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Can CBD Tinctures Reduce Anxiety?

Can CBD Tinctures Reduce Anxiety?

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.” Although millions of people are affected by anxiety, only 36.9% actually receive treatment. Studies show that many individuals living with an anxiety disorder don’t know where to go for help or how to receive preferred treatment. 

As the CBD industry continues to grow, the link between anxiety and cannabidiol has become a topic of conversation online and within the holistic world of medicine. A variety of users have claimed to feel a direct connection between CBD intake and reduced anxiety. CBD tinctures are one of the most popular methods of effectively using CBD for anxiety. 

What is CBD tincture?

Before discussing the amazing health benefits of CBD tinctures, let’s take a moment to explain what it is. A CBD tincture is a liquid supplement containing high cannabidiol content extracted from hemp or cannabis plants. Tinctures are commonly created by steeping hemp or cannabis flowers in high-proof grain alcohol, then placing it over low heat for a long period of time. Depending on the desired taste or intended use, the tincture could be infused with flavor and/or other ingredients. 

All Cannatonic CBD products are made with lab-tested, high-quality CBD isolate which is carefully infused then used to create our organic CBD tinctures and vegan CBD capsules.

CBD Tincture for Anxiety

Tinctures contain high levels of potent CBD that may help relieve anxiety. The non-psychoactive properties in CBD primarily target pain without any of the “high” that comes with THC. The substance affects serotonin levels which serve as a neurotransmitter relaying signals to nerve cells. This directly affects emotions, appetite, and other functions of the human body. 

The Journal of Psychopharmacology published a study in 2011 on the connection between CBD and Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), suggesting that the substance actually reduced the patients’ anxieties. In 2011, Neuropsychopharmacology also found that CBD helped to alleviate social anxiety, cognitive impairment, and discomfort on SAD subjects who took CBD before performing a public speech. 

Through numerous studies, reviews, and testimonies, CBD and CBD tinctures have been making waves in the health and wellness industry. Its amazing properties are changing lives on a daily basis with supporters reaping a multitude of health benefits. CBD is not only linked to anxiety relief, but may also help reduce inflammation, relieve insomnia, and aid physical pains. 

CBD tinctures are changing the world one drop at a time and Cannatonic is excited to be a part of that process creating organic products for all. Shop our products to find the perfect tincture for you.