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Thinking of Trying CBD? Here’s Some Important Advice!

If you’ve been wanting to try CBD but are hesitant because you don’t feel you know enough about it, you’re not alone.

Today, it’s easier than ever to find CBD advice online.  

The problem is that a lot of the information out there is misleading, if not inaccurate. 

Trying to get the facts on CBD can be confusing and frustrating, but we’re here to help you make good decisions!

Why is it so hard to find solid CBD advice? 

One of the reasons for the lack of sound information on CBD is that THC and CBD, the two main ingredients in medicinal cannabis, weren’t legal for general use by the public in Canada until October 2018.

But with this recent change in law, more funding is expected to be directed to clinical testing.

In the future, we expect to learn much more about what medicinal cannabis products are best suited for treating particular conditions and ailments. 

With more testing, we’ll also learn more details about dosing — that is, how much of any particular product to take, how to take it, and when to take it.

How much do we know about CBD?

When it comes to sound CBD advice, we’ll be honest: we’re mostly working with anecdotal information — in other words, what people say about medicinal cannabis based on their experience with it. 

At this point in time, there is a lack of clinical research globally. But health professionals remain confident that such products are gentle and effective for most people. 

The wonderful thing, whether you read it in the news media, social media, or talk to people who have used it, is that people’s experiences have been overwhelmingly positive. 

Our understanding of how medicinal cannabis works is in its infancy. Nevertheless, cannabis has a long track record of providing safe and effective relief from an array of medical conditions. So we’ve got it covered.

Medicinal Cannabis is a Natural Product 

Unlike many of today’s refined pharmaceuticals, cannabis is not refined or in any way synthetic product. 

It’s extracted from plants that have been providing medicinal benefits for thousands of years. Records of its use date back to prehistoric times. 

Our understanding of how medicinal cannabis works is in its infancy. Nevertheless, cannabis has a long track record of providing safe and effective relief from an array of medical conditions.  

CBD has no known side effects especially when compared to some of the pharmaceuticals that are prescribed 

Unlike THC, it won’t get you high.

Getting a buzz from medicinal cannabis might not be a problem for you, particularly if you take it at bedtime. 

But some people aren’t comfortable with the feeling and experience acute anxiety, paranoia, and other side effects. 

Try CBD Without THC

CBD has a solid track record and is known to help relieve the symptoms of a broad range of ailments including inflammation, anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain.

But some products contain THC in varying amounts. 

Why risk the possible side effects of THC when CBD will probably be all you need? 

If you’re new to using cannabis products for therapeutic reasons, taking 5-10 mg of a CBD product 2 to 3 times a day is a good place to start. 

Stay with that for 2 -3 days and monitor the results. Gradually increase the dose as necessary until you start to feel the benefits.

By gradually increasing your dose, you’ll get a feel for the optimal dosage to find relief.   

If you find that CBD without THC doesn’t work for you, then it might be time to gradually introduce products containing THC. 

Lune offers several blends that combine small amounts of THC with CBD.

Dosage: More Isn’t Always Better  

One of the most important aspects of CBD advice to note is that consuming “more” at any one time won’t necessarily offer more in the way of health benefits.   

The real challenge is finding the correct dose for your specific situation and health needs. 

This always requires consistency and perseverance. 

We suspect that some people turn away and give up on medicinal cannabis because they didn’t feel any immediate benefits. 

But the underlying reason may well have been that their dosing was inconsistent. 

For instance, if you take 10 mg one day and then forget to take it the next, you’re not as likely to see the benefits as if you took the same dose every day for the week. 

Taking notes of your dosages, that is how much you took, and when you took it, as well as how you were feeling at the time, is a great way to manage your dosing.  

The Future of CBD is Promising

At Lune Wellness, we believe strongly in the power of medicinal cannabis.

The research will ultimately confirm what our experience tells us. It will open the door to a better understanding of how to manage the symptoms associated with many ailments. 

In particular, it will be a remarkable step forward in managing pain relief free from the harmful side effects of so many of the modern pharmaceuticals we’ve come to rely on. 

That’s why we follow the latest research closely and make an effort to bring you the most updated and accurate information about CBD’s medical applications. 

Buy From a Trusted Source

Lune Wellness is a trusted manufacturer and retailer of medicinal cannabis products. We offer a wide range of products to suit your health needs. Our products are accurately formulated and competitively priced, and we offer free shipping on orders over $100 to anywhere in Canada.  

Our knowledgeable staff is here to offer outstanding service and straightforward advice. Learn more about us and send us your questions by clicking here!