Relax with Our New CBD Services Written by: Olivia Frymark

The past year has been difficult for many. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many people who have never previously struggled with symptoms of anxiety or depression have been dealing with new mental health challenges. As we focus more on our health, it can be good to also think about the things or products in our life that serve us positively.

While pharmaceutical drugs can be used to treat such mental health disorders (taken only at the discretion of a doctor), many people are also trying an alternative natural remedy that has proven to make a positive impact.  Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, is a naturally occurring compound found in the Cannabis Sativa plant that can help treat anxiety, depression, chronic pain, insomnia, and a variety of other ailments. Unlike THC, which is found from the same plant, CBD does not produce a “high” feeling and is non-psychoactive.

Studies have shown CBD to be an effective anti-inflammatory for both acute and chronic pain and reduce body temperature. It works by inhibiting inflammatory and neuropathic pain. Instead of taking anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen, CBD has entered the picture as a safe and natural alternative. Additionally, there are less severe side effects that medications always include a risk of.

Research has also shown that CBD works by affecting the serotonin (the hormone that regulates your mood, happiness, and anxiety) levels in your brain. As its popularity increases to treat both mental and physical conditions, CBD is becoming more widely available in various types of products to best fit and tailor to different people’s needs. One of the most popular being skincare.

Using CBD lotions, creams, or oils on different areas of the body can decrease inflammation and leave the area feeling relaxed. So much so, we are beginning to incorporate it within our services at Aura Spa.

Our new CBD facial works to calm, sooth, and rebalance your skin. Our facialists gently remove dirt and makeup on your face with a CBD pre-cleanse, followed by an application of CBD Skin Oil to enhance your skins glow, boost collagen and elasticity for an even skin tone. Our 60-minute facial is sure to leave guests feeling relaxed and refreshed.

If you want to treat your body, we are also now offering CBD Massages. Our massage therapists infuse your massage session with our premium grade CBD Massage oil for ultimate pain relief and relaxation. This treatment works to relieve muscle, joint, and arthritic pain, reduce inflammation in the body, promote relaxation, and improve dry skin and psoriasis.

Our bodies do so much for us, it can often be easy to forget to take time and appreciate them. Treating yourself to these offerings can help rejuvenate your body and your mind, leaving you well rested and ready to tackle anything! Please note, Aura Spa is taking a variety of Covid-19 Safety Precautions so guests can feel comfortable in a safe environment. We hope to see you soon!