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Why Are CBD Edibles So Popular?

By Jeffrey M.

Nov 2, 2020

Since 2017, Google searches for CBD have more than quadrupled. Public curiosity and interest continues to increase.

The substance boasts the relaxing benefits of the marijuana plant, minus the psychoactive effects. This is just one of the reasons why CBD continues to increase in popularity in the United States. CBD (as well as all hemp products) was officially legalized in the United States by the 2018 farm bill. Since then, demand continues to explode. With the help of the internet, it seems you can find the substance in just about any format. The CBD market is projected to grow to nearly $22 billion by 2022. But what makes CBD edibles so popular? Keep reading to find out!

What is CBD?

Most people know what marijuana is but might not understand where CBD comes from. CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is one of the compounds specific to the plant Cannabis sativa. Hemp is extracted to produce CBD products and such extracts are able to be formulated below 0.3% THC for legal compliance with the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill CBD can often be confused with its cousin THC. This is the major active ingredient in marijuana and is what makes it psychoactive. THC is found below 0.3% in all legal CBD products–so no, you won’t get high post-consumption. There are three different types of CBD products on the market. The first is CBD isolate. This is the purest option, and is most commonly produced in crystal/powder forms. In CBD isolates, all the plant’s extras have been removed (minor cannabinoids, THC, terpenes, flavonoids, etc). The second type is broad spectrum CBD. This is popular, as most of the minor cannabinoids remain intact while removal of THC is the premier feature. The last variation is full spectrum CBD. This type of CBD oil typically keeps all of the minor cannabinoids, <0.3% THC, and most of the terpenes, producing what most users agree, are the best effects. CBD is pretty widely abundant in most hemp plant strains, so isolating and extracting it is generally easy. This is just one reason why the product is becoming so popular.

What About CBG?

CBG stands for cannabigerol. CBG is much less abundant compared to CBD, though it has similar health benefits. Scientists are still learning more about CBG, as it is newer on the scene. One of the reasons this product is lesser-known, is due to the increased production costs. CBG requires special equipment, and a more precise production process. As such, it has been deemed the “Rolls-Royce of cannabinoids.”

Why Are CBD Edibles So Popular?

With so much public interest in CBD, there has been an influx of these products on the market. In turn, consumers have many options for CBD consumption. Ingesting CBD as an edible makes it quick, easy, and convenient. These products come in a variety of delicious flavors, pre-dosed and ready to go. There are many CBD edibles on the market, including:
  • Brownies
  • Lollipops
  • Syrups
  • Chocolates
  • Granola
  • Protein bars
  • Roasted nuts
  • Sour fruit slices
  • Capsules
And of course, the most popular option on the market: CBD gummies. They generally come in child-proof packaging as well, to ensure safety in all settings. The convenience factor is one of the major selling points. There is no need to calculate dosing, and no measuring out required. Plus, consuming this product in a food form allows for the alleviation of worrying about the negative side effects that a non-smoker might associate with smoking or vaping. Another benefit of CBD edibles is the factor of discretion. Normal, everyday food items are easily infused with the health benefits of CBD. But now, there is no need to carry any negative connotations that might come with using cannabis on its own. Besides the health benefits of CBD alone, these edibles are often enhanced with extra vitamins. This makes it even easier to cultivate a healthier lifestyle with just one product. They are also non-habit forming, so you cannot get addicted to CBD edibles. While it is always smart to consult a doctor before trying out CBD products, there are a variety of edibles on the market for any desired strength.

What Should I Consider When Buying CBD Edibles?

One important thing to note about CBD edibles is that they are not FDA regulated. There is one FDA-approved prescription use for CBD. Other than that, the regulatory body generally stays away from products considered to be supplements. In light of this, it is important to ensure the CBD product you ingest is authentic and high-quality. Without FDA regulation, some products may not be as potent as they advertise. When choosing a CBD product, you want to ensure a third-party lab conducts independent testing, to guarantee a genuine product. It’s also a good idea to check customer reviews to see which products are legitimate. Keep in mind that each person’s body is different, so these products may affect people in different ways. However, you should also be able to deem a source trustworthy before purchasing any products.

The Trusted CBD Source
All Primary Jane’s products are third-party lab tested. They are infused (rather than sprayed) with CBD hemp oil that comes extracted from organically grown hemp plants that are non-GMO and cultivated in the USA. They are also created with all natural and vegan ingredients. They contain non-detectable levels of THC, ensuring there will not be a trace on a drug test. Plus, it is safe for younger people or those who do not want the psychoactive effects of THC. These products come in various forms, making it easy to use in whichever way you prefer.

Solar Day Gummies

The Solar Day Gummies from Primary Jane provide 25mg of full spectrum CBD in a daytime gummy with vegan-friendly ingredients. They are also enhanced with vitamin B12, gingko biloba, ginseng, vitamin C, and zinc — providing a daytime experience that will keep you coming back for more. These large, 5g gummies are guilt-free at only 11 calories and 3g of sugar each, deeming them a healthy and delicious choice. Solar gummies are available in 3 natural fruit flavors — blueberry, lime, and strawberry.

Lunar Night Gummies

Primary Jane’s Lunar Nighttime Gummies are also a full spectrum CBD experience. There is 750mg of CBD per bottle–30 gummies per jar. They contain 3mg chamomile and 3mg melatonin, in addition to 1mb CBN. CBN is another cannabinoid that has been known for use at nighttime. Infused together, these all-natural gummies are enhanced to encourage the most restful nights. Lunar gummies are healthy, delicious, and all-natural. Like the daytime gummies, they contain only 11 calories and 3g of sugar in each. They come in blueberry, lime, and strawberry natural flavors as well. Both Solar and Lunar gummies are 3rd party lab tested with traceable batch numbers, and are sold in a 30 gummy, 750mg total jars for a full month of use. When you purchase them as a subscription product for recurring monthly deliveries, you can save 15%!

Honey Dust

The one-of-a-kinda Honey Dust contains only three natural ingredients: dehydrated clover honey, and pure CBD/CBG isolates. It comes in an 8oz jar, with 20 servings (3 teaspoons per serving). This unique, no-mess poweder prevents any sticky situations. The product comes with a teaspoon-size scooper, for convenient use anywhere. It’s easy to add to any food or drink while making recipies at home, or to take on the go. Customers find Honey Dust to be a wonderful natural sugar substitute while primarily using it in coffee, tea, protein shakes, yogurt, and smoothies. Have you ever tried to mix honey into iced tea or iced coffee? It typically sinks to the bottom or gets stuck all over the stirring spoon. Honey dust clears that hurdle with easily dissolved pure dehydrated clover honey (plus CBD and CBG.) If you have a sweet tooth, Honey Dust is lovely on its own for a sweet melt in your mouth experience. The suggested serving size is 3 teaspoons, which equals out to 25mg of CBD and 5mg of CBG, and provides just the right sweetness factor for most palates. Like all other Primary Jane products, the Honey Dust is third party lab tested with a QR code on the label of your jar, which you can scan anytime to review the lab results yourself. This independent lab COA proves the products are just as potent as stated, while providing testing for contaminants as well for full peace of mind. Ensuring Honey Dust and other CBD products are free from undesirable ingredients like pesticides and heavy metals is equally important.

Try CBD Edibles Out For Yourself
It is always a good idea to research and speak with your physician before trying CBD products. That said, there are numerous health benefits to the product without any of the psychoactive effects of THC. In purchasing CBD edibles, you have many options. If you want something quick and easy, super simple to understand, and able to use on its own with no confusion or dosing: gummies are your answer. If you want to be more creative and have more options for what you can infuse with the benefits of CBD/CBG, then Honey Dust is for you. The opportunities are endless. Shop now for CBD edibles delivered straight to your door!

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