CBD for painful periods
Every month, many women experience the inconvenience and discomfort caused by periods. Many symptoms such as headaches, back pain, excruciating cramps, digestive disorders and even period-related mood swings can significantly affect daily life.
Nearly one in two women suffer from painful periods . Faced with this observation, natural solutions have been developed to effectively soothe them.
Among them, CBD, or cannabidiol, would be an effective solution to combat menstrual pain suffered by women.
Why are periods painful?
To facilitate blood flow, the uterus contracts. This can lead to more or less severe pain in the lower abdomen during periods.
In addition, the phenomenon of menstrual inflammation can be due to a hormonal imbalance, which generally occurs in the first cycles during puberty.
However, this pain may be linked to a more severe pathology such as endometriosis. It is a chronic gynecological disease, which affects one in ten women .
It is characterized by the development of a uterine lining (endometrium) outside the uterus, surrounding other organs. It is therefore strongly recommended to consult a doctor to take care of it as soon as possible.
In addition, uterine contractions can be strengthened by the presence, in large quantities, of the hormone prostaglandin.
Finally, a study highlighted the role of a protein, called C-reactive protein (or CRP) in the appearance of premenstrual syndrome. The latter is a disorder which manifests itself as irritability, anxiety, difficulty managing emotions, depression, breast pain or even headaches which occur during the 7 or 10 days preceding the cycle.
What is CBD (cannabidiol)?
CBD (cannabidiol) is a molecule from the hemp plant, also called cannabis. CBD belongs to the cannabinoid family, it is the second most studied cannabinoid after THC.
However, unlike THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD does not have psychotropic effects and its consumption does not create any dependence. Thus, cannabidiol is not considered a narcotic and is legal in France.
Increasingly popular in France in recent years, CBD is a 100% natural product which is said to have numerous therapeutic virtues. Consuming CBD helps calm emotional stress, promote relaxation, make it easier to fall asleep, or even relieve pain and inflammation.
CBD for painful periods
CBD could be an alternative and an effective natural solution to relieve pain due to menstruation .
Indeed, CBD would in some way be considered a catalyst. By acting on the nervous system to reduce the impact of pain, CBD transmits the message to the body not to take pain stimuli into consideration.
By activating CB1 and CB2 receptors in the body, CBD could help better manage pain and, therefore, be effective in relieving female ailments.
Scientific studies have shown that receptors exist in the cells of the uterus, meaning that the pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties of CBD could directly soothe menstrual pain.
How to take CBD and in what form?
Today there are many CBD-based products (capsules, chewing gums, infusions, CBD candies , gummies, oils, food products, e-liquids for electronic cigarettes, etc.), to choose according to personal preferences.
For optimal effects, it is best to choose a full spectrum CBD oil. This is the most effective way to benefit from the beneficial effects of cannabidiol on menstrual pain.
Délicure CBD Period Care oil, ideal for relieving menstrual pain
To soothe period-related pain , Délicure has created the very first full-spectrum CBD oil specially designed for symptoms related to periods and menopause.
This CBD oil is vegan, made in France with high quality CBD and contains less than 0.3% THC.
Composition of CBD Period Care oil – painful periods
Unlike the many CBD oils found on the market, composed of refined coconut oil (MCT oil), Délicure's organic CBD oil for painful periods is based on 100% natural sweet almond vegetable oil and organic. It is therefore a high quality product, a few drops of oil are enough to relieve menstrual pain but also all the inconveniences caused by pre-menopause (hot flashes, headaches, muscle pain, etc.).
In addition to containing broad spectrum CBD, Délicure CBD oil is composed of two essential oils with beneficial effects on the body. First of all, clary sage essential oil is ideal for combating hormonal imbalances suffered by women such as menstrual cycle disorders, dysmenorrhea, painful breasts, heavy periods, menstrual pain or even l. endometriosis. Then, peppermint essential oil is renowned for its pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory action, making it a real ally for soothing female ailments.
Tips for using Period Care CBD oil – painful periods
The most effective and common way to consume CBD oil is to put a few drops under the tongue and wait 50 seconds before swallowing. The product passes directly into the bloodstream through the mucous membranes, so the effects of CBD will be felt very quickly.
It is also possible to put the drops of CBD oil in a drink (tea, coffee, juice, etc.) or in a dish.
Period Care CBD oil dosage – painful periods
At the very beginning, it is advisable to take 4 to 5 drops of oil, 1 to 2 times a day and to gradually increase the quantity consumed until the desired effects are obtained. However, you should not exceed 50mg of CBD per day. The oil drops can be consumed at any time of the day , to prevent or alleviate period-related pain.
Other CBD products from Délicure
Délicure also markets other CBD-based products such as gummies, candies and other organic CBD oils aimed at stress, sleep and pain.
Just like Period Care CBD oil, they are made in France, vegan and do not contain THC.
These products are exclusively reserved for adults.
Before any consumption, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and people taking medication are invited to consult their doctor.