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We have learned in the past decade the amazing power of a plant that can help us live healthier lives. Through research and collective experiences, we’ve discovered that taking CBD can help us better manage anxiety, relieve pain and inflammation and even provide some relief for some skin conditions. There have even been examples of how CBD can help with work stress and efficacy.
All the benefits that this one compound can hold is truly incredible, along with all the ways we’ve been able to harness it for our use. There are numerous options available to us now in the way we can consume it, so check out the different ways below to see which one might be best for you.
Smoking and Vapes
You can consume CBD through smoking just like you would with THC. Different strains will have more or less CBD and you can figure out which one is the right one for you with some help from a doctor or trying it yourself. Since CBD doesn’t have psychoactive properties, it won’t get you high in the same fashion as marijuana, so it’s safe to experiment so long as your products are properly labeled. If you don’t want to smoke it from the flower, there are many companies that offer the same experience but through a vaporizer.
Edibles and Drinks
A delicious and easy way to consume CBD to help with pain or stress is through edibles like CBD gummies. They are certainly the most popular option, but there are so many to choose from now that it’s becoming a more mainstream way to treat anxiety and other issues. You can find it in mints, candies, cookies, and even in beverages like tea bags or carbonated drinks. This is a great way to consume it as you can mask the taste but also make it easier and discreet if you need to take it in certain places or situations.
You can easily pop a capsule containing CBD like you would aspirin or any other medication or vitamin. It’s a great and easy way to get the CBD into your gut and bloodstream sooner to start working faster. It’s also another way you can take it without having to leave the building or draw attention to your actions. You can feel comfortable knowing you’re taking it like any other health supplement.
Lotions and Balms
Many products like lotions and creams contain CBD for a variety of reasons that are beneficial for our skin. There are even balms or sticks that can help with muscle or neck pain by pairing the CBD with other natural and healing properties like peppermint or lavender. It’s known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it effective for treating a few different skin issues, like relieving psoriasis symptoms. While it isn’t a cure, it can provide much-needed relief.
Drops and Tinctures
Another great way to consume CBD is through the oil which you can buy in different measurements. Many have different levels of CBD available and come with glass bottle droppers that can help you better measure the amount of oil to use under your tongue or even in recipes. Taking it in this way is effective and allows you to use it in a variety of ways that allow you to control the amount and how you feel like taking it. The benefits and uses of CBD oil for different health issues is quite amazing.
There are several ways to consume CBD that can help you with your health issues and the list of products is only growing. It’s great that you can explore many different options to find one that benefits you and your lifestyle. Do your research based on the issues you’re having and test out which ones provide you relief. Everybody is different, but CBD is something that we are learning that can help everyone live a better life.