CBD Benefits Explained

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CBD stands for cannabidiol. CBD can be derived from the hemp plant. The hemp plant is a close relative of the marijuana plant but aren't the same. Hemp plants contains no more than .3% THC - the psychoactive compound that is found in higher concentration in marijuana plants. Hemp naturally has a higher concentration of CBD.

What does CBD do?

Some of the most common reasons people take CBD for are to help them with stress, anxiety, pain management, concentration, and sleep. There's even CBD for pets!

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CBD taken internally in the form of tinctures or supplements has been proven in scientific tests to:

  • Address anxiety
  • Alleviate the misery of insomnia by helping you fall asleep and stay asleep
  • Treat inflammation and chronic pain

CBD is also a wonderful ingredient in topical oils, lotions, and creams. Recent studies have shown that CBD offers some serious antioxidant and anti-inflammatory power. This can be beneficial for conditions like:

  • Inflammation (arthritis and chronic pain)
  • Dryness
  • Free radical damage
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis

What kind of CBD should you take?

The honest answer is that it depends. Are you looking for something to calm your mind to help you sleep or are you looking for something to help with calming your anxiety? There are so many different reasons to take CBD. Talk to our Wellness Team at any of our 6 stores and see what they suggest. You may want to start with a lower concentration and see how it goes. CBD is highly personal and should fit your needs so it's all about trying it out and see how it affects you. Our CBD products come in CBD oil droppers (most popular), capsules, and even body care ointments.

Be Aware

There are lots of CBD products out there! Like many other popular trends out there, the CBD market has a lot of low-quality copycats. Make sure you read up on the brand before buying! It's always important to see if a brand has 3rd party labs that verify their products to make sure that the concentration is accurate. Another thing to look out for are fillers.

It can be a little overwhelming but no worries friends, DTE's got your back! Every product we carry in our stores - including CBD, is meticulously researched to verify that it meets our high product quality standards. That means no artificial or synthetic ingredients and all sources can be verified.

Curious about CBD and want to try it for yourself? Our Down to Earth Wellness Departments are the place to visit. We have a plentiful variety of the highest quality, all-natural CBD products to treat you inside and out. Come on by our amazing Wellness Teams to inquire about a CBD product that will be perfect for you!