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Full-spectrum cannabidiol products contain all phytocannabinoids, flavonoids, cannflavins, and terpenes. People choose full spectrum hemp extract mainly because it allows cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol to work together for the so-called entourage effect. It is the main effect of whole-hemp cannabidiol products. It can positively affect the human endocannabinoid system, a biological system that regulates processes and functions such as mood, sleep, appetite, fertility, reproduction and pain.
Cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol can work to improve each other’s beneficial properties while reducing each other’s adverse attributes. Scientists discovered that consuming full spectrum hemp oil products could be more beneficial as compared to using THC and CBD separately. Further, THC, CBD, flavonoids, terpenes and other cannabis compounds can work together for a more potent effect than when those are consumed in isolation. If you consume full-spectrum cannabidiol oil, it could work to improve the endocannabinoid system (ECS) so that your body can come back to a balanced state.
Interestingly, a 2011 study discovered that phytocannabinoids and terpenes in combination could work to aid in reducing pain, anxiety, epilepsy, and inflammation. Some people have adverse effects of tetrahydrocannabinol, including hunger, nausea, anxiety and insomnia. However, if cannabidiol is in the mix, then it could aid in reducing many of THC’s side effects. Further, a 2018 study found that a few of the flavonoids and terpenes in the oil product might have neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory effects. In essence, it said that the compounds could improve the therapeutic scope of cannabidiol.
Adverse Effects Related To Full-Spectrum Cannabidiol
There are only a few side effects related to a cannabidiol product, whether it is of the isolate, broad-spectrum or full-spectrum type. Nevertheless, the effects that are associated with it are very mild; these include nausea, appetite changes, weight changes, and dizziness.
When planning to work any new supplement into your regimen, you should talk to a doctor or physician about your concerns. Check whether the label of your prescribed medicine has any grapefruit warning. If it comes with the warning, you would have to talk to the medical professional about whether you could consume cannabidiol with it. Cannabidiol can have some components that interfere with how the human body breaks down certain prescription medication types.
Grapefruit and cannabidiol are likely to neutralize the gut enzymes that aid in breaking down and eliminating medication. Consequently, your body could have dangerously high medication levels. If you consume grapefruit or cannabidiol with those medication types, low dosages of the latter could become high doses.