I recently tried some CBD infused gummy bears from White Cedar Naturals for review purposes.
I’ve been interested in CBD thanks to the increase in the publicity around the benefits of it. In particular, there are some evidence-based nutritionists and health professionals I respect who have spoken about the value of CBD, so it piqued my interest.
Before we go any further, let’s clear up exactly what CBD is so there’s no confusion…
CBD is an acronym for Cannabidiol, one of 113 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. These are the molecules that make up the properties of cannabis, from the health-providing properties to the ‘high’ associated with taking the plant.
Only one of the cannabinoids is associated with getting high – THC or tetrahydrocannabinol. Importantly, in CBD products the THC is removed, so you don’t get high from taking CBD and it is totally, 100% legal. It’s important to make that clear – this isn’t a drug, it isn’t illegal and owning it or taking it is not an offence.
The range of CBD products now available across the supplement market is growing all of the time.
White Cedar Naturals CBD Gummy Bears Review
Research on CBD oils suggests that it has an incredibly bitter taste at high levels of purity, so one of the benefits of taking it in gummy bear form is it masks a lot of the bitterness. White Cedar Naturals gummies do a good job of that – they’re actually really quite edible. I’m not suggesting they taste great, but they’re certainly not unpleasant.
If you’re following a particular nutritional approach, they probably suitable for you too – they are GMP Certified, Organic, Vegan, Non-GMO, Peanut-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Egg Free, Herbicide-Free, Pesticide-Free and made in an FDA approved facility. Simply put, they’re as ‘clean’ a product as you’re likely to find!
The product I had was the 600mg tub. Each gummy had a 20mg dose of CBD. There isn’t a maximum dose, but having read the bottle I took the recommended 40mg, or two gummies.
Effects of the White Cedar Naturals Gummy Bears
That first night, I slept better than I have in years – I wasn’t just rested, I was restored. Seriously, it was the best sleep I can remember. The other thing was that the sleep wasn’t even very long – I had a total of 6 hours, but they were 6 brilliant hours of the deepest sleep I’ve had.
I felt rested, refreshed, alert and fully recovered. I was truly taken aback by how good it felt. I continued to sleep well in the following nights as well – I continued to take it.
There’s a possibility that I was particularly sensitive to CBD given it was my first time taking it, but even so, it worked. You could still replicate that sensitivity by only taking it sparingly – perhaps saving it for times when you need particular good and restful sleep. That’s what I may do in future.
Pain Relief Effects of the White Cedar Naturals Gummy Bears
I’ve also got to share an experience my girlfriend has had with the White Cedar Naturals CBD Gummy Bears, because this may be particularly useful to some readers.
My girlfriend has been plagued with back problems for around 12 months – they are linked to endometriosis and she’s about to be treated for it. However, since taking the White Cedar Naturals CBD Gummy Bears, she has had the most pain free time in 12 months. We know the gummies have had a beneficial effect because since taking them her pain went away and after we ran out, it came back.
By the way, she is a physio so we can rule out the suggestibility factors and any placebo effects. These are genuine benefits of the product. She was so impressed she picked up more CBD to address the pain.
White Cedar Naturals Gummy Bears Review
I took the products with a healthy scepticism and have been truly surprised and impressed. They taste good but most importantly, they have had a positive effect on mine and my girlfriend’s health and wellbeing. We can’t ask for more than that!
You can pick up White Cedar Naturals CBD Gummy Bears on Amazon.
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