CBD is Growing in Popularity
CBD seems to be popping up everywhere—from online to health & beauty stores to gas stations—and it doesn’t look like CBD products are going away anytime soon. Nor should they. Since the 2018 Farm Act passed, the legalization of hemp-derived CBD has ignited a surge in CBD brands and CBD products like edibles, oils, tinctures, topicals & creams, capsules and vape juice. This makes it very challenging for consumers to choose which CBD product is best for them and their lifestyle. Additionally, it can be overwhelming and stressful to choose amongst the thousands of CBD products available which is very counterproductive for those looking into CBD for their stress or anxiety.
CBD is shown to affect the CB1 receptors in the brain, which may also impact serotonin. Low serotonin levels are found in those suffering from depression or anxiety.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (or CBD for short) is a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in hemp. While CBD and THC are easily the most recognizable cannabinoids to the general public, the hemp plant contains more than 100 cannabinoids, including CBC, CBDa, CBDV, CBG and CBN.
Each cannabinoid is being sought after for its unique therapeutic health properties, and while the terms CBD Oil, Hemp Extract Oil, CBD Oil Tincture and CBD Hemp Oil are used interchangeably, there are some differences. They all may contain CBD, whereas the Hemp Extract Oil, CBD Tincture and CBD Hemp Oil may include more than just CBD like other cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids. Are you confused yet? This is why we always recommend reviewing nutrition labels and COAs to verify the cannabinoid profile, purity and potency in any CBD product to ensure the right product for you.
CBD Oil Tinctures
Many consumers are turning to CBD and other cannabinoids as scientific research is showing their ability to assist and support people with a myriad of health ailments; ranging from stress to pain. Let’s take a closer look at how the beneficial properties of Pure CBD Oil and CBD Oil tinctures may specifically benefit those looking to better manage their everyday stress.
As moms, we know stress all too well. Sometimes it can feel like we are on a hamster wheel with the never-ending planning, preparing, errands, playdates, activities, drop-offs and so forth. It can be taxing and exhausting. Am I right? For this very reason, we are seeing moms gravitate towards CBD to better support and help their mental and physical health.
CBD for Stress
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) performed testing trials and released a report in 2019 that showed CBD decreased stress in animals. The subjects were observed and CBD was credited for improving their behavioral and physiological symptoms including breathing and heart rate levels.
CBD is shown to affect the CB1 receptors in the brain, which may also impact serotonin. Low serotonin levels are found in those suffering from depression or anxiety. Medications for low serotonin levels like Zoloft of Prozac are not natural and synthetically alter the chemicals produced by the brain. If you are concerned about synthetic medications impacting the brain’s chemical production, CBD and other cannabinoids may be a great alternative. As always, safety is of our utmost concern so please consult with your doctor before making changes to your medications, or if you are interested in supplementing CBD Oil Tinctures in lieu of these medications.
If you are concerned about synthetic medications impacting the brain’s chemical production, CBD and other cannabinoids may be a great alternative.
Which CBD Oil Tincture is Best for Stress?
In your research, you may have come across terms like Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum or Pure CBD Oil. Full Spectrum Hemp Oil like Veré includes naturally occurring cannabinoids CBD, CBDa, CBDV, CBG, CBC and less than 0.3% trace of THC; in addition to other beneficial hemp compounds like terpenes and flavonoids to support your well-being.
Research is indicating that consuming multiple cannabinoids is more advantageous as the cannabinoids amplify the wholesome properties of one another and interact synergistically (called the “entourage effect”) to achieve a natural state of homeostasis in the body.
Broad Spectrum CBD Oil is a THC-free CBD Oil tincture that also includes a variety of cannabinoids like CBD, CBDa, CBDV, CBC and CBN from the original hemp plant. This is a great option for consumers who want to shy away fromTHC in their CBD Tincture.
And lastly, Pure CBD Oil only contains CBD and very trace amounts of Cannabidivarin (CBDV), a homolog cannabinoid of CBD.
Not Every CBD Oil is Created Equal.
While there is no shortage of CBD products available, not all CBD is created equal. As a consumer, it is important to consider the following when you buy CBD:
- Potency and diversity of cannabinoids
- Other ingredients in the CBD product
- CBD extraction methods used to formulate the CBD product
- Customer reviews and experiences with the CBD brand
- 3rd-party lab tests to verify potency, purity, quality and safety of the CBD product
- Product guarantees
- Customer service
- Made in the US for safety and regulations
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