Why Topical CBD Oil Is Just as Effective as Consumed CBD

Why Topical CBD Oil Is Just as Effective as Consumed CBD

by Natasha Burton

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There are several methods for using CBD oil and reaping its benefits. As you’re likely aware, it can be ingested through vaping, pill form or used topically as a cream, among other means. But, depending on what you’re using CBD for, the method can really matter.

For instance, when using CBD for pain management, topical oils could be an easy, effective option for physical relief. Here’s what you should know about using topical CBD oil for pain.

Topical CBD Oil: Ideal for Fighting Pain

Various research shows that topical CBD oil can be an effective method to combat chronic pain. From arthritis to general inflammation, studies have found that topical CBD oil can be very efficient for pain management. Another study shows that THC and CBD can relieve pain associated with multiple sclerosis. There’s also research finding that CBD can help with more minor forms of discomfort like cramps and headaches. However, since some of these studies have been performed on animals, further research is needed to confirm CBD oil’s pain-fighting effects on humans.

Topical CBD Oil: How It Works

There are two key ways that topical CBD oil works to fight pain. First, the oil contains what are called endocannabinoids, or body signals that help you notice and manage various functions, including pain. CBD naturally raises the endocannabinoids in your body, helping to relieve discomfort.

Second, CBD helps limit your body’s inflammatory response when you have muscle soreness due to exercising or lifting weights. By working with the natural functions in your body, CBD eases a variety of pain types and helps make you more comfortable, whether you’re dealing with a chronic condition or just have temporary aches and soreness.

Topical CBD Oil: How to Use It

Topical CBD can come in a number of forms, like an oil, salve, lotion or even a patch. There are even CBD-infused bath salts and soaks to give you full-body relief. When you have an area of the body that’s in pain, you can use topical CBD the way you would a lotion to help combat the discomfort. The great thing about topical CBD oil is that it doesn’t enter the bloodstream when you apply it—meaning that it really targets just the area where you slather it on.

And, just to give you a heads up: You need to apply it liberally. Skin is designed to keep anything put on it from entering the body. Choosing a product with a high concentration of CBD and making sure that you apply enough to get into your skin’s pores will give you the best results. If you’re using it in the bath, follow the product instructions for how long you should soak, to really reap the benefits.

Using CBD Inside and Out

Depending on the ailment you’re hoping to ease with CBD, you should use the most efficient method for relief. For instance, if you’re using CBD oil for anxiety, vaping is considered the fastest, most effective means since ingesting in this way can send the CBD and its healing properties straight to your brain. Topicals, by contrast, can take a bit longer to be effective. (And, as mentioned, concentration matters!)

Trying a sample on a sore muscle before you make a purchase can be helpful—you may feel the effects right away, depending on the formulation.

Natasha Burton has written for Women’s Health, Livestrong, MSN.com, Cosmopolitan.com and WomansDay.com, among other print and online publications. She’s also the author of five books, including “101 Quizzes for Couples” and “The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags.”


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How Is CBD Oil Made?

How Is CBD Oil Made?

by Natasha Burton

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You may know about CBD oil’s various health and wellness benefits, but most of us are a little less informed about the substance’s production and what we should know before choosing a product to use. Whether ingested or used topically, CBD oil is made using a few different processes. To boot, it can even be different colors and contain contaminants, depending on how the cannabis plants used to make it are grown.

As you can imagine, these are all important considerations before making a purchase. Here’s what to know about how CBD oil is made and what to consider when assessing CBD products.

CBD Whole-Plant Extract Method

When looking at how is CBD oil made, one method is known as “whole plant extract” (and it’s also known as “full spectrum”). This means that, when the oil is made, it contains not only CBD but also some levels of THC, as well as other cannabinoids from the cannabis plant, and terpenes, which are the anti-inflammatory agents within the plant. Typically, whole-plant is the more popular option. Research shows that full spectrum CBD oil can be more effective than isolate CBD oil—more on this in a moment—for treating inflammatory conditions.

Isolate Method

Comparatively, the isolate method means that the CBD oil extracted contains only CBD (that means no terpenes, fatty acids or other cannabinoids). Some people may prefer this method for one simple reason: Because it doesn’t have any level of THC, isolate method-produced CBD oil can be considered a less risky option for anyone who doesn’t want THC in their system. (The chances of this are low, but for those very cautious people, isolate can be a good option.)

CO2 Extraction

To make the oil itself, supercritical carbon dioxide process is the most expensive and purest way to go. This newish process uses fluid CO2—instead of chemicals—as a solvent, and it’s often used in the food industry for other commercial extraction processes, particularly to make coffee and omega-3 oil.

Ethanol Extraction

This extraction method is the most common. Basically, ethanol is used as a solvent to remove CBD from the cannabis plant. The upside to this is that it’s fast, it’s less power intensive than the CO2 method and it requires inexpensive equipment. The downside? Ethanol is super-flammable so the process requires certain precautions.

Color Choices

In addition to how CBD oil is made, there’s some variance in color, depending on the oil type. Filtered oil is yellow or gold and is considered the highest quality (meaning it may also be more expensive). Decarboxylated oil is heated to “activate” CBD’s healing properties and is known for being extremely potent. It’s typically more of an amber or brown color. Raw oil is usually dark or green-tinged, since it doesn’t get filtered and still contains plant fibers and chlorophyll.

What to Consider Before You Buy

The most important factor when choosing a CBD oil is not necessarily how it’s made and what process is used. What matters most is how the cannabis plants are grown and what contaminants, if any, they contain. While several states have legalized CBD, there is a still little regulation to protect consumers. Learning about whether topical or ingested is right for you, how much THC and CBD are in a product, and what testing was performed on the final product are some of the key things you should be sure to find out before choosing a CBD oil.

Natasha Burton has written for Women’s Health, Livestrong, MSN, Cosmopolitan and Woman’s Day, among other print and online publications. She’s also the author of five books, including “101 Quizzes for Couples” and “The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags.”


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CBD Isolate vs. Full Spectrum Oil: What’s the Difference?

CBD Isolate vs. Full Spectrum Oil: What’s the Difference?

by Erica Garza

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CBD is rapidly rising in popularity for health benefits that include relief from anxiety, pain, inflammation and sleep issues. While you may be familiar with these uses, did you know there are two distinct types of CBD products on the market? Learn everything you need to know about CBD isolate vs. full spectrum CBD oil, including the potency of each, recommended uses and how to decide between the two.

What Is Full Spectrum CBD?

The cannabis plant is home to hundreds of phytochemicals, which include cannabinoids, terpenes and other compounds. Full spectrum CBD refers to products that contain more than CBD, such as other plant molecules like THC and healthy fatty acids. This version of CBD oil is minimally refined, so that most of the cannabinoids and terpenes remain intact. Full spectrum CBD oil is often called “whole plant” oil because the full plant extract is included.

What Is CBD Isolate?

CBD isolate is often labeled as “pure CBD” or 99 to 100 percent CBD. As you may have guessed from the name, these products have been refined to isolate only the CBD compound with no extra cannabinoids or terpenes. Its CBD potency is usually higher than full spectrum, meaning a small dose is recommended.

How to Use CBD Isolate vs. Full Spectrum CBD

Full spectrum CBD is often preferable to CBD isolate because research shows that cannabinoids and terpenes occur in nature together and interact in useful ways. This synergy is referred to as the entourage effect and is thought to give CBD a wider reach as far as health benefits.

One study by Ethan Russo, M.D., illustrated the benefits of terpenes in full spectrum CBD, showing promising results for a variety of conditions. For example, the combination of terpenes pinene, myrcene and caryophyllene help to unravel anxiety, while combining terpenes linalool and limonene with cannabigerol (a lesser-known cannabinoid) shows promise in treating MRSA. Even terpenes linalool and limonene synergized with CBD make for a potent anti-acne treatment. This shows that full spectrum CBD is more of a full-body experience.

Another Israeli study on the potency of CBD isolate versus full spectrum CBD showed that full spectrum CBD was more suitable in clinical settings for such conditions as inflammation and anxiety. Pure CBD resulted in a “bell-shaped dose response,” which means that, when the amount of CBD exceeded a certain point, its therapeutic impact declined dramatically.

However, this doesn’t indicate that CBD isolate is never useful. Some users who are particularly sensitive to THC turn to CBD isolate to benefit from the cannabis plant without any of the psychoactive side effects. CBD isolates also allow users to track how much CBD they’re getting from each dose.

How to Decide Between the Two

Whether you choose CBD isolate or full spectrum CBD, you will likely experience the health benefits of the cannabis plant. With emerging studies, researchers are learning more every day about the difference between the two types of products. Further, for those living in states where full spectrum CBD remains unavailable, pure CBD often delivers a positive and legal solution. After all, CBD alone is better than no CBD at all.

Erica Garza is an author and essayist. Her work has appeared in TIME, Health, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, The Telegraph and VICE. She lives in Los Angeles.


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What’s a Safe CBD Oil Dosage?

What’s a Safe CBD Oil Dosage?

by Edie Horstman

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What Is CBD Oil?

As more states legalize marijuana, the use of cannabidiol oil is on the rise. This non-intoxicating extract is one of the many chemical compounds in a class called cannabinoids which naturally occur in cannabis plants. Once the cannabidiol is extracted from the flowers and buds of marijuana or hemp plants, the CBD is diluted with a carrier oil, i.e. coconut or hemp seed oil. Due to its benefits and versatility, CBD oil is gaining momentum in the health and wellness world.

However, unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD is non-intoxicating. In other words, CBD is known to deliver mental and physical benefits without THC’s typical side effects that can include paranoia, munchies and dry, red eyes. Plus, CBD comes in many forms: you can drop CBD tinctures under your tongue, whip CBD-infused butter into savory dishes or massage a CBD-enhanced salve into your skin. Currently, CBD oil is available in all states where medicinal and/or recreational marijuana is legal.

Benefits of Cannabinoids

With cannabis websites and dispensaries sweeping the nation, it’s no surprise that CBD-infused edibles, drinks, dog treats and beauty products are becoming mainstream. And, for good reason. By interacting with the brain’s signaling systems, CBD can provide relief from stress, pain, digestive upset, insomnia and even protect your body from neurodegenerative diseases. In every sense, it’s a non-toxic, medicinal powerhouse.

In addition to reducing pain associated with various chronic diseases and lowering anxiety, CBD is also known to have beneficial effects on acne and athletic performance due to its anti-inflammatory qualities. Furthermore, research has shown that CBD oil may benefit those with substance addiction as well as those suffering from seizures.


CBD needs to travel through the bloodstream to reach its target, whether that’s the brain, immune system or another location in the body. For those looking for immediate, short-term relief, using a vaporizer to inhale CBD products is ideal. On the other hand, to maintain steady levels of CBD throughout the day, an oral product like a CBD tincture or edible is the best option.

In terms of sublingual usage, MCT oil is the most efficient way to consume CBD oil. Medium chain triglycerides, or MCTs, are medium-length fatty acid chains. A common source of MCTs is coconut oil. Beyond the cannabis industry, MCT oil is also used for better brain function, weight management and hormone balance.

When cannabinoids break down, they are stored in fat, as opposed to water. In other words, cannabinoids are fat-soluble and are best consumed with fat to increase absorption. However, not all fats are created equal—especially when paired with CBD oil. That said, the liver recognizes MCT oils as carbohydrates and directly metabolizes the oil into energy. Interestingly, it does this without causing free radicals because the liver processes the oil as fat. This rapid metabolism puts the cannabinoids to use right away. To summarize, MCT oil can assist with energy, metabolism and brain function, making it a beneficial addition to CBD.

Optimal CBD Dosage

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has become the hot new product in states that have legalized medical marijuana. However, depending on your needs, CBD oil dosage will vary. Read below for optimal dosages, whether you’re looking for daily wellness or suffer from chronic pain or anxiety.

Whether you’re interested in reducing anxiety, performing better at the gym or improving your insomnia, CBD has a staggering variety of therapeutic properties. And, although the use of cannabidiol as a therapeutic, restorative substance is in its infancy, medical professionals and scientists are beginning to develop dosing schedules for everything from medical marijuana to CBD.

Once you find your optimal CBD method and dosage (listed below), you’ll want to ensure you’re using a high-quality CBD oil, as some manufacturers are less trustworthy than others.

Recommended Daily MG Dose
WeightEveryday WellnessMediumChronic Conditions/Pharma*
*High is very chronic pain + severe epilepsy. Low is everyday wellness.

Depending on your weight and pain level, you can adjust the amount you take daily. Keep in mind that, if you’re concerned about taking too much, we recommend speaking with a trusted medical professional before embarking on your CBD journey.

Edie Horstman is a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, wellness blogger, and freelance writer. She works with health-focused brands, co-creating content in the digital marketing space. She lives in Denver, Colorado.


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7 Reasons You Should Take CBD Oil for Sleep

7 Reasons You Should Take CBD Oil for Sleep

by Jacquelyn Nause

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Dating back to 1500 B.C., historical texts indicate the use of cannabidiol for inducing sleep. Legalization has increased access to and research of CBD, with more scientists turning their attention to studying its medicinal effects. Keep reading for a review of what the literature says so far.

Sleeplessness in America

Millions of Americans report issues with sleeplessness or falling asleep. Many turn to over-the-counter and prescription sleep aids, which often carry lengthy warning labels and side effects. Furthermore, they can be addictive and ineffective.

Enter cannabidiol. CBD acts on receptors throughout the body known as the endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system affects many physiological processes, including the body’s hormone levels, immune system, sleep/wake cycles and pain receptors.

Effects of CBD on insomnia and sleeplessness may vary based on each person’s individual biology and tolerance. But for individuals looking for a possible treatment for sleep issues, CBD is a safe, non-habit-forming alternative to pharmaceuticals that shows great promise for those who struggle to get restful sleep.

CBD for Sleep

How does CBD ease sleeplessness? Let us count the ways.

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1. Reduced Anxiety

A common cause of insomnia is anxiety and stress. CBD helps to regulate cortisol, a stress hormone, which has a significant impact on non-REM sleep cycles. A large case series review found that CBD is beneficial for anxiety-related disorders and an increase in sleep quality.

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2. Pain Relief

For those who struggle with sleeplessness due to chronic or acute pain, CBD offers a welcome alternative to pharmaceutical pain relievers. CBD helps reduce pain-induced sleeplessness by working on the symptoms themselves rather than providing a sedative effect like many sleep-aids.

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3. Relaxed Muscles

Studies show that CBD is a promising treatment for movement disorders, helping to reduce tremors and hypermotility in Parkinson’s disease patients. By reducing muscle tremors, CBD helps insomnia in patients with movement disorders like Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.

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4. Pregnancy Symptoms

Many women struggle to get restful sleep during pregnancy due to a variety of factors: stress, pain, nausea and general pregnancy-induced insomnia. The World Health Organization (WHO) has found no adverse health outcomes from CBD, though studies on pregnant women have been slim. Talk with your doctor before using CBD during pregnancy.

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5. Elimination of Nightmares

Nightmares can have a negative impact on overall sleep quality for many people. For those who suffer from REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD), marked by restlessness and increased nightmares, a good night’s rest is nothing but a dream (pun intended). Patients in a case series treated with CBD experienced fewer side effects of RBD, with no negative side effects.

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6. Relief From Somnolence

CBD has a dual effect depending on the individual and time of day it is administered. This is because it regulates the body’s sleep/wake cycles, helping to promote wakefulness during daytime and relaxation at night. Insomnia, daytime sleepiness, or somnolence, can impact both daytime productivity and the ability to fall asleep at night. Administration of CBD during daylight hours helps promote alertness, leading to more restful sleep at night.

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7. Relief from PTSD

Sleep disorders can be a result of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), resulting in sleep disturbances and REM cycle issues. An increasing number of research studies indicate the effectiveness of using CBD oil for sleep issues related to PTSD. CBD helps to relieve anxiety related to PTSD, which reduces anxiety-induced REM sleep disturbances.

How to Use CBD for Sleep

Everybody is different, so experimentation is key in finding what works for you. CBD can have a variety of effects depending on dosage, product and time of day as well as individual body chemistry. Studies indicate that CBD is best used for short-term sleepiness, as the effects may diminish over time.

Products like tinctures and sublingual sprays offer immediate effects, while edibles and oils tend to release CBD more slowly, helping you stay asleep longer. Try CBD an hour before bedtime and take a night off from counting sheep.

Jacquelyn Nause is a contributing writer with specialties in cannabis, real estate and wellness. She enjoys traveling with her husband, being a doting mother to her two incredible kids and enjoying the beautiful Pacific Northwest playground.


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8 CBD Mocktail Recipes to Make This Weekend

8 CBD Mocktail Recipes to Make This Weekend

by Jacquelyn Nause

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Drinking is ingrained in our culture as a way to reward ourselves, relax and celebrate. However, for a variety of reasons, many consumers are moving away from alcohol. For that extra dose of relaxation, bartenders are working to make CBD-infused mocktails approachable and accessible.

Cannabidiol, or CBD, was the new wellness darling in 2018, with no signs of stopping anytime soon.  A medicinal, natural product, CBD uses range from alleviating anxiety to helping insomniacs—all with little to no side effects. CBD is great for those who want to explore the medicinal uses of cannabis without the psychoactive effects of THC.

But how do you use CBD oil in recipes or mocktails? Let’s look at the basics.

CBD Oil Recipes

CBD oil is one way to add CBD to your beverages. but is best used in specific ways. Unlike alcohol-based tinctures, CBD oil is difficult to integrate into another liquid. Oil floats on top of a drink or can sit in a healthy layer of foam on top of a drink. The benefit to either method is that the oil offers a cannabis aroma specific to that particular strain or product, adding complexity to the flavors of the drink. However, CBD oil is also prone to sinking to the bottom of the glass.

One way to integrate CBD oil into your beverages is to make an infused simple syrup. Mixing equal parts water and sweetener (i.e., honey, agave or sugar), add CBD oil to create the dosage per serving that you are looking for. Typically, a 25-mg dose of CBD is a good starting point. Because CBD oil is typically aromatic and grassy in flavor, your resulting simple syrup will retain these flavor characteristics. You can also infuse the syrup with ginger or herbs like rosemary and thyme for more complex flavor profiles.

CBD Tinctures

Because CBD tinctures are alcohol-based, they mix more readily into beverages. This means you will get to enjoy every last drop—and the effects thereof. CBD tinctures are often likened to bitters in a cocktail; offering a slightly astringent characteristic, they are used to balance and highlight other flavors in a drink.

Another fun way to add CBD tincture to your mocktails is to make your own canna-sugar. Simply mix drops of CBD tincture into sugar in the ratio you desire, and bake on low heat in the oven until the sugar is dry and a light golden color. Add to hot beverages, or use the sugar to line the rim of a glass for an upscale mocktail.

CBD Mocktail Recipes

Now that you understand the basics, it is time to start mixing. Check out these tried-and-true CBD mocktail recipes the next time you want to dig a mellow vibe without the hangover.

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Papa’s Bloody Virgin Mary

Servings: one drink


1 dropper Papa & Barkley 1:30 Whole Plant Extract

4 oz. tomato juice

3 dashes Worcestershire sauce

1/4 oz. lemon juice

Pinch smoked salt

Pinch coarse pepper

Pinch celery salt

Garnish: i.e. celery, pickles, olives, lemon wedge, cocktail onions


Combine tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, salts and pepper and shake over ice. Strain over ice and add garnish to the glass. Top with one dropper of Papa & Barkley 1:30 Whole Plant Extract, and stir into the drink with a stir stick.

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Papa’s Virgin CBD Colada

Servings: one drink


1.5 oz water plus ½ tsp. almond extract

1 oz. Coco Lopez coconut cream

3/4 oz. lime juice

5 blackberries

3/4 oz. Papa & Barkley CBD simple syrup


In a shaker, muddle blackberries and CBD simple syrup. Add water and almond extract, Coco Lopez, lime juice and shake vigorously. Pour over ice and enjoy.

More CBD Mocktail Recipes

1. Hemp Hot Toddy

2. Rosemary Citrus Spritzer

3. CBD Julep

4. Smoky CBD Mezcal Margarita

5. Gin and CBD Tonic

6. Cucumber Ginger CBD Mocktail

Jacquelyn Nause is a contributing writer with specialties in cannabis, real estate and wellness. She enjoys traveling with her husband, being a doting mother to her two incredible kids and enjoying the beautiful Pacific Northwest playground.


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