Why Choose CBD?

If you’ve watched your friends and family begin incorporating CBD oil into their self care routines, you might be wondering why. Healthcare professionals and skincare enthusiasts are quick to sing the praises of CBD oil for virtually everything. But why does CBD work? How is it different from any other natural remedy available on the market?

Getting some facts about CBD might impact your self care routine. CBD might outperform many of the products you’re already using. Working past the stigma of the way cannabis has been colorized and understanding all the good it can do might turn you into a CBD believer.

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Is CBD the Best Home Remedy?

Families are super conscious about the products they buy. People are making the switch to recycled paper goods, natural laundry detergent, and sulfate free products every day. Moms and dads are concerned about the health of their children and the state of the environment, and they’re taking steps to be more conscious of the products they use.

They’re also looking to make some changes in the medicine cabinet. It seems like every day, a new pharmaceutical company is under fire. Every prescription drug commercial ends with a scary list of side effects that seems to go on forever. People need alternatives, and new ones pop up every day.

CBD is on everyone’s radar. CBD oil is touted as a natural panacea for a variety of ailments, and medical testing seems to show that the claims hold merit. Since CBD poses almost no side effects and its origins are completely natural, it might be the solution your family deserves.

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Is CBD Safe for Kids?

More and more parents are researching CBD for child epilepsy, seizures, autism, and ADHD. Every parent wants the best for his or her child, but the amount of options can be paralyzing. Many moms and dads fear the side effects of treatments and pharmaceuticals, especially since these side effects can diminish a child’s quality of life. This couples with the fact that many conventional treatment options for common medical complaints alter the state of a child’s mind, which is something that many parents would prefer to avoid.

CBD may prove to be a valuable alternative or complementary treatment for a whole host of concerns parents may have about the wellbeing of their children.

Will CBD Get my Child High?

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NBC News: FDA Approves Cannabis-Based drug CBD for Epilepsy

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By Maggie Fox

The Food and Drug Administration approved the prescription cannabidiol medicine Monday to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy.

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb also issued an immediate statement saying this wasn’t an approval of marijuana, in general — and said anyone wanting to use cannabis-based products to treat disease must prove they are safe and that they work.

The new drug, Epidiolex, is a formulation of cannabidiol — CBD for short. It’s derived from cannabis but doesn’t contain the THC that recreational users value for providing “highs.”

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NBC News: CVS to sell CBD products in 800 stores in 8 states

CBD News - CVS to Sell CBD

By Shamard Charles, M.D. – Dr. Shamard Charles is a physician-journalist for NBC News and Today, reporting on health policy, public health initiatives, diversity in medicine, and new developments in health care research and medical treatments.

CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday that it will begin selling hemp-derived CBD products in eight states. The national drug store chain will be marketing the topical cannabidiol products, such as creams, sprays and roll-ons, as “an alternative source of relief,” CVS said in a statement to NBC News. CVS will also be partnering with a company to test and verify the quality of the CBD topicals sold in its drug stores.

“We are carrying hemp-derived CBD products in select states to help meet consumer demand for alternative care options,” said CVS Health Spokesperson, Mike DeAngelis.

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Medical News Today: Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil

By Jon Johnson
Reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT

People take or apply cannabidiol to treat a variety of symptoms, but its use is controversial. There is some confusion about what it is and how it affects the human body. Cannabidiol (CBD) may have some health benefits, and it may also pose risks. Products containing the compound are now legal in many American states where marijuana is not.

This article will explain what CBD is, its possible health benefits, how to use it, potential risks, and issues surrounding its legality in the United States.

In June 2018, the country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the prescription use of Epidiolex, a purified form of CBD oil, for treating two types of epilepsy.

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