DMSO and Cannabis
What is DMSO?
DMSO is an organic sulfur compound, this colorless liquid is often used as a solvent because it can be mixed with virtually any organic substance.
DMSO has been used for many years in both medical and industrial fields.
For example, it is used in medicine as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic for the treatment of bladder irritation and to protect healthy cells from chemotherapy.
Indistinctly, DSMO has been used in the manufacture of such things as paints and as a solvent.
Benefits of DMSO in an Cannabis Ointment.
DMSO is widely used in creating ointments because it can penetrate the skin and transport active ingredients deep into the tissue. When applied to the skin, DMSO also helps other substances such as cannabis extract penetrate the bloodstream when applied through the skin. As a result, the ointment becomes more potent and effective.
In addition, DMSO is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and helps reduce pain.
DMSO and Cannabis Ointment
Both CBD and THC have been shown to have a number of therapeutic effects.
The cannabinoids bind to the receptors in these cells and cause local effects such as pain relief, anti-inflammatory, anti-itch, wound healing effects on the skin have. To improve the absorption of the extract through the skin and into the bloodstream, cannabis is sometimes mixed with a solvent, such as DMSO.
DMSO an excellent option for dissolving cannabis extract and improving its absorption through the skin. Moreover, it has the property of enhancing the medicinal benefits of cannabis ointments.