CBD now shows up in all sorts of products, from coffee brews to sleep aids.
With CBD coming at us from all directions, there’s an astounding amount of products out there for your perusal. Despite a lack of legal clarity and FDA approval, these products have made their way into all sorts of households, from celebrities to your grandparents.
While there are some CBD products that will leave you scratching your head, there are others that, at least in theory, sound pretty interesting and worthwhile.
Here are 5 kinds of CBD products that will enliven your day. Just remember to spread them out throughout the day to avoid a CBD binge!
CBD protein shakes do what standard protein shakes do — help you build muscle and contribute to weight loss programs — with the addition of reducing inflammation. If your muscles are less inflamed, your recovery is faster and less painful.
While you can make your own CBD protein shake at home, you can also purchase ones that are ready to consume, containing up to 250 mg of CBD.
There’s no lack of CBD coffee, with many DIY recipes online and plenty of brands making their own versions. Depending on the blend and the maker of the product, each cup of coffee can contain different degrees of CBD, with all providing some relaxation and reigning in some of the anxious side effects of caffeine. Some brands you should check out include Strava Craft Coffee, Buddha Beans Coffee Co. and Flower Power Coffee.
If you’re planning on going through an intense workout class or hike, an energy bar is always a good thing to have on you. With the addition of CBD, these bars claim to help manage body and joint aches, ensuring your workouts are better and that your body can recover faster afterwards. Some of the most well reviewed brands include SNAAC CBD and Wise Bars.
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Although there are plenty of CBD beverages in the market, you can make your own CBD cocktails now with mixers like Aurora Elixirs, which have different flavors and some amount of CBD per serving. Although alcohol and CBD mixed together could quickly transform into a very sleepy experience, some research suggests that CBD can protect the liver from alcohol damage.
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As a sleep aid
Insomnia and trouble sleeping are ailments that affect most of us at some point in our lives, with sleep medications coming in with significant side effects. CBD sleep aids are available in different forms, like oral sprays and oils, and the effects are relaxing yet controlled, better for treating mild sleeping problems over full blown insomnia.