Best Books About CBD

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If you know what cannabidiol (CBD) is, but want to learn more about this trendy cannabis extract, you’re not alone. CBD is one of the most researched and talked about cannabis compound. With the popularity of CBD on the rise, there is lots of misinformation circulating. However, many people (and their pets) have truly benefited from incorporating a CBD regime into their daily routines. CBD health benefits include reduced inflammation, pain, anxiety, stress, nausea, seizures, acne, and more! Check out our short list of the best CBD books, almost all of which were written by medical professionals to learn more about cannabis and CBD.

Best books about CBD

CBD: What You Need to Know by Gregory Smith

This patient-focused guide will help you make educated decisions about your CBD journey and is one of the best books about CBD. The author, Gregory Smith, MD, intertwines individual stories with scientific accounts and research spanning as far back as 20 years, well before CBD was trendy. The book notes legal issues, cannabis history, how CBD affects the body, a way to reduce and eventually get off opioids using CBD, and specific ways to use CBD for certain health problems.

Cannabis Revealed by Bonni Goldstein

Goldstein is an MD, entrepreneur, and esteemed cannabis expert who founded Canna-Centers, a clinic that helps incorporate medical cannabis into patient care. Her book uses scientific research to back up medicinal cannabis claims and is extremely insightful for those who are canna-curious. This easy read makes complex topics like the endocannabinoid system simple to understand. By the end of this book you’ll be able to understand and talk about THC, CBD, plant anatomy, cannabis testing, delivery methods, dosage, and 28 medical conditions that can be treated with CBD (backed by scientific data of course).

The ABC’s of CBD by Shira Adler

Shira Adler’s book is here to show you “why pot is NOT what we were taught." Written primarily for those who don’t necessarily believe in cannabis as anything more than a recreational drug for hippies, The ABC’s of CBD will burst the stigma with science-based facts, history, and more. Educative and funny, this CBD book covers all bases, from cannabis in pop culture, scientific research, and social justice to the endocannabinoid system and even tips on how parents can speak to their children about CBD.

Best medicinal CBD books

Cannabis and CBD Science for Dogs by Caroline Coile

If you didn’t know, pet CBD is also on the rise. While still a new topic of discussion and not advocated by most veterinarians, many pet owners have reported seeing amazing results after incorporating CBD into their fur baby’s lifestyle. Author Caroline Coile, PhD., has published over 30 studies surrounding medicinal cannabis and animals. After covering the basics of hemp, cannabinoids, and terpenes that apply to all pets (and humans), she introduces specific CBD products for pets and testimonies from numerous pet owners.

CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medical Cannabis by Leonard Leinow and Juliana Birnbaum

Whether you’re new to using CBD as a medicine, a doctor, or a practiced cannabis patient, you’ll definitely want to have this book on the coffee table. CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medical Cannabis will explore how to treat a variety of common health issues without experiencing negative side effects, the pharmacology of cannabis, switching to cannabinoids in place of strong opiate-based pain medications, and dosage recommendations. It covers many different products including CBD oil, tinctures, capsules, and C02 extracts and lists the best high CBD strains.

Best CBD cookbooks and DIY books

DIY CBD Rich Hemp Oil Skin, Body, & Beauty Care Products by Joan Ross

Time to get crafty with DIY CBD Rich Hemp Oil Skin, Body & Beauty Care Products. Most people know about the therapeutic benefits of CBD, but did you know it also works wonders on your skin and hair? The nutrient-rich anti-inflammatory is used to manage skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, acne, and irritations like dry skin or scalp. This book begins by sharing the benefits of hemp oil before diving into DIY CBD beauty recipes like soap scrubs, face masks, an acne healing lotion, hair serum, moisturizer, skin cleanser, hair mask, shampoo, and more.

The CBD Kitchen by Leah Vanderveldt

Ready to get hands on with CBD? Create your own CBD edibles, skincare products, and CBD drinks that are cheaper than buying off the shelf. The CBD Kitchen is your go-to DIY guide for step-by-step instructions on how to create over 50 CBD recipes at home. Whip up a mango ginger smoothie, a versatile miso garlic CBD vinaigrette, CBD cocktails, tonics, CBD body butter, and more. This highly-rated CBD book is great for people who are experts in cooking with cannabis as well as those who have never dreamed of making their own edibles.

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