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There are actually six love languages: words of affirmation, quality time, acts of service, receiving gifts and CBD. We can’t sit here and tell you that CBD is going to grant you true love, but it definitely won’t hurt your chances. Here’s why we think CBD is the key to your Valentine’s heart.
What is CBD?
CBD stands for cannabidiol — but don’t worry if you can’t pronounce that, because no one ever calls it that. CBD is a cannabinoid inside the cannabis plant, just like THC.
You’ve probably heard CBD is the cure to every disease known to humankind and as much as we wish that was true — it just isn’t.
Unlike THC, it does not get you high; but it does have a ton of awesome effects. CBD creates a relaxing and soothing experience for the user.
Is CBD like THC?
Yes… but no. Alright, bear with us. CBD and THC are alike because they are both cannabinoids derived from the cannabis plant. They both are consumed and work together to affect your brain and body.
That being said — CBD does not get you high, but THC does. CBD has several effects and benefits that are different from THC.
- Reduces psychoactive effects of THC
- Dry Mouth
Why is CBD the best gift?
Aside from standing for Cool Bud Dude, CBD is the hottest gift of the Valentine season. It’s a versatile, functional and romantic (we think so) gift.
You can even recreate the classic Valentine’s spread with all CBD products:
- CBD infused chocolate
- CBD ground flower
- CBD infused… stuffed animal?
Don’t believe us? Here are 5 reasons why your Valentine is going to fall in love with CBD this year.
1. CBD is THC’s Valentine
Name a better duo than THC and CBD, we’ll wait.
These two have been tight since the day cannabis started growing on our little blue and green planet. These two cannabinoids work together to deliver their effects to your brain via something called The Entourage Effect or The Ensemble Effect.
The Entourage Effect is the idea that cannabinoids work better when together. As previously mentioned, CBD works in your endocannabinoid system and so does THC. THC binds to your CB2 and CB1 receptors extremely well and helps CBD bind to them with the same efficiency. CBD on the other hand counteracts the intensity of THC’s psychoactive effects, making for a more pleasant high.
2. CBD can go in anything
CBD can be extracted from the cannabis plant and be put into any type of ingestible product or topical imaginable, here are some of our favourites below.
Smoke-free and a festive alternative. Perfect to sip and share with your honey or just to unwind. Cheers to CBD.
A modern and sleek gift that’s sure to be eye-catching. Products range from simple disposables for a low-commitment type relationship to vaping or large high-tech rigs if they’re in it for the long haul.
An oil-based product that is absorbed through the skin. Date idea: CBD-infused massage. No need to thank us.
Low THC and high CBD strains that you can enjoy any way you want. Toss the bouquet, this is the kind of flower that’s going to wow your valentine.
Low THC and high CBD strains pre-rolled o save you the hassle. Plus — you can pretend you rolled them yourself and look like an expert, we promise we won’t tell.
The wild card. You can put this in anything: a drink, a meal or even straight up, just under the tongue.
3. CBD don’t need nobody
CBD can be purchased isolated, no other cannabinoids invited. CBD can hold its own without THC, CBG, CBN, or any other cannabinoid. It’s a strong, independent molecule.
While it may not bind to your CB2 and CB1 receptors as well without THC in the driver’s seat, CBD can still deliver its calming effects across your body alone.
So if your Valentine prefers CBD without anything else in the mix, they’re in luck. There are plenty of CBD isolates out there and they are absolutely nailing it solo.
4. You can send each other CBD memes
Yeah, we’re aware of the endless supply of memes and we know CBD is a good investment opportunity on the meme stock market. Honestly, most of them speak the truth — CBD isn’t going to cure all that ails you, and CBD will not allow you to use the other 90% of your brain like that pill in Limitless.
When you give your Valentine a CBD gift, you unlock the potential to send CBD memes to them along with it. Cue the CBD Is Just Diet Weed meme format and not only will you be getting them an awesome gift, but you’ll also be making them laugh.
5. CBD isn’t a fad
Wellness trends come and go and break our hearts more often than we fall in love with them. Goat yoga was cool, toe reading was kind of weird and charcoal toothpaste made everyone think our teeth were missing — but CBD isn’t just a fling, it’s true love.
Okay, yeah — CBD infused leggings and bathroom tissue might be something we can leave in the past, but CBD is scientifically proven to have benefits. When you ingest CBD it works in a part of your brain called the endocannabanoid system.
The endocannabanoid system is connected to many functions in your body including sleep, appetite, pain, inflammation, memory, mood and reproduction. CBD works with your brain by binding to the CB2 and CB1 receptors found in the endocannabanoid system.
6. We Sell CBD
If you’ve reached this far, we know you’re invested in this great gift idea. Wouldn’t you be in luck — we sell weed. Just scroll back to the top, press Cannabis, choose the shop closest to you and search CBD. Voila — you’re set for Valentine’s day with a killer gift.