Archive Monthly Archives: March 2019

Tips for Traveling with CBD

If you’re taking CBD to supplement your body daily, you always want it to be accessible. That means bringing it with you when traveling. But the laws pertaining to cannabis-derived products differ greatly depending on where you are located and what type of product you have. 

The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill allowed for the expanded production of hemp across the nation, along with greater freedoms on the use of hemp derived products like CBD. However, it does allow each state to make its own decisions regarding the sale, use, and possession of CBD products. So, what do you need to consider when traveling with CBD for your next trip?

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Choosing a CBD Product

CBD product variety

With so many different CBD products available, it can be hard to determine which product to choose.  Each form of CBD is unique in its administration and features. To help you determine which form may best fit your needs, we’ve outlined differences between the major categories of CBD products: Hemp Oil Concentrates, CBD Tinctures, Vape Oils, Edibles, and CBD Topicals.

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Why Take CBD Products Sublingually?

If you’ve been browsing for CBD products, you may have noticed that some supplements recommend holding CBD oil under the tongue for 60 to 90 seconds before swallowing. This is called sublingual consumption.

CBD is certainly not the only supplement that can be taken sublingually. There are several prescription tablet, film, and spray medications that are designed to be held under the tongue. But why might you choose to consume a product this way?

Sublingual Application for CBD Tinctures
CBD Tinctures are designed to be taken sublingually.
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How Does CBD Affect Cholesterol?

The future looks bright for CBD, as an increasing number of research studies explore CBD’s effectiveness for a variety of health conditions. Current research is showing that taking CBD could be a way to help lower cholesterol.

Having high cholesterol is a worrisome condition, for several reasons. First, research shows that having high cholesterol can double the risk of developing heart disease, the #1 cause of death in the U.S. Second, high cholesterol is symptomless, so many people may have the condition and not know it. And third, the most common medications prescribed for high cholesterol, statins, can cause several serious side effects.

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