If you hate the idea of having to take medicines that do not taste good, CBD products that come with no added flavors will not be your thing. Raw CBD has an earthy taste that is almost putting-off. However, if you could blend the goodness of CBD into a delicacy that you will love, the blend is going to be your favorite. This is exactly what CBD chocolate is.
What Is CBD Chocolate?
As the name suggests, CBD chocolate is a combination of CBD and chocolate. CBD is a compound extracted from cannabis plants. However, it has been in the grey region of law for long because it was sourced from cannabis. The plant species has different plants like marijuana and hemp that acquired varying composition of phytochemicals due to years of selective breeding.
Hemp has a high concentration of active cannabinoid, CBD while marijuana is known for its high THC content. THC is an intoxicating compound that causes euphoria in the users when taken in high doses. Before 2018, CBD was regarded as a controlled substance without even considering the source. However, the US Farm Bill in 2018 legalized hemp-derived legal and then began the journey of CBD.
Chocolate never was regarded as illegal. It is derived from the seeds of the tree Theobroma cacao. CBD chocolate is prepared by adding a suitable CBD product, mostly CBD oil into chocolate.
What Are The Benefits Of CBD Chocolate?
CBD chocolate offers various health benefits but if you are not taking it in the right doses, it is not going to do any good. Taking chocolate in quantities more than 25 g every day causes weight gain but if you limit the chocolate intake to below 6 g, you will not notice any weight gain effects.
Chocolate has several benefits including:
- reduces inflammation
- Protects against cardiovascular disease
- stimulates the central nervous system
- Reduces diabetes risk if taken in the right amounts
CBD has a wide range of benefits including:
- Anti-inflammatory properties
- Anxiety relief
- Pain relief
- Improves sleep
- Improves the symptoms of motility disorders including Parkinson’s disease
- Slows down aging
- Improves concentration and focus
Numerous CBD manufacturers have taken interest in releasing CBD chocolate into the market. You may also make it on your own at home using chocolate, CBD oil and some other easily available ingredients.