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Achieve Stress Relief with CBD Bath Bombs

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Stress comes in all shapes and sizes, and it can creep up when you least expect it. Like when you sleep through your alarm clock and you suddenly feel the adrenaline and cortisol coursing through your veins.

 

Or, stress can simmer for a long time until it finally explodes. Like when you take on too much at school or work and now you’re feeling anxious, panicky, and downright overwhelmed.

 

Simply put, stress is your body’s response to a challenge, demand, or fearful situation.

 

Scientists like to call it the “fight or flight” response, and it’s a normal part of your biology. But left unchecked, it can wreak havoc on your overall health if you’re always in a stressful state of mind.

 

But that’s just the problem…

 

Now more than ever, people around the world are feeling on edge and stressed out.

 

They’re experiencing problems with their sleep, achy joints and muscles, and an array of other unwanted symptoms, all because of stress. 

 

Now, there are a few successful ways to relieve stress, some of which are very effective — like deep breathing techniques, mindfulness meditation, and using soothing products that promote relaxation and calmness.

 

And one such soothing product is a CBD infused bath bomb.

 

But we know what you’re thinking…

Does CBD really help with stress?

Current evidence suggests that it does.

 

In fact, scientists propose that CBD is very therapeutic and way less invasive than traditional pharmaceuticals.

 

Other studies indicate that “CBD has considerable potential as a treatment for multiple anxiety disorders…”

 

And if there’s one thing we know about anxiety, it’s that stress is usually the underlying culprit. But more studies are needed to explore CBD for stress, anxiety, and other daily life disruptors.

 

Now keep in mind that the studies mentioned above involved consumable CBD. We’re talking about the kind of CBD oil that you hold under your tongue.

 

As for topical CBD, like CBD bath bombs, you may be surprised to learn that there are several studies that reveal CBD to be a powerful antioxidant and a great plant-based ingredient for unwanted skin issues.

 

And speaking of antioxidants, did you know there’s evidence that suggests antioxidants can either regulate or even reduce oxidative stress? It makes you really want to give CBD a try now, doesn’t it?

 

But what do all of these CBD benefits have to do with bath bombs?

 

Well, let’s take a look…

Combining CBD and bath bombs for stress relief

One of the best ways to relieve stress is by focusing on your own self care. In other words, that means taking time to care for yourself and no one else. Because the truth is, if you’re unwell, you can’t help others.

 

Now, when most people think of “self-care”, they envision a nice relaxing spa day, complete with full body massages and soaking in a hot tub.

 

But let’s face it, spa days usually come at a heavy price. Which is why a lot of people try to bring the spa experience into their own home.

 

We think it’s genius, and we want to help!

 

You see, you don’t have to own a high-end hot tub, or purchase an overpriced massage to melt away your stressful ailments. All you need is a bathtub and one high quality CBD bath bomb.

 

Amazingly, the combination of CBD and bath bombs allows you to benefit from two things: the heat of the water in your bath tub, and the therapeutic properties of the CBD bath bomb ingredients.

 

Let us explain…

 

Chances are, when you buy a high quality CBD bath bomb, you’ll notice that it will have the following ingredients:

 

   Hemp-derived CBD, and other therapeutic cannabinoids like CBG

   Essential oils

   Epsom salt

 

Now, we already know that CBD holds tons of therapeutic value.

 

But here’s one more fun fact to blow your socks off… the Arthritis Foundation has even acknowledged and written on the topic regarding CBD’s effects on arthritic pain relief.

 

What’s more, there are studies that show CBD to be highly effective in relieving pain and inflammation in rats. Of course, we need more studies on humans, but these results are thought provoking to say the least.

 

But aside from CBD, epsom salt has a few mind-blowing studies of its own.

 

According to the Cleveland Clinic and the George Eby Research Institute in Austin, Texas, magnesium or epsom salt may help increase serotonin levels. Other studies have found it to address certains levels of bodily discomfort.

 

As for essential oils, there’s tons of research surrounding the many types of therapeutics that reside in certain essential oils like lavender, mint, limoncello, rosemary, Ylang Ylang, and many more.

 

So you see, creating CBD infused bath bombs isn’t just a self-care gimmick or skincare trend, it’s perhaps one of the best ways to experience true stress-relieving effects.

 

But…

How do CBD bath bombs work?

Well, aside from dropping a CBD bath bomb into your bathtub and watching it fizzle into a warm and inviting liquid of relaxation, the workings of CBD bath bombs on the human body are a tad complex.

 

You see, each person has an Endocannabinoid System (ECS), and this system is very sophisticated.

 

It’s made up of hundreds of receptor cells along with some endogenous cannabinoids, all of which communicate with each other.

 

Now, our skin contains a number of those receptor cells, so when we apply topical CBD like CBD bath bombs to our skin, our pores absorb it.

 

Scientists are still trying to understand the mechanisms of CBD and the human body, but what they’ve discovered is that CBD has the ability to influence our receptor cells to communicate balance.

 

Which is why so many people report feeling more calm and relaxed when they soak in a CBD bath bomb. Their body is returning to a more balanced state.

 

And the best part is, CBD bath bombs will not get you high. So you can enjoy the awesome CBD benefits without fear of feeling paranoid.

 

But there’s one last thing we need to address…

Where to buy CBD bath bombs?

We’re well aware of the CBD market today. It’s overrun by tons of CBD products, some of which are gimmicky and ineffective.

 

So, finding a reputable hemp brand that creates high quality CBD bath bombs can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. In other words, it can be stressful!

 

That’s why we want to make it easy for you…

Here at Alki Body, we know a thing or two about stress relief. After years of research and formulation, we can officially say we’re your one-stop hemp shop for all your CBD bath bomb needs.

 

You see, our CBD bath bombs are designed to lower the volume of the chaos in your life — thus allowing you to put your health and self-care first.

 

Not to mention, when you take time to care for yourself, like soaking in a CBD bath, your breathing suddenly normalizes and your racing mind can officially slow down.

 

Our goal isn’t to just sell CBD infused bath bombs; we’re here to offer you balance and  relaxation.

 

We know that stress is a normal part of life. But chronic, prolonged stress is not. So, take some time for yourself and relax in one of our high quality CBD bath bombs today. Life as you know it will never be the same!

 

For questions or concerns, please reach out to our Alki team. We’re always happy to help in any way we can.

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Ingredient Information

Sodium Bicarbonate & Citric Acid: Otherwise known as baking soda and Vitamin C. These two ingredients combined create the “fizzy” effect of a bath bomb.

Epsom Salt: Epsom salt baths can help soften rough or dry skin and can exfoliate dead skin cells. It also aids in reducing soreness & pain.

Corn Starch: Corn starch manages the fizzing reaction of the ingredients; so if you drop your bath bomb in the water, it will not “explode”!

Sunflower Oil: Sunflower oil is a non-comedogenic carrier oil which is highly absorbent. In short: sunflower oil won’t clog your pores. Additionally, it is non-irritating for most people and can be used on all skin types.

Water: What scientists refer to as H20.

Organic Hemp-Derived Cannabidiol (CBD): CBD is a naturally occurring & non-intoxicating cannabinoid (chemical compound) found in both hemp and cannabis plants.

Aromatherapy Oils: Aromatherapy is simply the combination of essential oils for therapeutic benefit. When inhaled, the molecules in essential oils work their way from the olfactory nerves directly to the brain and can positively impact the amygdala, which is the emotional center of the brain.

Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA): SLSa is derived from coconut and palm oils. SLSa is safe and skin-friendly.

Mica Powder: The biggest benefit of mica is its ability to create a natural shimmery finish, since it can be milled to a fine powder. It is naturally produced and safe to use on almost all skin types.

Polysorbate 80: A vegetable-sourced emulsifier that is skin-safe. Polysorbate 80 helps ingredients mix throughout the water instead of separating, which will make your bath bomb experience even better!