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Fact: CBD Does Not Make Your Eyes Red

Fact: CBD Does Not Make Your Eyes Red

You may have noticed or even experienced having red eyes after smoking marijuana or THC. Getting red eyes from smoking THC is one of the most common effects and the science behind it is: THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol lowers blood pressure. It also dilates the blood vessels therefore increasing blood flow throughout the body. The blood vessels in your eyes will expand causing redness.

Fact: CBD will not make your eyes red! CBD does not have the same effects on the blood vessels like THC does. CBD also does not have any psychoactive effects so it will not cause you to feel "high" or alter your cognitive functions.

It's common to find THC in CBD products especially on products made from Full Spectrum CBD like Mellow Full Spectrum 1,800 mg CBD Oil made from high potency CBD and includes THC, CBG, CBN and other cannabinoids along with terpenes, flavonoids and healthy fatty acids. But do note full spectrum CBD only comes with less than 0.3% THC and is not high enough to intoxicate you.

But should you desire to have your CBD free from THC or other cannabinoids and just only CBD then choose CBD products made from CBD Isolate like Mellow 900 mg CBD Isolate Oil which comes in two flavor options: Natural and Orange.

Mellow Organic also has a CBD-infused topical balm, Mellow CBD Soothing Balm that comes with a refreshing vanilla scent for people that appreciate a calm and relaxing massage or is looking for something to ease their pain or muscle stiffness.

CBD or Cannabidiol is derived from the hemp and cannabis plant. CBD is one of the 100s cannabinoids or chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant. You may have heard of other cannabinoids like THC, CBN, CBG, CBC, THCa or CBDa-all are chemicals that can help boost your body and mind.

Today, CBD has been legalized in most states in the United States as long as the level of THC in the CBD does not exceed 0.3%. Limitation varies in different parts of the world. In Thailand, CBD is legal if the amount of THC is less than 0.2%.

CBD is known to have various therapeutic properties like pain relief, anti-inflammation, stress and anxiety reduction, treatment for epilepsy, neuroprotective properties, promote sleep, treat sleep disorders, anti-nausea properties, reduce seizures, acne management, improvement of the immunity system and can help treat substance abuse treatment.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that CBD is well tolerated with a good safe profile. Endorsing that CBD is safe, non-addictive and has minimal side effects.

Research on how CBD can affect the eyes is still ongoing. What researchers known for sure is that CBD has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which should have a positive effect on eye health.

In the future doctors could prescribe CBD to treat cataracts, macular degeneration, allergies and Meibomian Gland Disease.

Doctors would prescribe CBD not as eye drops, but as an alternative treatment for anti-inflammation.

So inclosing CBD will generally not make your eyes red or cause any irritation, but each individual response or experience to CBD or cannabis can vary. Do consult with your health provider if you are thinking about using CBD to enhance your health. Discuss your options. Understand the health benefits or the risk that may come with using CBD if you are currently taking any medication or have any ailments.

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Written by Vivek Roachthavilit

Special thanks to:

Family Focus Eye Care

Canadian Association of Optometrists

My Vision

Resources To Recover

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