When you ingest CBD oil, the oil engages with two receptors in your body – cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) and cannabinoid receptor type 2 (CB2). These two receptors directly affect certain parts of the body.
CBD for focus and concentration
How long until I should expect results?
Many people see results from our CBD products within the first two weeks of using them. But, you may have to wait up to six weeks before seeing any results from using CBD products.
Dosage and guidelines
At Zen Bliss, we offer a wide range of CBD products that can help with the symptoms of ADHD. You could eat a few hemp-derived CBD gummies as CBD treatment for ADHD or to help you get better sleep. You can also choose to take a drop or two of CBD oil in the morning to help you keep focus on your tasks all day long.
I’m a psychologist whose specialty is cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) adapted for adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In recent years, when someone perks up at the mention of my specialty, it is likely due to mishearing the acronym C-B-T as C-B-D, which stands for Cannabidiol, one of the chemical agents in cannabis sativa plants. Once clarified, the listener’s countenance typically returns to one of polite disinterest.
CBD is more commonly used in therapeutic preparations, as it does not have the psychoactive effects of THC. Although the study of CBD for psychiatric conditions is still at an early stage, there is initial, tentative support for its use with social anxiety and some mixed results (leaning to the positive) as an adjunct in the treatment of schizophrenia, though there are cautions about the use of high-THC compounds for those with schizophrenia or anxiety. 6 Regarding ADHD, however, recent, thorough reviews of published studies did not find any established support for the benefits of CBD for adult ADHD 7,8 .
The questions related to the safety and effectiveness of cannabis-based products deserve good research. There have been media accounts of studies showing positive results, though closer inspection usually reveals that these are from preliminary studies presented as papers at conferences. Such papers have not undergone rigorous peer review for journal publication (and only about half of such conference papers are published 2 ).