Modern extraction techniques allow manufacturers to remove the THC from their final products — allowing them to be given safely and legally to children.
Parents are using CBD oils for symptomatic relief in their autistic children. Some common applications include:
Is It Legal to Give CBD to Children?
It’s even been shown to provide relief to cancer patients experiencing extreme bouts of nausea following a chemotherapy session .
The underlying cause of asthma is inflammation and swelling of the airways. Medications such as salbutamol (puffers) are most commonly used for treating childhood asthma — however, these medications can form tolerance, meaning that the more your child uses it, the less effective it becomes over time. Eventually, you will need to increase the dose or find another medication to relieve symptoms.
If this system becomes dysfunctional — which can happen while sitting in a car for too long or while on unstable surfaces such as a boat — the brain panics and makes us feel nauseous. The brain is essentially tricked into thinking we must have eaten something poisonous, so it tries to get it out of the body by making us vomit.
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CBD gummies are a blessing for parents with fussy kids who turn their nose up at any vitamins or health supplements you put in front of them.
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Some gummies contain added sugar or glucose-fructose syrup, which makes them unsuitable for children with certain medical conditions (e.g., diabetes or insulin resistance).
We did the hard work of testing the top brands, so you don’t have to. (Scroll down to find out CFAH’s favorite CBD gummies brands, after we put 16 top brands to the test.)
CBD gummies come in different shapes and sizes, from standard gummy bears to banana-shaped gummies and more. They also vary in the CBD potency, ranging from 10 to 50mg of CBD per piece.
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Important note: I have updated the Pediatric and Adult CBD dose guidelines from this blog post that I originally created in January of 2018. Please head over to the new post for the latest CBD info.
For pediatric dose titration, start with one drop, 3 times per day. If well tolerated go to 2 drops, wait a few days. If no adverse effects are noted, you can go the therapeutic starting dose with is 4 drops 3X per day.
The information below in the original post remains sound, but I am working with a new supplier of Colorado grown organic hemp and they have made life easier for parents who want to give CBD by the drop. You can now purchase CBD direct through my affiliation with NuLeaf, click the picture to be taken to the website:
As a naturopathic doctor, I rarely see cases where CBD alone would be the only therapeutic agent I would use. For those with questions on the use of CBD for ADHD, ASD, anxiety, tic disorder, seizure disorder and other pediatric ‘disease constellations’ the use of CBD should be one part of a larger treatment regime. Therefore I offer 30-minute tele-health consults to help you get to the bottom of CBD dosing and understand the big picture. The fee for a phone consult is $120, put in a contact form and be sure to include your phone number and my office will contact you.