Beginners Guide To CBD Flower
While cannabis flowers may not be your cup of tea due to the fact that for some it may increase paranoia or anxiety, others find that it’s a good thing. Some believe that a great way to avoid the feelings of paranoia or anxiety is to use CBD flower in lieu of the other forms of CBD oil.
CBD flower offers the same great benefits CBD oil and our believed by many to help reduce ailments such as hangovers, headaches and pain and inflammation to name but a few.
What Is CBD Flower?
CBD flower is the perfect choice for those seeking high amounts of CBD with little to no THC content. CBD flower both looks and feels like your regular cannabis flower and can be used just like your standard cannabis flower the only major difference being it is non-psychoactive. This means you won’t get that ‘high’ feeling commonly associated with regular cannabis flower.
For those unfamiliar with CBD or cannabidiol, it is a cannabinoid mainly produced within the trichomes of the cannabis plant. CBD oil has had a massive surge in popularity in recent years as more medical research points towards it’s medical potential.
More research is needed to confirm the claims being made by these studies, however, many already believe that CBD oil offers many benefits to users such as pain relief, anti-inflammatory properties and help with reducing symptoms of anxiety.
For many years cannabis users have promoted the medical benefits the plant can offer, however most claims have fallen on deaf ears and research has been limited. Legalisation in certain parts of the world has brought the benefits of cannabis and in particular cannabidiol oil back into the mainstream media.
CBD flower offers users a non-psychoactive experience when seeking the proposed medicinal benefits of CBD oil.
The Entourage Effect
The entourage effect is the term given to how cannabinoids work better together when they interact with the human body. The entourage effect is a synergistic experience which comprises of cannabinoids working greater as a whole as oppose to individually.
Currently there are over 100 different types of cannabinoids that have been discovered, with the most famous being tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG).
When cannabinoids are consumed together instead of individually it is believed that their potency and effectiveness is increased, thus given you an ‘entourage effect’.
Medicinal Value Of High CBD And Lower THC Flowers
Higher levels of CBD and lower levels of THC are believed to help reduce pain, inflammation, anxiety, and seizures. However it is important to state that more clinical research is needed to backup these claims. If you are considering using CBD oil or CBD flower for medicinal purposes you should first consult your doctor for best practice.
CBD flower, when vaped offers great bio-availability to users of CBD oil. However, children, the elderly, and those with respiratory issues shouldn’t use CBD vaping products as they can make their conditions worse. Other forms of CBD oil such as CBD capsules or CBD tinctures will have to be used in lieu of CBD vaping products.
Determining The Dose Of CBD Flowers
The ideal dosage of CBD flower for each person is going to vary. What works well for one person may not work at all for another. Just as in pharmaceuticals, CBD doses will vary. It’s also important to remember that different strains have a different ratio of CBD vs THC.
When taking CBD flower for the first time it may take a bit of trial and error to fully determine the best CBD flower and strain to use for your required needs. When taking CBD flower for the first time, always start with a low dosage and work your way up to ensure the best experience.