CBD + Inflammation

Written by Leighana Lynn

CBD has been known to help with many things but one of the top being inflammation. But with the world of wellness changing everyday, it can be hard to pinpoint what products would be the best for you. Cue, Poplar — we’re here to help you navigate the new world.

What is CBD?

Cannbiderol, CBD is a cannabinoid found in the cannabis sativa plant. It is also important to note that we each have an endocannabinoid system. This system is responsible for regulating and balancing very important processes in the body like appetite and metabolism, memory, immune response, communication between cells and more.

How does CBD help with Inflammation?

According to a study by the University of Modena, “The neuroprotective effect of endocannabinoids involves the suppression of proinflammatory cytokines and the increase of anti-inflammatory cytokines production.” [1]

To simplify that, CBD helps our body produce more of the anti-inflammatory molecule. So whether your knee flares up after a run, you’ve got a know in your neck from sleeping in the wrong position, or you suffer from chronic join or muscle pain, there are a variety of CBD products to help.

Now we know anti-inflammatory properties is one of CBD key benefits and that it’s one of CBD’s greatest superpowers! So now let’s get back to the basics and talk about some different products that can help with inflammation.

Weed Sport Muscle Rub

Your daily wellness routine has never felt better. Targeting the wear and tear of physical activity, Weed Sport's CBD Muscle Rub erases soreness, aches and discomfort- giving you the freedom to feel strong and pain free every single day.

Wildflower Healing Stick

For those stubborn, acute pains and intense inflammation that won't go away, the Healing Stick from Wildflower has your back. It's specially crafted with a high concentration of CBD and blend of essential oils like arnica and wintergreen- made to combat pain naturally. 

Plant People Drops+ Relief

Plant People's fast-acting, full spectrum hemp extract is formulated with Turmeric, Black Pepper, Ginger, Vitamin E to support everyday recovery, discomfort and healthy inflammatory response.


[1] Federica Pellati,1 Vittoria Borgonetti,2 Virginia Brighenti,1 Marco Biagi,2 Stefania Benvenuti,1 and Lorenzo Corsi1

1Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via G. Campi 103/287, 41125 Modena, Italy

2Department of Physical Sciences, Earth and Environment, University of Siena, Strada Laterina 8, 53100 Siena, Italy


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