This article will trigger coffee lovers who are also weed lovers; have you ever tried drinking coffee with CBD oil? For those who are not familiar with cannabis, CBD oil is a derived product of cannabis. One of its main aspect is that it does not have psychoactive effects.
Actually CBD is one of the main compound (known as Cannabidiol) found in weeds. It has therapeutic characteristics and form about 35 – 40 % of the cannabis plant extract. In comparison, there is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), another compound notoriously known for the ‘high’ effects it provides.
Being legalized in many parts of the world, the consumption of weeds has evolved. From traditional joint, bong and pipe smoking now we have cannabis extract like oils and tinctures. It has been found that these products can be perfect ingredients to match with food and beverage recipes. One of the recipes actually knowing a dazzling success is coffee with CBD oil.
The advent of coffee with CBD oil
The general perception is that people smoke cannabis solely to get stoned or literally to get high and enter into a blissful state.
However, as per researches it has been noted that among the 200 millions people (2.5% of the world population) who consume cannabis, many of these persons have recourse to cannabis for the ailment it provides to mild symptoms like anxiety and chronic pain, .
This mean that these users need only the CBD element in the weeds, and this is where CBD oil came as a solution. Now there is no need to get irritated by the side effects of smoking. These are cough, bad taste in the mouth, smelly smoke or wrong CBD to THC ratio which make you more high than benefiting from the therapeutic effects.
Coffee is one of the most consumed drink around the world, about 2 billions cups every day.
This beverage has been widely praised for the caffeine that it contain and which give an energizing and boosting effects. Hence, it goes without saying that coffee is highly appreciated in the workplace, during late night study sessions and in stressful situations. Besides as it has evolved across different cultures, we now have myriads of coffee flavors – for e.g hazelnut. Vanilla, caramel and much more!
Naturally for a better experience it was found that CBD oil could be perfectly paired with coffee. For the connoisseur of weeds and coffee it was the fusion of two best world .
Why is Coffee with CBD oil great?
Coffee with CBD oil is great as it simultaneously increases alertness and help to reduce pain. The CBD is widely used in the medical field ; to alleviate pain from epilepsy, arthritis and anxiety. Its anti inflammatory characteristic make it efficient even against acne and can have positive effects of our brain’s health. It can protect against disease like dementia by preventing brain cell damage, prevent cells inflammation and help in the generation of new ones.
Moreover, a cup of coffee containing CBD oil can be consumed discreetly, compared to joints and bongs which can easily be noticed specially when you live in an apartment complex.
Coffee with CBD oil can be consumed in various flavors: Latte, Mocha, Cappuccino, Espresso, Affogato and even as Iced Coffee. And why not CBD Oil with decaffeinated coffee!
Another advantage is that you can choose your CBD-coffee intensity by varying the type of coffee and quantity of CBD oil.
Researches which have recently been done accentuated the fact that coffee can extend the effect of cannabis. This mean that a coffee-CBD combination may favor the tendency for an optimum use of CBD quantity hence preventing addiction.
Another advantage is that the preparation of coffee with CBD oil is very simple (just adding some drop of your oil in your cup of coffee!) . It is therefore practical to prepare at any time of the day.
The cannabis has a better taste.
Cannabis oils and tinctures have an ‘earthy’ taste regardless of whether containing only CBD or THC.
CBD oils exist in different flavors, when added to coffee the earthy taste is hampered by the strong coffee aromas. This is what make the mixture highly appreciated by people with sensitive palates. Actually the optimum dosage of CBD is around 5 – 20 mg per cup of coffee but for first time users it is advised to start with a lower quantity until getting familiarized with it.
Furthermore prepared with proper dosage, CBD coffee could be mistaken for an average coffee cup, but with the bonus of relaxation effects.
What is the trend of coffee with CBD oil
The mixture of coffee with CBD oil is becoming popular, thanks to the gradual legalization of cannabis in many countries. The availability of edible CBD oils on the market and the increase in awareness of consumers about its benefits. Hence all these conditions give an indication of the rise in consumption of CBD coffee in the future.
This have been confirmed by big name in the coffee industry, like Starbucks which have recognized the potential of the CBD coffee market. The group has predicted that CBD sales will reach $16 billion in retail sales by 2025 and signified their intention to invest in CBD coffee.
This could mean a more rigorous control by the government and health organization on cana-coffee shops and CBD oil markets. Moreover as coffee is already a $102 billion market worldwide, the CBD oil market will skyrocket if it legitimately becomes a complementary product.
To come back to our question if we can drink coffee with CBD oil, the answer is yes! We saw that it has several benefits and can be prepared in different ways to suit the drinker’s preferences.
What do you think about it? Have you ever tried having your cup of joe with some drops of CBD Oil? Do not hesitate to share your experiences and views with us, we will be glad to hear from you!