What are Topicals?

Cannabis topicals include any type of lotion, balm, salve, oil, serum, etc. infused with cannabis and applied to the skin for localized pain relief, soreness, and inflammation.

Do Topicals get you high?

No, cannabis topicals are non-intoxicating. though they still contain active THC. When you apply a topical, the cannabinoids (THC, CBD, etc.) are being absorbed through your skin and does not penetrate your bloodstream, so you won’t feel a high like you do from smoking, vaping, or consuming an edible – just targeted relief to the area the topical was applied to.


Do Topicals get you high?

Topicals are best used targeted relief – sore muscles or muscle tension, joint pain, and inflammation. These are some common situations to reaching for a soothing topical:

  • To relieve muscle tension & soreness: give those neck muscles some relief after slouching at your desk all day, or apply to sore muscles after exercising.
  • To prevent muscle soreness: try using a topical as a preventative measure and apply it before a workout as opposed to after – it can aid in recovery and prevent inflammation.
  • To soothe a sunburn or rash: apply a topical to burnt, irritated skin and feel the sweet relief! For other skin conditions, you should run it by your doctor or dermatologist first.