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  • by Nicola Boulton September 05, 2022 5 min read


    Cannabidiol or CBD are of three different types; the CBD isolate is one of them. CBD isolates are pure, and just as the name suggests, they do not have terpenes or cannabinoids. They have a lot of benefits for an individual. Some of the benefits include; providing pain relief, reducing anxiety, and presence of neuroprotective characteristics.

    CBD isolate is an organic chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. It is a form of cannabidiol and does not have THC, which reduces the possibility of making one high. Most people prefer it as they do not have the psychoactive component THC. Though other forms of CBD may have traces of THC in small amounts, the CBD isolate is completely free from the active ingredient. They are mostly found in powdered or crystalline form. They must go through several processes to get them pure without any THC component. This process makes sure that the pure CBD is left in the form of crystals. They are then turned into powder form by grinding the crystals. This is to make them easy to consume. However, it is difficult to distinguish CBD isolates by smell as it does not have a particular taste or smell.

    Benefits and Uses of CBD Isolate

    Cbd Reduces Anxiety

    According to Sarris et al. (2020), CBD isolate reduces anxiety. This is made possible by changing how the serotonin chemical interacts and responds to the brain. Studies show that the CBD isolate helps in minimizing anxiety in individuals. Those with anxiety issues seemed to have benefitted from using CBD isolate. Their anxiety issues decreased. In those that found it hard to minimize it, the CBD isolate helps them manage or tolerate their anxiety. It also assists in dealing with issues such as social anxiety.

    Relieving Pain Through Their Anti-Inflammatory Properties

    Several issues may cause inflammation. Philpott et al. (2017) suggested that CBD isolate helps block harmful substances that can cause inflammation in the body. Some of the harmful substances can cause one to experience some pain. The different types of pain one may experience include; back pain, arthritis, and neuropathic pain. Those suffering from chronic pain can use the CBD isolate to deal with the pain and manage it.

    CBD Isolate Treats Epilepsy

    According to Jones et al. (2010), CBD isolate has been known to have antiseizure effects. Studies show that CBD isolate can treat epilepsy conditions. However, in some instances, it has seemed difficult to treat the epileptic condition. In such situations, the CBD isolate helps provide control and preventive measures. Cbd isolates enable one to manage their condition and prevent them from having seizures. Those with the epileptic condition should discuss with their health practitioner their treatment options and how they can manage it using the CBD isolate.

    Treatment of Cancer and Its Effects

    According to Goyeneche, Seidel & Telleria (2012), CBD isolate helps treat the growth and the cancerous cells. It also helps in dealing with the signs and symptoms of cancer and the side effects that come with it. Some of the side effects include; vomiting and headache. Moreover, they help one to manage the cancer condition as well as make you able to tolerate it.

    CBD Isolate has Calming Effects and Treating Insomnia

    According to Russo (2011), CBD isolate has calming effects that can assist, especially when one is stressed or depressed. When used, they make one have a calm mind and body. Stress and depression can make one find it difficult to find some sleep. CBD isolate helps in treating insomnia. Insomnia refers to the long hours one is awake without getting some sleep. Moreover, it may be a sleeping disorder. The calming effects of CBD isolate will soothe the mind and make one get some sleep easily.

    Presence of Neuroprotective Characteristics

    According to Poleg et al. (2021), CBD isolate helps treat some disorders related to the brain. The body has an endocannabinoid system in every part. They help in sending signals to the brain that there is something that needs to be fought. They interact with the CBD isolate and help in treating the brain disorder. However, there are times that they may not be as effective as you would want them to be. In such a case, the CBD isolate can help one find ways to manage the condition and prevent it from deteriorating. Most people prefer using the CBD isolate because they do not have the presence of the psychoactive component, THC, that makes one high.

    Side Effects of Using CBD Isolate

    Most times, individuals have preferred using the CBD isolate because they do not have the presence of the psychoactive substance. This has made them believe that CBD isolate has no side effects. CBD isolate has some side effects, although they cannot be compared to the other forms of CBD. Some of the side effects include;

    • Easily irritable.
    • Increase or loss of weight.
    • Appetite issues.
    • Feeling tired.

    One should check with the health practitioner before mixing the CBD isolate with the other medications, especially if you are taking one. They may interact with each other and even cause some liver conditions as they overdose.


    CBD isolate can be used in a lot of products. However, it all depends on your preference and how you consume them. There are times that you can use them on your drinks and food. Moreover, they can still be used in creams and oils if you plan on creating some of your tropicals. Most people use them as creams because of the medical benefits that they have. CBD isolate can be used in several ways. Cbd topicals can either be used in vapes, edibles or topicals. However, they are mostly in vapes and oils. Moreover, when planning to use the CBD isolate to treat some conditions or mix them up with some medications, you should check with the doctor first. Cbd isolates may have an effect that you would have avoided earlier. 


    Sarris, J., Sinclair, J., Karamacoska, D., Davidson, M., & Firth, J. (2020). Medicinal cannabis for psychiatric disorders: a clinically-focused systematic review. BMC psychiatry, 20(1), 1-14.

    Philpott, H. T., O'Brien, M., & McDougall, J. J. (2017). Attenuation of early phase inflammation by cannabidiol prevents pain and nerve damage in rat osteoarthritis. Pain, 158(12), 2442.

    Jones, N. A., Hill, A. J., Smith, I., Bevan, S. A., Williams, C. M., Whalley, B. J., & Stephens, G. J. (2010). Cannabidiol displays antiepileptiform and antiseizure properties in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 332(2), 569-577.

    Russo, E. B. (2011). Taming THC: potential cannabis synergy and phytocannabinoid‐terpenoid entourage effects. British journal of pharmacology, 163(7), 1344-1364.

    Goyeneche, A. A., Seidel, E. E., & Telleria, C. M. (2012). Growth inhibition induced by antiprogestins RU-38486, ORG-31710, and CDB-2914 in ovarian cancer cells involves inhibition of cyclin dependent kinase 2. Investigational new drugs30(3), 967-980.

    Poleg, S., Kourieh, E., Ruban, A., Shapira, G., Shomron, N., Barak, B., & Offen, D. (2021). Behavioral aspects and neurobiological properties underlying medical cannabis treatment in Shank3 mouse model of autism spectrum disorder. Translational psychiatry11(1), 1-11.

    Nicola Boulton
    Nicola Boulton

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