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CBD Topicals

The Upstate CBD topical collection is hand crafted with high concentrations of full spectrum CBD. The topicals contain no synthetic fragrances, no petroleum based products, and no animal based ingredients. Our Vermont grown hemp extract is blended with artfully sourced botanical ingredients from across the globe. All Upstate topicals are third party tested for purity and potency, and never tested on animals.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do topical CBD products work?

CBD topicals work by absorbing into the skin and acting on the endocannabinoid system in your body, including receptors present in the epidermal and dermal skin layers.

When should I choose topical CBD rather than oral CBD?

Topical CBD products are an excellent choice for site-specific issues, they can help target inflammation, without having to be processed through your digestive system. Our CBD topicals blend hemp extract and other botanical ingredients with anti-inflammatory properties to create powerful blends.

How do you choose your hemp extract for your CBD topicals?

We use USDA Certified Organic Hemp grown in Vermont in our CBD topical products, it is the highest quality and supports our local hemp economy.

Can CBD topicals help with joint and muscle pain?

Yes, CBD is excellent for soothing everyday aches and pains from exercise and exertion, including muscle and joint discomfort.

Are these CBD Topicals safe to use on all skin types?

Generally, yes they are safe for all skin types. The topicals rely on powerful botanical ingredients, like ginger and capsicum, if you have very sensitive skin you may choose to test it on a small patch first.

How should I apply CBD topicals?

CBD topical products should be applied in the “usual” way for the product type. We offer three types of CBD topical: cream, balm, and an oil-based roll-on. All should be applied directly to the skin, massaged over the affected area until completely absorbed.

Why do you use Vermont CBD for your topical cream?

We choose Vermont grown hemp for many reasons. First and foremost, we know the farmers, we’ve worked the field with them, we trust the integrity of their methods and we know they will be the best stewards for the hemp genetics we have developed. We partner with farmers who have achieved USDA Organic certification, ensuring the hemp we concentrate into oil is free of pesticides and toxic fertilizers. By supporting our local economy, we help build stability and longevity for the hemp market in our home state, in turn securing a local supply chain and reducing the cost of production.

How are these CBD topicals better than other similar products in the market?

Our topicals are crafted with high concentrations of organic full spectrum CBD. The topicals contain no synthetic fragrances, no petroleum based products, and no animal based ingredients. Our Vermont grown hemp extract is blended with artfully sourced botanical ingredients from across the globe, like Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Clove, Capsaicin, and Lavender. These botanicals promote muscle recovery and relaxation through a combination of both warming and cooling properties. The aromatic profile is uplifting, refreshing and rejuvenating. All Upstate topicals are third party tested for purity and potency, and never tested on animals.

Do these CBD topicals contain natural ingredients?

Yes, the topicals contain no synthetic fragrances, no petroleum based products, and no animal based ingredients.

Do CBD topicals and cream help to relieve arthritis symptoms?

Maybe, a 2016 study found that topical application of CBD helped significantly relieve pain and inflammation associated with arthritis in animal models.

Are the CBD cream and the CBD balm the same strength?

No, the CBD cream is slightly stronger than the balm. They also rely on different botanical blends for their effects.