Many of us loved eating gummy bears as kids, but did you know there are now gummies with healing benefits?
Alongside the thousands of people enjoying the benefits of CBD Oil as a tincture, CBD gummies are quickly increasing in popularity. These delicious candies offer the same benefits as other forms of CBD, but many people enjoy taking them in this form for a variety of reasons, including their great flavour.
CBD is short for cannabidiol, also known as CBD, one of many naturally occurring chemicals found in cannabis. Unlike THC, which is CBD’s better known cousin and the main active ingredient in psychoactive cannabis, CBD doesn’t get you “high.” Instead, CBD users report it benefits a host of ailments, from chronic pain to schizophrenia. It’s even been shown to benefit kids with epilepsy.
People seek out CBD because it has few side effects compared to its numerous potential benefits. And, fortunately, CBD is widely available to consumers in all 50 states. In this article, we look at why CBD gummies are becoming a preferred nutritional supplement for so many.
What are CBD Gummies?
CBD gummies are starting to become very popular as a daily supplement. They are gaining a lot of popularity among families that want to enjoy the full benefits of cannabidiol in a form that’s easy to swallow. When CBD is in gummy form, it makes it much easier and much more enjoyable for kids and pets to consume. Adults enjoy taking them as a daily treat too.
Just like regular gummies, CBD gummies are available in fun shapes like little rainbow teddy bears, and both sweet and sour flavors. It’s a great way for grown ups to feel nostalgic about their childhood sweet tooth while getting proven benefits.
SCIENCE ON CBD FOR PAIN, INSOMNIA, INFLAMMATION AND ANXIETY
A growing body of evidence on cannabidiol has shown through multiple studies and medical tests that it aids in alleviating pain of many kinds. Some CBD users have stopped taking over the counter drugs or pharmaceuticals because CBD helps them so much. Studies of cannabidiol also show it could help suffers of insomnia, inflammation, and anxiety. Check out the conclusions and studies linked below.
- Chronic Pain: “Specifically, cannabis extracts (THC & CBD) have shown effectiveness to relief some symptoms of the patients with multiple sclerosis, mainly for pain and spasticity.” (Source)
- Insomnia and sleep disorders: “The systemic acute administration of CBD appears to increase total sleep time, in addition to increasing sleep latency in the light period of the day of administration.” (Source)
- Inflammation: “Specifically, cannabis extracts (THC & CBD) have shown effectiveness to relief some symptoms of the patients with multiple sclerosis, mainly for pain and spasticity.” (Source)
- Anxiety: “Studies using animal models of anxiety and involving healthy volunteers clearly suggest an anxiolytic-like effect of CBD. Moreover, CBD was shown to reduce anxiety in patients with social anxiety disorder.” (Source)
CBD GUMMIES: WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE?
While you can effectively take CBD as a tincture, swallow it in a capsule, or even vape it, CBD is appearing in many new forms, from chocolate to cocktails. We expect that even more creative products will appear in the future.
It’s no surprise, then, that gummies are still best sellers. Whether you are suffering from pain, stress, inflammation, anxiety, depression, or poor sleep … CBD gummies provide a fun and effective way to consume this beneficial cannabinoid.