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What is CBD?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a chemical present in the cannabis plant. It’s the non-psychoactive part of the plant, meaning it won’t get you high. (THC is the psychoactive compound.)

 

CBD oil uses come in many different forms, from edible gummies to topical creams. Many who subscribe to CBD oil uses for health, ingest it orally via a dropper. CBD Oil can also be vaped or applied topically. Some therapeutic treatments prescribe cbd oil uses for health conditions in pill form as an FDA-approved drug called Epidiolex to treat rare forms of epilepsy.

 

CBD oil is indeed legal in all 50 states of America. However, you must make sure that the CBD Oil is derived from the hemp plant and not a strain of marijuana. CBD products must contain 0% THC to be legal in all 50 states.

 

What are the Benefits of CBD?

The benefits of CBD oil uses for health have been widely reported and include pain relief, reduced anxiety, improved sleep and overall better health. Below are some of the top scientific findings on the benefits of CBD:

 

Pain relief CBD oil uses have been shown to reduce chronic pain by interacting with specific receptors found in the brain. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory which helps to reduce pain.

 

Heart health – Research has shown that taking regular doses of CBD oil can help the heart pump more efficiently, reduce inflammation and protect against artery damage.

 

Neuroprotective – CBD oil uses have been shown to help prevent damage to neurons in your brain, which can help prevent disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

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What are Some Side Effects of CBD Oil Uses?

CBD (cannabidiol) is one of the most popular therapeutic supplements available today. It’s being used to treat a wide variety of health conditions, and more and more people are finding it beneficial as an alternative to prescription medications.

 

But even though CBD oil uses are growing in popularity, there are still a lot of questions about CBD. How exactly does it work? Is it safe? What are the negative or positive side effects of CBD oil uses? It’s always a good practice to gather information or talk to your health practitioner before considering CBD oil uses for health. Although most find CBD oil uses beneficial to aiding their overall health and wellness, it’s always important to weigh in your own personal health goals when considering CBD oil uses for health.

 

So let’s look at some of the most common side effects of CBD oil uses.

CBD Oil, also clinically referred to as “Delta 8” is generally thought to be safe and non-addictive. However, some people may experience mild side effects from taking CBD oil. These include:

 

  • diarrhea
  • changes in appetite
  • fatigue
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth

 

Symptoms from CBD oil uses will likely only occur when taking high doses of CBD. With that being said, it’s essential to talk to your doctor before trying CBD oil, especially if you’re taking any medications.

 

Properly Taking CBD Oil for Maximum Effectiveness?

Taking CBD oil is one of the simplest things you can do, and it is a very straightforward process that does not require any special preparation, equipment or skills.

 

Depending on how fast you want to feel the effects, you can ingest CBD oil in a variety of different ways. If you’re looking to feel the impact of the CBD oil uses immediately, then vaping or smoking is the best way to go about it. 

 

Vaping – This method provides instant results since absorption occurs in the lungs. You can use CBD oil known as “vape juice” with a vaporizer pen or e-cigarette to inhale it as smoke or vapor.

 

Ingesting – You can put a few drops of CBD oil under your tongue and hold it there for a minute before swallowing it. When ingested, this method delivers the compound into your bloodstream via digestion through your liver. 

 

Considerations Before Use of CBD Oil

If you are interested in using CBD for a specific purpose, you may want to follow a multi-step process:

1. Research the different types of CBD oil uses and how CBD products can be used safely and effectively for therapy to treat a health condition you want to treat.

2. Decide what kind of CBD oil uses might be best for your purposes.

3. Choose a high-quality CBD product with a trusted brand name and an effective formulation.

4. Start small and work up to larger doses until you find an amount that works.

5. Consider purchasing products from multiple brands to see what works best for you and to develop

    a tolerance to different outcomes if one is unavailable when you need it most.

6. Consult a medical doctor about CBD oil uses, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a pre-existing or other medical condition.

 

With a little patience and observation, you will gain a more comprehensive understanding of how different CBD oil uses will benefit your body, mind and overall health safely and effectively. Always check with your certified health practitioner before altering your current health regime. To learn more in person about CBD oil uses, visit a dispensary near by and talk to a knowledgable budtender. There is a Vibe by California cannabis dispensary near by in 7 regions throughout California and Oregon with over 500+ cannabis products available at each location.

Information on this website is shared for educational purposes only.

The information on this website has not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration or any other medical body. We do not aim to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. Consult a medical doctor before acting on any information gathered on this website, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a pre-existing or other medical condition.

For further reading about CBD please refer to the references below.

Papers of particular interest on CBD, published recently, have been outlined and links provided to medical studies and research available.

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Research paper available in PDF form for download here: fphar-08-00269

Alline C. Campos1*, Manoela V. Fogaça1, Franciele F. Scarante1, Sâmia R. L. Joca2, Amanda J. Sales2, Felipe V. Gomes3, Andreza B. Sonego1, Naielly S. Rodrigues1, IsmaelGalve-Roperh4,5 andFranciscoS.Guimarães1

1 Department of Pharmacology, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Applied Neurosciences (NAPNA), School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, 2 Department of Physical and Chemical, School of Pharmaceutical Science of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, 3 Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 4 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I, School of Biology, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain, 5 Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas, Instituto de Universitario de Investigación en Neuroquímica and Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigación Sanitaria, Madrid, Spain.

Frontiers in Pharmacology,  published: 23 May 2017 doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00269