WILL CBD HELP ME?
HOW DO I CHOOSE THE RIGHT CBD PRODUCT?
Is it healthy to take CBD products?
Far from a newcomer, still, only now do we begin to grow, confirm and fathom the panoply of health benefits of CBD; the all-natural cannabidiol.
Current studies demonstrate CBD’s range of functionality spans from remediating inflammation, nerve pain, and other physical ailments, to alleviating a variety of mental health issues. In fact, a study by JCI in 2017 showed it may even help reduce the risk of heart disease. Read the JCI study here.
Like anything involving health and healing, the benefits vary from person to person. A small percentage may experience mild side effects such as changes in mood, changes in appetite, and nausea. If you’re suffering from a serious illness, we suggest you seek medical advice to check before using CBD.
While scepticism and misconceptions abound around CBD – heavily influencing people’s conception of cannabis – the non-psychoactive (mind altering) CBD varies greatly from cannabis, even though it is extracted from the cannabis plant. Hemp plants also contain CBD, with extremely low to no THC (the psychoactive part), so we use it to create all of our CBD products.
At Mountain Strong, we selectively breed the highest quality strains of the hemp plant to ensure the purest and highest concentration of CBD and CBG.
Does CBD help Physical Pain?
Most recently, the FDA approved Epidiolex (cannabidol) for seizures; other verifiable sources also prove the benefits of CBD for this use case. Currently the first FDA approved prescription, studies look promising for other severe physical conditions.
Among the current studies conducted (for example, this Medical News Today piece), CBD has proven to help with chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis. More research remains to reveal the mechanisms, compounds, and synergistic actions by which CBD accomplishes these feats.
CBD also serves as an anti-inflammatory, helping to soothe pain from minor injuries and other chronic conditions. This prized CBD quality can dramatically improve quality of life.
In remediating arthritis, fibromyalgia, and a host of other conditions meriting much relief from physical pain, the hemp plant and its inherent CBD compounds show great promise.
At Mountain Strong Hemp, we provide a range of products capable of accommodating all ends of the health, healing, well-being spectrum, from topicals for arthritis issues and general aches, to the higher end, more concentrated solutions for seizures.
Which CBD product is best for me?
This really does depend on what you are looking to achieve. For example, if you’re suffering from anxiety, we would recommend one of our high strength Hemp CBD tinctures to ingest, whereas if you are looking to help soothe inflammation or tension, a topical CBD cream might be better for you.
We have a wide range of CBD products and believe there is something to suit everyone’s needs. We supply some of the highest concentration of hemp CBD available including smokable flowers, high strength tinctures and soft gels, as well as offering a full range of topical CBD creams and salves.
Feel free to browse our products page for full details on all of our current products.
If you can’t find what you need or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us for more info.
Can CBD help digestion & improve gut health?
The brain and the gut communicate mostly through the Vagus nerve but also via the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS).
ECS is involved in a wide variety of functions, including digestive mobility, intestinal inflammation, gut permeability as well as helping to regulate food intake. There are also other more cumulative benefits that phytocannabinoids help support the ECS, such as the proliferation of cancer cells, all the way to the interactions with probiotic bacteria in the digestive system.
Hemp CBD helps a range of conditions including IBS (Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome) and IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), as well as conditions like auto-immune diseases and cancer.
We provide highly concentrated CBD tinctures and oils that can be taken orally by themselves, or with food.
CBD For Anxiety & Mental Health
Whilst it is still early days in testing and it is not known how CBD effects mental health disorders, in a 2019 Gallop Poll, 14% of Americans use CBD.
Another survey around CBD usage also found that 37% of CBD users, use it to treat anxiety. Whilst clinical tests are still underway, this is strong evidence to suggest that CBD can help with anxiety and other mental health issues.
The best CBD for Well-Being?
The nourishing and nurturing properties of the CBD oil, interacting with the natural endocannabinoid system (ECS) within the brain, significantly assist in restoring positive system-wide wellbeing.
Currently, 11% of all Americans who use CBD choose it to aid insomnia, improving sleep and imparting greater health overall.
Many major athletes rely on CBD to aid them in recovery after intense training or performance; they consequently become fast advocates. Whilst most of us won’t ever compete athletically at an elite level, improving the recovery time of any exercise furnishes worthwhile improvement for those striving to improve their fitness.
Salubrious CBD can be enlisted to improve a wide variety of issues causing lack of sleep, a fundamental factor that influences wellbeing. As well as fitness recovery, CBD also improves digestion along with gut health.
Which CBD product absorbs the quickest
Smokable CBD flower or vaping with CBD offer the most expedient methods of absorption into the bloodstream – bringing the most immediate relief. While quicker than CBD oils and tinctures, the bioavailability (aka: how much CBD your body absorbs) of smoking is approximately 31%, with current research demonstrating vaping uptake being as high as 56%. If taken orally or through edibles, research also suggests – depending on the product – only 13-19% CBD goes absorbed.
Why the large disparity in absorption? The biggest factor is attributed to the digestive tract. By avoiding the digestive system, CBD goes absorbed by the lungs, entering the bloodstream quicker and more efficiently.
Topical creams or salves take longer to absorb and only affect the area closest to the application area. Topical CBD does not enter the bloodstream; call upon topical CBD to treat external trauma areas
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CBD FOR PETS
CBD for Pets - safe?
Many pet-lovers wonder if CBD can be safe for their cat or dog. And the answer resounds: YES!
“Hemp CBD brings a safe, healthy option for a wide variety of pets & animal ailments due to the absence of THC and its 100% natural cannabinoids.”
We purvey the full range of pet CBD treats, tinctures and muscle salves, suitable for all cats and dogs.
what is the best CBD for my cat or dog?
Mountain Strong CBD pet products come in a variety of easily administerable, tasteless (optional); and all organic, natural ingredients are a few reasons our customers choose our hemp products for their pets.
If your pet loves treats then CBD treats would be a likely win. If your pet has sensitive taste, or always gets smart when you dose them with other routine meds; then flavorless CBD pet tincture would be a good starting point – especially useful if you’ll need to conceal the dose in your pet’s usual food or treats.
If your pet suffers from a physical ailment, then topical CBD pet salve would likely be your best starting point.
How much CBD do I give to my dog?
Through testing with different veterinary offices, we have found a dosing regimen of 1mg of CBD for every 2 lbs of body weight to work with great success.
1 kg = 2.2 lbs
- A 10 lb dog is roughly 5 kg and should take about 5mg of CBD per day
- So a 50 lb dog is roughly 25 kg and should take about 25mg of CBD per day
- It’s best to spread the dose over the day, so divide the total daily dose by 4 and administer every 6-8 hours
- Start out lower and gradually increase the dose
- Look for signs of improvement in the condition
- Look for signs of overdose. These include: disorientation, excitement, nausea, vomiting & lethargy
Here’s our guideline for starting and established doses. Responses/amount required varies from one dog to another. Only you know your dog and only you can tell when CBD is working for your dog. Remember: Please administer CBD responsibly!
Pet Weight (lb) 5
- Starting Dose: 2 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 2.5 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 0.3
Pet Weight (lb) 10
- Starting Dose: 3 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 5 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 0.6
Pet Weight (lb) 15
- Starting Dose: 5 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 7.5 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 0.9
Pet Weight (lb) 20
- Starting Dose: 7 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 10 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 1.3
Pet Weight (lb) 30
- Starting Dose: 10 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 15 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 1.9
Pet Weight (lb) 40
- Starting Dose: 13 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 20 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 2.5
Pet Weight (lb) 50
- Starting Dose: 17 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 25 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 3.1
Pet Weight (lb) 60
- Starting Dose: 20 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 30 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 3.8
Pet Weight (lb) 70
- Starting Dose: 23 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 35 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 4.4
Pet Weight (lb) 80
- Starting Dose: 27 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 40 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 5
Pet Weight (lb) 90
- Starting Dose: 30 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 45 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 5.6
Pet Weight (lb) 100
- Starting Dose: 33 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 50 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 6.3
Pet Weight (lb) 110
- Starting Dose: 37 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 55 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 6.9
Pet Weight (lb) 120
- Starting Dose: 40 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 60 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 7.5
Pet Weight (lb) 130
- Starting Dose: 43 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 65 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 8.1
Pet Weight (lb) 140
- Starting Dose: 47 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 70 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 8.8
Pet Weight (lb) 150
- Starting Dose: 50 (mg per day)
- Established Dose: 75 (mg per day)
- Dose every 6-8 hours 9.4