Health Benefits of CBD

If you’re just starting to explore CBD, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about. CBD products are available widely in health shops and pharmacies and come with a long list of benefits. These products help to reduce pain naturally, as well as the symptoms of stress and anxiety. If you’re trying to decide whether CBD oil is your thing, whether you should try zeal CBD capsules or CBD cream, read on and we’ll tell you everything you need to know. 

What is it? 

CBD is a natural substance derived from the cannabis plant. Products that contain CBD are free of the chemical THC which is the compound also found in the cannabis plant that is responsible for feeling ‘high’, often associated with cannabis. Once the cannabidiol is extracted from the cannabis plant, it is mixed with a carrier such as olive or coconut oil.  CBD products are sold now in health shops and pharmacies, so buying a quality brand is easy, however, if you’re buying online or trying a product you’ve never used before, it is always best to check that it has been lab-tested. Reading reviews can also be helpful.

What are the benefits? 

CBD boasts a long list of health and wellness benefits. It has anti-inflammatory properties which can be used to treat aching joints and muscle pain naturally, without nasty added chemicals. It can help to reduce feelings of anxiety and stress, bringing you a sense of calm and helping you to focus. It can help you to get a better night’s sleep and leave you feeling more positive. It can also help to boost your immune system, soothe skin conditions, and can reduce symptoms of seizures. 

What products are available? 

If you’re thinking about trying CBD, there are a range of different products available to suit you and your requirements. Here is a list of products available that may be beneficial to you: 

  • CBD oil – oil is a way of adding CBD to your food and drink, or directly under the tongue. It is great for anyone that enjoys an earthy, natural taste and allows full control of how much you’re consuming. They are portable, so you can get your dose of CBD wherever you are. 
  • CBD cream – Cream is great for targeting specific problem areas that may be causing pain and discomfort. It is absorbed directly through the skin and is easy to apply, just like an everyday moisturizer. It can come in the form of a face, hand, or body cream. It can be used to soothe skin and aching muscles. 
  • CBD gummies – Natural relief in the form of sweets, what’s not to love? These gummies are just as tasty as any other chewy sweet, can be eaten on the go, and absorbed into the body quickly, so you can feel the benefits as soon as possible. 
  • CBD capsules – A pre-measured capsule of CBD that allows you to simply take your preferred dose with your morning coffee. Taking it as a capsule means it is absorbed and digested quickly, providing quick and effective pain relief.