Since the beginning of the human race, depression has always been the major cause of many disasters as well as much emotional chaos in human lives. Depression is the kind of emotional feeling that you have when you think every hope in life is lost. Even when the sun is shining and the weather is alright, the birds are singing as they always do and everyone around is full of optimism and hype. Whenever you are depressed, you will be feeling sad and low as if you do not have hope at all. However, we would deal with this depression by using CBD oil in this content.
Everyone goes through a phase of depression at some phase of their lives. However, when most people feel like this, they recovered with the help of a conversation with a good friend or with the aid of night rest or the combination of both. After this, we continue our daily activities as if nothing had happened a day or two ago.
But there are some exceptional cases where some people would not be able to overcome the depression because of the level of depth as well as despair it has dumped them.
It seems to be an external feeling that they will feel and won’t be able to escape from it, in such case they need help urgently. This can occur as a result of inheritance from the parents or when an individual is facing a hard circumstance which is very difficult to handle and such situation continually leads to depression.
When you Want To Treat The Cause of Depression
When you are forced to seek help from a doctor because of depression, there is the likelihood that he would prescribe an anti-depressant for you for certain duration. And if the first medication did not work, he can then prescribe a stronger drug. Whatever the case is, it has been proven statistically that about 66% of patients are treated for depression. Anti-depressant would likely alleviate the feeling for the rest of the patients. But if you did not treat the major cause of the depression, once you stop the medication, the depression will likely come back with a vengeance.
Apart from the symptoms mentioned earlier, depression can also result to insomnia, listlessness, loss of appetite. Even the side effect is alarming in people that do not benefit from using antidepressants. A good illustration is a strain that the use of antidepressants put on the patient’s kidneys because it would take a long duration to clean the body system from the chemicals which is contained in the drugs.
There are drugs that can stay in the body system for up to 120 days but most people are not aware of this. It is, however, a bad scenario when you consider some drugs that will be taken on a daily basis.
Addiction of Antidepressants
Most of the antidepressants are also very addictive. The symptoms after withdrawal include a headache, dizziness, nausea as well as hallucinations. A Recent survey also suggests a high rate of suicide when using anti-depressants. Also, there is a need for you to follow a strict administration schedule, and when the dosage is used inappropriately, it may result in illness and other adverse effects.
CBD for Depression
People have been rating the healing benefit of cannabis plant since the very first time it was used for treatment. THC was however glorified for the relaxing qualities which were found in Cannabis. The recent studies conducted shown that CBD also has several healing benefits, yet without any psychoactive reactions. The researcher also found that CBD is completely a non-psychoactive substance. And that is the main reason why it works to counteract the psychoactive effect of THC.
Several researches have been done on CBD which many people now consider as a miracle compound because of its amazing rate of which it treats all types of epileptic seizure conditions. CBD is now found to be able to effectively and successfully treat depression.
Some OBX mice were surgically modified recently and used to test kit for depression and the result obtained showed a near instant improvement in mice which were treated with CBD. After 30 minutes of observation, the mice treated with CBD showed a significant decrease in hyperactivity. This is similar symptoms of hyperactivity and depression in humans.
Why should CBD be considered for depression?
One of the 70 active ingredients found in Cannabis is CBD (Cannabidiol). But CBD is not psychoactive at all like THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which is another active ingredient found in cannabis.
It has also been observed that cannabidiol can counteract the psychoactive property of THC. It has been found very useful in the treatment of various kind of depression and compared to other antidepressant drugs, and also the side effect of CBD can be likened to non-existent. The depression alleviating the effect of CBD is almost with immediate effect.
Who can benefit from using CBD for depression?
Because CBD has no significant side effect, anyone can use it for depression without any fear. Also because it has no psychoactive property, there is no danger of getting “high” when used. It is, however, crucial to remember that during a pregnancy period or if you have any other disease, you should consult your medical practitioner or health care professional before using CBD for depression.
If you have used or currently using other medicines for your depression, it is crucial to inform a medical doctor or a medical practitioner for an advice before changing from the drug to CBD oil. Your medical doctor has the knowledge and is also qualified to give you an advice on the use of CBD for depression. In some countries, it is also legally required in some states as well as some countries that you get the CBD product only when a doctor prescribes the usage.
Currently, in the United State of America, CBD is legal in all the states and can be obtained by anyone who is above 18 years. However, you have to know that the requirement differs from one state to another based on the condition the CBD product can be utilized for. Also if you are not within the United States, It is crucial to find out whether CBD is legal in your own country.
Hey, what’s up, everybody? It’s Buddica Bill from Buddicalife.com, coming to you from my rehearsal studio behind my home. It’s just kind of a quiet place when there’s no music playing so, hopefully not too distracted by the albums on the walls and stuff like that, you know, I like it, its pretty cool.
Where Does CBD Come From?
So, today, we are going to talk about CBD oil, it’s uses, what it is, what it can do for you, different delivery types and things like that. So, we can just get into CBD oil and what it is. CBD is Cannabidiol, it can be taken from the cannabis plant either hemp or marijuana which aren’t really the technical names for the two plants but we would just call it hemp and marijuana as everyone calls it. So, its taken from the hemp plant, it can be THC free.
Can CBD Oil Get You High?
It’s not going to get you high or anything like that .03 THC is like the limit to when it’s considered THC free which is pretty low. So, it’s extracted from the cannabis plant either hemp or marijuana, like I was saying, and then it’s usually put in some type of oil; vegetable oil, grape seed oil, different types of carrier oils that it can be put in there. It comes in different strengths so, you can get the oil that’s, you know, usually the one I see typically is like 250mg, 500, 750. You know there are higher ones too and that’s the concentration of CBD oil that is in the container.
So, each dosage serving size will be, it’s just like kind of like food so, maybe I would give you some examples, I’ll to show you… I’m going to flip this camera around and pull out… Let me see what we have here. So like this one here, this is charlotte’s web and this is, I believe, let me look on the box, it might be easier to read it, this is… So, this one as you can see, it might come out backwards but this is an olive oil, I’ve had other ones that are in grape seed oil. I actually kind of like the grapeseed oil. I like olive oil a little so it may be a kind of strong flavour to it. I don’t know of the actual serving size on this. So, this charlotte’s web per 1ml which is approximately… so, it comes with a dropper inside. Its 23mg so this is on the weaker side but it is good and the extraction method is CO2 extract. It’s one of the methods used.
CBD Oil Benefits
So, people want to know like CBD oil, how does it works and what are the benefits so we would get to some of the benefits of it all but most people start with maybe like for pain.
You hear it can be used for pain and things like that. It can be a good pain reliever. It’s a good anti-inflammatory so; it can help with inflammation and things like that. Also, it can have like a calming effect. So, people do use CBD oil for anxiety and depression. Some people use it if they are having troubles sleeping, they’ll take it before they go to bed.
So, the reason I started using CBD oil was for some pains I was having and it did help those pains. I don’t have anxiety or anything like that. I did notice that it does give me like a calming effect, it does have a calming effect on me but that’s not the reason I was using it. I guess for me, that’s what I would call maybe a side effect but for some people are looking for that. And I’m okay with it. Having that calmness is fine with me. There’s one great story, another reason why other people use it, I was speaking to a person, she was telling me a story about herself where she was allergic to pretty much all pain medication. So, she had pancreatic cancer, her doctor gave her 9 months to live and the only pain medication she told me she could take was dilaudid and I guess that dilaudid just kind of puts you out. She couldn’t take anything else, everything else had a bad reaction with her. So, she was taking that CBD oil just to alleviate pain. Well, the doctors think it helped her with her pancreatic cancer because they gave her 9months to live and she was telling me this was 9years ago. So, the doctor told her, “Whatever you doing, just keep doing it.” So, it was 9 years ago. She was obviously getting it illegally but it was helping her with her pain so she needed something to help with pain that wasn’t going to just make her quality of life just be sleeping all the time and so, she took it and it helped her and she still takes it to this day.
CBD Oil For Acne
Another thing that’s interesting with CBD oil is it can reduce acne so someone that has acne, you can take it. So, someone that has acne, you can take it internally or you can also use it on your skin but it kills, they say it kills some of the bacteria that’s kind of related to having acne. So, it does help with that. I haven’t used it for that but people do use it for that.
It has neural protective properties too so it can. So one of the systems the CBD oil acts on is the endocannabinoid system, I hope I’m saying it right, and that’s like one of the brain signaling system so, it’s similar to how THC works on that system. It reacts to it the same way. I’m not a scientist but… so; it can have some protective properties for like the nervous system.
To Lower Blood Pressure
There have been reports of another benefit and it helps with the circulatory system. These studies are still, I guess kind of new but I hear it has the ability to help to lower high blood pressure so there are some good benefits like some of the stuff with cancer and things like that.
To Help Fight Cancer
People report that it helps with cancer. I don’t know if it’s a cure for cancer but if it’s something that can help a person from their pain from cancer, but you just see more and more stories coming out about this and studies and it’s becoming more accepted even by the FDA and agencies like that. Well, we already kind of talked about delivery systems a little bit.
CBD Creams For Skin
There are creams that… So there are CBD creams you can use on your skin for pain.
CBD Oil Brands
You can take it internally or sublingually, so here it is, we are just going to try and open it. This is that charlotte’s web one. The dropper looks like this and you just take it in and stick it underneath your tongue and you can start with like half a dropper if you wanted to test it. You can start down there and see how your body reacts to it. It’s not like super strong type of stuff where like it’s going to make you high or anything like that but you might just want to start with a lower dosage and that way, instead of just taking more than you need to take and it would last you longer that way. So that’s one way you can take it. You can take it this way. I don’t have any CBD cream with me right now but I can show you that the other way you can take it is by vaping it. I would show you that real quick. So this is a CBD oil vape pen. So the CBD is up here and I guess this is what they call the battery. You just charge it up. You press the button right? And you see it glowing blue there and it would come out that way. This one, I’m not sure which brand this one is but this one is one of the popular brands of vape bright, True is another vape brand. To be honest with you, I don’t remember which brand this one is. I like this one, it has like a CBD oil in it which has like an essential oil in it also so, it has like a nice minty flavor to it. But it has a nice flavor to it. There’s also, for topically, these roll-ons that you can use. Companies are making CBD roll-ons now. It’s kind of like the cream but it’s just a different delivery method.
I’m trying to think of other questions you may have about CBD oil. If you have any questions, I would be happy to, you know, if you put them in the comments below, we can address other questions. Again, you can go to buddicalife.com, we have information there. We have like CBD infographic that kind of shows that shows benefits of the CBD oil, put in all one place. It’s not all the benefits but it’s kind of the popular ones. Also, we have a free CBD oil guide there where you can look at the kind of stuff we’re talking about now but it just puts you down in the guide. We can, I’ll email you that if you want that CBD oil guide. Brand-wise, I’ve used a few different brands. This is charlotte’s web, this one is pretty popular. The one I’m using right now is by a company, it’s called CTFO. They have a CBD oil line that’s pretty good. I’ve tried different ones. Colorado naturals is one I’ve used, new leaf naturals is another one. Oh, for the vape pens, there’s vape bright, I’m trying to think of the other oils but those ones are the really popular ones for CBD oil to take internally. I don’t know I heard a story about Charlotte’s Web that this was named after the creator’s daughter but I’m not sure. I think she was sick and she made this named after her but I’ll have to double check on that for you. But that’s what I heard anyway. So, thanks again for checking out this video, I’m going to make some more videos information CBD oil on any products that come out. Like right now, it just seems like there’s so many CBD oil products coming out. It’s really new so, things are staying fresh with it and there’s some cool stuff out there that are coming down the pipe like they are taking CBD oil and adding them to other stuff. They are just adding more benefits. So instead of straight CBD oil, you can get some things that have other benefits with it so it’s not pure CBD oil. Some people just want pure CBD oil but you can also get it with some of other types of oil that are added to it and are good for your health. Actually, here’s one more thing because people have this question, so you can get hemp oil right? And it may contain a little bit of CBD but the reason why CBD is so much more expensive than hemp oil is hemp oil is just straight hemp oil so, it’s pulled from the hemp plant and made into an oil but to get the CBD chemical or the ingredient, you need a lot of hemp oil to extract CBD from it. That’s why it’s kind of relatively expensive compared to hemp oil. So, that was one thing I was kind of confused about when I was first starting to use CBD oil and looking at the prices and I’m like why is this hemp oil, you can buy a gallon of hemp oil for the same price as a tiny bottle of CBD oil and you see that it’s CBD from hemp. So, the CBD is taken from the hemp. There’s also CBD from cannabis sativa which is the marijuana that would they get you high. There’s more CBD in that but it also comes with a higher THC so I just recommend using CBD from hemp. That way, you’re not looking at any THC in your system unless you are taking extreme amounts of CBD oil. I mean, it’s .03% THC. It’s the legal limit to have inside a CDB from hemp and that’s the only one that’s legal to sell in all 50states is CBD from hemp with less than .03% THC in it. So, like I said, CBD oil is legal in all 50 states but there are some municipalities and things like that you can, that aren’t allowing businesses to sell CBD oil. Cities that aren’t allowing businesses to sell CBD oil. But even though it’s still legal in all 50 states. Federally, it’s legal. There’s some laws now about marijuana and CBD. I’m in Massachusetts and up until recently; I’ve only spent a few years where it’s legal to grow marijuana on your own and use that recreationally or however you want to use it. But up until like very recently, I’m talking months, you couldn’t grow, it was illegal to grow hemp like it just doesn’t make sense right? There are so many things that are right now so confusing and don’t make sense with some of the stuff. It’s kind of a new ground for us right now right? You know, figuring how these stuffs are going to work, marijuana is being legalised in more and more states every year and it seems like and the CBD oil being legal in all 50 states. I don’t look at the recreational side of it but health benefits, marijuana still has health benefits for pain, you know, people have been using it for pain for a long time, thousands of years. It’s a pretty natural way to heal your pain, you know, to alleviate your pain than using some of these drugs that are out there now that the pharmaceutical companies have and just. There’s just bad news out there that it’s just highly addictive and can really ruin your life. So on that note, I just want to say thanks for watching the video. Go and check out buddicalife.com if you’d like to. Buddicalife.com. Check it out. If you have any questions about CBD oil, just leave it down the comments and I will check them out and try to help you out in anyway I can with learning more about CBD oil. Thank you for your time and I look forward to talking to you soon. Bye.
There are many uses for CBD oil, from the treatment of common issues to some that are more out of the ordinary. In today’s post, we’ll talk about the many different ways that users are taking this compound from the cannabis plant to improve their health and their lives.
What Are the Uses of CBD Oil?
The most common reasons that people are taking CBD oil, in any form, is for the relief of pain and stiffness in the body. Many people who have chronic pain swear by its benefits. CBD is a natural way to get rid of pain and inflammation and it can be used a stress or anxiety reliever as well. Many individuals who suffer from chronic pain associated with fibromyalgia or multiple sclerosis take CBD to help lessen these pains.
Dealing With Withdrawal
Studies have shown that CBD may also aid those who have quit smoking. Researchers found that the use of an inhaler containing CBD compound by recent ex-smokers helped them smoke fewer cigarettes and also helped to curb their nicotine cravings.
Besides just cigarette/tobacco withdrawals, there are similar studies that noted the same kind of effects for those who abuse opioids. There was a clear reduction in symptoms like anxiety, pain, insomnia and mood symptoms. While the findings are still early, there is promising evidence that the use of CBD oil can help with withdrawal symptoms.
Mental Health Disorders
You may have seen viral videos of the effects of CBD oil on those who suffer seizures. Many individuals who are afflicted with epilepsy have taken CBD oil and noticed a dramatic reduction in the frequency of their seizures as well as the severity of them. There are noted anti-seizure properties in CBD, while the risk of side effects are low for users.
Beyond just epilepsy, studies have also indicated that there may be relief for those who suffer from conditions that are linked to epilepsy such as psychiatric diseases, neuronal injury and neurodegeneration, as well as a possible treatment for patients with schizophrenia.
While many of you think this may be counterintuitive as when you think of cannabis, you think of a pot smoker who eats junk food and gets bad skin. However, CBD is far from what you think of as a pot smoker. When taken medicinally, CBD oil can be a great acne treatment as it has anti-inflammatory processes that help reduce irritation in the skin which lead to acne outbreaks.
When taking CBD oil, one of the side effects often noted by users is tiredness. While this is an unwanted side effect for many, it can be a relief for others. Individuals who suffer from insomnia have found better sleep and better rest when taking CBD oil. Most claim that it works better than any OTC sleep aid, and comes without the addictive properties of other pharmaceuticals.
It’s clear that there is a wide range of uses for cannabidiol, regardless if your symptoms range from severe to just a mild irritant. If you think that it could be helpful for an ailment that you have, we suggest that you speak about it with your doctor to see if it is right for you, as well as to be sure that you are taking it safely and correctly.
Do You Have Trouble Sleeping? Cannabidiol Oil Overcoming Insomnia
I’m sure we’re not telling you anything new here that having some marijuana can help you fall asleep. We all know the feeling. Taking a few hits and then BOOM we’re out like a light shortly after. Some of our best sleep can be had in times like these. It can be a fantastic sleep aid, even when you don’t normally have any issues with falling asleep.
While it’s obvious that it can help you sleep, can it help people who have sleeping problems like insomnia? We did some research to see what studies have found regarding this issue and present them to you below.
Helping Insomnia with CBD Oil
Because cannabis naturally helps you relax physically and reduces your stress levels, it’s no wonder why it can be a big help in taking care of sleep disorders. By eliminating or minimizing bothersome symptoms that interfere with your body’s ability to be restful, it can help the user drift off into a nice slumber much more easily.
To get more scientific with why this is the case, CBD oil interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is responsible for regulating all of the homeostatic functioning of the body. Homeostasis is a tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between the different processes of the body. Basically, what CBD oil does is brings balance and harmony to your body’s processes, making everything function at uniform conditions. This can mean regulating the body’s temperature, blood pH, the amount of glucose in the blood, and other processes.
As CBD oil is also known to reduce anxiety, it can help set your mind at ease. Have you ever tried to sleep but have things that are troubling you? Like your mind is running wild and you just can’t be at ease? Taking CBD oil can lower this anxiety, help you worry less about things that are stressing you, and help you to fall asleep with a clear mind.
If you are looking to use CBD oil to help with your insomnia, we recommend that you consult with a doctor first to see if it is the right choice for you. Of course, this is applicable only if you live in a state where this kind of medication is legally prescribed. If it is determined that CBD oil would be helpful for you, your doctor can assist in identifying the type of CBD oil you should be taking, as well as the recommended dosage. We always encourage our readers to seek advice from a medical professional before using any form of CBD to aid any medical issues. This way you will be given the correct concentration and dosage.
To those of you who are having trouble falling asleep, we hope that this article has been helpful and makes you consider seeking CBD oil as a possible remedy. When used together with other good sleep practices, such as darkening the room and turning off screens from your television or smartphone or tablet, you can be on your way to a great night’s sleep again.