Zoe Sigman is a freelance cannabis science writer, editor, and educator. She is currently Broccoli Magazine’s Science Editor, and previously served as the Program Director for Project CBD. She has testified about CBD and cannabis regulation to the FDA, and regularly speaks about cannabis and cannabis science to patients, medical professionals, and consumers.
While CBD use is increasing somewhat across most adult demographics, one group has been particularly loyal to CBD – women.
Topical CBD products creams, lotions, and oils are one of the most approachable ways to experience the benefits of cannabis. Many people, and especially older people, have sung the praises of topical CBD for helping with many types of pain. But how exactly does something you put on your skin help relieve aches and pains?