Frequently Asked Questions About CBD
The cannabis plant has monopolized the interest of both the world and science for many years. It has often become a topic of debate and debate about how it is used, what it causes and what it can offer. One of the essential constituents of the plant is the substance of cannabidiol, or CBD.
In this article, we will focus on the most frequently asked questions about this beneficial substance.
Cannabidiol (CBD) exists and is found naturally in the cannabis plant. Cannabidiol is the most well-known non-psychoactive substance of all those found in the cannabis plant called cannabinoids. CBD Oil, or CBD Oil, is an oil extracted from the cannabis plant and contains a very high concentration of cannabidiol.
Terpenes are the essential oils found in various plants. They are also responsible for the aroma of plants and flowers. The cannabis plant has about 200 terpenes and it owes its special smell. Terpenes have been scientifically proven to have tremendous benefits and work with cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol, and together they form a relationship called ‘entourage effect’, that is, environmental impact.
Cannabidiol has no psychoactive properties in the body, in simple words you are not ‘high’. It contributes to the overall well-being of the body and reduces pain and muscle spasms in the body. It is effective anti-inflammatory and helps in diseases like cancer, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression and many more. It reduces stress, stops nausea and vomiting, is antioxidant and neuroprotective. You can read an article about the benefits of cannabidiol here
Our body naturally has what is called an ‘endocannabinoid system’. This means that our body produces its own cannabinoids, called endocannabinoids. The role of the endocannabinoid system is to regulate ‘homeostasis’. By homeostasis we mean regulating the body at normal levels and maintaining balance (e.g. body temperature) Read about the endocannabinoid system here
Cannabidiol is available in a wide variety of products with many different uses. The 4 main ways of use are:
- tinctures and sprays cannabidiol
- Local lotions and creams
- Cannabidiol capsules
- Products inhaled and smoked, with vapes.
Tinctures at this time are the most popular.
Cannabinoids, and in particular cannabidiol, interact with the natural receptors in our bodies, CB1 and CB2. The first receptor is in the brain and the second in our immune system. Cannabidiol works with these receptors to properly regulate the functioning of the body and to protect against threats.
On June 30, 2017, the medical use of cannabis in Greece was officially legalized by a Joint Ministerial Decision. Legalization has been signed and published in the Government Gazette. Legislation on cannabidiol in Greece states that cannabidiol is not included in the drug list as it does not contain the illegal substance of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) above the legal 0,2%.
Yes, you can and it’s completely safe. Pets benefit from the beneficial effect of cannabidiol in a similar way to us. They help with pain, epileptic seizures, inflammation and anxiety. Just keep in mind that the dosage should obviously be much lower than that given to humans.
Cannabidiol tinctures are administered orally and come with a precise dropper to be absolutely sure of dosage. Try to hold the drops sublingually for 30-60 seconds. The longer they stay there, the better the absorption by the body.
Of course you can. Cannabidiol oil is vegetable and natural and can be mixed with foods and beverages safely.
Not unequivocally. Cannabidiol is non-toxic and non-psychoactive in the body. All products are made from CBD oil, which comes from organic cannabis crops and contains minimal amounts of THC. THC alone is responsible for feeling relaxed and changing behavior, and without it, there are no side effects.
No. Cannabidiol oil is a medicinal product and has a high concentration in the beneficial substance of cannabidiol. Cannabis oil does not contain cannabidiol and is produced from its seeds. It is a nutritional product and is used for its high nutritional value.
Every body is different and operates in a different way. However, cannabidiol has been investigated as a highly effective anxiolytic and antipsychotic. Anxiety problems are a common reason why people choose to use cannabidiol.
Cannabidiol has been shown in many studies to be safe to use, even at high doses. It won’t cause you any side effects, but there is the case of overdose. In this case the greatest side effect will be an overwhelming feeling of relaxation or drowsiness.
They even exist and are specially formulated to contain the substance of cannabidiol. The most common edible cannabidiol products are chocolates, candies and chewing gum.