The oil should be taken with a high-fat meal in order to increase the absorption of its active compounds. Hemp products are usually well tolerated. On January 1st this year, cannabidiol officially disappeared from the list of banned substances in sport; however, you should remember that the product also contains trace amounts of THC, which is an illegal substance. Practically, the product does not affect drug tests if not overdosed.
Do not take the oil when pregnant, as it affects the available pool of anandamide. Combining the supplement with other drugs must always be consulted with a doctor. Cannabinoids are inhibitors of some isoforms of the cytochrome P450, which participate in the metabolism of many drugs; however, data provided by the literature talks about much higher doses than those used in the supplement.
CBD (Cannabidiol) – a cannabinoid which is the second biologically active compound in Cannabis indica, along with THC. Supplements with CBD are completely legal in Poland. Despite of the lack of psychoactive properties, which are characteristic of THC, this compound shows a wide spectrum of effects on the body, especially mental functions.
By acting on the endocannabinoid system, cannabidiol is a compound with a significant impact on emotional states. It is capable of relieving excessive tension, promoting relaxation and increasing the body’s tolerance to stress. Supplements with CBD are recommended to promote the treatment of some mental disorders. Medicines based on cannabidiol are also slowly entering the market.
What is more, it is important that CBD has the ability to reduce the sensation of pain. It is indicated as a natural pain-killing agent. Taking into account its relaxing properties, supplements based on CBD are recommended to help treat spastic paralysis.
In addition, some sources show that CBD is capable of promoting the body’s immune function. It is also suggested that this compound may aid in the treatment of cancer.