Another very important ingredient in our CANNA is the addition of pure, AEA emu oil.
Certified Emu Oil - A study at Texas Tech reported that topically-applied emu oil reduces burn pain as effectively as 600 milligrams of Ibuprofen taken 3 times daily. Emu Oil is a healthy, complex, topical or ingestible oil, which contains a natural anti-inflammatory and is trans-dermal*. We find that the natural properties of emu oil are an excellent companion to the CBD.
In addition to reducing swelling and stiffness in joints, it may help to reduce bruising and muscle pain. Professional sports trainers and players recognize the benefits of emu oil. Skin researchers at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston reported that emu oil at up to 100% concentration in lotions to be non allergenic, non-comedogenic, have low irritation potential, and to be bacteriostatic.
*Penetration enhancing properties.
MSM - (Dimethyl Sulfone) is a water soluble white, odorless, crystalline compound that contains 34% elemental sulfur. Methylsulfonylmethane reduces pain, inflammation, and allergic reactions. It also has wound healing, dermatologic, and exercise performance increasing effects.
Glucosamine - Glucosamine compounds have been reported to have several beneficial effects on the skin or skin cells. Because of its stimulation of hyaluronic acid synthesis, glucosamine has been shown to accelerate wound healing, improve skin hydration, and decrease wrinkles.
Rosemary Extract - rosemary oil has been known to help lighten dark spots and PIH blemish marks. Daily use aids in an improved skin complexion. The anti-inflammatory properties of rosemary extract help to reduce swelling and puffiness of the skin. It also helps to heal burns and soothe irritations in the skin.