Cannabis has become one of the most effective and fast acting remedies for period cramps. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best products available.
Periods are the worst. Different women turn to all sorts of medications and practices for relief. Heating pads, exercise, pain meds, massages, yoga and herbal teas are some of the most recommended measures for pain relief, but for some, the pain is so acute that these methods are ineffective.
If you don’t know much about the cannabis industry, it may sound strange to read about marijuana tampons and suppositories. These products are designed to treat menstrual cramps effectively and won’t get you high.
Here are five of the best reviewed products out there.
While they’re commonly known as cannabis tampons, their purpose is to provide pain relief, so be sure to wear something for the sake of your panties.
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These suppositories take around 15 minutes to work, and they directly affect your pelvis muscles and uterus, relaxing your insides and getting rid of all that tension. Each suppository contains around 60 mg of THC and 10 mg of CBD, and it’s best to use them right before bed or when you know you’re going to be laying down for a while. Relax, and let the suppositories do their thing.
A good remedy against pain and period cramps is relaxation, which can be facilitated with a nice long bath and some fancy bath salts. Whoopi & Maya’s bath salts (yes, made by that Whoopi) are effective and powerful, providing relief for up to 5 hours, and maybe leaving you a little loopy after your bath. Use with care; these salts contain around 25 mg of THC per 8oz container.
Tinctures are very concentrated and strong, healing your pain with just a few drops if you can stomach the powerful and oily taste. They’re placed under your tongue, and they act fast, within 5 minutes your cramps will be gone and you’ll be feeling great. Tinctures are also a great and safe option for consuming during the daytime, because they won’t make you feel high at all.
This balm can be used anywhere on the body, including the vulva and vagina. Among other things, it’s an analgesic, so if your cramps are particularly powerful, add a spoonful of the balm to the insides of your vagina and let it melt. Love Your Lady Parts is effective, but messy, so be sure to sit still and wear your least favorite underwear.
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Self-care tips for PMS: 1. Indulge in self-care – Sip on some Ginger Tea 🍵 and try a foot soak with Epsom salts. 🦶 2. Try more gentler forms of exercise and movement like brisk walking or Qi Gong or Yin Yoga 🧘♀️. 3. Use @drkerklaan Natural CBD PMS Cream on your lower abdomen, low back and any other areas that need a little TLC. 🥰
This cream can be applied in your lower back and abdomen or any other area that’s been affected by your period. According to the product description, the cream releases tension in different areas and contains 4mg of CBD per 2ml dose.