Are you suffering from chronic pain and would not mind spending money to find something that would offer some relief? Sometimes it is hard to deal with the pain that is usually associated with a chronic condition – think of the pain experienced by someone undergoing chemotherapy, for example. For someone undergoing such pain, CBD may have the solution.
More about CBD
Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant, and these molecules have the ability to attach to specific receptors in your brain and the immune system. Once attached, they can create the effects usually associated with the use of marijuana, such as feeling relaxed, euphoric or ‘high’.
More and more researchers are now working on the benefits associated with the use of CBD. It is due to this research that scientists now know about the endocannabinoid system and its two primary receptors, CB1 and CB2. Quite interestingly, CB1 receptors are found in the brain in large quantities, and when they are activated, they directly affect memory processing, motor control and pain perception.
Ways to Use CBD
Now that you know the therapeutic benefits of CBD consumption, you may be wondering about different ways to use it safely. CBD has a different absorption rate depending on whether it is inhaled, ingested or applied topically (to the skin).
Ingesting CBD is the most common method of taking this substance because people generally find it an easy way to dose and convenient to take. However, the absorption rate is not very high because it absorbed like food nutrients and passes through your digestive system. From there, it enters your hepatic portal system and then the liver. Once it reaches the liver, a complex process takes place and specific enzymes are released to break CBD down. This process reduces the overall cannabidiol concentration, which means not much of CBD you take in the first place reaches your bloodstream after about 4 hours. You might need to take larger doses to experience the desired effects.
Instead of ingesting, you can try another increasingly popular option, vaping CBD. Many researchers have found that vaping CBD has better absorption rate. Inhaling CBD is a great way to experience its effects quickly. Many people use high-CBD strains and even smoke hemp flowers to feel relaxed. But, nothing comes closer to vaping CBD concentrates, like CBD oil because the effects are usually near immediate. That is why vaping has become the preferred choice for anyone looking for instant pain relief.
Vaping CBD works quickly because as soon as you inhale, all of it goes to your lungs where the alveolar absorb it almost instantly. Because of continuous breathing, the alveolar transfer it to the bloodstream speedily. And once you have it in the bloodstream, it spreads through the body to produce results. This makes vaping an ideal method of delivery for managing conditions that need relief with small regular doses of CBD. It is also a more convenient way to enjoy all the benefits of CBD as vaping becomes socially acceptable as an indoor alternative to lighting up.