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CBD User's Manual: A Beginner's Guide to Cannabis Therapeutics

CBD User's Guide

Many health professionals have little to no experience with cannabis therapeutics and are not able to guide people on this subject. So Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide to cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users.
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CBD & Cannabis Dosing

There is no single ratio or strain that’s right for everyone. A person’s sensitivity to THC is a key factor in determining the appropriate ratio and dosage of CBD-rich medicine. You need to find the combination of CBD and THC that works best for you.

CBD & THC: Myths and Misconceptions

CBD and THC are the power couple of cannabis therapeutics, interacting to amplify one another’s curative properties. CBD enhances THC’s painkilling and anticancer properties, while lessening THC’s psychoactivity.

Cannabis Oil vs. Hemp Oil

Compared to whole plant CBD-rich cannabis, industrial hemp grown for fiber or seed is typically low in cannabinoid content. If you live in a state where medical marijuana is legal and available, look for CBD products made from cannabis.

How CBD Oil Is Made

There are many ways to extract oil from the cannabis plant—each with its pros and cons. Some methods are safer and more effective than others. Cannabis oil made with neurotoxic solvents like butane and hexane may leave unsafe residues that compromise immune function and impede healing.

How Do I Choose a CBD Product?

Look for products with clear labels showing the quantity and ratio of CBD and THC per dose, a manufacturing date, and a batch number (for quality control). Select products with quality ingredients that are lab tested and safely extracted.

What Is the Best Way to Take CBD?

CBD-rich cannabis oil products can be taken sublingually or orally, applied topically, or inhaled with a vape pen. The time of onset and duration of effect vary depending on the method of administration.

Decarboxylating Cannabis

Why does eating a raw cannabis bud not get you high but eating a THC edible does? It has to do with a process called decarboxylation.
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How to Make a CBD Topical for Healthy Skin

Given CBD’s potent antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties, it’s a perfect ingredient to add to a natural skin oil preparation. Learn how to make yours.

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Top Conditions

In compiling a list of conditions that CBD may help, we examined hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals.

Cannabis Conversations

Project CBD talks with Dr. Bonni Goldstein about whole plant cannabis remedies, nonintoxicating cannabinoids, and cancer care for children.
Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about "endocannabinology," THC/CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition.

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