If you follow cannabis news, you’re bound to have learned about a slew of conditions CBD oil is good for, including chronic pain and anxiety. But there are other uses that you may not have heard of yet.
Did you know that CBD may have an effect on high blood pressure? Though you are always advised to talk to your doctor about treatments and to not stop any other treatment plans, adding CBD oil to your list of supplements couldn’t hurt. It is an innocuous component of the cannabis plant and has no psychoactive properties whatsoever when under the 0.3 percent THC mark. The fact that CBD also combats anxiety means that you shouldn’t be nervous to add it to your daily regime. Talk to a medical consultant at your local dispensary if you can about dosages, milligrams and delivery systems.
Quitting smoking is one of the most difficult tasks for someone with a habit. Now anecdotal evidence shows that CBD can help not only with the depression and anxiety associated with quitting, but if you use a CBD pen in lieu of a cigarette or nicotine vape pen, the hand to mouth motion helps with that part of the addiction. Many people trying not to smoke find that they don’t know what to do with their hands during times when they crave a cigarette or e-cig, so a CBD vape pen is a perfect solution on many levels.
Tamara Pridgett tried CBD oil for the first time and found that it helped her with sleep — which is a fairly well known use for CBD — and left her feeling less sore, likely a result of CBD’s documented anti-inflammatory properties. The reaction that may sound surprising is that she felt more alert. She wrote that, “My brain is constantly operating on overload, and I have days where I can’t focus on anything except for all my thoughts, incomplete tasks, and ending up alone. I decided to take half a dropper 30 minutes before heading into work to see what would happen. In my opinion, I had a very productive day at work…” She also wrote that she found it helped her focus better on her writing.
As more and more people get turned onto the CBD oil craze, more and more usages for the cannabinoid will be found and put to work. With all the evidence of positive health benefits rolling in, it couldn’t hurt to add CBD to your health routine as a preventative measure as well.