Coffee with CBD

Coffee for potheads?

No, this hype is already common in the US. But also in England I recently tried coffee with CBD. Let’s start from the beginning.

What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most well-known active ingredient of the hemp plant besides the better known tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Since CBD is not subject to legal restrictions such as cannabis and THC, it is finding ever-wider practical use. Lately also in coffee. But how does it work?
CBD has an anticonvulsant effect and is therefore used in particular in epilepsy. In addition, it has an antipsychotic effect – thus counteracting THC and is currently being investigated for its effect on schizophrenia patients. In addition, CBD has an anti-inflammatory effect, it relieves anxiety like diazepam, helps against nausea and has a neuroprotective and antibacterial effect. The side effects are manageable and can be drowsiness and fatigue, as well as more or less appetite. And here you get the CBD oil:

☕ Preparation

The positive effects are combined with coffee. But there are also as with Matcha, beetroot and turmeric latte versions without coffee. All recipes below.

CBD Cappuccino

CBD infused Cold Brew Coffee

The cold brew coffee bottles contain between 20 and 30 mg CBD

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CBD Matcha Latte

Cinnamon Bun CBD Latte

CBD Bulletproof Coffee

This definitely will not be my new favorite drink. The CBD infused Cold Brew Coffee has a hemp note that unfortunately does not do any good for the taste of the coffee. You can certainly cover the taste with coffee recipes with chocolate like the Bicerin or Chiocolaccino. But I would certainly not consume this daily as a healthy person if CBD is given therapeutic properties for epileptics and mentally ill people. But you already know that from other coffee trends like the activated charcoal coffee 😉

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