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4 Amazing Skin Health Benefits of Using CBD Oil

CBD products are known for their numerous health benefits, but very few are aware that it can work well on the skin the same way, as it is useful when consumed orally.(1)

CBD oil is a product of marijuana or hemp plant and is prepared by mixing CBD powder with olive oil or coconut oil.

Its ability to fight inflammation and breakout makes it an important product to be used for skincare.

  • Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD products, they are used for skin healing conditions such as eczema and psoriasis(3)
  • Being an antioxidant, CBD oil can hasten the healing time.

Like weed edibles, CBD oil does not have mind-altering properties of marijuana tetrahydro cannabidiol (THC) content. The oil is extracted from flowers and leaves of the marijuana plant which are very low in THC.

4 Amazing Skin Health Benefits of Using CBD Oil

You can add CBD oil products to the daily skincare routine as they are of immense benefit to the skin.

4 Amazing Skin Health Benefits of Using CBD Oil

  1. Reduces Signs Of Aging Of The Skin

    As you age, the skin also starts showing the signs of aging that include skin dullness, wrinkles, and red skin tone.

    To slow down skin aging and to reduce the signs, it is important to use anti-aging cream and lotions. Amongst the various products available in the market to solve this purpose, it is found that the most effective ones are those containing CBD oil.

    CBD oil plays a vital role in reducing skin aging by keeping it hydrated and healthy. The antioxidant property of this oil helps reduce the visible signs of aging on the skin i.e. fine lines and dark spots.

    CBD oil is produced from the hemp plant that contains two fatty acids i.e. omega6 and omega 3. These fatty acids increase the production of collagen and prevent excessive water loss. Therefore using these products keeps the skin hydrated and good looking.

    Along with the above benefits, the CBD products are known to have fewer side effects when compared with the medicated ones, which you would prefer.

  2. Benefits of CBD Oil in Alleviating Psoriasis and Skin Eczema

    Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks healthy skin cells. This accelerates the life cycle of skin cells that multiply quickly on the surface of the skin. Due to this, the patient develops patches of abnormal skin forming scales and red spots.

    Though psoriasis does not spread through body contact, it is not easy to handle. The symptoms cause immense pain to the person suffering from it.

    CBD oil decreases rapid skin cell multiplication and its anti-inflammatory features soothe the skin. It also reduces pain by affecting the endocannabinoid system that is responsible for the relay of messages in the body.

    Just like psoriasis, suffering from eczema is also stressful and frustrating. It brings about a lot of uncomfortable feeling due to excessive itching. The skin cracks and turns itchy and inflamed. CBD oil help treat this condition by relieving dryness of skin and reducing inflammation(3)

    It can effectively treat the symptoms of eczema and prevent it from occurring in new places on the body(2)

  3. Acne Curing Benefits of CBD Oil

    Acne occurs when the pores of the skin get clogged with dead skin cells, dirt, and excess oil. The bacteria multiply in these clogged hair follicles and inflame them leading to acne. The redness of the acne is due to the accumulation of the bacteria.

    To prevent the occurrence it is important to keep the skin clean and free from bacteria.

    CBD oil has properties that can stop the acne from occurring as it prevents excess oil production.(4) The anti-inflammatory properties kill the bacteria and reduce inflammation. It heals the skin without causing any dryness or irritation.

    It can also be of help in reducing inflammatory scars(5)

    Using a product with CBD oil can help you have acne-free glowing skin.

  4. Helps Those With Dry Skin

    If you have dry skin, taking care of it is not an easy task. This skin type is prone to itchiness, peeling, and irritation.

    CBD oil has a perfect balance of nutrients and substance that moisturizes and nourishes the skin. It prevents the peeling of the skin, rough patches, cuts, and cracks. The products containing CBD oil have anti-inflammatory and moisturizing benefits that give a soothing effect to people with dry skin types.

    It regulates the production of oil without affecting the functioning of the sebaceous glands. Therefore, there is neither overproduction nor less production of oil.

    With its anti-inflammatory properties, it heals any damaged areas that occur due to dryness.


Using different types of cosmetic products to keep the skin in good condition can sometimes damage the skin. From the various products available, there is no match with those containing CBD oil. The benefits are overwhelming and one should surely give CBD oil products a try for skincare.

While buying the product make sure the ingredient list states cannabidiol.

CBD products prove to be a safe, powerful natural treatment for a variety of health conditions, and getting a natural product with so many wonderful benefits is what everyone looks for when it comes to skin. Go ahead and give it a try and be sure there will be no looking back.

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Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:June 10, 2021

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