If you’re awake (or woke, you choose), you know that cannabidiol (CBD) products are promoted as having a variety of health benefits. Whether you use them for anxiety, pain relief, or to alleviate symptoms from a smorgasbord of chronic illnesses, there are a variety of delivery methods for this hemp-derived chemical. With the controversy surrounding vaping on the rise, here are a few other ways to incorporate CBD into your life.
Want a little CBD with your cocktail? You can add Sacred Leaf CBD oil to any cocktail on the Hogshead KC cocktail menu for an additional $3, or you can choose one of their original creations that features the oil. Try the Killa Bees, a riff on a gin and juice featuring gin, acidulated orange juice, chai honey, and Sacred Leaf CBD.
If your morning cup of joe is second nature, then The Roasterie has you covered. Their CBD-infused Cold Brew Coffee and CBD-infused Black Tea is steeped with American Shaman CBD oil for 19 hours for maximum benefit. $5 per can, available at The Roasterie Cafe and American Shaman locations.
For aching muscles after long days, rely on Select CBD Muscle Rub. With the added benefits of menthol for cooling, and aloe, tea tree oil, and vitamin E, the 250 mg of purified CBD isolate soothes and relaxes. $44.99, available at Phoenix Natural Wellness (Overland Park, Lenexa, and Belton).
Locally owned brand 1850 Hemp Co. is named for the year that the National Medical Convention admitted cannabis into the Pharmacopia of the United States of America. Now, their organically derived, 100 percent THC-free line of tinctures is being purchased by CBD leader, Pure Spectrum. Word on the street is that Pure Spectrum is the official CBD partner for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Place a few drops under the tongue for fast absorption.1850 Hemp Co. Cannabidiol Elixir, $48.88 at Natural Wellness CBD (Gladstone).