CBD and Stress: How to Destress With CBD Products
It’s perfectly normal to feel different levels of stress throughout your life, but just because it happens doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do about it. In fact, there are a number of big and small changes you can make to increase your daily mental health. But you don’t have to do it on your own. Don’t be afraid to lean on friends and family along the way, and if that’s still not enough, cbdMD might be able to help.
CBD and stress relief techniques pack a powerful punch when used together. Just as vitamins are only meant to supplement a healthy lifestyle, not replace one, CBD is best used as a support for a good stress management routine. Even so, it can be hard to know when to use one technique over another, so we’ve compiled a few answers to some of the most commonly asked questions including:
- How do CBD and stress interact with each other?
- How else can I combat stress?
- What are the best CBD products for stress management?
- Which CBD products should I use for all day stress relief?
How Do CBD and Stress Relief Go Together?
For many of us, experiencing stress weekly (or even daily) is nothing new. Sometimes stress is brought on by specific life events and circumstances, but other times it can simply be a product of your environment and mental health. Stress can look like different things to different people, such as nervous laughter, floor pacing, an increased heart rate, and much more.
So how do CBD and stress relief go together? With such a wide variety of stress responses, it only stands to reason that there would need to be a variation in remedies. And it just so happens that CBD can be used in a number of ways, as we’ll discuss later on. But first, let’s address some active skills you can use to help you cope with stress – all of which are even more effective when used in combination with CBD.
CBD and Active Skills for Coping with Stress
At cbdMD, we’ll be the first to tell you that CBD alone won’t solve all your problems, no matter what they are. But what it can do is supplement your health and lifestyle choices so that you get the most out of every experience. Which is why we recommend implementing skills for coping with stress alongside your everyday CBD wellness routine.
Start with something simple that helps you to relax, like listening to your favorite music, working on your deep breathing, and exercising. Whatever you choose to do, don’t let it add pressure to your daily routine. Start small, and if exercising one day helps you to relax and relieve stress but doesn’t the next day, try listening to music instead, and so on. What works for you may not work for everyone, and what works for you one day might not be the best solution the next.
And remember that it’s perfectly normal to struggle both with stress and with relieving it. But in the meantime, we hope to help you with that process by providing a list of some of the best
CBD products to help you relax during the day, after the workday, and in the evening so you can have a restful night’s sleep. Plus, they make some of the best gifts for those in your life who might also struggle with stress and anxiety.
The Best CBD Products for Stress Management
CBD and stress relief go hand in hand, because CBD oil brings holistic benefits. Unlike other supplements, CBD can improve your mood and quality of sleep while also promoting relaxation and a sense of calm. All of which can help to drastically decrease both cortisol and stress levels.
Of course, different kinds of CBD products are used differently and for a range of reasons. Ingesting CBD is often the best way to access its stress-relieving properties, although relaxing in a bath with CBD bath bombs or CBD bath salts can help float your stress away as well.
Or maybe you’re interested in learning how levels of delta 9 THC in CBD and stress interact? The answer probably won’t surprise you – less than the federally legal amount of THC (0.3 percent) can still greatly increase the benefits you receive from CBD.
No matter the reason for your stress, we have a few CBD products to help you relax during the day, at the end of the day, and at night so you can have some quality sleep.
CBD and stress relief techniques can be used at various times throughout the day, but if you’re looking for a solution to your consistent, daily stress, there are two products in particular that we’d recommend.
Ashwagandha is a natural herb which is quickly rising in popularity thanks to its stress-relieving properties. It’s also been known to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels, increase your concentration, and support heart health and your immune system.
Our brand new CBD and ashwagandha gummies pack some powerful relaxation in every bite. Made with our Superior Broad Spectrum CBD formula and calming herbal ingredients like valerian root, lemon balm, L-theanine, and chamomile, our CBD and ashwagandha gummies contain 25 mg of CBD and 300 mg of ashwagandha extract in every serving.
Our full spectrum CBD formula is similar to our broad spectrum formula but with one key difference: it contains THC. Still less than the federally legal limit (0.3 percent) of course, but just enough to get the full benefits of the entourage effect. In simplest terms, that means by increasing the number of cannabinoids in your system, you’re increasing the level of benefits you can receive from them.
While our broad spectrum CBD oil tinctures do make a great addition to any wellness and stress relieving routine, our full spectrum CBD oil tinctures increase the benefits for many people, especially the calming and relaxing qualities. So if you can add the federally legal amount of THC to your wellness routine, we highly recommend it. Because while CBD and stress can go hand in hand, if our other CBD products aren’t getting the job done, a little THC might be just what your system needs.
It’s important to note that you should check with your state, work, or travel restrictions before consuming THC. Because while the amount of THC in our full spectrum CBD formula is legal, it can still show up on a drug test.
Relax the Night Away
Once the workday is done and you finally get to go home, you might find that some of your stress from the day has tagged along, casting a dark cloud over what should otherwise be a naturally relaxing time. But no matter the cause, you can take advantage of CBD and stress relief techniques from the comfort of your own home, or in this case, bathroom.
Packed with 100 mg of CBD in every bath bomb, our Signature Collection comes in a variety of scents: lavender, frankincense, eucalyptus, and a specially formulated blend of essential oils. Our bath bombs are available in singles, a four-pack, or a multi-pack. Unlike most of the other CBD products in this list, our CBD bath bombs and CBD bath salts are a great topical solution for CBD and stress relief.
Designed with our Superior Broad Spectrum CBD formula, our bath salts are packed with essential oils and made with a blend of Dead Sea salt, Epsom salt, and Himalayan pink salt. Available in either a single-use 4 oz container with 100 mg of CBD or a multi-use 20 oz container with 500 mg of CBD, our bath salts come in soothing lavender and eucalyptus scents.
Say Goodbye to Stressful, Sleepless Nights
If you find that your stress manifests itself in racing thoughts that keep you up at night, using a combination of melatonin and CBD right before bed might be just what you need.
Along with our new CBD and ashwagandha gummies, we’ve recently introduced our CBD Sleep-Aid Gummies with melatonin, which have more CBD in a single serving than either our CBD PM softgels or 500 mg CBD PM tincture. Plus, their raspberry flavor is absolutely delicious.
Although you’ll find the same 5 mg of melatonin in both the gummies or tincture, offering a variety of options allows you to choose whichever method and CBD strength is best for you.
Our CBD PM softgels offer a great option for those who don’t want to deal with holding a tincture under their tongue for 30 to 60 seconds before swallowing or chewing through a gummy. While our softgels contain either 16.5 mg of CBD or 40 mg of CBD per serving, they also include just 3 mg of melatonin so you have the option of choosing a milder sleep aid. And like the rest of our CBD PM products, they’re made with our Superior Broad Spectrum formula.
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