What is CBD?
CBD is a natural, non-intoxicating chemical found in cannabis, meaning you will feel no “high” from using CBD. Products containing CBD come in many forms, from oils and lotions for massage, to tinctures, snacks and skincare. When offering CBD massage enhancements, use CBD products that are high quality, safe and third-party tested for their effectiveness and dosage.
Soothe clients in the US have the option to add CBD oil as an enhancement to any massage modality, and any Soothe massage therapists can choose to offer CBD massage as part of their service.
Benefits of CBD massage
There are many claims touting the benefits and uses for CBD products on the market today. However, studies are still being conducted to determine the compound’s effectiveness for treating certain conditions.
However, research has already proven that CBD can have many benefits, especially when used in conjunction with massage therapy. When applied topically, as during massage therapy, a study from the National Institute of Health showed that CBD has many benefits.
CBD can give a post-massage glow, too. Because CBD derived from hemp has high concentrations of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, it is a potent moisturizer that helps promote healthier skin.
How to perform a CBD massage for therapists
When offering CBD massage to your clients, you will incorporate CBD-infused oils and lotions into the massage, as a targeted treatment.
Before the session, communicate the benefits of CBD products to the client, and note any areas of pain or tension to target during the treatment. Be sure the client understands the type of products and dosage you are using.
Soothe therapists should use hemp-derived CBD products, which are legal and approved for use in the United States. As a Soothe Therapist, you can purchase any of the new TheraOne USDA Certified Organic full-spectrum CBD products at a 45% off discount. Massage Warehouse has CBD lotions and oils for purchase as well.
How to opt-in to offering CBD massage for therapists on the Soothe Network
You must opt-in via the Soothe Therapist App to be able to offer the CBD massage enhancement to clients.
Tap on Account Settings in the Therapist app, and select CBD Massage. You may be required to provide documentation or additional training to perform this enhancement. Make sure you’ve downloaded the latest version of the Therapist app.