Why take CBD?

Why take CBD?

Jul 10, 2023 Stephane Esseiva

While HempHash doesn’t recommend taking CBD for medical purposes, CBD is known to be taken for various reasons, such as relieving stress, anxiety, and pain, aiding a better night’s rest, reducing inflammation, and improving overall well-being. The effects vary, so find the right dose and make sure to get medical advice from a doctor if necessary.

The chemical known as cannabidiol, or CBD is found in both hemp and marijuana. Despite having identical molecular structures, their respective effects are very different. Unlike THC, CBD doesn’t have psychotropic effects or addictiveness. That’s the reason why you can use CBD in the UK and other countries in the EU, as long as the percentage of THC is below 0.2%. We’re going to dive into the different reasons you may find yourself tented by taking CBD.

Pain Relief

One of the main reasons people have started making their way to CBD is because of its potential as a pain medicine. By interacting with your endocannabinoid system, CBD could help reduce inflammation and alleviate different types of pain, including neuropathic, joint, and muscle pain.

When it comes to chronic pain it seems that CBD is particularly effective in that domain which makes it an excellent alternative to traditional medicine.

Reducing Anxiety and Stress

CBD is also known for its anxiolytic properties. By stimulating the production of serotonin, one of the neurotransmitters responsible for your mood, hemp could help minimise the symptoms of anxiety and stress. Intaking CBD would be beneficial for anyone suffering from anxiety disorders such as generalised anxiety disorder, panic attacks or PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder).

Improved Sleep Quality

Getting enough sleep is essential for maintaining optimal physical and mental health. However, a lot of people find it difficult to find a good night’s sleep. CBD possesses calming properties that can promote relaxation, and improve the quality of your sleep, mainly by lowering your anxiety and regulating your sleep cycle, CBD could potentially relieve insomnia and other sleep disorders.

How to incorporate CBD

CBD comes in many forms, and they all have their advantages and considerations. Popular options include:

  • CBD oils: Can be ingested directly or added to food.
  • CBD capsules: Convenient for dosing and portability.
  • CBD crystals: Can be diluted in carrier oils or used for personalised creation.
  • CBD e-liquids: can be vaped using e-cigarettes.

The Right Dosage

The right dose of CBD will depend on many factors including a person’s age, weight and medical condition. So it’s recommended to start at a low dose and build your way up until you get the desired results. Moreover, it’s important to consult a health professional before starting your CBD journey so that you can be aware of any health issues and find out if any of the medicine you already take will clash with the CBD.

In conclusion, CBD is a molecule with many benefits that could help alleviate pain, stress, and anxiety and improve sleep. However, it’s essential to respect the dosage and seek medical advice before ingesting CBD. If you’re interested in this product, please don’t hesitate to do your own research on all the available options and choose the right one for you. 

This article is independently written by a third party, and does not necessarily reflect the views or legal opinions of HempHash

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