By Dan Nosowitz
The budding research on cannabidiol, or CBD, attracts a great deal of interest in the agricultural field.
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Maybe you've been hearing a lot about CBD lately. But what is it? What can it do for you? And why is CBD from CBDfx so outstanding?
CBD Side Effects vs. Pharmaceutical Side Effects<p>In some cases, CBD users will experience such mild <a href="https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/cannabidiol-cbd-what-we-know-and-what-we-dont-2018082414476" target="_blank">side effects</a> as tiredness, moodiness and nausea. However, when present, those side effects tend to be very <a href="https://www.thestreet.com/lifestyle/what-are-the-side-effects-of-cbd-oil--14933788" target="_blank">moderate</a> at worst. And many people have no problem whatsoever <a href="https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/consumer-health/expert-answers/is-cbd-safe-and-effective/faq-20446700" target="_blank">tolerating</a> this substance.</p><p>By contrast, <a href="https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/196135.php" target="_blank">pharmaceutical side effects</a> can sometimes be acute. They include dizziness, headaches and muscle pains, nausea and vomiting, insomnia, rashes, diarrhea, dehydration, blurry vision, constipation and weight gain.</p><p>In particular, the <a href="https://www.epilepsy.org.au/strong-foundations/how-epilepsy-can-affect-learning/side-effects-of-antiepileptic-medications/" target="_blank">side effects of epileptic drugs</a> can be severe. Depression, confusion and memory loss, weight loss, fatigue, vertigo, tremors, slurred speech, angry outbursts and hair loss are among them. CBD offers a huge beacon of hope to people who have had a difficult time tolerating their existing epilepsy treatment.</p><p>What's more, consider these facts about the safety of CBD:</p><ul><li>It's classified as nontoxic.</li><li>It's not intoxicating.</li><li>It doesn't raise a person's blood pressure or heart rate.</li><li>It doesn't lead to psychological problems.</li><li>You almost certainly won't get addicted to CBD, even if you were to use it on a regular basis and in high doses.</li><li>It appears that people are <a href="https://www.marieclaire.com/health-fitness/a26933414/cbd-everything-you-need-to-know/" target="_blank">unable to overdose </a>on CBD.</li></ul><p>Of course, medical experts will continue to investigate CBD. But, so far, the results of formal studies have been extremely promising. Again and again, researchers have confirmed this substance's excellent potential and minimal side effects.</p>
CBD Vape Juice by CBDfx<p>At CBDfx, our top-notch <a href="https://cbdfx.com/collections/cbd-vape-pens/" target="_blank">CBD vape pens</a> come with enticing flavors, including strawberry lemonade and fresh mint. And every aspect of our CBD is organic; there's no artificial flavoring here.</p><p>These pens are simple to operate. You don't even have to charge them. Instead, as soon as you buy one, you can pull it out of its packaging and start using it on the spot. Plus, you can carry it with you wherever you go, and no one will realize that you have this item with you.</p><p>Then, after you've enjoyed all of the CBD that it contains, you can just throw this vape pen away and move on to the next one.</p><p>Our medium-strength pens contain 50 mg of CBD, and they supply users with a strong concentration of <a href="https://www.besthealthmag.ca/best-you/wellness/health-benefits-of-terpenes/" target="_blank">terpenes</a> as well. Terpenes are hydrocarbons that come from certain kinds of plants, including citrus plants. And they offer health benefits of their own. To name just a few, they may potentially fight tumors, ease inflammation, and even relieve pain. They may help to prevent seizures, too.</p><p>On top of that, when you take in CBD and terpenes at the same time, those two compounds likely magnify each other's benefits. Together, they're more than the sum of their parts. That's a phenomenon known as the "entourage effect," a hot subject of current research.</p><p>Last but not least, our CBD comes to us via the ultra-clean CO2 extraction method. This technique uses liquefied carbon dioxide to dissolve plant matter. When CBD is sourced in this way, the resulting product is especially pure.</p>
Conclusion<p>In sum, as long as it comes from a trustworthy source, CBD is a safe and convenient product to use. And CBDfx is exactly the trustworthy source you've been looking for. CBDfx even makes laboratory batch reports publicly available on their website, so you can see exactly what's inside the product you're taking.</p><p>Indeed, it's fun to vape CBD alone or with friends. With or without flavoring, its taste is delightful!</p><p>Above all, CBD holds great promise for people's physical and psychological well-being, in the short term and over the long haul. If this sounds good to you, CBD vaping could become a key component of a healthy and happy lifestyle.</p>
By Kristi Pahr
The importance of a good night's sleep can't be overstated. So often, we stay up late trying to milk the day for as much time as we can get — then wake up early feeling tired and bleary. Or we toss and turn in bed, replaying the events of the day or the week or the month, our brains cranked up until midnight while our bodies lay there exhausted.
CBD to the Rescue<p>Chances are by now you've heard about <a href="https://www.healthline.com/health/your-cbd-guide#1" target="_blank">cannabidiol (CBD)</a>, the non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis. It's made its way to the forefront of the wellness movement.</p><p><span></span>Initial research shows that CBD, which doesn't get you high, can be useful in the <a href="https://www.healthline.com/health/cbd-oil-benefits" target="_blank">treatment</a> of a number of conditions, including:</p><ul><li>anxiety</li><li>depression</li><li>chronic pain</li><li>inflammation</li><li>skin conditions, such as eczema</li><li>some seizure disorders</li></ul><p>Good news for you: It can also improve sleep. CBD taken at least an hour before bed <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28349316" target="_blank">can improve insomnia</a> and promote a restful night's sleep.</p>
CBD Sleep Cocktail<p>Writer and CBD expert <a href="http://honestcbdreviews.com/" target="_blank">Gabriel Aly</a> takes CBD every night before bed mixed into a tasty and simple juice cocktail containing tart cherries — a natural source of melatonin — and valerian root, which has been used historically to promote sleep.</p><h3>Ingredients</h3><ul><li>1 cup tart cherry juice</li><li>1 cup white grape juice</li><li>1/2 dropper valerian root tincture</li><li>Preferred dose of CBD oil</li></ul><h3>Directions</h3><ol><li>Simply mix all ingredients.</li><li>Enjoy before bed.</li></ol>
Gabriel’s Favorite CBD Oils<ul> <li>One of the most potent full-spectrum oils I've tried came from a company called <a target="_blank" href="https://terravidaonline.com/">TerraVida</a>.</li></ul><ul> <li>Another company I love is <a target="_blank" href="https://www.lazarusnaturals.com/">Lazarus Naturals</a>. They use an alcohol extraction method and focus on quality control. Their prices are amazing and they offer 60 percent off to veterans, people with long-term disabilities, and people from low-income households.</li></ul><ul><li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.thecbdistillery.com/">CBDistillery</a> is another well-known company that sells both full-spectrum and CBD isolate oils. Their CBD is extracted through the CO2 extraction method and they also use hemp sourced in the US.</li></ul>
More CBD Recipes<p>If you're interested in sampling more CBD recipes, this <a href="https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/cbd-oil-smoothie-pain-recipe#1" target="_blank">mango smoothie</a> is designed to help alleviate pain and this <a href="https://www.healthline.com/health/delicious-cbd-coffee-espresso-recipe#1" target="_blank">peppermint chocolate espresso</a> incorporates CBD as a way to balance out coffee jitters.</p>
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By Kristi Pahr
This could be the delicious anti-inflammatory treat you've been looking for.
Cannabis and Pain<p>For more than <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6736a2.htm" target="_blank">20 percent of Americans</a>, chronic pain is part of daily life. Many <a href="https://www.healthline.com/health-news/america-is-losing-the-war-on-chronic-pain" target="_blank">aren't getting the relief</a> they need.</p><p>Pain treatments have been typically limited to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioid medications, which carry the risk of addiction. Both have risks of side effects. With opioids frequently in the headlines, many people with chronic pain can't get access to the medication they depend on to get through the day without intense pain.</p><p>As a possible alternative to long-term opioid use for chronic pain, many people are turning to cannabis. Cannabis has a long history of medical use and is especially effective in the treatment of pain.</p><p><a href="https://www.healthline.com/health/your-cbd-guide" target="_blank">Cannabidiol (CBD)</a> has gained mainstream attention for its effectiveness in treating a number of conditions including pain, both acute and chronic.</p><p><strong>Combining CBD and THC</strong></p><p><strong></strong>In states where medical marijuana is legal, a combination of CBD and THC can be used for pain to great effect, and is more potent than when CBD is used alone. The complementary nature of the compounds is known as the entourage effect.</p>
Best 3 Recommended CBD Oils<p>If medical marijuana isn't available legally in your state, you might still be able to find relief from chronic or acute pain by using hemp-derived CBD.</p><p><span></span>CBD extracts are available in multiple forms, but the most popular is an oil base. CBD oils can be mixed into many different recipes for ingestion or added to lotions, massage oils, or balms at different concentrations to match your need.</p><p>Below are CBD oils recommended by <a href="https://www.green-flower.com/" target="_blank">Green Flower Media</a> and <a href="https://www.cannainsider.com/" target="_blank">CannaInsider</a>:</p><ul> <li><a href="https://www.cwhemp.com/cannabinoid-hemp-oil-cbd-supplement-everyday" target="_blank">Charlotte's Web Hemp Oil</a></li><li><a href="https://nuleafnaturals.com/product/240mg-full-spectrum-cbd-oil-high-grade-hemp-extract/" target="_blank">NuLeaf Naturals Full Spectrum CBD Oil</a></li><li><a href="https://medterracbd.com/product-cbd-tincture.asp" target="_blank">Medterra MedOil CBD Tinctures</a></li></ul><p><span></span></p>
CBD Mango Smoothie Recipe for Pain Relief<p>Author and cannabis advocate <a href="https://www.posyandkettle.com/" target="_blank">Sandra Hinchcliffe</a> shares a favorite smoothie recipe from her forthcoming book "<a href="https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1510743685?tag=simonsayscom" target="_blank">CBD Every Day</a>."</p><p><span></span>CBD oil is mixed with mango and orange juice for a refreshing drink to ease your aches and pains.</p><p>Research has shown that mango can heighten the effects of cannabinoids because they share a compound called myrcene which is a terpene found in both cannabis and mango.</p><p>The result? A more effective, longer-lasting experience.</p><p>Citrus fruits also contain a large quantity of antioxidants, giving them anti-inflammatory properties. That makes this smoothie the perfect vehicle for your pain-relieving CBD oil dose.</p><p><strong>Sandra's Mango Canna-Booster Smoothie</strong></p><p>Serves: 2 smoothies (8 oz each)</p><p><strong>Ingredients</strong></p><ul><li>1 cup fresh-squeezed blood orange juice, room temperature (you can substitute any fresh-squeezed orange juice)</li><li>⅓ cup fresh coconut milk</li><li>Preferred or specific dose of CBD oil</li><li>2 large or 3 medium mangoes, sliced and partially frozen</li><li>½ cup ice</li></ul><p><strong>Directions</strong></p><ol><li>To a blender, add the orange juice, coconut milk, and CBD oil. Blend until creamy.</li><li>Add the frozen mango and ice into the blender. Blend until icy and creamy.</li><li>Serve immediately. Enjoy!</li></ol>
By Stephanie Garr
The topic of cannabis (marijuana) has become far less taboo in recent years, but there are still many misconceptions—and fears—about its use as a medicinal plant.
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There's plenty of anecdotal evidence that Cannabidiol (CBD) oil—a concentrated oily extract made from cannabis—can help treat a variety of ailments. It's said to help with everything from epileptic seizures to opioid addiction, PTSD to arthritis.