CBD is short form of Cannabidiol. Cannabidiol can be found in the plant named Cannabis. In the year 1940, CBD was discovered and at that time no one thought that it might be used in the pharmaceutical industry. These days you can get it in form of oil, lotions, ointments and creams.
Different Ways to Use CBD
There are different ways to use the CBD. You can inhale it in the form of either vapor or smoke and consume it. It is also available in the form of spray which can easily be used by the consumer. It is sprayed on the cheeks for better results. If you are not comfortable with the above to methods to consume it you can put oil of CBD directly into your mouth.
There are some CBD strains perfect for various health issues. Some use it for pain relief, for seizure, to relax, for sleep aid and others. Here are some strains high in CBD:
- Charlotte’s Web
- Ringo’s Gift
Process of CBD Absorption
Anyone who consumes CBD products like hard candies, tinctures, gummies etc. the absorption of CBD is takes place directly into the bloodstream with the help of tissues present in the mouth. So, consumption of it does not need any sort of digestion as it easy gets absorbed in the mouth itself. Moreover, it also depends on which part of mouth you have placed CBD. If you have placed it under your tongue then in that case the absorption will be the fastest.
The CBD can be absorbed properly into your bloodstream by absorption in the small intestines and the liver. If you take cookies or pills then the CBD will only be processed in liver and after that it will be absorbed in the blood stream. This process might take numerous hours to take effect. It usually takes two hours for the effect to continue and this depends on numerous factors that are listed below:
- Individual’s tolerance level
- Individual’s metabolic rate
- Food/drug Interaction
Effect Of CBD
Till the time the effect of CBD is there in your body it increases the level of endocannabinoids that is produced in your body. Mostly people take it as it helps in relaxing the body and gives the relief to the whole body. For those who are looking forward to reducing inflammation or pain CBD is the best option.
The side effects of CBD cannot be overruled at any cost. It reduces sedation and intoxication. In few people who have consumed it has experienced tiredness and diarrhea as well. You might also experience sleeping problems and change is appetite. Fatigue and Insomnia are other side effects that cannot be ignored.