CBD Tea for Your Health: All You Need to Know

Updated on April 5, 2021

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Tea holds the second place as the most consumed beverage in the world right after water. Millions consume tea as part of their morning rituals, afternoon pick me up, or even as a calming digestive before bed.  Humans have been using herbal teas for thousands of years to improve their overall health and wellbeing. In recent years, people have been taking an interest in combining cannabis with everyday products such as tea to showcase its therapeutic effects to relieve anxiety, improve sleep patterns and alleviate nausea.

Cannabidiol or what is more popularly known as CBD is derived from both the hemp and marijuana plants. The CBD extract from the marijuana plant will provide a higher THC content, a compound that gets you “feeling high.” Hemp sourced CBD on the other hand has minimal THC, so it does not have any psychoactive effects. You can still reap its numerous health benefits as it provides a calming effect to your body and mind. Organic CBD tea is a mixture of crushed premium organic cannabis flowers infused with other beneficial herbs and steeped in hot water. The raw plant cannabinoids are released when soaked in hot water and provide a natural remedy that promotes good health.

Let’s explore below the multiple benefits of CBD tea to your health.

CBD tea for stress and anxiety

The simple routine of drinking tea in the morning or before bed is a calming ritual for most people. Tea using herbs like chamomile, holy basil, Kava and hibiscus has calming properties and helps the body relax after a long and stressful day. These tea blends, when mixed with cannabinoids, are even more valuable in reducing stress and anxiety.

CBD works side by side with these herbs to keep a balanced mind and body providing a natural solution, without the harsh effects of other pharmaceutical drugs or medication.

Tummy relief

Regular green or black tea by itself does great in providing relief to an upset stomach. Herbal teas with ginger, peppermint, licorice, or lemongrass extract are age-old remedies to treat tummy aches.  Ginger and peppermint tea for example has been used as a natural remedy for abdominal pain or cramps. The combination of these two ingredients with CBD will provide a soothing effect and alleviate bloating, gas, irritation, and indigestion.

Studies have shown that CBD supports cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy by treating their nausea and vomiting due to the heavy medications administered to them.

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Improves sleep patterns

If there’s one thing that can make your day sour, it’s tossing and turning in bed. The lack of sleep can lead to anxiety and multiple health issues. Drinking CBD tea can aid people who have difficulty sleeping, those who suffer from irregular sleep patterns, and insomnia by first focusing on calming the mind and body.

Herbal teas such as chamomile, lavender, pepper or even melatonin and valerian infused with CBD can improve the quality of sleep. The CBD interacts with the receptors in the brain that are responsible for our body’s circadian rhythm, a natural process that regulates our sleep-wake cycle.

Pain management

Do you have an underlying health issue that causes you to feel pain throughout the day? Or maybe sitting in front of the computer all day long has made your back muscles achy? CBD tea offers the needed relief to those who battle aches and pain. Drinking CBD tea regularly can be part of your pain management routine.

CBD tea is an effective and natural alternative to habit-forming pharmaceutical painkillers that does not come with any adverse side effects.

Fights inflammation

Inflammation is our body’s natural reaction to disease or harmful stimulation. Excess inflammation may be due to arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, or other autoimmune issues. Prolonged inflammation can lead to complications.

CBD tea is a natural antioxidant that helps fight inflammation and lowers the pain and soreness that comes with joint pain and arthritis. CBD tea can be part of your daily ritual to help reduce inflammation on your joints from working all day.

Supports heart health

Since CBD tea helps with inflammation it can also enhance our heart’s health. It is known to lower blood pressure and its antioxidant properties aid our body in fighting against toxins.

The process of oxidation generates free radicals in a body. Some cells can be damaged and more prone to chronic health conditions which include heart disease. Drinking CBD tea can help reduce the risks and improve your cardiovascular health and circulatory system.

Reduces headaches

The stress of everyday life can lead to anxiety and overthinking. Suffering from minor headaches or migraines is a common problem across the world. Those people affected with a headache can suffer from a short episode or severe migraines can last for a day or longer.

CBD tea can relieve headaches and migraine pain by hindering the neurotransmission to pain receptors in our brains.

Final Thoughts

CBD tea can be enjoyed any time of the day. Depending on the amount of food in your system, it can take from 30 to 90 minutes to be fully absorbed into your bloodstream to reap its benefits, which can last for up to 7 hours.

CBD infused with herbal tea has double the health benefits and has been known to effectively aid in people suffering from sleep disorders, anxiety, chronic pain, and inflammation. Regular consumption supports our digestive system and boosts overall heart health. Make CBD part of your daily ritual for a more relaxed body, mind, and soul.

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