Skin Rub by Kiskanu
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A mildly scented salve that is light on the skin yet deeply moisturizing.
This Skin Rub is a blend of CBD**, St. John’s Wort, comfrey, and lavender in a silky smooth base of cold-pressed olive, hemp, jojoba, and coconut oils, with beeswax to seal everything onto the skin and protect it from outside elements.
Quick Facts about Kiskanu’s Skin Rub
Created by a certified herbalist (learn more about the people behind Kiskanu here)
Kiskanu’s CBD is sourced from hemp grown around the United States and extracted with CO2, leaving a clean and solvent-less product
All of their CBD is lab tested by a third party and has absolutely no pesticides, heavy metals, residual solvents, mycotoxins, or microbiological impurities.
View Kiskanu’s Skin Rub lab reports here.
Let’s talk about topicals.
Kiskanu’s expertise lies in creating topicals.
Rather than being used internally, topicals are applied to the surface of the skin to interact directly with that area for targeted effects. Instead of entering the bloodstream for full body effects, the CBD and other cannabinoids interact with endocannabinoid receptors in the skin. They are typically used for localized pain or soreness, inflammation, skin irritations, etc.
All Natural, Organic Ingredients
The quality of ingredients are of utmost importance when it comes to topicals (the largest organ in your body is your skin, after all!), and Kiskanu cuts no corners with their Skin Rub. Their base of all cold-pressed oils means that every oil retains its nutrients (such as vitamins and minerals) since it isn’t altered at all by heat or refining processes.
Here’s a breakdown of the benefits of each ingredient, as outlined by Kiskanu*:
A powerful anti-inflammatory and is known to enhance muscle relaxation and soothe nerve pain. Learn more about CBD and other cannabinoids here.
An antioxidant that also has all 21 amino acids, which are vital to building healthy skin.
St. John’s Wort
Promotes nerve regeneration, especially after muscular overexertion.
A known pain reliever with antifungal, antibacterial, and antispasmodic properties that can aid wounds, burns, and blemish healing.
Lavender is rich in the terpene linalool, which is known for its calming effects and has antipsychotic, antiepileptic, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Promotes tissue repair and is anti-inflammatory.
Seals the ingredients into the skin to protect it from outside elements so that it can work longer.
Smooths the skin.
Can help protect your skin from infections in wounds with its disinfecting and antimicrobial properties.
Jojoba oil is a great source of vitamin B, which improves the ability of the skin to retain moisture, helping reduce dryness, redness, and fine lines.
There is also vitamin E in jojoba oil, which is a powerful antioxidant with anti-aging properties.
Contains antioxidants that can help reduce inflammation and promote homeostasis in the skin.
How to Use Kiskanu’s Skin Rub
Kiskanu suggests using their Skin Rub for dry skin, sore muscles, minor aches and pains, arthritic joints, and nerve pain, etc.* Some have also found that it can provide relief from insomnia.
Apply a small amount of CBD Skin Rub to the skin and massage into the skin using circular motions. Effects usually last 1-2 hours, but you can apply as often as needed. Note that due to the oils in this rub, it may stain clothing.
Here’s what our Review Team had to say about Kiskanu’s Skin Rub:
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Interested in trying Kiskanu’s Skin Rub for yourself? We offer 2 sizes in our store:
Large jar: $40 for 2oz with 250mg CBD
Pocket size: $10 for .25oz with 31mg CBD
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The efficacy of this product has not been confirmed by FDA-approved research. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information presented here is not meant as a substitute for or alternative to information from health care practitioners. Please consult your health care professional about potential interactions or other possible complications before using any product. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act requires this notice.
**This product contains CBD that has been derived from hemp that has been grown in compliance with the 2018 Farm Bill, and contains between 0-0.3% THC.
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