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Exploring CBD-Infused Pads: How Do They Work and What Are the Benefits?





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Hey, hey, everyone! Today, we're diving into an exciting topic that's been trending in the wellness community: CBD-infused pads. If you're curious about how these pads work and why they're becoming so popular, you're in the right place. Let's get into it!


CBD-infused menstrual products are being discussed in the world of period care, but how exactly do they work, and what benefits do they offer?


How Do CBD-Infused Pads Work?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound derived from the hemp plant (About CBD, 2024). It's known for its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties (Milanova et al., 2024). CBD-infused products are designed to deliver these benefits where they're most needed during menstruation (Milanova et al., 2024). These pads work by interacting with the body's endocannabinoid system, specifically the CB1 and CB2 receptors, which are abundant in uterine tissue (Milanova et al., 2024). This interaction helps to reduce pain and inflammation, making periods more manageable.


When you use a CBD-infused pad, the cannabidiol is absorbed through the skin and enters the bloodstream (Milanova et al., 2024). This localized application ensures that the CBD targets the specific area where pain and discomfort are most prevalent, providing relief from cramps and other menstrual symptoms without the psychoactive effects associated with THC, another compound found in cannabis (Milanova et al., 2024).


Benefits of CBD-Infused Pads

  1. Pain Management: CBD-infused pads are acting as a potential target treatment and can help with cramps, aches, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and more (Mullins, 2024). One of the primary benefits of CBD-infused pads is pain relief (Milanova et al., 2024). 

  2. Reduced Inflammation: CBD is well-known for its anti-inflammatory properties. By reducing inflammation in the uterine area, CBD-infused pads can help alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with menstrual cramps (Milanova et al., 2024).

  3. Improved Mood and Well-Being: Beyond physical pain, CBD has been found to improve mood and overall well-being. Women who've used CBD-infused menstrual products have reported feeling more balanced and less anxious during their periods​ (Milanova et al., 2024; Mullins, 2024).

  4. Safety and Convenience: Unlike many over-the-counter pain medications, CBD-infused pads offer a natural alternative with fewer side effects. They are also easy to use, providing discreet and effective daily relief (Mullins, 2024).


Period Miami's Donation

We're thrilled to announce that Period Miami has received a generous donation of CBD-infused pads from Red Moon. These pads will be distributed to menstruating women in our community to help alleviate menstrual pain and improve overall well-being. On behalf of Period Miami, we extend our heartfelt thanks to Red Moon for this incredible donation.


Conclusion

CBD-infused pads are an innovative approach to menstrual care, offering significant pain relief and improved well-being for those who menstruate. As research continues to support their efficacy, these products are becoming a promising option for managing menstrual symptoms naturally and effectively.


References


Milanova, V., Mihaylova, K., Lazarova, I., Georgieva, T., Baxter, H., & Dobreva, D. (2024). Efficacy and usability of a Cannabidiol-Infused Tampon for the relief of primary dysmenorrhea. Journal of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders5, 100057. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeud.2023.100057 


Mullins, E. (2024, February 14). CBD-Infused tampons help manage menstrual pain, study finds. Cannabis Central. https://www.veriheal.com/news/cbd-infused-tampons-help-manage-menstrual-pain-study-finds/

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