Mom with Glowing Skin

Why CBD-Infused Body Care is the Best Gift for Mother's Day

Dragon Hemp



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Mother's Day is a time to celebrate and express our gratitude and love for the mothers and mother figures who have shaped our lives. It's a day dedicated to honoring their endless commitment, support, and love through acts of kindness and thoughtful gifts. While there's no greater gift than time spent together, this Mother’s Day, why not choose a complementary gift that goes beyond conventional presents and offers something truly beneficial for her well-being? Consider the innovative and thoughtful option of anti-inflammatory, CBD-infused body care. These unique gifts are not merely indulgent; they provide profound health benefits and promote a sense of holistic wellness that any mother would cherish.

As you're probably aware, CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in cannabis and hemp that has been recognized for its numerous health benefits, especially its ability to alleviate inflammation and soothe discomfort. Unlike THC, CBD is non-psychoactive, which means it delivers health benefits without the high, making it an ideal choice for therapeutic use. Integrating CBD into skincare and body care products combines the therapeutic properties of CBD with the luxurious experience of high-quality skincare, making it a perfect Mother’s Day gift. These products offer more than temporary pleasures; here are 5 ways they imbue daily routines with lasting wellness and vitality, ensuring that the benefits extend well beyond this special day.

1. Support Skin Health and Anti-Aging

Anti-aging is a key factor in most facial skincare products, but often overlooked when it comes to body care. Not only beneficial for internal health, CBD helps with maintaining youthful, radiant skin. Its anti-inflammatory qualities are particularly effective in reducing skin redness and irritation, while its antioxidant properties help combat oxidative stress—a key factor in the aging process.

Regular use of CBD-infused skincare can help to diminish signs of aging such as wrinkles, skin dullness, and uneven texture. Moreover, CBD’s hydrating properties ensure that skin remains moisturized, which is crucial for maintaining elasticity and smoothness as skin matures. This Mother's Day, gifting CBD-infused skincare products can help your mom maintain her skin's health and youthful appearance.

The addition of CBD into skincare routines can boost the skin's natural healing processes and improve overall texture and tone. Antioxidants in CBD can protect against damage from free radicals, which accelerates aging. CBD is also known for its ability to regulate oil production, which is crucial for those battling acne or oily skin conditions. With consistent use, these products can help restore balance and enhance skin's natural beauty, making them an excellent gift choice for mothers who value healthy skin and natural beauty solutions.

2. Reduce Skin Inflammation and Irritation

Chronic skin inflammation is a common concern among many, often manifesting as conditions like dermatitis, psoriasis, or eczema. These conditions can be uncomfortable and difficult to manage, especially with the added stressors of daily life. CBD has been recognized for its potent anti-inflammatory properties, which can play a crucial role in soothing inflamed skin. By reducing inflammation at the cellular level, CBD-infused body care products can help calm redness, swelling, and irritation, providing relief from these persistent skin issues.

Moreover, CBD's interaction with the body's endocannabinoid system helps to regulate the skin’s immune responses and soothe irritation. Regular use of CBD-infused skincare products can improve the skin's appearance and resilience against environmental stressors. This Mother’s Day, a gift of CBD body care can offer your mom a powerful tool in her skincare arsenal, helping her to manage inflammation effectively and maintain healthy, comfortable skin.

3. Encourage Self-Care and Relaxation

Self-care is essential, yet often overlooked in the busy lives of mothers. CBD-infused body care products transform daily routines into luxurious, therapeutic experiences, particularly when combined with the aromatherapeutic effects of essential oils. The act of applying these products not only nourishes the skin but also provides an opportunity for mindfulness and relaxation. The soothing textures and natural scents derived from essential oils and botanical extracts can turn a simple skincare regimen into a spa-like ritual, offering a daily moment of peace and relaxation. This thoughtful gift can remind your mom to take a moment for herself, unwind, and recharge.

In addition to their calming effects, the ritualistic nature of applying these creams, oils, and lotions can significantly enhance a mother's self-care routine. Engaging in such rituals can help reduce stress, promote better sleep, and improve overall emotional well-being. These moments of self-care are essential for personal renewal, making CBD-infused body care products a profoundly supportive gift in nurturing her mental health and emotional resilience.

4. Enhance After-Sun Treatment and Recovery

After spending time in the sun, the skin often needs extra care to repair and soothe sun-induced damage. CBD-infused body care products are excellent for after-sun treatment because of their anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties. When skin is exposed to UV rays, it can suffer from sunburn, dehydration, and accelerated aging due to oxidative stress. CBD's powerful anti-inflammatory effects help to reduce redness and swelling associated with sunburn while initiating the healing process of damaged skin cells.

CBD is also known for its ability to enhance skin regeneration and hydration. After exposure to the sun, the skin requires deep hydration to prevent peeling and to maintain its elasticity and smoothness. CBD-infused products like hydrating cremes and body oils can provide intense moisture and fortify the skin’s barrier, promoting faster recovery and maintaining skin health. These properties make CBD an ideal ingredient in after-sun care routines, helping to soothe, heal, and revitalize the skin after exposure to harsh environmental elements.

Incorporating CBD into after-sun care can transform the way your mom approaches her time outdoors. With the healing, soothing properties of CBD, she can enjoy her garden, beach days, or any outdoor activities with a little more peace of mind, knowing she has a powerful tool to manage the after-effects of sun exposure. This thoughtful gift not only enhances her skincare routine but also adds an extra layer of protection and care to her daily life.

5. Promote Holistic Wellness

Integrating CBD into body care routines supports holistic wellness by harnessing hemp's natural properties to enhance physical and mental well-being. This approach aligns with the philosophy of treating the body as a whole system, where external care supports overall health, contributing to a calm, balanced lifestyle. Gifting CBD-infused products encourages a daily wellness ritual that mothers can look forward to, promoting relaxation and self-care.

Holistic wellness goes beyond mere absence of illness—it encompasses a deeper sense of balance, vitality, and joy. Products infused with CBD work synergistically with the body's natural systems to promote healing and recovery. By introducing your mom to a regimen that includes high-quality, CBD-infused body care, you're not only providing her with luxurious daily treats but also contributing to her long-term health. This type of thoughtful, considerate gift can significantly uplift her spirits and improve her overall well-being.

CBD-Infused body care from Dragon Hemp: Liniments

Liniments from Dragon Hemp offer thoughtfully formulated topicals to deliver the best in CBD-infused body care in a variety of formulas and scent profiles to easily incorporate into every routine. By gifting CBD-infused Liniments this Mother's Day, you are not just giving a luxury skincare product; you are offering a holistic health experience that values both personal and planetary well-being.

With the wide-ranging benefits of CBD for both skin and holistic health, consider gifting these Liniments this Mother's Day:

Experience delicate luxury with our Ocean Body Oil, formulated to soothe your skin and calm your spirit, infused with Grapefruit and Bergamot, tempered by serene Coriander and Ylang Ylang, in an effortlessly light oil--perfect for warm summer days.

  • 400mg Full Spectrum CBD per bottle.
  • Combats inflammation.
  • Promotes relaxation and emotional balance.
  • Delivers radiant skin in a luxurious, lightweight formula.

Top Notes: Bergamot, Pink Grapefruit
Middle Notes: Coriander, Lemon Ironbark
Base Notes: Ylang Ylang

Discover daily nourishment with our Desert Body Lotion, designed to nurture your skin and bring emotional balance, enriched with Prickly Pear and Juniper Berry,  complemented by grounding Cedarwood and soothing Lavender--to help rebalance and restore with every application of this everyday lotion.

  • 250mg Full Spectrum CBD per bottle.
  • Combats inflammation.
  • Encourages emotional harmony
  • Boosts skin's natural glow in a balanced, everyday formula.

Top: Prickly Pear
Middle: Juniper Berry, Lavender
Base: Cedarwood, Ylang Ylang

Delve into our Mountain Hydrating Creme, designed to uplift the skin and clear the mind with the luminous essence of Bergamot, the spirited zest of Lemon Peel, the tranquility of Rosewood, and the deep richness of Vetiver--offering intensive moisture as restorative as a mountain oasis.

  • 250mg Full Spectrum CBD per bottle.
  • Combats inflammation.
  • Dissolves daily stress and transports you to a state of tranquility.
  • Invigorates and energizes the skin in a rich, intensive formula.

Top: Bergamot, Lemon Peel
Middle: Rosewood, Black Pepper
Base: Vetiver, Douglas Fir

This Mother’s Day, give the gift of health, comfort, and luxury with CBD-infused body care products. These offerings from Dragon Hemp are more than just gifts; they are an invitation to daily wellness and self-care, enhancing your mother's life with natural ingredients that support both her physical and mental well-being.

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Our Story.

Dragon Hemp is the practitioner-founded apothecary that produces plant-based therapeutics formulated with a proprietary blend of next-generation botanicals and time honored herbal remedies.

For people seeking treatments that give relief & address the root cause.

Our herbal remedies are innovative and user-friendly, with wellness benefits that are effective & accessible to everyone.

So you can feel like yourself again.

Our Founder.

Kevin Menard, LAc., is the leading practitioner in Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine on the East End of Long Island, with clientele ranging from business executives and fitness professionals to wellness gurus and weekend warriors.

As he cultivated his practice, Kevin began integrating CBD & other cannabinoids, native botanicals, and herbs into his treatments, addressing conditions like pain, musculoskeletal injuries, insomnia, overall wellness, and so much more. 

Following the promising results from his herbal and CBD-infused treatments, Kevin expanded his work, introducing Dragon Hemp to support patient wellness beyond his clinic's walls.

Our Apothecary.

Our Apothecary in Sag Harbor, New York was conceived as a beacon of rejuvenation and wellness in the Hamptons. Much more than a dispensary, at the core of the Dragon Hemp Apothecary is a commitment to education and understanding the benefits of time-honored herbal remedies synthesized with today’s advancements in cannabinoid research. 

Offering an array of products designed to align with the wellness needs of the Hamptons community, the store seeks to bridge the gap between ancient wisdom and modern applications, making herbal medicine more compatible with our lifestyles today. Our unique apothecary in Sag Harbor not only represents a physical space but also embodies Dragon Hemp's ethos of premium, all-natural, effective wellness solutions, drawing from the rich heritage of the Hamptons and the innovative spirit of New York.

Not your conventional dispensary, our first-of-its-kind retail location, harmoniously balances tradition and innovation with an emphasis on experience and education. We invite you to step inside and let our herbal experts guide you on an exploration of the rejuvenating power of cannabinoids and traditional herbs in a setting that feels both timeless and contemporary.

Designed in collaboration with renowned Alfredo Paredes Studio, the apothecary embodies a sophisticated fusion of old-world tradition and contemporary application. Known for his 33-year tenure as Ralph Lauren Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, Alfredo Paredes, a master of crafting memorable retail experiences, helped transform the space into a shining gem of Sag Harbor. Reflecting the premium, natural, and therapeutic essence of Dragon Hemp, every aspect of the store, including the unique furniture pieces from Paredes' line, contributes to an ambiance of refined tranquility and wellness. The design echoes a classic herbal pharmacy blended with a modern aesthetic, mirroring our brand ethos of contemporizing ancient herbal medicine for today’s applications. Read more about our Apothecary design in Forbes.

Standing out on Main Street in Sag Harbor with the glow of our distinctive neon sign, our unique retail store has become a design destination of its own -- beyond just wellness -- in one of the Hamptons’ most popular villages. Whether you’re looking for potent natural therapeutics to tackle pain & inflammation or legal THC products to enhance mood or improve sleep, our apothecary is your safe haven at 108 Main Street.

Our Products.

Our products are formulated to serve the four crucial daily needs most often seen in Kevin’s practice—Essential Wellbeing for comprehensive health, Rest & Restoration to foster rejuvenation, Aches & Pains for relief from discomfort, and Liniments for body care that enhances both physical and emotional wellbeing.

Available in four versatile forms—swift-absorbing tinctures, targeted balms, discreet gummies, and moisturizers—we ensure a suitable choice for every lifestyle and wellness routine.

Our Ingredients.

We carefully select our organically grown ingredients, emphasizing sustainability to protect Earth's biodiversity. 

We believe in transparency in all our processes, from ingredient selection to the methods used by our CBD farmers, who lead the sustainable agriculture charge and concentrate on ecosystem restoration and carbon sequestration.

We're not just about products but about nurturing an understanding of traditional herbal practices and helping people make healthy decisions. 

With respect, we introduce newcomers to the benefits of age old herbal wisdom. 

Our aim is a future where well-being stems from nature, combining timeless knowledge with today's research.

Discover the distinctive characteristics of each herb in our Ingredient Index.