Have you heard about fibromyalgia? Do you know that this health problem is a chronic issue which causes muscle ache and tiredness? Many sufferers also struggle with other accompanying symptoms such as headaches, insomnia, anxiety, and digestive issues.
Unfortunately, for now, there is no cure for the condition and the treatment is mostly focused on helping patients manage the symptoms and lower the negative effect on their quality of life.
This is why a lot of fibromyalgia sufferers turn to alternative medicine in order to cope with the condition. One such potent natural remedy that can be of great aid is scented CBD bath bombs that you can make in the comfort of your own home!
Why Use CBD for Fibromyalgia?
CBD or cannabidiol is acquired from the hemp plant and unlike THC, it has no psychoactive effects, yet it is abundant in numerous healing properties.
CBD is also known for other health benefits, including the following ones:
- Averts cancer
- Lowers inflammation
- Helps with epilepsy
- Reduces anxiety
- Alleviates acne
- Slows down the Alzheimer’s progression
- fights off nicotine cravings
How to Make Your Own CBD Bath Bombs
You will need:
10 mg of CBD oil
A tbsp of coconut oil
A cup of baking soda
½ cup of citric acid
½ cup of Epsom salt
½ cup of cornstarch
A tsp of water
Bath bomb mold
Natural food coloring, optional
30 drops of lavender essential oil, optional
Preparation: In a large bowl, combine the citric acid, baking soda, corn starch, and Epsom salt. In another bowl, mix the CBD oil, coconut oil, essential oil, water, and food coloring. Then, gradually begin to add the liquids into the dry ingredients and stir constantly.
When everything is combined well, place the content into the bath bomb mold and leave it for 24 hours to set. Then, it is ready for use.
Put the bomb in a warm and relaxing bathwater and soak for 20 to 30 minutes, especially when you struggle with pain and discomfort.