Summary: Incorporating CBD Into Your Practice: CBD Ask Me Anything
Featuring CBD expert and Pure Ratios VP, Chad Conner, L.Ac.
On May 23, 2018, we hosted a free webinar.
Hundreds of attendees demonstrated great interest in how to incorporate CBD into their practice. Thank you to all who attended, asked questions and most importantly learned about this topic!
If you missed it or if you would like to watch it again, here is the link to the recorded webinar:
Chad Conner answered many questions throughout the webinar but wasn’t able to get to all of them. Please read below for his answers to great questions on this topic. If you have additional questions about CBD products, please let us know.
CBD WEBINAR QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Q: How do you determine appropriate dosing for patients? Especially for oral consumption?
Q: I’m finding much confusion with COAs. I’m not sure I am correct in asking a company to provide certain COAs (like residual solvents if they use CO2; pesticides if this is just done when testing the crop) if there is a way I would know if a COA is tampered with or which labs are good at testing hemp?
Q: Have you see any benefits for patients with lymphedema?
Q: I have recommended several patients with severe eczema and psoriasis to try taking CBD oils orally but have not seen much effect. Could you please recommend any CBD products which may be effective to apply to the skin topically
Q: Can patients take internationally? I have patients who travel to other countries and wonder about TSA.
Q: Is CBD ok to take to states that don’t have legal cannabis? Similarly, for patients traveling outside of California.
Q: Any implications or research for the use of CBD for gynecological conditions? Infertility?
Q: I’ve had a difficult time finding a credit card processor that will allow sales of ingestible CBD products without being a “high-risk” company with very high rates. I’d like to sell the products online and can’t find a way to do this.
Q: You suggest starting with 30mg/day of CBD. Should it be used as an herbal formula on a daily basis or can it be used as needed? If daily, does it need to be used for several days/weeks before it can be determined whether or not it is effective or if higher/lower dosage is required?
Q: Can a person with emphysema still use the vaporized form?
Q: I’ve heard recent Wisconsin news wanting to bar even the CBD at 0.3 stating its illegal. Have you been aware of this?
Q: Can this be used for children with autism? What dosage and how best to have them take it?
Q: What TCM zang-fu (or other) diagnoses are you recommending that would benefit from CBD use? I am particularly interested in understanding the physiology of CBD need and use.
Q: Is CBD safe for children?
Q: What about saturation level? Once you hit sweet spot will that stay the same or do you need to keep increasing?
Q: What do you think of CBD for anxiety disorders?
Q: It has been my understanding that CBD will result in a positive cannabis test. True?A: https://youtu.be/BzqhVTGZ8Tg
Q: How about nursing mothers for emotional disorders. Anxiety, postnatal depression, etc.
Q: What is the closest TCM parallel for endocannabinoids? Also wondering if the wind that it helps so much comes from both excess and deficiency?
Q: Ok to put CBD topically in the vaginal/ vulvar area for pain? recommended product?
Q: So many companies are offering products: what are the top 3 characteristics should we look for?
Q: Does CBD show up in the blood? Does the topical CBD show up in the blood? Is there concern for those who have urine drug screens?
Q: Do capsules of oil need to be taken on an empty stomach? Can the full dose for the day be taken in the morning?
Q: I’ve heard Cannabis can lower testosterone levels. Do you find this to be true for CBD?
Q: Any success for topical use for pre-cancerous AK’s (actinic keratosis) or even small positive basal or squamous cell carcinoma?
Q: CBD good for building bone or preventing bone loss?
Q: What system would endocannabinoids fall under? For example, SI, SJ, LR?A: https://youtu.be/uEYsRAmg5-w
Q: Can CBD in all its different forms be used at same time as Chinese herbal formulas? Any contraindications?
Q: Does it treat cancer?
Q: Can you talk a little about the effectiveness of CBDA vs. CBD?
Q: Have you found a significant difference between CBD oil and Hemp-derived CBD oil?
Q: Is CBD good for skin conditions?
Q: Are there any regulations on who is able to prescribe CBD oils and topicals? Can anyone just sell it? Just wondering
Q: If CBD enters KD (yin or yang or jing?), LR and HT, I would guess that bones would be impacted by the KD association.
Q: Any research on reduction of hot flashes from menopause?
Q: What are the therapeutic directions of CBD?