Topicals are cannabis-infused lotions, balms, or oils that are absorbed through the skin for localized relief of pain, soreness, or inflammation. Topical cannabis is an increasingly popular option for those who wish to avoid the psychotropic effects of cannabis. Topical cannabis as the same therapeutic benefits for pain and inflammation without the cannabis high. Cannabis has been used topically throughout history for such things as bath additives, pain and itch relief and antiseptic ointments. An abundance of ailments seem to be relieved if not cured through the use of topical cannabis therapy. The ancient Chinese emperor, Shin-Nung (2700 B.C.) for example, used cannabis to treat his subjects earning him the title “Father of Chinese Medicine”.