Is There a Problem with Mixing CBD and Alcohol?
The research is very young on how alcohol may impact the metabolism of CBD. Here’s what we know so far. The intoxicating cannabinoid, THC, works with alcohol to compound the unpleasant side effects of too much alcohol consumption. But what about combining CBD and alcohol? It turns out the effects of mixing CBD and alcohol are far less clear cut than those from THC and alcohol. With THC, the effects are nearly instantaneous and often quite dramatic (think: nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and cognitive impairment). But despite the increasing use of CBD by patients, there is little information about CBD’s effects with alcohol, good or bad. Although we know little about CBD with alcohol, including how the metabolism of one could impact the other, commercially available goods are starting to combine them. There are dozens of CBD-infused beers, and infamous lifestyle brands selling CBD-infused cocktail recipes. Certainly, there is no research to indicate this to be a harmful combination, but are you wasting medicine (CBD) by taking it at the same time as alcohol? Do these impact the metabolic pathways of one another? Can CBD enhance the effects of alcohol? People Consume CBD or Alcohol for Same Reasons There is a fascinating crossover between why people drink alcohol and why people consume cannabidiol. Let’s start with alcohol. According to one assessment, two of the main reasons for increased alcohol consumption is to reduce stress and to become more sociable. Why do people consume CBD? One of the top three goals is to…
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