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Don’t Like The Taste of CBD? Try These Tips

A tincture, a liquid solution of a substance, is a popular and effective method to utilize CBD. Taken under the tongue, this route of administration is referred to as sublingual or buccal administration. Why are so many cannabis products made this way? It is a convenient, easy way to consume CBD and cannabis that allows for maximum bioavailability (more supplements in your body, therefore, increasing therapeutic effects). What is great about this method is that the CBD gets absorbed directly into your bloodstream. It also misses “first-pass metabolism”, which means it goes directly into your bloodstream without having to pass through your gastrointestinal (GI) system waiting to be absorbed, to then have to pass through the liver breaking down in the CYP50 system and then out of the portal vein into the systemic bloodstream.

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Don’t Like The Taste of CBD? Try These Tips

Rebecca Abraham RN, BSN | President and Founder of Acute on Chronic

A tincture, a liquid solution of a substance, is a popular and effective method to utilize CBD. Taken under the tongue, this route of administration is referred to as sublingual or buccal administration. Why are so many cannabis products made this way? It is a convenient, easy way to consume CBD and cannabis that allows for maximum bioavailability (more supplements in your body, therefore, increasing therapeutic effects). What is great about this method is that the CBD gets absorbed directly into your bloodstream. It also misses “first-pass metabolism”, which means it goes directly into your bloodstream without having to pass through your gastrointestinal (GI) system waiting to be absorbed, to then have to pass through the liver breaking down in the CYP50 system and then out of the portal vein into the systemic bloodstream.
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CBD Effects: It’s What You Don’t Feel

Rebecca Abraham RN, BSN | President and Founder of Acute on Chronic

Have you ever heard anyone say “I tried CBD and it didn’t work?” Have you ever tried CBD yourself and thought it didn’t work? There are several reasons that this could be. First, about 88% of the CBD market is fake. So if you are not buying a CBD product from a reputable company such as Equilibria, or if you don’t know your farmer or supplier, then your CBD product may actually be very expensive coconut oil, olive oil, or some other diluted concoction. The easy solution is to purchase a CBD product from a reputable brand that offers 3rd party lab testing.
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What Are Terpenes? Everything You Need To Know

Rebecca Abraham RN, BSN | President and Founder of Acute on Chronic

With terms such as “CBD” and “THC” becoming mainstream, you may have also heard the word “terpene” thrown around but have not known exactly what it was—or thought that this was deep-into-the-culture cannabis user lingo. That’s not the case! Terpenes are easy to understand and may add potential therapeutic benefits to your CBD experience (the research is still ongoing).
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CBD and Hormonal Health

Rebecca Abraham RN, BSN | President and Founder of Acute on Chronic

Hormonal health issues can seem like an overwhelming topic, often played off or brushed under the rug, yet so many women silently suffer from them. As a cannabis nurse, who also happens to be a proud feminist, one of my passions is to help women learn how to utilize CBD and cannabis to alleviate the issues they face.