CBD topical effects can be felt within 15–20 minutes and can last for up to 6 hours. When CBD oil is applied topically, or directly to the skin, it never reaches the bloodstream but can be absorbed through the skin's surface to interact with nearby cannabinoid receptors. When applied to the skin is it can work almost immediately and directly to the area that needs it. Applying CBD directly to the skin (topically), allows you to target a specific trouble areas like ache knees, stiff back or sore muscles.
MENTHOL - Menthol is a selective activator of transient receptor potential melastatin-8 (TRPM8) channels and is also a vasoactive compound. As a topical agent, it acts as a counter-irritant by imparting a cooling effect and by initially stimulating nociceptors and then desensitizing them. Topically applied menthol may also activate central analgesic pathways.