What is CBD?
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CBD, short for Cannabidiol, is one of many cannabinoids found in the hemp plant. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound that is reported to have many therapeutic uses. CBD attaches itself to two receptors in the body, CB1 and CB2, to produce its therapeutic and medical effects.

 

A regular concern of a customer is whether or not CBD will get them in trouble on a drug test. CBD is derived from industrial hemp and has 0.3% THC or less. This means that you will not show up as positive for Marijuana on a drug test.

Uses of CBD

 

CBD has many reported therapeutic and medical benefits. Please remember that everyone’s body is different so while this may work for one person it might not work for you or you might require a higher dosage to receive the benefits due to tolerance levels.

 

Pain Relief A very popular and common use of CBD is for pain relief. CBD has been found to be a good, effective anti-inflammatory compound. People seem to prefer it to prescription and over-the-counter drugs because it is a natural way of dealing with chronic pain.

 

Epilepsy CBD is noted to contain anti-seizure properties. Couple this with the fact that CBD has a very low risk of bad side effects and you can see why people would use it in helping to treat epilepsy.

 

Smoking Cessation There is positive recent research found in Addictive Behaviors that says that using CBD can lead to an individual smoking fewer cigarettes and, more importantly, squashing the craving for additional nicotine.

 

Acne Acne is caused by an inflammation of glands in the body. Since CBD is noted to be a very good anti-inflammatory it makes perfect sense that people would flock to CBD to help with their Acne ailments.

 

Anxiety Anxiety is an ailment that strikes the brain and is usually accompanied by a much larger disorder. Recently there has been a review from Neurotherapeutics to suggest that CBD may be a very viable anxiety reducer for people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, General Anxiety Disorer, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Panic Disorder. Prescription anxiety medicine is often accompanied by some terrible side effects. CBD does not share these same side effects and, as such, is seen as a favorable way to treat anxiety.

Types of CBD Available

 

There is a large variety of CBD products available on the market so there is sure to be a version of CBD for everyone out there. Listed below are just a few examples of the vast variety available today:

  • CBD Vapeable Oil – used in conjuction with a Vaporizer/e-Cigarette
  • CBD Tincture – taken sublingually; meaning under the tongue
  • CBD Edibles – gummy bears, lollipops, water; all taken orally
  • CBD Creams – creams, salves, and lotions all meant to be rubbed into the skin
  • CBD Pills – cbd-based pills and capsules to be taken orally
  • CBD Spritz/Spray – applied to food or sprayed directly under the tongue

 

Just as you will find countless variety on the market, you will also find numerous brands out there as well. You will even find CBD for your pets to use to help with their skin and joint issues. The market is vast and growing daily.

Dosages

 

According CBD Oil Review the dosages listed below are what you should be aiming for to help fight the ailment associated with it. All amounts are based on oral consumption of CBD.

  • Chronic Pain – 2.5-20mg of CBD orally for 25 days
  • Epilepsy – 200-300mg of CBD orally daily
  • Sleep Disorders – 40-160mg of CBD orally
  • Schizophrenia – 40-1,280mg of CBD orally daily
  • Glaucoma – a single dose of 20-40mg sublingually

 

We always recommend that you seek professional medical advice first before attempting to heal yourself using CBD.

 

If you would like to learn more about CBD please stop in to any of our locations and speak to any of our Customer Service Representatives. We are excited to help and are looking forward to your visit! We’ll see you soon!