As the debate about the medical use of marijuana continues to grow, people are now talking about another compound found in the plant that has a lot of medical benefits. Because there are a lot of diseases that still has no cure, it is understandable that doctors and other people are trying to find solutions in places that hasn’t been studied before. And the interesting studies about marijuana are slowly bringing answers to people, just like the discovery of CBD or cannabidiol.
What Is CBD?
Cannabis has more than 60 compounds that are still being studied by experts today, and one of these compounds is CBD. According to studies, the CBD and THC content of a marijuana plant varies. If you want to use marijuana for recreation, you’ll have to use the one with a higher THC level than its CBD level. Meanwhile, breeders are now able to grow hemp plants that have higher CBD than THC for its health benefits.
Unlike marijuana plants that have higher THC, those with a higher CBD will not give you psychoactive effects. This fact makes CBD an ideal medicine because patients will only experience minimal side effects. Studies of different organizations have already proven that CBD is very safe for people who are in need of the health benefits that it can give. Examples of the CBD’s medicinal properties that can help you are anti-oxidant, anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory, and antipsychotic.
Although the benefits of CBD are very promising, a lot of people are still in doubt of its capabilities because the positive results only came from experiments that are carried on animals and not humans. Today, a pharmaceutical company based in the UK is now funding studies to see the medicinal benefits that CBD can give to patients and it might just be the answer for schizophrenia and other types of epileptic disorders.
How Is A CBD Tincture Made?
CBD tinctures are custom made for wholesale by blending cannabidiol oil, a base oil (coconut for example), and flavoring. Tincture products can come in a variety of sizes, cannabinoid content, (100mg, 250mg, 500mg, 750mg) and a lot of comes with a dropper that makes it easy for the user to measure the dosage that he or she needs to take.
How Do Customers CBD Tinctures?
While injecting CBD may be preferred by some people, ingesting a tincture is definitely a less shocking method because it enters your tongue’s veins and quickly goes through the bloodstream, and the dreaded needle is avoided. By knowing how to take CBD tincture correctly, you’ll get the best results. Here are steps that you can take if you want to use CBD and experience its medicinal benefits.
- Using the dropper that comes with the tincture, squeeze the right amount of CBD under your tongue. Remember to take recommended dosage of CBD drops.
- Try spreading the solution inside your mouth with your tongue and then through your nose, take very deep breaths.
- The last step is to swallow the solution after 60 seconds.
Although taking marijuana is only viewed by most people as a recreational activity to have psychoactive experiences, serious studies carried out by experts are slowly changing this mindset. With the help of experts, diseases and disorders that have no cure are getting new hope through CBD medicinal products. Discovering these facts about marijuana can help you live a healthier life to the fullest.