The benefits of herbal teas with CBD

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There medical cannabis is increasingly widespread and appreciated for the treatment of various pathologies, especially chronic. There are many forms under which legal cannabis is reproduced and one of these is represented by herbal teas with CBD.

CBD is the active ingredient that provides beneficial effects to the mind and body, as opposed to THC. Unlike the first, THC provides a psychotic effect, altering the mental faculties.

Both are present in the plant and this is the reason why the extraction of the active ingredient for the preparation of herbal teas was regulated by the Ministry of Health. A legal product must benefit those who buy it and not cause hallucinogenic effects, which are not good for health and are prohibited by law.

Cannabis herbal teas have multiple benefits depending on the elements that compose it. They can cure or simply help achieve a state of well-being.

Later we will analyze the benefits specifically, but now let’s find out how herbal teas are created amidst doubts and critical issues raised by Italian laws as opposed to what is recommended at a medical level.

How to make cannabis tea

The origin of herbal teas dates back to Ancient Greece. Looks like it was the doctor Hippocrates to coin its name. The herbal tea is nothing more than an infusion of specific parts of medicinal plants capable of treating various physical and psychological ailments.

According to the Decree of November 9, 2015 concerning the regulation of narcotics, whatever the use that is made of cannabis (medical or recreational), the pharmacokinetic properties of the substance vary according to the dose taken and the mode of intake.

It is important to specify that medical cannabis contains THC in much higher doses and belongs to the so-called FM1 and FM2 groups. Unlike these categories, which can only be prescribed by a doctor in the face of a serious illness, cannabis teas do not contain THC. However, being taken through the digestive tract, the therapeutic benefits manifest themselves quickly, between 30 and 60 minutes after taking.

The Decree explains that it is possible to prepare a decoction (starting from cold water) of the product and take the preparation only after 15 minutes of boiling with the lid on. Indicatively, the ratio should be that of 500 mg of cannabis per 500 ml of water. However, through a preparation of this type THC and CBD are not decarboxylated, i.e. the right conversion of THCA and CBDA into THC and CBD does not take place.

The Dr. Marco Ternelli, specialized in the galenic practice of Medicinal Cannabis, proposed variations for the preparation of an optimal recipe. First of all, you need to boil the water for at least 20 minutes in a covered container. The quantity of product is 100 mg in at least 100 ml of water.

CBD herbal teas are among the best health remedies. It is a product not only rich in CBD, but also in minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Here are the main benefits of CBD herbal teas:

  • They reduce chronic pain: having a pain-relieving effect, cannabis herbal teas can be used against pains resulting from diseases such as AIDS, cancer, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis;
  • They prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s: according to a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, reduced doses of THC are able to slow down the production of beta-amyloid proteins, characteristic of the disease;
  • They relieve anxiety, stress and depression: these ailments are very common today and cannabis contains neuro-protective and antioxidant properties that heal the brain;
  • They relieve intestinal problems: CBD herbal teas are ideal in case of pain, muscle spasms in the intestine or diarrhea, as well as chronic ailments such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis;
  • They relieve nausea: chronic nausea induced by other diseases or by chemotherapy cycles can be alleviated thanks to CBD teas that have the power to stimulate appetite;
  • They are good for the lungs: Legal cannabis is a bronchodilator indicated for those with respiratory disorders and even helps in cases of lung cancer by reducing its growth;
  • They prevent heart disease: CBD lowers blood pressure and allows better blood circulation, ideal for hypertension or blocked arteries;
  • They help in case of spasms: CBD teas are natural antispasmodics that also help in severe cases of epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease.

In case of serious illness it is however preferable consult your doctor to evaluate the right CBD herbal tea to consume, especially while taking other medications. Let’s discover the properties of some of the main elements used in the composition of the best herbal teas.

Rosehip

Rosehip is a spontaneous species belonging to the Rosaceae family. Its immunomodulating properties help the body’s immune response; the anti-inflammatory properties help in ailments such as colds, pharyngitis or tonsillitis. The antioxidant properties improve blood circulation and rebalance cholesterol. In addition, it provides large quantities of vitamin C to increase the immune system. Rosehip is recommended in periods of severe fatigue and stress thanks to its tonic capacity.

Hibiscus

Hibiscus herbal tea

Hibiscus is a shrub belonging to the Malvaceae family, native to India. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic and antibacterial properties are attributed to hibiscus. It is a plant that reduces hypertension and is indicated for lowering blood pressure. It also helps reduce cholesterol levels. It is a very refreshing and diuretic drink, suitable for the urinary system and kidneys. It brings great benefits to those who lose their appetite easily.

Ginger

Ginger tea

Ginger is a perennial herb of the Zingiberaceae family. In addition to being one of the most used elements for the creation of herbal teas, it is widely used in the kitchen for its anti-inflammatory and digestive properties, which make it a great ally for the heart and stomach. In particular, it is indicated to combat gastroesophageal reflux, nausea and indigestion. In oriental medicine it has always been used against stress, fatigue and seasonal ailments. It is an antiseptic that helps with colds and coughs. Ginger has pain relieving and detoxifying properties that help women a lot during menstrual pain.

Lemongrass

Lemongrass herbal tea

Lemongrass is a stimulant and tonic, its intake is particularly indicated in cases of fatigue, exhaustion, both physical and mental. Herbal teas with lemongrass are also widely used to stimulate the lymphatic and immune system, they also have analgesic potential. One of the best known properties is that of helping you sleep. Lemongrass is also recommended for its antimicrobial properties which prevent tooth decay and disinfect the mouth. It also appears from medical studies that it is able to fight cancer cells.

Goji berries

Goji berry tea

Herbal tea with goji berries is a concentrate of beneficial properties. Very famous is its ability to strengthen the immune system by helping it to distinguish healthy cells from diseased ones. The high quantity of antioxidants is very important to counteract the negative effects of free radicals. In addition to this, the quantity of Omega 3 and Omega 6, essential elements for our health and well-being, is relevant. Goji berries are beneficial for hair, skin and eyes. One of its best known properties is to regulate the intestine and stimulate the metabolism, burning fat.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon

Cinnamon has been scientifically proven to help stimulate brain function, thereby improving attention and memory. Among the main components of cinnamon we find vitamin B1, vitamin C, iron, potassium, phosphorus and calcium. Cinnamon is indicated for seasonal ailments, such as colds or sore throats, thanks to its anti-inflammatory property. As a natural antioxidant it stimulates blood circulation and lower cholesterol. It is also a digestive remedy.

CBD

Herbal tea with CBD

CBD is one of the cannabinoids with the highest concentrations in the hemp plant. CBD lends itself to multiple therapeutic applications and is the most effective natural active ingredient against stress and anxiety. Herbal teas with CBD seem to have far greater benefits than normal herbal teas, as CBD amplifies the properties of the other components of the drink. In fact, the herbal tea contains not only CBD but also other substances such as minerals and vitamins that help the correct functioning of the body.
Herbal tea is a pleasant drink for its organoleptic properties, as well as being a great ally of our body. Its basic characteristic is to instill a state of well-being and relaxation.

Cannabidi CBD herbal teas

Crystaltea herbal teas they come in a biodegradable pyramidal filter that allows the mixture of carefully selected herbs and roots from all over the world to release their peculiar fragrance from the opening of the freshness seal, for a more intense aroma and flavor.

Crystaltea herbal teas contain a natural extract of “Humulus Lupulus”, a variety of hops specially selected from an Asian hop strain belonging to the cannabis family. It is characterized by being naturally rich in cannabinoids such as CBD (cannabidiol), CBC (cannabichromene) and CBG (cannabigerol) and other active ingredients known for their beneficial properties such as humulene, xanthumol and beta-caryophyllene.

Crystaltea CBD herbal teas take inspiration from the power of the five crystals from which they take their name, arousing a unique experience and bringing significant and multiple beneficial effects, as there is one for every need!

As we have seen, the benefits of herbal teas with CBD are many, based on the use of selected ingredients their use can be advantageous in the most diverse fields.

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