CBD, or cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid found in cannabis plants. Like other phytocannabinoids (plant-derived cannabinoids), CBD has the ability to interact with the endocannabinoid system (ECS).
Dosing inhaled CBD is a little trickier than dosing sublingual oils and swallowing edibles. First of all, inhaled CBD has a much higher bioavailability (meaning you’ll need smaller doses than you would from oral administration). And second, everybody inhales differently, meaning doses can be a little inconsistent from one person to another.
INTRODUCING: CBD AND THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM
The endocannabinoid system is involved in managing a wide variety of bodily processes, from memory and sleep to inflammation. There’s still a lot we don’t know about CBD and the other constituents of cannabis. So far, however, there is early research to suggest CBD may influence:
Topical CBD products (like balms, oils, creams, or lubricants) do not enter the bloodstream (unlike oral or vaporized CBD). Instead, they act on receptors in the skin and can be used multiple times per day as needed.
In rare cases, some people have noted the following side effects of CBD:
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Many people have success using a CBD cream or salve for localized pain. Sore, achy muscles, neuropathy, inflammation, and joint pain can all be addressed.