How Widespread Is CBD Usage?

CBD Usage
CBD Usage
CBD Usage
CBD Usage

CBD has made headlines ever since it was legalised in the country by the 2018 Farm Bill. Not all CBD is legal yet. According to the Farm Bill, CBD that is derived from industrial hemp which is a strain of cannabis with 0.3 percent of the psychoactive compound (THC), is legal. However, all states of the country are free to accept or reject it. Therefore, the US has states with different laws pertaining to CBD and its usage. But, it is hard to keep CBD out of our lives. The various CBD benefits and its qualities make it important to different industries because of which it is a major ingredient of many products you buy.

But, how widespread can the effect of CBD be? Which are the industries using CBD in their products?

You can find the answer to these questions in this article. You will also understand why CBD is not easily replaceable and therefore, valuable.

Skincare Industry

CBD skincare products would have definitely caught your eyes at least once while you were shopping. You might have also used one as it is very common these days. The reason why CBD is very popular is because of its anti-aging, anti-oxidant, and anti-inflammation properties. A CBD facial cream will reduce the symptoms of aging like wrinkles, decrease the pace of aging by preventing oxidation of skin cells, and decrease pimples and the redness caused by it.

Health Industry

CBD plays a tremendous role in the health industry. It has its effects on both the mental and physical states of a person. Different CBD products like balms and patches are used for pain management. CBD products like tinctures and edibles are used to treat anxiety, stress, depression and other mental illness like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). CBD has also been proven to reduce the degeneration of brain cells and oxygen accumulation in the brain.

Apart from directly improving health, CBD has shown that it can reduce nicotine and alcohol addiction. It was observed in a study that the number of times a person smoked reduced by 40 percent when CBD was used. CBD helps control the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal like nausea, restlessness and pain. Further, according to a research conducted by the American Journal of Psychiatry, heroin addicts experienced two to three times reduction in their cravings after using CBD.

Sports Industry

CBD is gaining fame among athletes because it can help reduce pain after a stressful workout session. It also helps reduce the inflammation and soreness of muscles.

Above shared are some of the major industries in which CBD has its footprint. There are even more industries that can be added to the list and it is increasing day by day.