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Makes Life More Enjoyable
Cannabidiol
by Chronic Man
Citation:   Chronic Man. "Makes Life More Enjoyable: An Experience with Cannabidiol (exp108480)". Erowid.org. May 10, 2016. erowid.org/exp/108480

 
DOSE:
25 mg oral Cannabidiol

BODY WEIGHT: 200 lb


Longterm Usage

I have suffered from anxiety and back pain since I was 18. I have tried every alternative medicine I could get my hands on. Kratom tends to make me sick after I consume more than 3,500 mg, and that dose doesnít do much for me. Passionflower doesnít seem to work. Kava did not help. Valerian root makes me stay awake and feel edgy for some reason. Alcohol is great, but it leads to a vicious circle that tends to do more harm than good.

I started consuming CBD 6 months ago. Like any newbie, I bargain shopped at the beginning and got what I paid for (which was mostly placebo effect). I was about to give up on CBD too, but came across a company that claimed they were different [ ]. I live around the area in [ ] and decided to drive up there to give CBD one more shot.

I am really glad that I did!

This occurred about 3 months into experimenting with CBD. I take CBD both orally (25 mg) and I vape it too. The effects from taking it orally lasts about 8 hours for me. The effects donít last as long when vaping it, but the effects kick in really quick. I like to consume CBD orally before work. If I need to run to a supermarket later in the day, then a few puffs of my vape pen does the trick to calm the nerves.

My pain and anxiety are both under control now. I do not get high from CBD. There is a feeling to it though that was difficult for me to put my finger on at the beginning. Itís kind of like being stoned but without the head change. It actually gives me better focus.
Itís kind of like being stoned but without the head change. It actually gives me better focus.
Think of how your mind felt when you were a kid before you were forced to dwell over work issues, spousal issues, other personal problems, and wear and tear on your body. I feel younger!

CBD is not known as a recreational drug, but when you have to deal with anxiety on a daily basis, it sure makes life more enjoyable. My family and friends tell me that they see a positive change in me!

Exp Year: 2016ExpID: 108480
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 43 
Published: May 10, 2016Views: 20,012
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Cannabidiol (596) : Glowing Experiences (4), Therapeutic Intent or Outcome (49), Retrospective / Summary (11), Not Applicable (38)

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