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Things to know before buying a CBD product

CBD, an overview

CBD (Cannabidiol) is a compound obtained from Cannabis Sativa plants. It is mostly extracted from Marijuana or Hemp plants. Although Cannabis is known for giving a high, CBD products will not induce any harmful effects and will provide some health benefits. CBD products include oils, pain creams, beauty products, and much more. If you are living in a state where CBD usage is legal like Canada, you easily find CBD oil online via a search forĀ CBD oil Canada. However, there will be some cheap products that will contain some toxic additional products that will be harmful to human or animal intake. You should not price shop the CBD products. High quality oils and creams will be of high prices. Let us discuss some facts about them in brief in this article.

Facts and FAQs on CBD

How is CBD oil extracted?

CBD oil is extracted from Marijuana or Hemp plants. The solvent extraction method and CO2 extraction method are the two types of CBD oil extraction. The former will use natural and artificial solvents like propane, petroleum, olive oil, and ethanol. Carbon dioxide extraction will need supercritical CO2 to extract CBD oil from Hemp plants stored at high pressure. You can go for CO2 extracted oils for safety, but the process will cost higher. In solvent-extraction methods, natural solvents will not leave any toxic residues on the product like in the case of petroleum or butane.

What are the health benefits of CBD oils?

CBD oil will be helpful in the following

  • Pain relief
  • Reduction of anxiety and depression
  • Reducing the severity of cancer and its symptoms
  • Reduce some types of skin issues
  • Prevention of neurological disorders by the activation of the endocannabinoid system
  • Heart health, and some other potential benefits.

What is THC in CBD oils?

THC stands for Tetrahydrocannabinol. It is the psychoactive compound in CBD oils that will give a high condition when taken. CBD extracted from Marijuana will have highly concentrated THC content, and that from Hemp plants will contain 0.3% of it. So, if you are using CBD oil for health benefits, you should avoid Marijuana products.

Can we use CBD oil for dog health?

Although there is no clear research evidence for the benefits of CBD oil on dogs, some doctors claim that these products can help dogs in allergy, arthritis, cancer, epilepsy, seizures, and some more diseases.

What is meant by full or broad-spectrum CBD oils?

Full or Broad-spectrum CBD oils will contain many other cannabinoids in addition to CBD that will provide combinational health benefits. You can see the full spectrum identification in the label.

How long you should wait for the CBD oil to work?

Usually, CBD oils will start working within two hours of intake when taken orally.

Safety Note

Since there are no proven results for the benefits and side effects of CBD oil usage, it is advisable to take limited dosages of it. You should consult with your doctor before taking CBD oil, both for you and your dog.

Atticus Bennett: Atticus, a sports nutritionist, provides dietary advice for athletes, tips for muscle recovery, and nutrition plans to support peak performance.