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CBD-Infused Coffee—No, It Isn’t Too Good To Be True

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It didn’t take the CBD trend long to progress, and it’s no surprise! It is starting to get noticed as a great alternative to prescribed medications, and some prefer it over ingesting marijuana. 

Whereas THC can sometimes elevate the feeling of anxiety, CBD typically has the opposite effect on people. Research is ongoing, and CBD has not yet been approved by the FDA, so there are a lot of misconceptions and misinformation surrounding CBD and its healing properties. 

Although it may be federally legal to produce CBD oil, it is still not legal on a federal level for restaurants and cafes to sell CBD-infused foods and beverages. However, there is no law that would prevent someone from simply adding their legally-purchased CBD extract oil to their coffee. In this blog, we will review the benefits of adding CBD to your coffee, how to make it, and more!

Benefits

It actually seems a little counterproductive when we think of the potential benefits of CBD and how caffeine typically affects people. When we choose coffee for our morning beverage, we want it to wake us up and give us the energy boost we so desperately need some days. When your cup of coffee is a little too strong, however, it can leave you feeling restless and jittery. 

CBD is still in its earliest stages of research; nobody knows the result of long-term use and its health benefits are still, for the most part, unclear. However, emerging research is showing that CBD can actually help with certain ailments like nausea and anxiety, which is a problem for a lot of people, especially those who have negative side effects to medications intended to help with these ailments. 

The best way to start incorporating CBD into your coffee mug, as it is with any new thing you may try, it’s best to start in small doses and work your way up to the dose that is right for you. Although overdosing due to cannabis is very hard to do (you would need to consume a lot before it does any damage), it is a good idea to understand your own body and tolerance so you can get the benefits you need from CBD. With enough trial and very little error, you’ll concoct the perfect cup of coffee made especially for you in no time! 

CBD Coffee Recipes

Utilizing your coffee routine as a way to take your daily dose of CBD is a great idea, especially if drinking coffee is one of your daily routines. There are a couple of ways to infuse CBD into your coffee, and both methods are equally delicious. 

One way to make CBD coffee is to purchase CBD-infused coffee beans. This is especially best for those who prefer their coffee black with no sugar or cream for reasons we’ll go over very soon. The easiest way to incorporate your daily dose of CBD into your coffee is to add oil, but in order to make this happen, there is another ingredient that you’ll need to add to this one. 

CBD oil is a hydrophobic substance, which means that it doesn’t like to mix with water; one of the main ingredients to make coffee. The solution to this problem is dependent on how you take your coffee; If you take your coffee black, then you might be out of luck with this recipe, but if you like cream in your coffee, this method might be the one for you. So really, CBD-infused coffee is more like a CBD-infused latte. 

However you take your coffee, there are ways to add CBD as an ingredient. With endless coffee recipes on the internet, it’s easy to find one that sounds tasty to you, and it’s even easier to add CBD to your ingredients. 

Can I Put CBD In Anything I Eat?

The short answer to this question is, you can put your CBD in just about anything. Like we mentioned in a previous section, CBD has yet to be approved by the FDA, so there is no guarantee that a cafe in your state or even your city could infuse their food and drinks with CBD. However, CBD is federally legal, so there’s really no limit as to what kinds of foods or other drinks you could add your CBD to. 

The trick to adding CBD to your recipes is to make sure that the benefits remain the same, which is sometimes related to how bitter the taste is. With less refined oils, the taste can be a little more bitter than refined oils, which can be added to pretty much anything. They may be a little more expensive, but you’ll definitely get your money’s worth. 

The CBD Aisle 

Hopefully, you’ve done your grocery shopping before and know which aisle to go to in the store to find coffee grounds (or, you should at least know how to find it). However, you might have a more difficult time finding the CBD aisle at your local grocery store. 

With certain information about CBD being up in the air a little, it can be very difficult sometimes to find a CBD distributor who is reliable and provides an authentic experience for its customers. Wherever you go to make your CBD purchase, it’s important to choose a vendor who is trustworthy and will answer any question you have regarding the potency of your CBD, how much you should take, THC level, and any additional questions you may have. A good CBD retailer will be able to answer all of these questions and not tell you to just read the label. 

Here at CBD Health & Wellness, we strive to be the CBD providers you need in order to make a CBD purchase that you’re comfortable with. If you’re in the Scottsdale or Phoenix areas, come visit our locations! Our retail staff is eager to answer all of your questions and help you make the right choice concerning CBD and your health. Prefer online shopping and have questions regarding CBD? Visit our website today to view our selection and have your questions answered today!