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Unlocking the Potential of Broad-Spectrum CBD in 2023

07/06/2023
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In recent years, cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded in popularity as a natural remedy to help alleviate a range of health concerns, from managing stress and insomnia, to pain relief, and beauty and skincare.

But it can sometimes be confusing to know which type of CBD is best for you. There are three main types of CBD: broad-spectrum, full spectrum and CBD isolate.

Today we’re going to explore how you can unlock the range of great benefits of broad-spectrum CBD oil. But before we do that, we need to understand the differences between the three types of CBD oils.

CBD Isolate

CBD isolate is pure CBD oil – it contains up to 99% CBD and is the most concentrated form of CBD. It contains no other compounds found in cannabis, including THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is responsible for the psychoactive or “high” feeling that’s associated with marijuana.

Full-Spectrum CBD

Full-spectrum CBD includes all the cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, including CBD and THC, and produces the “entourage effect”, which is discussed below. However, the THC present is only in trace amounts, so you won’t feel any psychoactive effects.

Broad-Spectrum CBD

Broad-spectrum CBD is similar to full-spectrum CBD in that it contains all of the beneficial compounds except for THC, such as cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids. Broad-spectrum CBD is a great option for people who want to experience the benefits of full-spectrum CBD but who may have jobs where they can’t have any THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), even trace amounts, in their bodies.

One of the benefits of broad spectrum CBD is the “entourage effect”. This is where the beneficial compounds in broad- and full-spectrum CBD, including cannabinoids, terpenes and other compounds, work together in tandem to provide more benefit to you than just CBD alone.

1. Natural And Doesn’t Cause A “High”

Derived from the hemp plant, broad-spectrum CBD products are all natural, making them a great alternative to skincare and medical products that contain synthetic ingredients or even harmful ingredients. Broad-spectrum CBD goes through a thorough extraction process to eliminate THC, so you can rest assured that your CBD product is THC-free and won’t make you “high”.

2. Anti-Inflammatory And Soothing Effects

CBD is a potent anti-inflammatory and has soothing effects, which mean it does wonders to help some people treat pain, manage stress and anxiety, and even promote sleep and treat insomnia.

As an anti-inflammatory, CBD is also a great addition to skincare products as it may help calm skin irritations, redness and inflammation, especially for people with sensitive skin, rosacea or conditions like acne, eczema, and psoriasis.

3. Alleviate Chronic Pain Symptoms

Broad-spectrum CBD oil interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS), which plays an important role in regulating pain perception. By influencing ECS receptors, CBD helps reduce pain signals, providing relief for people with conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia and neuropathy (nerve pain). And because broad-spectrum CBD is THC-free and won’t give any “high” feeling, it provides added peace of mind if you’re someone who takes psychoactive pain relief medication like opiods.

4. Powerful Antioxidant Properties

CBD is rich in antioxidants, which help protect the body and skin from free radicals and environmental stressors. By neutralising these harmful molecules, broad-spectrum CBD products may help protect our bodies, promote general wellbeing and minimise the outward signs of ageing, such as fine lines and wrinkles.

Are there Any Side Effects of Broad-Spectrum CBD Oil?
While broad-spectrum CBD products offer numerous benefits, it’s important to be aware of potential side effects, although these are rare.

When used on the skin, you may experience dryness, redness or irritation. We always recommend patch testing the products first and consulting your doctor if you have any skin medications or skin conditions.

Like with topical use, side effects when ingesting broad-spectrum CBD oil are rare, but may include dry mouth, drowsiness, appetite changes and upset stomach. CBD may also interact with some medications, so you should chat to your doctor if you have any medical conditions or take other medications.

You should make sure that you are purchasing broad-spectrum CBD products from reputable and trustworthy brands. At Down To Earth, we sell only the best CBD oil Australia has to offer, and you can find independent cbd oil lab reports on our website, or take a look at our nearly 5,000 customer reviews.

With Down To Earth, you can also buy your CBD oil online from the comfort of your own home.

Final Thoughts

Broad-spectrum CBD oil has been associated with potential benefits such as pain relief, anxiety reduction and improved sleep quality.

You can unlock the potential therapeutic benefits of CBD, including the “entourage effect”, without the presence of THC by choosing a broad-spectrum CBD. And by buying from a reputable brand that sources high-quality CBD like Down TO Earth, you can ensure the purity and potency of the CBD.

If you have any questions, drop a comment or contact us and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. We’re here to help!

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