CBD Plus USA
14209 Baltimore Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707
CBD Plus USA
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Cockeysville, MD 21030
What Is CBD and How Can It Help You?
What Is CBD?
CBD, or Cannabidiol, is one of many phytocannabinoids. Phytocannabinoids are molecules found in the cannabis plant. Scientists have identified over 80 cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Hemp is one of several different types of cannabis plants.
Is CBD the Same As THC (Marijuana)?
No. Although CBD and THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol, are similar molecules, they produce different reactions in the body.
CBD Products are available in many forms and can be ingested in various ways. Here are just a few of the most popular options:
Sublingual Oil. Tinctures are a popular CBD delivery method that can be administered in two ways, via dropper or a spray. Not only are they great tasting, but they also are a user-friendly way to get all-day relief from inflammation, pain anxiety and much more. Effects last 6-8 hours when properly dosed. Thirty days of consistent use is required to awaken dormant receptors to achieve optimal results.
Edibles. Edibles are an easy way to ingest a daily dose of CBD. The effects last from 4-6 hours, but can take a little longer to start working (usually about 35 minutes). The slow release and longer duration make edibles well-suited for treating chronic conditions that require a steady dose of medicine throughout the day. They’re also great for children and others who can’t or will not ingest CBD in other forms. To achieve optimal results, start with small doses and wait at least an hour before consuming more.
Capsules. Capsules and gel caps are perfect for people on the go. Taken much like vitamins, the capsule has effects similar in duration to edibles.
Topical Treatments. Topical treatments, such as pain creams and salves can be applied directly to the affected area. Topical treatments are great for pain, inflammation and arthritis. Some have been known to treat skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema. Pain relief can last 3-5 hours.
Breathables. Breathable treatments like CBD flower, cartridges, pre-rolls, CBD nose sprays and inhalers are the quickest way to get the molecule into your bloodstream and get relief. Inhaling CBD is perfect to get fast-acting relief that can take out pain and anxiety in a matter of minutes. Breathables are best for sudden bursts of pain, anxiety and other ailments.
How Does CBD Work?
The human body produces natural cannabinoids for use within the endocannabinoid system. CBD, as a phytocannabinoid with a similar chemical structure to the body‘s endocannabinoids, is able to influence many of the body‘s systems for maintaining health and homeostasis.
What are the Differences Between CBD Isolate, Broad Spectrum, and Full Spectrum Products?
Isolate products contain only CBD molecules and are the safest cannabis therapy products for those who are subject to drug tests.
Broad Spectrum products have all the major phytocannabinoids except for THC, and Full Spectrum products additionally incorporate the federally legal limit of 0.3% THC. Broad and Full Spectrum products take advantage of the phenomenon known as the Entourage Effect.
The Entourage Effect is the term scientists coined to explain why the impact of the whole cannabis plant is greater than any of its components acting independently.
What Is the Difference Between CBD, THC (Marijuana), and Hemp Seed Oil?
CBD, THC, and hemp seed oil are derivatives of the cannabis plant, but they each have different properties.
THC binds to receptors (CB1) mainly in the brain and spinal cord, which can result in intoxication. When THC is used medicinally, it is, among other benefits, a very successful pain reliever.
CBD activates several different receptors and ion channels throughout the body. These interactions positively promote the healing process. For example, CBD helps reduce skin inflammation when applied directly to the inflamed area.
Hemp seed oil is derived from the sterilized seeds of the cannabis plant. It doesn‘t contain any phytocannabinoids. Hemp seed oil is, however, a superfood, due to its high concentration of omega fatty acids and antioxidants.