Updated: May 6, 2019
Students in University or College tend to experience high amounts of pressure, stress, anxiety, sleep deprivation and other issues. The list is probably endless. Students tend to consume caffeine or coffee to counterattack these problems and to get their energy levels high. Taking coffee may help reduce anxiety and give you high energy, but taking coffee with CBD does a whole lot more! So, how exactly does this CBD Oil and Coffee combo help you as a student?
What is CBD Oil?
CBD (Cannabidiol) is one of many compounds (cannabinoids) found in the cannabis or marijuana plant. It is one of the two major and active ingredient in the cannabis plant, the other being THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). THC is the main psychoactive cannabinoid. It gives you the sensation of getting ‘high’.
However, unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive. CBD gives you the ‘calm’ without the ‘high’. That’s right! CBD is medically safe and also doesn’t get you high. CBD is a great option for those looking for something to calm them without the mind-altering effects of marijuana or some pharmaceutical drugs.
So, CBD Oils are oils that contain certain concentrations of CBD. Simple, isn’t it? The concentration and kind of oil used varies. CBD is extracted from a cannabis plant, then it's diluted with a carrier oil like hemp seed oil or coconut oil.
How Does CBD Oil Help Students?
In general, CBD oils help you relax. It takes off that pressure you feel in your day-to-day life as a college student. Let’s look at the advantages of taking CBD oil (especially with coffee).
Anti-anxiety. CBD oil keeps you calm and anxiety-free. You might be anxious before taking a test, presentation or exam in school. Taking CBD oil with that coffee will give you a long lasting, calming effect. It helps reduce the anxiety behavior in people with anxiety disorders like general anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder and many more!
Relieves pain. Surely, you can’t take coffee to relieve pain? Well actually, taking CBD oil with your coffee can help you reduce or even eliminate body pain, headaches, etc.
Helps reduce stress and pressure. CBD oil takes away stress and pressure, making you feel calm.
It is non-addictive. You don’t need to be worried about being addicted to CBD oil. It isn’t addictive and can be taken anytime with coffee.
It interacts with your body receptor systems to provide balance. Taking coffee alone might give an over-driven feeling. If supplemented with CBD oil, you get a very good balance, instead of an over-driven feeling.
Can help you sleep faster. At low doses, CBD oil will help elevate your mood just like -or better than- Caffeine. At high doses, CBD will cause a sedative effect and make you sleep faster and better.
If we kept going on with the benefits of CBD oil, this article might turn out to be the longest article ever written. We almost forgot! There are no adverse effects! Great, isn’t it? Now that we’ve gotten to know some of the benefits of CBD oil, we can now see that taking coffee alone isn’t enough to keep us calm. The coffee and CBD oil combo is simply the best!
Coffee and CBD Oil Combo
We already know the benefits of consuming Coffee but taking our Coffee infused with CBD oil is very effective if we need to be calm, stress-free, pressure-free, and anxiety-free.
CBD oil can be used in different ways for different conditions. Some CBD oil products can be mixed into different foods, drinks, beverages, and coffee. They are mostly taken from a dropper or pipette.
As a student, to reduce anxiety, pressure or stress, you should take your coffee with CBD oil to get a balanced effect. You get a boost of energy and still feel calm and stress-free! You can choose to take it shortly before taking your coffee, shortly after taking your coffee or mixed with your coffee. Which ever suits you better.
For non-coffee drinkers, you can pair CBD oil with caffeinated teas to get the same effect. You should try to find the dosage that works best for you. Everyone has different tolerance levels for caffeine and CBD consumption. Start out small and increase till you find the right dosage.
Start to take CBD oil-induced coffee to rid stress and pressure, keep your anxiety levels at a minimum and feel energized. Feel calm even with a boost of energy! Good luck!