The Ins and Outs of CBD Filled Chocolates – All You Need To Know
CBD is a on going hot topic in current years more so since the legalization of marijuana products in Canada back in 2018. It continues to prove to have extraordinary effects on your health and well-being; you’re probably wondering, what exactly is it?
To start with, CBD is a naturally occurring element; a cannabinoid out of many others present in the cannabis plant. With advances in technology, it is available in many forms for easy consumption, such as CBD oils and vapes.
At Morden Cannabis, we carry a wonderful assortment of CBD infused chocolates; these luxurious sweet treats off the ability of being healthy while not compromising on the deliciously rich and sweet tastes of the chocolate.
What is CBD?
CBD is an abbreviation for cannabidiol, CBD is one of two dominate cannabinoids found in strains of marijuana plants, the other being THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol).
However, apart from the plant, cannabinoids are also present in our bodies and the only difference is their names. Ours are known as endocannabinoids and they are mainly present in our ECS, the system that’s present in our main nervous system.
When it comes to CBD’s effects though, biologically, the cannabinoid reacts with your receptors in the ECS to give you a assortment of well know health benefits.
Having been said, when consumed alone, CBD is known to have an unpleasant taste to many which is why we carry a large selection of CBD infused baked goods, candies/gummies, and our main topic here today CBD infused Chocolates.
Benefits of Eating CBD Chocolates
After understanding the meaning of CBD chocolate, now is the time to dig a little deeper. The obvious question being, why combine it with chocolate?
The answer is in the rich great taste that chocolate brings which is unmatched by any other ingredient. Put Simply, chocolate tastes delicious, while CBD, being a part of a plant, has the signature herb flavour and terpenes that are usually associated with the taste of herbs.
When combined with quality chocolate, however, the inherent and delicious flavour of it will complement and cover the terpene flavour of CBD.
Moreover, CBD has naturally occurring antioxidant properties and so does chocolate!
With this, the cacao also has many other essential minerals such as magnesium, iron, copper and potassium. The amalgamation of CBD with chocolate, gives you many benefits, such as –
- Anti-inflammatory benefits
- Reduced diabetes risk
- Protects against cardiovascular diseases
- Stimulates your nervous system
- Helps with heart diseases
- Helps with stress, anxiety and depression
There are numerous other health benefits to CBD in this article we are focusing on just a few if you like to read more about other scientifically proven health benefits read here.
However, moderation is key, ensure that you’re consuming them in a limited amount to reap the right benefits.
How to Consume CBD Chocolates?
Due to the potential to form combinations according to your specific requirements, it is difficult to highlight an amount of CBD that will work best for your specific needs. Having said that, the amount will vary based on why you’re using it in the chocolate.
At Morden Cannabis, we carry chocolate combined with these to ingredients to create a superfood that are proud to sell and recommend to any of our customers.
Now, when it somes to eating this chocolate, take a chunk from the bar and let it melt under your tongue to help the release of CBD in your body.
Ideally, you should start with small chunks and maintain this consistency for about three days. If you feel no difference, you can always have a larger piece of chocolate and try that size for another three days.
If you would like to learn read more about the benefits of CBD and the effects on your body we will link articles below:
- The Permanente Journal
- Journal of Cannabis Research
- Harvard Health