Daily CBD: 5 Oil Alternatives For Those Who are Always On the Go
By Space Coast Daily // February 23, 2020
Sales of cannabidiol, more popularly known simply as CBD, is on a roll lately since there are so many people who want to buy it.
CBD oil is one of the most in-demand CBD products out there, but did you know you can get other CBD products if your CBD oil is currently unavailable?
This is helpful for people who want to keep taking their CBD dosage daily but are finding it hard to procure their CBD oil.
Find out more about CBD below before taking a look at the 5 CBD products that serve as viable alternatives to CBD oil.
What is CBD?
CBD is an extract from the hemp plant that is used in different forms but all of which have the same purpose – to provide relief from different symptoms of different illnesses or disorders.
Many people are trying out CBD products to self-medicate their symptoms because modern medicine has not come up with appropriate treatments yet. There are also people who like the effects of CBD on their health and want to keep on taking it, even if they cannot get CBD oil at short notice.
CBD oil contains the extracted CBD which is then mixed with a carrier oil for ease of use.
Illnesses and/or Disorders That May Be Treated with CBD
There are different kinds of illnesses and/or medical disorders of humans which supposedly can be treated with CBD. Here is a partial list of those illnesses and/or medical disorders:
• Chronic pain
• Skin allergies
• Uneven skin tone
• Unstable immune system
It is advisable to seek your medical specialist’s opinion about CBD as a treatment option because CBD does have some side effects such as nausea and feelings of fatigue. You might also be taking medication for your condition that cannot be used in tandem with CBD dosage.
The 5 Alternatives to CBD Oil
If for some reason you cannot get your daily dose of CBD oil, you can try out these other types of CBD products instead:
This kind of CBD product is packaged either in a carrier oil (that you can use with a medicine dropper) or as a spray (so that you can spray CBD on the skin surface only). You can get your tincture in liquid form to be taken sublingually, meaning under your tongue.
This is one of the most effective ways to absorb CBD quickly. There are some websites that sell CBD tinctures sourced from the marijuana plant which is risky because marijuana-sourced CBD may induce that well-known “high” feeling. Always insist on hemp-sourced CBD which doesn’t give that effect.
The dosage for a topical is meant to be applied directly to the skin only. The major difference between a tincture and a topical is that a tincture would be in liquid form while a topical usually looks like a cream or wax. A topical comes in some surprising versions such as lip balm.
The biggest benefit of using a topical is that they have less CBD than CBD oil or CBD tincture. So if you are looking for a smaller dose of CBD, a topical could be the product for you.
CBD Pills or Capsules
You can use these just like you would regular medicine – just swallow then wash down with a gulp of water. A pill or capsule is believed to be more effective at dosing you with CBD plus could have longer-lasting effects than a CBD oil dosage or from CBD tinctures.
It is also the most convenient of CBD products since you won’t have to worry about spillage or contamination per pill or capsule.
One popular way to consume CBD orally is through the edible form. A good example is gummies but there are also CBD gums. Some people buy pure CBD to sprinkle on their food or mix with their favorite beverage. The most notable fact about edibles is that their effects last much longer compared to other ways of consuming or using CBD extract.
Some people prefer to use a vaporizer so they can inhale their CBD dosage. The drawback to this method is that it doesn’t last as long as when other CBD dosage forms are used.
But yes, the effect when you inhale CBD comes faster compared to the effects of other CBD products. So this benefits those who are really too busy to wait.
A lot of people live very active lives and are always on the go. So much so that people sometimes forget to stock up on health supplements like CBD oil. If you cannot get CBD oil for the moment, you may try other types of CBD products instead, and find similar results.
When you are able to purchase your CBD oil again, it is best to keep a regular supply of it so that you won’t run out of it despite your crazy busy schedule.
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