A relaxing 20-minute bath has countless benefits including heightened mood, lowered cortisol levels, reduced inflammation, and relief from chronic skin and pain conditions, all of which are compounded by the introduction of CBD. Read on for our top 5 bath benefits and shop our CBD bath favorites below.
The combination of hot water and CBD bath salts can help relieve muscle pain. To help relieve muscle tension even further, consider localized self-massages and sitting stretches during your bath.
Consider Wildflower Vanilla CBD Soap - a full spectrum CBD face and body soap that’s both gentle and effective. The Standard Dose team and network of testers use this soap to treat skin conditions like eczema and swear by its healing powers. Use during your CBD bath to heal skin conditions and increase your sense of calm.
While a bath alone has countless benefits, they’re compounded with the introduction of healing salts, like Epsom and Dead Sea salts, and CBD. CBD is anti-inflammatory by nature and, when combined with detoxifying mineral salts, it’s anti-inflammatory effects are heightened for a relaxing and purifying bathing experience. We love Vertly’s CBD Bath Salts, which are formulated with Dead Sea salts, Epsom Salts, Magnesium Chloride, and Sulfur.
Studies show that laying horizontally, particularly in a body of water, reduces stress and helps us relax - likely because this state mimics the comfort of the womb. Ideal bathing conditions like dim lighting within a quiet environment also offer basic respite from a busy day or home environment, which results in an elevated mood.
We’ve previously talked about the importance of a good night’s sleep and how to achieve it with CBD, but a warm bath before bed can help prepare our body for sleep. Our body temperature decreases naturally as we prepare for sleep and, as we enter the cool air after a warm bath, we kickstart the cooling down process and activate the production of natural melatonin. Consider rehydrating your skin post-bath with Dr. Kerklaan’s Natural Sleep Cream, formulated with lavender and melatonin to enhance your sleep routine post-bath.