Cannabis, which is popularly known as hemp is gotten from the cannabis plant. The active compounds present in cannabis are: cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV, THV), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and lots more. The tetrahydrocannabinol is a very psychoactive compound. On the other hand, Cannabidiol does not contain this psychoactive element that is found in THC.
Studies have shown that CBD is a pain reliever and therapeutic cure for seizure and other ailments. Although, the mechanism of action of CBD on seizure (which is commonly referred to as epilepsy is unknown).
Removing cannabidiol from cannabis plants and reducing the concentration by adding any oil either olive or coconut oil (what have you) gives the CBD oil Canada. It can be used in various ways. It can either be eaten (taking consumable CBD products such as chocolates and gummies) or mixing with your food. It can also be taken straight but it is recommended that it is used under the tongue.
Another way CBD oil Canada can be used is in the form of a capsule and can also be applied on the skin directly in the form of cream. Studies have shown that CBD is more effective when there are other cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. A little THC energizes the CBD present in our endocannabinoid system.
CBD oil Canada can be used to give medical care to many health challenges such as arthritis, inflammation, seizures, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, skin conditions, anxiety, depression and cancer. CBD can also be used for some other purposes not mentioned here.
It is very important to take the right dosage of CBD for effectivity. You can start with a meagre amount and with time you can increase the usage depending on your ailment. For a 10,000mg bottle, It is advisable to use 20mg of CBD which is equivalent to four drops of the oil. Use cannabidiol just as prescribed by the doctor or as directed on the label.
Some active ingredients in CBD may cause some unwanted effects. Although some of these side effects may not occur but if it occurs, please seek medical attention. It is important you see a doctor for any of the following side effects if observed while using any CBD related product:
- Dry mouth
- Low blood pressure
- Changes in weight
There has been no report on any side effect of application of CBD on the skin but it is advisable to follow prescriptions. It is not safe for pregnant women or breastfeeding women to use cannabidiol. This is because cannabidiol has some detrimental substances in it which is likely to affect the pregnancy and the baby.
It is very easy to find CBD brands on the net but do ensure you research information about the CBD brand you are about to use so as to avoid fake and low standard products or even synthetic CBD. This could be very harmful. Try as much as possible to go for acclaimed brands.