The iconic leafy green has been on the path to successfully hitting the shelves for many: whether its the mystery behind it or the memory lane it enthusiastically induces (you know, the good stories). ‘Organic’ being the top cherry among the beauty aficionados, it is easy to fall into the hype of it all. Here is everything you need to know if you are about to reach for the unicorn of herbal skincare.
Why everyone is obsessed with the CBD oil ?
So what is CBD (cannabidiol)? It is one of the compounds prized out from the cannabis sativa plant (over 113 unique cannabinoids are known). CBD can be used to treat anxiety, PTSD, pain, and inflammation. The goodies like vitamins A, D and E, not to mention the fatty acids are among the benefits of CBD oil. It does not get you stoned, THC does.
What is THC ?
Tetrahydrocannabinol is a highly concentrated cannabidiol that is responsible for the psychoactiveeffects of cannabis.
Wait, and Hemp ?
Hemp is a variety of cannabis that includes less than .3% THC. It is rich in Omega fatty acids, and it it is a real treat for your skin.
So who has jumped the wagon of green?
Brands like Cannuka , Leef and Lord Jones are one of the many experts on the infused CBD products and have a wide range to choose from (tinctures to bar soaps, your pick). Other skincare brands recently expanded their lines with promising drops of serums and oils : Josie Maran and Herbivore Botanicals are amongst the newbies of the hype.
Can any of the products get you high ?
Absolutely not. But would you like them to?