Incorporate CBD Into Your Everyday Routine

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If you haven’t tried using any products with CBD by now, you’re at least familiar with the acronym. In the past few years, CBD has exploded on the scene, making its mark everywhere from fancy bars and boba shops, to the health and wellness aisle in Whole Foods. The CBD industry is expected to grow to $22 billion by 2022, a staggering upward trajectory for a market facing regulatory uncertainty.

What exactly is CBD? CBD is a cannabinoid derived from cannabis, specifically hemp plants. Unlike its cousin THC, which is derived from marijuana, it is not psychoactive, meaning it doesn’t have the ability to alter your consciousness and can’t get you high.

Health Benefits of CBD.

CBD is most commonly used to treat anxiety, chronic pain, migraines, insomnia, and to manage depression. There is also evidence to suggest that CBD can be used to treat acne, eczema, and other common skin conditions, thanks to its powerful anti-inflammatory properties and ability to reduce contributing stress. CBD is also a powerful antioxidant and research shows it improves  your brain and heart health.

Ways to use CBD.

Topical Applications.

If your goal is to target pain or soreness, topical use will most likely be your best option. My personal favorite Sagely Naturals Hemp CBD Relief + Recovery Cream is made with Marula oil, Argan oil, and Peppermint oil to provide a cooling and soothing effect while the CBD gets to work targeting your aches and pains. Not only is topical CBD effective for post-workout soreness and back pain, but is also a huge relief for PMS and period cramps.

CBD Oils and Tinctures.

These are usually oil based and are available flavored or unflavored depending on how you prefer to take it. I prefer to take CBD in my coffee, adding drops of unflavored Select CBD Drops, as my calming morning ritual, but taking a dose before bedtime is also a nice way to unwind at the end of a busy day. Select offers CBD tinctures in a variety of flavors, including peppermint, lemon-ginger, and lavender.

Vitamins.

Taking CBD as a supplement along with your daily vitamins is a convenient way to incorporate it into your routine. I prefer Not Pot CBD gummies. These vegan, strawberry-flavored CBD gummies feature 10 mg of high quality, full spectrum hemp CBD in every dose. Starting at only $39.99 for a month supply, they are affordable

Vaporizers.

Vaping CBD is the preferred method of consumption for many people because the quicker absorption rate causes effects to be felt more rapidly. The Dosist Calm Pen has 10:1 CBD-to-THC to help sooth your mind and body naturally.