Over the years I’ve tried EVERYTHING to find relief from my anxiety – from alcohol and pharmaceuticals years ago, to yoga and natural remedies today. It’s not a great thing that more and more of us are dealing with anxious feelings and thoughts, but it is somehow comforting to know we’re not alone. There’s more information on studies done with CBD here, while its effects on the brain can be read about here and here. I’ve upped the amount I take each morning to accommodate for my body adapting, but will eventually have to move up to the higher percentage oils, or whole plant extracts. It goes without saying that the price increases as the percentage does.
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So, this was a little strange, but after about a week of taking the oil I felt like it was actually starting to make my insomnia flare up. You can mix the oil into food or simply put a little underneath your tongue. The liquid drops were definitely my favorite, as they were easier to take and tasted better to me. It’s definitely “earthy” and not unpleasant, if you ask me. I tried Green Mountain’s edible salve (which is CBD oil in coconut oil – shown in the first picture) and the liquid drops (CBD oil in MCT oil and flavored with mint – shown in the second picture).
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I would look for CBD oil if you are seeking medicinal benefits. Similar to Paul I am on blood pressure tablets and read somewhere that it may low my blood pressure even more and so cause dizziness, is that the case?
I take mine at night too and haven’t noticed a flare up in my insomnia BUT I have noticed that I sleep for less hours than I used to. I wake up pretty alert about 2-3 hours earlier than I normally would. Not sure if that’s because I’m getting better quality sleep or if it’s triggering that same alertness that you seem to be experiencing. There are a TON of brands selling CBD oil and they can range in price from pretty inexpensive to upwards of $200 a bottle! To me, Green Mountain is a good option if you’re first starting out with CBD and want to see if you like it because it balances quality and affordability.
- It acts like a nicotine patch but without all the side effects and withdrawal symptoms.
- CBD oil has shown great potential to lessen the level of reward smoker’s brain gets from smoking tobacco, and therefore loosening their dependency on them.
- CBD oil has been found through several studies to help reduce depression and anxiety disorders in both animals and humans.
CBD isn’t just available as an oil but also as creams and capsules. My process for using CBD was less than scientific – a small dose of CBD Brothers’ White Edition before or after breakfast, meaning I’d usually “feel” the effects until mid-afternoon. On top of that, my dreams would often feel more lucid, and remembering them in the morning was less of a problem. Issues with sleep is one of the main reasons I first looked into using CBD and it immediately seemed to have the desired effect. By now you’ve probably heard of cannabidiol , an active ingredient in cannabis that, unlike the rest of the plant, is legal in the UK.
Allyson, I would appreciate it if you had any more info on this or have heard of other peoples experiences that you could share. Thank you for sharing straight off, I currently suffer with insomnia only because my mind is racing with thoughts of the day and what I have to sort out the next. I keep telling myself to stop thinking and worrying but of course that doesnt help.
You said it helped with your insomnia maybe it will help mine. Hi I have anxiety and I dont know which one to pick. The bio-individuality of each person is so fascinating to does CBD oil work me!