBD patches be detected in drug tests?
CBD patches derived from hemp may contain up to 0.3 percent THC, according to the 2018 Farm Bill. Because patches are absorbed into the bloodstream, any THC content in a patch may result in a positive drug test. If you are subjected to random or regular drug tests at work, avoid using 'full-spectrum' patches (containing up to 0.3 percent THC) found in drug stores or any patches from dispensaries (likely containing more than 0.3 percent THC).
What are the benefits of CBD patches?
CBD is an anti-inflammatory substance that works to reduce inflammation since it is an antioxidant. Scientifically speaking, it seems sense that CBD could be a tool in helping recovery and wellbeing given that inflammation is thought to be the cause of many illnesses. Examples for benefits of transdermal patch include:
- Joint or muscle pain management
- Dermatology: dermatitis, psoriasis, and scarring
- Mental clarity and attention, worry, and depression
- An increase in both the duration and quality of sleep
How do I apply a CBD patch?E;
- Transdermal patches must be applied using a specific method.
- Use soap and water to wash your hands. Use a washcloth to dry.
- Use soap and water or an alcohol solution to clean the area where the patch will be applied.
- Following the instructions on the packaging, apply the patch to your skin and wear it. Remove the patch and add another if necessary.
- Some patches can be worn in the shower or the pool, but not all of them. Plan your use based on other daily activities and the packing.
- other places to utilise when applying the patch. For instance, if a patch was placed on the left abdomen, it may be placed on the right abdomen the next time.
What advantages can transdermal patches offer?
Compared to many other dosage formats, they are less intrusive.
Depending on the type of patch, there is the possibility of regulated or delayed release of the active ingredient, meaning that one patch could deliver reliable relief for a long period of time.
Because the liver is not involved in the patch's application process, more CBD from the patch may be absorbed into the bloodstream and provide more advantages.
They are simple to use, which increases the user's compliance (or adherence). Transdermal systems do not cause stomach problems, which may happen with oral versions. They may include more of the active substance (s).
There is extremely little probability of becoming "high" if a patch contains THC. Skin absorption of cannabinoids (such CBD or THC) does not result in significant systemic (blood) levels, therefore the user is probably not going to feel high.
They can be utilised on the skin, the largest organ of the body, under clothing, making them simple to conceal or hide.