CBD. WHAT IS IT? CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol. This is one of the several chemical compounds called cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Cannabinoids act on the cannabinoid receptors in the body. CBD constitute approximately 40% of the entire plant’s extract. It has analgesic, neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory properties hence it is greatly used in a treatment of chronic pain, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases among others. CBD is extracted from hemp-a medicinally grown a plant and hence is legal. Moreover, it does not contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which brings about intoxication. It also does not appear in drug tests even after continuous use. Due to the several medicinal properties of CBD, it is commonly used nowadays.
There exists the variety of ways to use CBD.
- CBD Tincture
- CBD Crystals
- CBD Edibles
This is an essential oil extracted from the medicinally grown hemp plant. It is rich in CBD as well as other cannabinoids. Medicinal properties The medicinal properties of CBD tincture include. Due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects, it is used to manage chronic pain.
The antiseizure and neuroprotective properties are exploited in the treatment and management of neurodegenerative diseases. It has been shown to stop the spread of cancer and even kill cancer cells hence it is used to fight cancer.
Brings about relaxation and calmness hence used to treat depression and sleeping disorders
CBD tincture is legal in all the states of the USA. It also doesn’t contain THC – the chemical compound responsible for intoxication.
Dosage and usage CBD tincture are sold in various doses such as the 100 milligrams, 300 milligrams, and 600 milligrams options. CBD tincture can be used by dropping under the tongue or mixing with other products and ingesting. It is sold in small portable bottles hence can be used at any place, any time.
These are cannabidiol rocks made from the medicinally grown hemp plant. They are legal in the USA and do not contain THC. Medicinal properties CBD crystals bring about calmness and relaxation as well as alleviating nausea, pain, and inflammation.
Usage CBD crystals are commonly smoked as dabs. Dabbing, however, requires experience and should not be used by people with respiratory disorders. Vaping is also another options, but it is not allowed in most public places.
This is one of the commonest ways of ingesting CBD. CBD is mixed with food products and generally eaten as food such as in desserts and gummies.
Medicinal uses CBD edibles help relieve the following: – sleeping disorders – anxiety – chronic pain – has anticancer effects
Dosage and usage The effective dosage of CBD Edibles depends on one’s tolerance to CBD, weight, gender, age and other factors and hence it was difficult to determine a particular effective dose. However, it is advisable that one starts with a small amount and increases it over time to the treatment that brings the desired effects.
Tolerance develops over time, and a user has to increase the dose. However, tolerance is high at the start but slackens with continued use. CBD edibles May make one tired when taken in very large quantities.