"I just got a cannabis card. I wanted to have some understanding of what I should get before I go to a dispensary. I have hormonal type headaches. I don"t want to feel intoxicated so I guess some sort of CBD? But I don’t know much after that."
CBD is definitely going to be your friend. Luckily, there are many different ways to ingest CBD, topically, vaporized, edibles, tinctures, concentrates. CBD is the non-psychoactive cannabinoid found within the plant. CBD is known to assist with: reduction of nausea and vomiting, seizure suppression, anti-psychotic, anti-inflammatory, fights cancer cell growth, combats anxiety and depression, amongst many others.
CBD also counteracts the negative effects of THC by reducing the paranoia and memory impairment that goes along with the euphoric sensation. CBD can leave you feeling more alert as it also counteracts the sleep-inducing effects of THC as well. In contrast with, pharmaceutical painkillers, CBD pain regimens can help reduce the stress placed on your liver and kidneys.
One of the biggest findings to come out of CBD research is its power and potential to fight cancer cells. According to the National Cancer Institute, several studies show that cannabidiol may have a protective effect against breast, colorectal and lung cancers.