What is CBD exactly?
Cannabidiol commonly called CBD is only the scientific name given to the molecule, it is a cannabinoid found in cannabis or hemp since it is the same plant.
But all the designations of the “cannabis light” type and all the prejudices that weigh on the use of natural extracts of this plant invite us to recall the different ways of consuming Cannabidiol and to compare them with each other so that you can find the one that suits you. The use of CBD is not exclusively reserved for smokers / vapers. For the record, historically, hemp was used by cattle breeders to treat their animals. CBD is commonly used among more and more elderly people who use it in addition to or as an alternative to traditional therapeutic treatment.
As a dietary supplement , CBD brings beneficial effects on the health of the individual. Indeed, CBD acts as a homeostatic regulator and thus supports the way the body balances the different biological systems. Respecting this balance is essential for the body to enable it to actively fight against the fluctuations linked to the physical and mental health of the individual.
CBD in France
Cannabidiol is mainly found today in France in the form of CBD flowers , CBD e -liquids , CBD oil , pure CBD crystals, CBD balms , CBD capsules , CBD patches or candies. CBD…
New innovative modes of administration should see the light of day in the years to come, as scientific research and applications of CBD are numerous (eg energy drinks, CBD suppositories, CBD aerosol), despite everything, here is a user guide that will allow you to make the right choice between the main ways to consume CBD today.
Be careful with the name, we are not talking in this article about cannabis oils or cannabis in general, but about Cannabidiol products, which are completely legal in France.
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What exactly is CBD oil?
It is a natural remedy , based on pure and naturally present components in hemp, resulting from a CO2 extraction , associated with a carrier oil. . CBD oil is a blend of hemp extracts concentrated in cannabinoids including CBD, with different concentrations of CBD possible, mixed with a neutral carrier oil (olive oil, hemp seed oil, or coconut MCT oil). intended for sublingual use.
Additionally, after a comprehensive review by the World Health Organization (WHO) , CBD oil was found to be “well tolerated.” A study that also found that CBD oil did not exhibit any effects that could lead to abuse risks or addiction.
It brings a certain balance necessary to the organization to reach an optimal well-being, particularly useful for the adults and the people at an advanced age, whose organization requires the greatest care and the greatest attention.
How it works ?
The desired number of drops of CBD oil should be placed under the tongue 30 to 120 seconds before swallowing, allowing the active compounds of Cannabidiol (CBD) to be absorbed through the oral mucous membranes. Same thing for CBD pastes with the difference that you have to rub the paste against the gums.
The Benefits of CBD Oil
The main advantage of the sublingual mode is to allow CBD to bypass digestive absorption and direct metabolism by the liver, allowing the active ingredients of CBD to reach the bloodstream and interact faster and more effectively. A fast, safe and healthy process that results in fast and effective effects.
The other major advantage is the speed of action. The first effects of Cannabidiol are felt 5 to 20 minutes after a sublingual intake of CBD in general and last 2 to 4 hours.
CBD oil in medical cannabis
The sublingual route is the method of administration recommended by doctors and frequently prescribed in countries where CBD and Cannabis are distributed and medically supervised .
Epidiolex for example, developed by GW Pharmaceuticals, against severe forms of epilepsy , is in fact a high concentration CBD- based oil . The sublingual route allows rapid effects associated with optimal absorption of the active components of CBD by the body for high bioavailability, while presenting no risk associated with taking.
It is a method adapted to so-called therapeutic cannabis in countries that have chosen to legalize the medical use of cannabis, mainly because this method presents no risk related to combustion and combines rapidity and effectiveness of effects.
Colors and differences?
The taste of CBD oil can vary, dark or even black colored oils (raw CBD oils in general) taste bitter and earthy while amber colored oils have complex terpene aromas obtained through purification more oil thrust . (we speak of decarboxylation). Choose your CBD oil like an expert