Endometriosis is a disease that affects roughly 10% of uterus-bearers around this big ol’ earth...that’s around 176 million beings! The cause of endo is unknown; however, it can affect anyone who menstruates, with certain factors that increase or decrease your chances.
So, what exactly is Endo? It’s a disease that allows tissue that is similar to the uterine lining to grow in other places, most commonly on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, behind the uterus, and on the bowels and bladder. The tissue growing where it shouldn’t be is called nodules, lesions, or implants. The symptoms are vast and extremely debilitating. They include pelvic pain, painful menstrual cramps, infertility, pain during or after sex, pain during urination and bowel movements, heavy periods, spotting in between periods, digestive and gastrointestinal symptoms, fatigue, and pain in the lower abdomen and intestine.
The wild thing about Endo is that although it’s such a common disease, there’s no cure. There are medical treatments for the symptoms, ranging from taking painkillers to hormone therapy and surgery. But this is where the therapeutic nectar of our CBD extracts can come in as the underdog hero. Our products can work with a wide range of Endometriosis symptoms and help provide natural, nurturing healing relief during flare-ups. For instance, our Intimacy Lubricant can be a godsend if you’re experiencing pain during or after sex. The lubricant harnesses the plant magic of CBD to relax and increase blood flow to your intimates, increase pleasure sensation, limit the pain felt during and after intercourse, enhance arousal, and improve lubrication. Additionally, our CBD Relief Suppositories can help reduce cramps, pain during urination and bowel movements, and abdominal pain felt due to Endo. Our CBD vaporiser can help manage pain symptoms as well as provide sweet relief for your nervous system and boost your mood when the condition is causing anxiety and stress. Our CBD oil will aid in nurturing + balancing your Endocannabinoid System and reducing inflammation to soothe those flare-ups. It can also be topically rubbed on the abdomen and womb space or added to a warm bath for soothing pain relief.
Harnessing the powers of plant medicine is something wholesome. When they can work synergistically within our body to create a refuge from the pains we experience, it’s something to be ever grateful for and in awe of. Mother Nature provides us with so much. It’s up to us to utilise it to our health’s benefit.