Numbers Are Showing CBD Is On The Rise
Here are the statistics and numbers proving that CBD or Cannabidiol is on a rise making it one of the most well know natural health supplements in the world. After all, numbers don't lie. This report is brought to by Mellow Organic. Mellow Organic is proud to present:
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Forbes Health Survey conducted a survey on 2,000 participants that showed 60% of people who take part have used CBD products before and believe that it carries health benefits.
Participants of the survey also think that CBD is safer than alcohol.
60% of U.S. adults have tried a CBD product.
People of the age group between 18-25 have used CBD while it is higher for people from the age of 77 plus with 89% have used CBD.
Both men and women fair the same when it comes to using CBD.
As for the reason for using CBD: more than 50% of people from the age group of 18-25 voted for reduction of stress and alleviate anxiety. Ages 26-41 voted for improving sleep, reduce stress and relieve pain. 62% of people of 42-57 and 58-77 voted for relieve of pain while over 70% of people 77 or older voted for reducing stress and was recommended by a medical provider.
Sales of CBD products in the U.S. in 2014 was at $108 million and by 2022 it increase to $1.9 trillion.
Most popular forms of CBD products are CBD oil/tinctures, capsules, lotion, edibles/gummies and topical.
45% of people think that using CBD is socially acceptable. While using THC is not socially acceptable.
46% believe using CBD will result in testing positive on drug test.
44% think CBD should be legal. 21% disagrees and 19% undecided.
62% from 2,400 people reported in 2018 published in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research that people used CBD medically for pain, anxiety and depression.
According to the Forbes survey one-third of 2,000 people surveyed are less confident about their knowledge on CBD Isolate, Broad Spectrum CBD and Full Spectrum CBD.
Popular uses of CBD are for:
Sleep and Insomnia
Stress and anxiety
Depression and mental health
Tips for using CBD safely:
Consult with your doctor and discuss your medical history.
Choose the right CBD for you. Some may prefer CBD alone while some may want CBD and other cannabinoids like THC.
Make sure that CBD products are free from pesticides and harmful chemicals.
Study the ingredients and potency.
Do not use CBD if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
CBD should be used with people that are 18 and above. Minors may use CBD only with doctor's order.
Start with low dosage first and slowly increase dosage if needed.
It takes roughly around 1 week to start seeing a difference with CBD. Be patient.
Notice how your body reacts to CBD.
Shake the bottle well before using CBD.
Dropping CBD under the tongue is the most effective way in absorbing the CBD to your body.
Drop the CBD oil under your tongue and wait for 30-45 seconds before swallowing.
Read instructions and usage guidelines.
Drink a glass of water after you have taken CBD to avoid dry mouth or cottonmouth.
You should give a gap between 1-2 hours from taking CBD oil and medication.
Written by Vivek Roachthavilit
New Frontier Data
National Library of Medicine