Ever since it was released, CBD products have becomea staple in hemp stores, and you can also find them invarious shops online. Because of the Farm Bill of 2018 (read more), production of the substance has steadily increased which has also led to the increase of demands as people are quick to try it out!
Why has CBD become so famous? What does it do to our body? The critically-acclaimed substance is known to have several benefits with few side effects. Because of this, CBD quickly put itself in people’s radars.
One product that has been in the spotlight for a long time is CBD oil. The tincture is versatile and can be used in many ways. On top of that, it has uses that no other type of CBD-based product can do. As to what those incredible benefits and uses are, you have to stay tuned till the end to find out!
A quick disclaimer before we start: the following products are unapproved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and still illegal in some states.
Cannabidiol: The Substance That Works Wonders
Cannabidiol is one of the many phytocannabinoids discovered in 1940. Coming from a hemp cannabis plant, cannabidiol (cbd) does not contain any addictive property compared to its sister compound: THC. It alsodoes not contain psychoactive chemicals that put people in a “high” state. Cannabidiol, in fact, helps counteract the effects of THC.
THCs are the predominant phytocannabinoid in marijuana. It is famous for its high and addictive effects. It is considered illegal in many states, but recently, it can now be used in products at only 0.3% levels and below. 0.3% THC levels do not make you “high,” but it can still give a fraction of its effects in your body.
CBD Oil Tinctures
CBD Oils embody the word “versatile” as it has many ways to use it. The tincture mixes with essential oils and plant extracts infused with the compound. The benefits coming from CBD oil are the same as other products. The only differences are their method of use and form.
Like all other products, the tinctures are classified into three types: full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, and isolates. Here is what we know about the three types:
Full-spectrum is a complete package. It contains CBDs and other cannabinoids, plant extracts like terpenes, and essential oils. It even contains 0.3% or below THC.
On the other hand, broad-spectrum is the incomplete package. It has the same composition as the full spectrum, except it lacks THC. Broad-spectrums are perfect for those who choose not to absorb any THC yet enjoy the experience.
Isolates are the purest form of CBD. It does not contain THCs, plant extracts, and essential oils because Isolates are cannabidiol themselves!
Three Uses For CBD Oil Tinctures
- Eat It, Drink It, And Blend It!
CBD oils are safe to drink even though they have an “earthy” taste. However, iftasting that earthy flavor is the last thing you want, you can try mixing it with your food or drinks. It can completely mask the flavor without disrupting the taste of your food or beverage. The best part is that you can enjoy the substance while also enjoying your eats and drinks!
- Smear Them On Your Skin
Cannabidiol and other cannabinoids are great for your skin, so many people buy products like CBD cream. You do not need to purchase these products, simply pour a small amount of the tincture on the skin and smear them. But if you find it expensive to use droplets of it all over your body, you can mix it with a lotion of your choice and apply them as part of your topical treatment!
- Cook Homemade CBD Recipes Or Create Your Own
As the oil can blend well with consumables, you can also cook food with it! Famous homemade cannabidiol recipes are brownies and gummies. You can look up recipes on the internet or make experiment your own! The choice is yours.
Incredible Benefits You Can Get From Cannabidiol Products!
- Helps You Focus On Work
Cannabidiol works in the body by interacting with the endocannabinoid system (ECS) receptors. These receptors are messengers to the brain. The brain then reacts to the chemical by controlling other organs like our endocrine system to secrete hormones. It ultimately balanced out both our physical and mental condition.
It helps us focus on our work and improve productivity by giving us mental clarity. To be more precise, it helps us think because of the absence of a stressful mind. Constant use also promotes the effects over time, but do take in cannabidiol in moderation.
- Are You Having Skin Irritations? No Problem!
CBD oil and other products that target the skin are effective against skin irritations. In recent research (link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6429381/), cannabidiol have therapeutic potentials for conditions like skin irritations. It has soothing effects against skin irritations like itchiness caused by allergic reactions to dust.
- Go Away, Pain!
Are you having back pains from all the work? Cannabidiol can help you with that! CBD-based products have pain-relieving effects that are activated after interacting with the ECS receptors. While this claim still needs more research, there are several anecdotal reports of pain relief from users.
- Cooling Down The Redness
Inflammation is a natural reaction when the surface of the skin is injured or touched by something hot or cold. However, prolonged inflammation can be uncomfortable- it may even have harmful effects on the skin tissue. CBD oils and other products have anti-inflammatory effects that can help alleviate inflamed skin areas. Just smear the product on the affected area and you should feel significant relief soon after!