Cannabis Oil: Uses, Benefits and Where to Get It

Cannabis oil has always been used as an alternative form of medicine, but recently, it has become more widely accepted throughout the U.S. and different parts of the world. While we still have a long way to go in learning all of the true benefits and possibilities of cannabis, we have learned so much already in these few years it has been more accepted and tested. There are so many great benefits of cannabis oil that we know of as well as different ways to take it and use it. When it comes to cannabis oil, there really is something for everyone. No matter how you need to take it or the pain you would like it to help with, cannabis oil is a very versatile and flexible form of medical marijuana. Today we will discuss just a few of the uses and benefits here as well as where to purchase cannabis oil.

Benefits of Cannabis Oil

  • Physical Health
    There are so many great benefits of cannabis oil, but one of the main ones is the health benefits it can provide. From smaller issues like acne to more severe stomach issues and heart problems, cannabis has helped many people improve their overall health and decrease their pain. Of course you should always discuss this with your doctor before trying, but more and more, the medical community is researching and learning about the health benefits cannabis oil has had for so many in the past and can continue to help.
  • Mental Health
    Cannabis oil has been shown to help with the mental health of many users through the years. Anxiety, depression, insomnia, and PTSD are just a few of the mental health issues that cannabis oil could help with. Be sure to discuss any new treatments with your doctors before trying them as some cannabis oil may have side effects.
  • More Natural
    One of the reasons cannabis oil is such a great option for so many is that it is a more natural medication over drugs and pills. There can be a list of side effects for certain pills prescribed by doctors, but cannabis oil is a more natural option. One thing to note, finding quality cannabis is important to increase the effects and ensure it is a more natural pain relief option. Ask your local dispensary how pure the cannabis is that they have and if any chemicals are used in the growing and producing of the cannabis oil.
  • For pain
    Another great benefit of cannabis oil is the pain relief it can help to provide for so many injuries, aches, pains, and more. From sports injuries to the healing process after a surgery to everyday headaches and joint pain, cannabis oil can help relieve chronic and temporary pain. Many of our customers have found great relief from using cannabis oil after years of trying other medications. Cannabis oil
  • More effective
    Cannabis oil has been known to be more effective than taking medical marijuana in other forms due to how quickly it can get into your bloodstream. Depending on whether you use it topically or orally, the cannabis oil can enter the bloodstream faster and have faster results and be more effective than other forms of cannabis.

Ways to Use Cannabis Oil

There are two main ways to use cannabis oil, topically and orally. Cannabis oil can be used topically on the skin in different types of creams, lotions, balms, and salves for joint pain, muscle pain, burns, dry skin, and so much more. This is often how athletes will use cannabis oil or those healing from a bad cut or burn. Taken orally, cannabis oil can be in food and drinks of different types and flavors, often adding flavor to the food it has been added to. You must be careful when cooking with cannabis oil though because if you put it in a dish that gets too hot, it could lose some of its effectiveness. Do your research ahead of time and ask your local dispensary before experimenting with taking cannabis oil with food and drink. You want the full effect and flavor of the cannabis oil you are using without comprising the help it can give.

Where to Purchase Cannabis Oil

Cannabis oil can be purchased at your local medical marijuana dispensary. Every dispensary has a different variety of options for their customers, so ask your local dispensary what flavors and options of cannabis oil they offer and the benefits for each. At Herbal Alternatives, we have a wide selection of medibles, flowers, pre-rolls, concentrates, topicals, and accessories. Some dispensaries focus more on one form of medical marijuana, so finding a dispensary near you that sells quality cannabis oil is important.

Searching online for local dispensaries, asking your current dispensary, asking your doctor, and asking friends and family are all great ways to find a local dispensary near you that offers cannabis oil. Word of mouth is always the best way to learn about somewhere new as you trust the person providing the information and know that they had a good experience when they went.

We hope you enjoyed this blog post and found it helpful. Let us know if you learned a few new ways cannabis oil can help different aches and pains and other ways of using and taking cannabis oil. If you have questions about cannabis oil, cbd oil or medical marijuana, contact Herbal Alternatives today. We are happy to answer any questions you have and hope you will consider our dispensary for all your herbal needs if you are located in or around the DC area.