In recent years, cannabidiol or CBD has taken center stage in many countries, including France. More and more consumed by individuals, hemp-based products come in many forms and can be consumed in different ways. Spotlight on the ways in which this molecule is used, which is as intriguing as it is unique.
Know how to distinguish CBD from THC
According to scientists, all humans have so-called cannabinoid receptors in the brain. Therefore, it implies more or less important actions of the cannabinoids present in the hemp plant on the organism. While THC, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabino, is quite well known to the general public, some still confuse CBD with THC. They are, however, two completely different molecules found in cannabis plants.
While THC is responsible for the high and soaring effects that result from cannabis consumption, CBD has nothing to do with it. Thanks to numerous studies carried out on this subject, researchers-scientists have affirmed that CBD has no psychotropic effects in the consumer. This molecule, which is increasingly coveted by industries, does not cause dependence, narcotic effects, or other notorious side effects. Thus, this molecule does not belong to the category of narcotics. For your information, CBD is the second most naturally occurring cannabinoid in the cannabis plant.
CBD, a star molecule in the cannabis market
In recent years, cannabidiol has been exploited by many specialists in the field to make all kinds of products such as oils, care creams, pastes and many more. Derived from the Cannabis sativa plant, CBD is a particularly used organic molecule that tends to become more popular on the cannabis market in the years to come and in many countries, including France. Although cannabidiol is democratizing at great speed in the world, here are several insights on the different ways to consume this component extracted from the cannabis plant, without smoking it.
Focus on the different ways of consuming CBD
Marketed in many shops specializing in cannabidiol-based products, some are wondering how to consume this molecule with beneficial properties. As mysterious as it is complex, CBD can be consumed in a variety of ways by individuals. So how can CBD be consumed?
In capsules or capsules
The most common way to consume cannabidiol is by mouth. Like a medicine, hard capsules or capsules are dissolved in the stomach upon ingestion. This method of consuming this molecule is particularly practical and effective. However, the anti-inflammatory and relaxing properties are slower to manifest, due to the rather slow absorption of cannabinoids by the body.
As a hot drink
Similar to hashish, CBD paste or resin can be used in several ways. This form of CBD can be consumed in a hot drink such as herbal tea. There are also ready-made CBD sachets. Cannabidiol infusions are a natural and healthier alternative to inhaling. Infusing cannabidiol is easy, quick and economical. This mode of consumption makes it possible to take advantage of all the properties of hemp.
In the form of oils
A large number of professionals today offer a multitude of oils based on CBD. These oils are intended for different uses. For some time now, CBD oil has been found in body and face creams. This type of product allows the active ingredients of the plant to penetrate through the skin. CBD oil can also be ingested orally. This mode of consumption has faster effects on the body.
By pouring a few drops under the tongue with a pipette, the CBD is quickly absorbed by the mucous membranes. When takingCBD oil, cannabidiol must be left to act for a few moments in the mouth, so that it is absorbed by the mucous membranes. This mode of administration makes it possible to obtain relaxing effects. In short, all CBD-based products are strictly regulated by the effective French legislation on the matter. The law enacted by the government imposes a THC level not exceeding 0.2%.