CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that has been shown to aid in inflammation reduction, stress reduction while is promoting overall health and wellness. Some studies suggest that it can specifically aid conditions such as seizures and chronic panic. Cannabinoids is not only found in marijuana, it’s also found in industrial hemp.
What is Cannabidiol (CBD)?
CBD is a short word for Cannabidiol, CBD is one out of 100 others cannabinoids that has been found in marijuana and in industrial hemp. Cannabinoids are the active chemical components of cannabis. CBD is not a like the THC (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol). THC is considered the most psychoactive component of marijuana and accordingly gets most of the press, both good and bad.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is by far the most studied cannabinoid. Over thousands of peer-reviewed studies indicate that CBD possesses almost unbelievable clinical potential. CBD is the most prominent naturally-occurring cannabinoid component found in cannabis that comprises up to 40% of the plant. CBD is by far the most studied natural cannabinoid. According to many physicians, scientists and researchers, may CBD be the most important cannabinoid that ever had been discovered. CBD was first isolated around 1930-1940. But its structure and configuration were fully described in the 1960 by Professor Raphael Mechoulam and his team of researchers in Israel.
What Is CBD Tincture, And How Is It Made?
A tincture is a liquid that is extracted by soaking one material in another substance, usually liquid.
Tinctures are not just found made of cannabis plants. They are also made from medicinal plants such as sage, hyssop, and garlic.
Will CBD get me high?
The short answer is NO. Tinctures are prepared with High CBD and low THC concentrations. This is to minimize any "high" effects
and maximize the health benefits.
Because CBD has so many wellness benefits, it can be used to alleviate many conditions. (Although we are not making any claims or statements
that CBD can cure or treat any ailment, nor is it a replacement for medication. All individuals taking current medication prescribed by a doctor
should check with their doctor before starting CBD) CBD has been observed to have some effect and may help with the symptoms of many
- Overall Stress
- Sore muscles
- Joint pain
- Muscle spasms
- Chronic pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Low appetite
- CBD reduces pain and inflammation symptoms due to a variety of causes.
- CBD can have unique effects on brain activity, which is why it can also be used to treat several neurological disorders, such as PTSD, social phobia, OCD, panic disorder, GAD (generalized anxiety disorder), and a host of others.
Currently there is one CBD medication that is approved by the FDA for the treatment of seizures.
Of course more studies are needed to actually prove these claims. Because CBD previously was a scheduled substance, it was harder to study. As it becomes more available, studies will show the actual results of CBD. There may be more benefits to CBD than we even know today.
Does CBD Have Any Side Effects?
No serious side effects of CBD tinctures have been studied to date. There is a minor side effect that could be dry mouth associated with CBD. But as
compared to some of the over the counter drugs used for the treatments of aches and pains, CBD might just be more body friendly in the long run.
However as stated before, it is a good idea to check with your doctor before starting CBD in your regimen.
Can I take too much CBD?
The typical dose of CBD will not provide health complications. Of course everything in moderation. The average user may consume 15 - 100 mg of
CBD in a serving. This is based on the level of pain, etc. Everyone is different, and we encourage everyone to start out with the lower amounts and
gradually increase to find the level of CBD that is right for them.