Posted on April 17th, 2023 to Uncategorized
What is CBD?
CBD (cannabidiol) has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its potential health benefits. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant. It has been shown to have a range of potential therapeutic effects, including anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anxiolytic, and neuroprotective effects. CBD can be consumed in a variety of forms, including oils, capsules, edibles, and topicals. However, one lesser-known but potentially beneficial method of delivery of CBD is through the use of suppositories.
What Are CBD Suppositories?
Suppositories are capsule-shaped medication that is inserted vaginally or anally. They are small and contain medication that is slowly released into the body after insertion as the suppository melts. CBD suppositories contain CBD oil or isolate, along with other ingredients that help the suppository to melt and absorb into the body. CBD suppositories are typically made from natural, plant-based ingredients and are designed to be non-irritating. CBD suppositories often contain other cannabinoids such as CBN, CBG, or THC to increase the effects of the suppositories. CBD suppositories come in a range of different doses, from as little as 10mg up to 100mg or more. The recommended dosage will also vary depending on the individual and their needs.
Potential Benefits of CBD Suppositories
CBD suppositories work by delivering CBD directly to the bloodstream through the mucous membranes in the rectum or vagina. When inserted, the suppository melts, and the CBD is absorbed into the bloodstream. CBD suppositories offer a fast and efficient delivery method for CBD. By bypassing the digestive system and liver, CBD can be absorbed into the bloodstream quickly and efficiently.
CBD suppositories may provide targeted relief for certain conditions. For example, suppositories designed for vaginal use may help to alleviate menstrual cramps or vaginal pain and dryness. CBD can also be useful in treating many symptoms of menopause. Rectal suppositories may provide relief for certain gastrointestinal conditions such as IBS.
Potential Side Effects of CBD Suppositories
Like any form of medication, CBD suppositories have side effects. CBD suppositories may cause irritation at the place of insertion. This could be due to the irritating ingredients in the suppository or may be due to the sensitivity of the insertion area. CBD suppositories may interact with other medications, so it’s important to consult with a healthcare professional.
Interested in CBD Suppositories?
If you are buying CBD suppositories for the first time, it can be overwhelming, but don’t worry – Hempeutics Pharmacy is here to help. Our team offers complimentary consultations and follow-up appointments with our pharmacist, Dr. Peggy, to ensure you find the right product and dosage for your specific needs. It is important to look for CBD products with certificates of analysis that detail the amounts of cannabinoids in the product.
Dr. Peggy has formulated CBD suppositories with all natural ingredients: CBD, CBG, CBN, Delta-9 THC, Lavender, Cocoa Butter, and Beeswax. Our CBD suppositories are made with high-quality, organically-grown hemp. They also include lavender essential oil. Lavender contains terpenes (linalool) known to help with relaxation. If you would like to know if CBD suppositories are right for you, contact Dr. Peggy for a free consultation!