Cannabidiol or CBD is a natural chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. The extract from the cannabis plant is used to manufacture CBD oil, which is very popular because of its number of health benefits. Around 108 different types of cannabis or cannabinoids have been isolated.
CBD oil is gaining popularity due to its numerous therapeutic properties. The oil does not contain the psychoactive compound, Delta-9 Tetra Hydro cannabinol or THC, present in the cannabis plant.
How is it used?
CBD is available in numerous forms. However, the usage depends on needs and preferences. Some of the common forms of CBD are:
Edibles: The broad range of products that can be either eaten or can be drunk like chocolates and gummies. The time to show its effects can range from 20 minutes to 4 hours.
Oil or tincture: These are concentrated and processed forms of cannabinoid that can be placed under the tongue using a dropper or can be applied to the body to be absorbed into your bloodstream.
Topical: These are CBD infused creams, lotions, and oils intended to be directly used hair, nails, and skin. The oils and creams are commonly used to treat pain and are also used in skincare and haircare products.
Capsules and Pills: This form of CBD can be ingested orally and can be consumed like vitamins or other drugs. It generally contains CBD isolates and We the people hemp.
Vaping: It involves inhaling the vaporized liquid containing CBD oil just like e-cigarettes. Usually, it does not contain Nicotine if CBD oil is present. But, in some variations, CBD oil is mixed with Nicotine too.