A hemp plant, the source of CBD oil
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The use of CBD products has been one of the fastest growing wellness trends in recent years, in part because the variety of these products, derived from a naturally occurring compound in the hemp plant, is vast and ever increasing. And they all seem to offer remedies to common problems like insomnia, anxiety and stress caused by travel or even pain relief. Also known as cannabidiol, CBD is just one of many cannabinoids that is extracted from hemp plants and then infused into all sorts of products. CBD is known for its calming and anti-inflammatory properties and an excellent, all-natural alternative to prescription medications.
A row of bottles of CBD oil as seen in a branch of the health chain Planet Organic, in the UK.
CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is a naturally occurring compound found in the hemp plant. While CBD is also in marijuana plants, legal CBD products must contain CBD extracted from hemp to avoid the psychoactive effects (the “high”) caused by the THC in marijuana. CBD has no psychoactive properties; it’s known to calm, soothe and relax the mind and body and decrease inflammation that can cause chronic pain. Products with CBD oil include gummies, vapes and capsules but consuming CBD oil in a tincture form has actually been shown to be more effective. In order to absorb most quickly into the bloodstream, CBD oil should be taken sublingually where you place an appropriate dosage under your tongue and hold it there for 60-90 seconds, swallowing any oil remaining. Pure CBD oil does have a strong earthy taste from the hemp but if its suspended in alcohol in a flavored tincture, it’s much more pleasant to consume. Here are five of the best and tastiest CBD oil brands that can alleviate sleep, pain, anxiety and travel woes.
CBD Oils manufactured by Calm by Wellness are considered to be the absolute best to provide relief from pain, anxiety, and sleep woes.
The primary ingredients of hemp, hops, and stevia are mixed in perfect proportion with jasmine, orange, chamomile, citronella, and pine extracts. These ingredients have been recognized for centuries for their abilities to heal and relieve along with providing the essential range of vitamins to the human body.
Populum Full-Spectrum Hemp CBD Oil
The flavored variant of the product includes organic stevia extracts as well as the essential oils. The products also offer a wide range of CBD tinctures in terms of its tincture strength which can range anywhere between 250 milligrams and 1,000 milligrams. Potential buyers can access the certificates of analyses online for all the varieties available.
To not compromise with the authenticity of the product, the classic version remains unflavoured and is manufactured using an extraction process that is ethanol based. Tested at third-party laboratories, the oil is devoid of heavy metals and pesticides and delivers the level of potency it promises. The test results of the product are open for online access.
The organically extracted hemp is replete with the requisite volume of essential oils, trade cannabinoids, phytochemicals, and terpenes. The product comes in sizes of 30 ml tinctures which contain 500 milligrams of CBD. Adding to their repute, this chocolate mint flavored product is testified by a certificate of analysis from the highly reputed DB Labs.