The CBD found in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil is a very versatile botanical compound to help you enjoy life, support your energy levels, and manage stressful events in a positive way. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-anxiety properties, CBD may become your valuable partner in life.
Because of the adaptability of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil, it is easy to take it early in the morning before going to work. Since CBD is non-addictive and non-psychotropic, this should have no negative impact on the quality of work you provide. In fact, taking a few drops of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil in the morning may help you manage your workday better and increase your productivity without loading you with stress and anxiety.
When Should I Take CBD?
There is no specific recommended time to take CBD. Some people like to take it in the morning to support their mental focus with CBD and help them deal with the day’s stress and anxiety. Others choose to take Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil before their afternoon workout for maximum pain control. And some prefer to consume it right before bed to improve their sleep pattern and overall sleep quality with CBD.
If you choose to take your Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil before work, it is a good idea to take it with your breakfast. Ideally, add a healthy fat to your breakfast routine, such as yogurt, milkshake, or avocado toast. CBD is lipophilic, which means it attaches to fat rather than water. If you consume it with a healthy fat, it will attach to the fat tissue of your ingested food and stay in your body longer, thus offering you its potential benefits for longer.
How Much CBD Should I Take?
There is no recommended daily allowance for CBD. Most experts advise consumers to start “start low, go slow”: start with a low dosage, 5-10 mg per day, and increase it gradually every 2 or 3 days until you feel you have reached your health expectations.
The reason why it’s hard to determine one CBD dosage for all is that the effect varies greatly according to people’s age, genetics, metabolism, exercise level, sex, weight, and more.
For example, younger people have a faster metabolism, therefore require larger quantities. The same is true for people who exercise vigorously: the Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil is metabolized faster with exercise.
Heavier people have more fatty tissue spread around their bodies. CBD attaches to these fatty tissues and lingers longer in the body. Therefore, heavier people need less CBD than underweight people.
Dosage matters because CBD may be biphasic, having one effect at a low dosage and its opposite at a high one. So, it is important that you choose the right CBD dosage for your body.
Benefits of CBD before Work
Increase Mental Focus and Alertness
People who take CBD for mental focus usually do so to support their work.
CBD interacts with several neurotransmitters, including serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, and acetylcholine. These neurotransmitters are involved in functions related to memory, brain focus, attention span, and mental acuity, among others.
Studies suggest that the CBD in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil may have anxiolytic and neuroprotective properties, thus helping you be more alert. If that’s the case, then you should be able to stay focused and motivated and enjoy mental clarity for longer.
CBD can take up to two hours to reach its peak levels in the bloodstream but will stay in the body for up to 7 hours. This means CBD may help prevent the mid-day mental collapse some people experience.
When our mental focus is optimal, our productivity is boosted. Our brain functions in a smooth and uninterrupted way and is able to produce quality work in a short span of time. This can help increase work efficiency and productivity and help you better manage your workload.
Help with Physical Pains
Physical work can leave us exhausted and in pain, with our muscles and joints needing something soothing to help them relax. White-collar workers often complain of back pain—the result of sitting down for endless hours each day. Long hours staring at a monitor can lead to migraines. And constant typing can hurt your wrists and hands.
Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil may help fend off joint inflammation and pains. Research suggests CBD may possess anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties. This can make your work more pain-free and more productive.
Fight Free Radicals and Reduce Oxidative Stress
Work stress and heavy mental tasks can lead to oxidative stress. That’s when free radicals start building up around the body, including the brain.
Free radicals are molecules that have an uneven number of electrons. This makes them unstable. Free radicals roam around the body to find the missing electron and regain their balance. This can cause havoc in the body and is a major reason behind premature aging and many chronic diseases.
Antioxidants provide free radicals with the missing electron they need without becoming unstable. Once the formerly free radicals have regained an even number of electrons, they stop their potentially damaging effect.
Studies suggest that CBD carries significant antioxidant properties that help free radicals rebalance themselves. Taking a few drops of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil in the morning may help your brain fend off the build-up of free radicals, thus supporting both your work and overall health.
Will CBD Show up in a Drug Test at Work?
What Does A Drug Test Show?
A drug test checks for drug metabolites. Metabolites are derivatives left behind when the body metabolizes a drug. Common drug tests check for THC metabolites in the blood. THC is the psychotropic compound in cannabis that is responsible for a sense of ‘high.’ People consuming marijuana will certainly test positive in a drug test because of the high THC levels they contain.
To be legal, CBD products must contain under 0.3% of THC. The minute levels of THC in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil fall below the legal threshold and can’t give you a sense of ‘high.’ However, depending on the sensitivity of the drug test, THC metabolites may show up in a drug test. Consumers who are worried about drug tests at work may prefer a broad-spectrum or CBD isolate product. While these products don’t carry the full benefits of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil, they have zero quantities of THC. You may also opt for using just topicals that do not enter the bloodstream.
How Do I Know My CBD Contains Less Than 0.3% THC?
Before buying your CBD product, you should always purchase from a reputable brand.
Trustworthy CBD manufacturers take great care in their production and extraction methods. They carry third-party lab tests to verify the purity and cannabinoid profile of their final product. Their tests show the THC content, which must always be less than 0.3%.
They also display the lab-issued Certificate of Analysis (CoA). This ensures that the CBD you are buying is clean, potent, and legal. Synchronicity lets you check online the Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for any of our products using nothing but the Lot Number.