Because of the absence of psychoactive effects, CBD oil use is more socially accepted than that of marijuana, resulting in several celebrities turning to the oil for an abundance of different reasons.
For any who don’t know of him, Morgan Freeman is both an actor and a narrator. Openly advocating for CBD usage, he makes use of the natural pain-relieving effects of this plant based medicine. When he developed fibromyalgia after his recovery from a near-fatal car accident in 2008, he turned to CBD oil to alleviate his intense pain and discomfort.
The popular ‘Friends’ actress uses CBD oil for managing the stress and anxiety that comes with her line of work. When dating her now-ex Brad Pitt, the couple was known for smoking marijuana recreationally. No longer the ‘pothead’ she was once labeled as, Aniston now uses cannabis for its more medicinal purposes.
Talk show host of The View, actress, performer, and cannabis advocate, Whoopi Goldberg is one of the first names to come to mind when talking about CBD oil. Personally, she makes use of CBD oil in a vape pen, which helps with stress, glaucoma, and menstrual cramps. Goldberg fully supports CBD as a health supplement and believes it can help middle-aged women specifically with menstrual cramps, nerve pain and menopausal discomfort. Because CBD is not psychoactive like THC, she supports the consumption and use of CBD at work.
Talk show host Montel Williams was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1999. MS is a painful autoimmune disease that causes your body’s immune system to attack the insulation around your nerves. Shortly after his diagnosis he developed depression, which he suffered from for years. He began consuming CBD to manage his pain and his mood and has advocated for cannabis and CBD legalization ever since. For the past seventeen years he has consumed cannabis-based products almost every day, often using concentrated CBD oil in a vape pen. Williams hopes to raise awareness of the benefits and uses of cannabis and CBD.
Alessandra Ambrosio is a model for Victoria Secret. The night before a show she tries getting at least 8 hours of sleep, which can be difficult if she is feeling anxious about the next day’s show. After hearing about how CBD oil can be used to help with insomnia, she decided to try it out and see if it alleviated her pre-show anxiety to ensure she gets a good night’s sleep. She’s been using it ever since.
War veteran Oliver Stone uses CBD oil to help him with his PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) which he developed after fighting in the Vietnam War. He claims it “helped him from going insane trying to readjust [to normal life]”. He is advocating for full legalization of marijuana across the globe.
What is CBD Oil?
Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has been gaining massive popularity in the health and wellness community the past few years. It is currently being used to help manage a variety of symptoms, including pain and anxiety. CBD oil is made by extracting CBD from the marijuana plant, Cannabis sativa, and diluting it with a carrier oil such as hemp seed oil. CBD does not contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is the main psychoactive cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. THC is responsible for the ‘high’ usually associated with marijuana.
How Do I Use CBD Oil?
CBD oil dosage can vary, but starts with three drops. Taking CBD oil is as simple as putting the drops of it on your tongue, and then leaving them there for about a minute before swallowing. The sheer simplicity of this product is probably one of the reasons why so many people have turned to it for all their various ailments, and why you should too.