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Summer Walker Chooses Mental Health over Wealth

“ I truly appreciate all the support and love. As you know, I have been very open about my struggle with social anxiety. I want to continue to be healthy and to make music for y’all, so I have decided to cut down some of the dates on the tour.” Said the 23 year old “Girls Need Love” singer.

Summer goes on to say that the tour doesn’t coexist with her social anxiety and introverted personality. As an introvert myself, I totally understand where Summer is coming from. She also stated that she is a person with feelings, she get tired, sad, and it’s a lot.

“ I don’t want to lose myself for someone else. I want to give y’all what I can, so I’m going to keep making music and I’m going to do a few shows, but I can’t finish.”

More women should consider choosing their mental health over wealth. Now, I’m not saying stay in your bed for weeks and not make a single dollar, absolutely not. But know when enough is enough. Know when it’s time to rest, when it’s time to take a break, when it’s time to say no, when it’s time to put yourself first. You can not pour from an empty cup. So many of us are trying to show our talent to the world but forget what we need in order to show our talent. We need our mind, energy, and body. Rest up sis!

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Belly Dance The Pain Away: Natural Cramp Cures That Work

If you suffer from severe menstrual cramps or see changes in your normal flow we highly suggest seeing a doctor. For the women who don’t need medical attention and want to get rid of their cramps naturally here’s what you can do.

1. Drink one or two cups of Red raspberry tea daily or days before your period. Red raspberry is a uterine tonic that can help relieve cramping and pelvic congestion. Uterine tonics are Women’s herbs for the female reproductive system. It’s mostly use to tone the muscles of the uterus during childbirth.

2. Eat more anti -inflammatory foods to reduce menstrual cramps. Have a daily serving of oil rich fish like salmon, cod or sardines to help reduce cramping.

3. Avoid processed foods. Let us repeat that again, avoid processed foods. Eating canned foods and processed meats will cause you menstrual pain and bloating. Trade processed foods for fresh fruits, whole grains, and vegetables. You’ll cut out a lot of sodium, which will reduce discomfort of water retention and bloating. You’ll also get plenty of complex carbohydrates, which means your blood sugar levels and mood will be steady.


4. You need more calcium. Try taking 1,000 milligrams a day. Calcium is known as one of the top treatments for premenstrual syndrome because it soothe cramps, back pains, bloating , mood swings, and food cravings. Magnesium helps too, but you don’t want to go over 200 milligrams once or twice a day. Too much magnesium can give you diarrhea.


5. This one is a old-school remedy. Use a Castor oil Pack to get rid of menstrual cramps. First, Spread enough castor oil on your abdomen and cover it with a plastic wrap. Then, place a heating pad or warm moist towel on your stomach. The heat will relax your muscles, causing the cramps to slowly disappear.

6. Now here comes the fun part. Studies show that exercise ease the premenstrual and menstrual symptoms. Here are two types of exercise shown to help relieve menstrual cramps.

Belly dance. Yes belly dancing, it is said that the movements taught in belly dancing are good for stretching your pelvis and keeping your cramps under control. In Egyptian cultures, belly dancing was a method used to increase blood circulation in a woman’s body; which prevent menstrual cramps. I highly suggest belly dancing a week or two before your period.

-Yoga is also good for menstrual problems because it relaxes your body causing pain to be less intense.

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DIY: The Ultimate Guide To Using Herbs For Yoni Steaming

Chances are if you’re reading this blog you’ve heard of yoni steaming and are ready to, or have already done a steam at home. In the off chance that you’ve heard nothing about yoni steaming, I’ll give you a little background. Yoni steaming is an ancient practice where a woman sits over a pot of herbs that has been steamed to reap the medicinal benefits through her vagina. Yoni steaming is said to help with pcos, fertility, cramps, irregular periods, fibroids, detoxifying the womb, releasing toxins,vaginal tightening and much more. If you’ve been in the market for good herbs to purchase for yoni steaming keep reading to find out some of my favorite herbs to steam with.

While you can definitely visit a holistic shop in person or online to get pre-packaged herbs, I like to mix and make my own. Here are my favorite herbs to use and their benefits.

  • Nettle, clears urinary tract infections, nourishes before and after childbirth
  • Red Raspberry Leaf, helps relieve and treat endometriosis and relieves cramping. It is also great as a tea
  • Motherwort, relieves vaginal dryness, stimulates uterine blood flow
  • Maca, supports a healthy libido
  • Burdock root, treats urinary tract infections, balances hormones
  • Rosemary, purifies and stimulates the yoni
  • Chamomile, helps with cramping, calms, soothes and smells amazing

I buy my herbs from a health food store which I am able to scoop myself and typically comes out to less than $4 a pack. Research the herbs that work best for what you are trying to achieve, purchase your desired herbs, then combine for your steam. Typically I use 3-5 different herbs at a time. I boil the herbs for 5-10 minutes, allow the water to sit for around 5 minutes or so before adding to my sitz bath. You can purchase a yoni steam chair online, or if you prefer going to a shop that does it, ask if you can bring your own herbs. Be sure if doing at home to make sure the water is not too hot as to not burn or damage your skin as vaginal skin is extremely sensitive and thin. Do not steam if you are pregnant as some herbs can affect your pregnancy.

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Feminine Hygiene Wash: DIY Recipe For Everyday Use

As many women may already know, the vagina is self-cleaning. However, due to external factors such as sweat, stress, diet, menstrual cycles, intimacy, underwear, soap choice etc, etc, sometimes your natural pH levels become thrown off and you need a little help in making sure everything is in tip top shape down there. If you’ve been searching for a natural cleansing solution to add to your feminine hygiene routine, follow the instructions below to make your own DIY natural feminine hygiene wash. 

Ingredients needed:

  • 1/2 cup witch hazel (alcohol-free)
  • 1/2 cup rose water
  • 3 tsp almond oil
  • 1 tsp castile soap (unscented)
  • ⅛ cup of aloe vera
  • ⅛ cup of vinegar 
  • 5-7 drops of essential oil ( I like chamomile, grapefruit, and tea tree oil)
  • Foaming soap dispenser

Castille soap is a gentle, natural cleansing method. Rose water and almond oil helps to calm and moisturize the skin. Aloe vera and vinegar help to balance pH levels. Tea tree, chamomile and grapefruit have calming, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.

Add all of the ingredients to the soap dispenser and shake before use. This wash is not only natural, it’s super gentle and leaves you feeling clean and refreshed. You can use the wash daily as you would your normal wash.

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Feeling lonely? Here’s Some Facts You Need To Know About Socially Isolating Yourself

Isolation is an experience that can be felt either emotionally or physically and self-imposed intentionally or unintentionally. For some people-especially those more introverted- it is almost a requirement to take some time away from others in order to recharge and breathe. Too much time in isolation, however, can wreak havoc on our mental stability. According to Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad, social isolation is twice as harmful as obesity to our mental and physical health. To put that in perspective, obesity kills more people than smoking and car crashes combined.

Isolation may contribute to poor cognitive functioning and decline, negativity, depression, and physical health issues. It interferes with an individual’s ability to form stable and trusting relationships with others. When people feel socially isolated, however, they tend to try and fill the void in numerous ways. These include reminiscing about past relationships, connecting with fictional characters in television and books, or bonding with pets. 

Defining Social Isolation

    Isolation can manifest as the following:

  • Keeping important issues, feelings, and experiences to ourselves. Over the last two decades, the number of people saying they have no one to discuss important matters with has almost tripled. Researchers have found that this may stem from a loss in communal and neighborhood ties where connections are more superficial, geographically spread out, and one-dimensional.
  • Consistently retreating to the home and declining invitations to dinners, social events, hanging by family and friend’s homes, etc.
  • Physically avoiding visiting with family members
  • Assuming your personal struggles are a burden to others
  • Spending an exorbitant amount of time doing hobbies or work that excludes others
  • Having little idea of what’s going on with others

Why Are We So Isolated?

In 2019, everyone’s favorite culprit of social isolation is a smartphone and social media. Before that, it was thought to be television and video games. Not everyone spends hours a day in front of those things, however.

Busy Lives

What about mothers who spend a majority of their time watching their young children, cleaning, or running errands? What about the high school teacher who’s time is consumed interacting with teenagers and completing lesson plans? There is a range of different circumstances that contribute to people feeling lonely and isolated. In fact, we tend to feel our circumstances are so different, no one can relate. When these feelings creep up and threaten to make us uncomfortable, some people choose to bury themselves even further into isolated activities, thus creating a perpetual pattern difficult to recognize. 

Changes In Family Time

According to the American College of Pediatricians, family time eating dinner and engaging in distraction-free conversation has declined by about 30%. Family meals provide a structure for the day, giving meaning and context to family members-also allowing opportunity to feel seen and heard. Unfortunately, this sacred time is happening less and less.

Perceived Lack of Social Support

 Whether we feel unequipped to express ourselves, have a deep belief that others are untrustworthy, or the feeling of unloading on others brings great anxiety, it’s easy to assume there’s no one to turn to. It’s easy to assume we’re the only ones going through something-especially when everyone on Instagram looks like they’re winning. 

 What Can We Do?

 There are many reasons why people feel alone, but we have to remember that we cannot make it through life without others. It’s important to remember that there must be a healthy balance between alone time and isolated activities.

  • Stop being so critical of yourself. Don’t assume you’re broken, weak, or unworthy of telling others how you feel. While it takes a great deal of strength and courage to express emotions to others, it also takes strength to give yourself some compassion. Grace. Patience. Love. Kindness. All of these are words by which you need to live by.
  • Sleep and other self-care measures. Time and time again, sleep is encouraged by professionals to combat illness and as a preventative measure for many ailments. Although not always easy to come by-when opportunity arises to grab more zzz’s, it’s important to jump on it.
  • Therapy. Check out what kind of mental health care your insurance covers or research some free therapy services in your area. Perhaps depression and anxiety is the underlying cause of your isolation. Also, therapy isn’t a hit it-and-quit-it type of thing. Once you find a therapist you’re comfortable with, make it a point to go at least twice a month for several months.
  • Get uncomfortable and force yourself to reach out to family and friends-or strangers in an online support group. It’s amazing the amount of support that is out there. You just have to take the first step and seek it out.
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How To Choose The Right Healing Stone

New Age Practitioners” are just one of the many names given to those that practice alternative therapies. However, these practices are far from new age. The belief that crystals possess vibrational qualities goes back thousands of years. Believed to be a gift from the gods, symbolizing wealth and prosperity, crystals and gemstones have served as protective amulets. Judy Hall, author of the book 101 Power Crystals, says, “The key is to find a crystal that is attuned to your own personal energy or that raises your energetic resonance to ensure well-being and expand your consciousness.”

By The Color:

  • Red stones symbolize energy. Inner Strength. Passion. It is linked to the reproductive system and helps with inflammatory conditions.
  • Yellow and Gold reflects the balance between where you are and where you want to be. It reflects a distorted self-image. It involves your sense of belonging, self-esteem, and emotional balance, stimulating your mental and nervous systems.
  • Orange represents your sense of morality. It is a source for creativity and prosperity. When there is an imbalance, things such as addiction and intimacy issues can be manifested.
  • Green is associated with the heart and eyes, symbolizing love, empathy, forgiveness, and compassion. It is calming and when an imbalance is present, feelings such as fear and hate emerge.
  • Blue or turquoise is linked to the throat and represents self-expression through mediums of writing and speaking. Speaking your truth is tied with these colors.
  • Indigo represents wisdom and self-reflection. Spiritual direction. Open-mindedness. It is the color of the ‘Third Eye,’ which influences the ability to see clearly.

Choose By Shape:

  • Geodes are spherically shaped with a surprise inside. Their cave-like structures are hollow, sometimes consisting of several different colors at once. They provide protection and encourage spiritual growth.
  • Palm stones are flat and tactile, designed to fit in the palm of your hand. Carry one in your purse and use throughout the day-to-day moments.
  • Sphere/Ball stones are shaped like they sound. This classic stone represents unity and a sense of being whole. Connected to the nature of our complete self, they bring balance to mind, body, and spirit. They produce power from all directions and have and are especially linked to the power of intuition.
  • Cluster stones have various points jutting out from a matrix. They are for grounding oneself and bringing awareness of the bigger picture. They can be empowered to ward off negative energy. These stones vibrate at an especially high energy.
  • Points are some of the most commonly known and widely used stones for their focused powers. They emit your intentions directly into the universe. These stones are also called wands. When you point them towards your body, it channels positive energy inwards.

Deciding which stone to begin with doesn’t have to be reduced to just one. Start with two or three that align closely with your goals and intentions. When shopping for crystals, allow your hands to feel several and choose the one that zaps out at your fingertips- one that you connects with you instantly. This doesn’t always happen, but it does. Before you can select by color or shape, you must know the imbalances you are facing and what you want to manifest.

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Are You Depressed? Or Just Bored?

Boredom and depression often accompany each other and share several similarities. When boredom hits, people seek out activities and experiences that will relieve the discomfort felt when it seems there’s nothing to do. The definition of boredom is as follows:

Boredom: the state of being weary and restless through lack of interest.

Similarly, weariness, restlessness, and general lack of interest are all feelings associated with being depressed. People who are depressed consistently feel as if they cannot easily entertain themselves, nor do they find joy in the things many people find pleasurable. The American Psychatric Association, (APA) however, holds that loss of energy, increased fatigue, feeling worthless, or little interest in activities once enjoyed are just some of the symptoms that must be present for a diagnosis of depression. Furthermore persistence of these feelings within a two week period is key. Boredom alone tends to be fleeting or sporadic.

According to the theory of rational-emotive therapy, people who are depressed and chronically bored cannot tolerate being frustrated in the slightest, cannot stand working for long-range gains, and need immediate gratification. Perhaps these people become depressed over time, when they can’t readily find outlets exciting enough to relieve their boredom. 

Clinical psychologist, Dr. Leslie Becker-Phelps says, “People who feel bored feel restless to do something– but nothing feels compelling or motivating. They feel stuck. The first step in feeling motivated is to allow yourself to actually feel the boredom.” 

She goes on to say that boredom is felt when people disconnect from the world to avoid difficult situations and emotions. Take for instance the pathological gambler, studies show there are three types of gamblers: those that gamble out of boredom, those that gamble out of depression, and those that do so out of both boredom and depression. It is widely acceptable that people who are compulsive towards activities such as gambling, drinking or sex are doing so as a form of disconnection. Ironically, these people still tend to feel bored afterwards, motivated only to disconnect again to relieve the discomfort of never-ending boredom.

Becker-Phelps also says, “For some people, boredom is part of depression. They might be sad, but they also might just lack interests and have lost the capacity to enjoy anything. If you struggle with this, it can sometimes help to get yourself moving.” Douglas Cootey lives with both depression and ADHD. He admits in his efforts to avoid boredom, he ended up getting into trouble (i.e. not finishing things, and engaging in unnecessary drama.) Instead of these maladaptive coping behaviors, it’s important to change the way you look at boredom, especially when the boredom is unavoidable like in a class or sitting in traffic.

He says, “Choose three things to engage in when you are bored.” For many, these things come up naturally without even realizing. For instance, browsing social media to pass the time, or calling your mother to share how your day is going while you sit in traffic. If you can consistently find positive or neutral ways to pass the time without feeling an impending sense of dread at the end of the day- you are likely just bored. If you can still enjoy people and activities you’ve always enjoyed or find new things that interest you- you may just be bored. If you get lost in feelings of irritation or purposelessness when trying to engage in formerly enjoyable things- you’re probably dealing with some form of depression.  

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Period Products To Consider For Your Next Cycle

Women have been getting their periods since the beginning of time. Now more than ever, there have been more options created for women (and some by women) to choose from when it comes to period products. Below is a list of products for you to consider before your next cycle.

menstrual cups

Menstrual cups – Menstrual cups are small bell-shaped cups that are often made from silicone or rubber. In order to insert it into your vagina, you fold the flaps of the cup, push it in and the cup opens up, once it’s inside of you. Your period blood then falls into the cup. There are many pros to using menstrual cups versus pads and/or tampons. They are reusable. Also, you can wear a menstrual cup for up to 12 hours, whereas with tampons and pads, have to be changed at least every 4 hours to 6 hours. For those who are concerned about the chemicals often found in tampons and pads, menstrual cups do not contain these chemicals.

Organic pads/tampons – Regular pads and tampons contain certain chemicals such as, odor neutralizers and artificial fragrances which are laced with artificial colors, polyester, adhesives, polyethylene (PET), polypropylene and propylene glycol (PEG), contaminants linked to hormone disruption, cancer, birth defects, dryness, and infertility. In addition, sometimes these chemicals can cause irritation, itchiness, rashes, or harmful reactions for some women. If you want to avoid these chemicals there are now other options via the use of organic pads and tampons which are made with organic cotton which does not contain any of these chemicals.

Reusable Pads – Reusable pads are made from cotton. While they may cost more money than your average box of tampons or pads, they can last up to 5 years! How do reusable pads work? According to GladRags the pads “consist of one holder and two inserts. This versatile design ensures thorough cleaning and allows you to make them mini or maxi by using one, two, or even three inserts. All of our pads have wings that snap around the gusset of most styles of underwear. This holds them in place while you go about your day–no adhesives necessary. Change the complete pad (holder and inserts) every 2 to 6 hours or as needed and wash to reuse.”

ThinxThinx is period-proof of underwear. They feel and fit like regular underwear however, they are designed with period-proof material that allows them to be absorbent. According to their website “our washable, reusable undies absorb your period and are a more sustainable solution than single-use disposable products. Depending on your flow (light, medium, heavy), Thinx can replace pads, tampons, liners, and cups, or be worn with tampons and cups for extra protection.” Prices range from $29 to $39 per pair.

There are even subscription boxes!

LOLA – According to their website LOLA “subscriptions are customizable, flexible, and convenient to make sure you have exactly what you need when you need it — with free standard shipping every time.” You get to choose from a variety of period and sex products for your needs. They send you a reminder email before your period comes to put in your order and there is no commitment. Their products include tampons, pads, multivitamin and oil roll-on a blend for cramp relief. Prices range from $10 – $26.

The Period Store – The subscription service starts at just about $15 dollars a month. According to their website, The Period Store “will send you a special treat package that includes a 5×7 limited edition print, a gourmet treat, 2 tea bags, and 3 packets of medicine (cramp tabs or ibuprofen). You can choose to just receive the treat package or you can add on different lady products from our store. You can set it up so you receive the same product each month, or you can change it up each month. It’s up to you!”

Let us know of any other period products that you use!

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5 Ways To Stop The Toxic Habit Of Overthinking

According to psychologist, Dr. Sarah Allen, a big sign you’re an overthinker is frequently being emotionally absent around others.

Simply put, overthinking is getting caught in a stream of thoughts that may or may not have anything to do with the event that triggered it. In fact, the popular therapy tactic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (CBT) aims to help you stop overthinking and focus solely on the thoughts you have evidence are true.

Overthinking can even put a strain on communication in relationships.

Where Do Our Minds Go?

Jessica’s spouse has been quiet for most of the evening. She starts to think he’s mad about something she said. Anger begins to boil because she knows whatever she said couldn’t have been that bad. Why is he being so dramatic and sensitive? She thought. He probably thought my chicken was too dry. I wish I was a better cook. I can’t do anything right.

All this mind activity was created in 30 seconds, mood going from anxious, to angry, to self-deprecating. In reality, her spouse may have simply been tired and was playing Candy Crush to stay awake a little bit longer.

It’s easy to see how overthinking could lead to an unnecessary argument or just an overall bad mood. Many people, especially woman tend to ruminate over minor events. One thing I’ve learned in Therapy is that when  overthinking, we tend to make assumptions. For instance, we assume how people will react, we assume there must be something wrong with us when things don’t go our way, we assume there must be a double meaning behind what people say.

Stopping The Toxic Habit Of Overthinking

1. STOP MAKING ASSUMPTIONS

Assumptions can lead to false conclusions, and anxiety over not having the answers to perplexing questions. Assumptions can be based on past experiences, our deepest fears, or our wildest imaginations.

Making assumptions is a another hindrance to effective communication in relationships. Without even realizing, these can become strong beliefs or accusations. A wife may make assumptions her husband is being unfaithful based on her deepest fears.

A big part of not making assumptions is being aware you’re doing it. It takes practice, but it can be done.

2. DISTRACTION

Wearing a rubber-band on your wrist is a common technique used to “snap out of” distracting thoughts for ADHD students. It can definitely be used to sting you back to reality when your mind starts going and going.

Leave the room or situation. Call a friend. Anything you can do to interrupt the flow of your fast moving thoughts.

3.    MINDFULNESS

Go somewhere quiet if possible for 5-10 minutes. Close your eyes. Focus on your breath. Breathe deeply through your nose and exhale through your mouth. Feel the rise and fall of your chest. Let your hands fall limp at your side. Notice any smells… any faint sounds… your mood. Think of a peaceful place you may or may not have actually been. It could be from a painting or movie. Just envision yourself there and feel the calm that follows.

4.    WRITING IT DOWN

Translating jumbled thoughts into words on paper helps make better sense of them. Pen to paper is even better than typing in the Notes app on your phone. Looking at your own unique handwriting and the way you form your letters can be empowering.

  • Write down the initial moment/event that awakened your thoughts.
  • Make a list of the associated emotions you felt..(anger, guilt, sadness, loneliness)
  • Only write down the thoughts that are related to the initial event. Anything irrelevant that popped up in your head can stay there for the moment.
4.    TAKE ACTION

Are there any solutions that can solve or alleviate the problems that caused you to overthink? Is there anyone you can ask for advice? Maybe there is a solution that requires you to give more of yourself than you feel like giving. It’s up to you to decide if this is worth a battle with anxiety and overthinking.

5.    STAY EMOTIONALLY AWARE

Always be on top of whatever it is you need emotionally and make sure you can rely on yourself to get it. I’m not saying don’t go to others for ego-stroking, validation, connection, etc… but ALWAYS be available to provide yourself with the compassion, empathy, and support you need to function as a human being.

This means learning how to separate thoughts from emotions and being present to feel those emotions. This is done by accepting situations, along with how we feel.  Self-validation is important because without it, we will constantly question ourselves and look to others for approval.

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Benefits Of CBD Oil On Mental And Physical Health

CBD has become a huge buzzword in the health and wellness industry. From gas station counters to drug store shelves, you’ve probably seen something infused with CBD. This compound derived from cannabis leaves is praised for its powerful healing properties. CBD is mostly known for its pain relieving benefits but some self-care junkies even claim that it cures anxiety and depression. Is CBD actually a cure-all natural medicine? Let’s delve into what it is and how it benefits your physical and mental health.

What is CBD? 

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the compounds found in marijuana. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the compound in marijuana that is responsible for the psychoactive effects or that familiar “stoned” feeling. CBD, on the other hand, does not produce these effects—sorry, stoners. Instead, it is responsible for reducing inflammation and providing pain relief.

Is CBD Legal?

Well, it’s complicated. The 2018 Farm Bill legalized the production and sale of hemp and its extracts but the legalization of hemp-derived CBD is a little iffy in some cases. If a hemp plant contains more than 0.3 percent of THC, the intoxicating compound in marijuana, it is technically considered a “marijuana” plant, thus making it illegal in most states. Sound confusing? That’s because it is. Regulation of hemp and CBD will take years to sort out, but the only thing you need to know is that zero THC hemp-derived CBD is legal in all states. 

CBD for Physical Pain

As briefly mentioned, CBD has power anti-inflammatory properties. Specifically, it helps alleviate pain by affecting endocannabinoid receptor activity and interacting with neurotransmitters. In other words, it creates a pain killing effect similar to over the counter or prescription drugs. 

A 2008 review assessed CBD studies published between the 1980s and 2007. Researchers concluded that CBD was effective for overall pain management along with insomnia associated with pain. 

Also, some have asserted that CBD is a healthy alternative for those who rely on habit-forming substances like opioids. However, more research is needed to medically verify the pain relieving benefits of CBD.

CBD for Mental Health

Anxiety sufferers rejoice because CBD may give you some relief. Studies done by the World Health Organization have shown that in humans and animals CBD could help calm the area of your brain important for emotion and memory. Also, a 2011 study claimed that it could even help with social anxiety. 

If that wasn’t convincing enough, wait until you hear this. One double-blind randomized clinical trial tested the effects of CBD on psychosis. One group was given an antipsychotic and the other CBD. Both groups experienced an improvement in symptoms but the CBD group enjoyed relief without the usual side effects of antipsychotics. Is it too early to call CBD a miracle oil?

While many studies have implied the many health benefits of CBD, more conclusive research needs to be done regarding its effectiveness. However, it’s worth giving it a try. If you plan on buying a CBD oil product, make sure you buy from a licensed company whose products are tested by an independent third party. Also, consult with your doctor or psychiatrist before taking a CBD supplement for it could interact with other medications you’re taking.