A large majority of our customers are not interested in high THC / illegal cannabis. Initially, most are unsure what to expect from CBD derived from Hemp (low THC cannabis). The fact is that CBD derived from Hemp, whether full spectrum, broad spectrum or isolate (THC free), cannot get you high. Understanding your CBD extract
So, What is CBD?
CBD is a compound naturally found in the cannabis plant. The non-psychoactive cousin to THC, CBD can’t get you high. Instead, when ingested, CBD gets to work on your body’s endocannabinoid system. Our body’s endocannabinoid system is in charge of regulating sleep patterns, appetite and general mood. Our bodies already produce cannabinoids in its regulation of emotion and sleep – ingesting CBD can trigger the release of more.
What does CBD do?
In addition to triggering the release of cannabinoids, CBD works with the nervous system to intercept the transmission of all signals in the body. It also influences the release of specific hormones and enzymes supportive of digestive health and cognitive function. So what does this have to do with anxiety? Read on for 5 reasons.
Pass On The “Scary High”
When CBD is suggested to most, we are skeptical. After all, CBD comes from the same plant as THC. However, CBD does not get you high or make you feel intoxicated. In fact, some experts argue that CBD helps counteract the anxious, paranoid, “scary high” feelings of THC. So the next time you start feeling too high and that paranoia sets in, take a dose of CBD to calm down and chill out.
CBD For Self Care
Many people rely on that glass of red wine (or a cold beer) to unwind after a long day of work. A lot of us have a hard time both relaxing and getting a good night’s sleep and most of us count on that glass of rosé to help me take a load off and slip off to dreamland. With the chorus getting louder on the harmful effects of alcohol on women and CBD’s surge in popularity, Drinking a mug of CBD tea in the evening after work could result in a calming ritual that helps relax your body, quiet your mind and prepare you for bed.
Cannabis Doesn’t Make Me Nauseous…
We have not received feedback nor encountered nausea or thrown up from hemp-derived CBD, but the same cannot be said for alcoholic beverages. In fact, personal experience with CBD suggests that it may help tame the awful feelings associated with nausea. In combination with other ethically sourced herbs regularly found in teas (such as peppermint, ginger, lemongrass and liquorice) can add to the synergy of effects.
…Or Disrupt My Sleep Schedule
While a glass of wine can act as a helpful sedative, too much alcohol can disrupt your sleep, leaving you feeling groggy in the morning. On the other hand, CBD works with your endocannabinoid system to promote sleep and actually stabilise how you sleep. Perhaps swap your evening glass of wine for a mug of Golden Dream CBD Tea, We would encourage trying this out to see whether you can experience more REM sleep – the type of deep sleep that gives you the rest your body really craves.
… Or Ruin My Diet Plan
Sure, weed has the reputation of causing a late night munchie attack. Whilst both CBD and THC may be used to stimulate appetite, CBD tea itself has zero calories. On the other hand, the average glass of wine has 132 calories. You do the math! Why not switch to a mug of zero-calorie CBD tea every night. Shop The Brothers Apothecary sale now (offer ends midnight 7th August 2019).
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