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The potential benefits of MCTs
CBD will not produce an impact unless it is accessible to the human body, which means a carrier oil can be essential for absorption. 12 In addition to helping increase the bioavailability of CBD, carrier oils can improve the stability of a formulation by making it easier to produce nanoemulsions with small droplet sizes. 12
For manufacturers in the food and beverage or personal care industry looking to incorporate CBD into their product line or bolster products they already have, high-quality MCT can be a seamless addition to natural formulations.
CBD is a chemical compound derived from the hemp plant, one of 113 cannabinoids found in cannabis plants. CBD is growing in popularity in the U.S. and around the world. According to a CBD report from Research and Markets, the global CBD industry is projected to reach US$13.4 billion by 2028.
Research has also indicated a promising role for MCTs with specific issues, including epilepsy and autism. One study explored the ability of MCTs to offer increased seizure control. 8 Another study showed positive improvements for people with autism who incorporated MCTs into their diet, tracking results over six months. 9 Other studies have assessed MCTs’ ability to influence memory loss and help patients in an Alzheimer’s disease population. 10
As MCTs have become essential dietary supplement and personal care additives worldwide and consumers learn their benefits, an excellent opportunity exists for manufacturers in the CBD industry to invest in this ingredient. MCTs can be incorporated as a high-quality carrier or emollient in the formulation of natural CBD cosmetics and dietary supplements.
Cannabidiol is the natural component, which is extracted from the cannabis plant and termed as CBD oil. This oil is made from flowers, leaves and stalk of hemp but not from seeds. CBD oils are used for common ailments, and therefore is very much a natural remedy.
Benefits Of CBD Oil
Most people use pharmaceutical drugs to treat anxiety and depression, as we know this is a mental disorder that impacts our health. Drugs are not a good option as it can cause many side effects like drowsiness, insomnia, headache or agitation. For a more natural approach, CBD oil can help treating insomnia, anxiety and stress disorder. This also regulates mood and social behavior.
Can Treat Acne
MCT oil is a super fuel and our digestive system can absorb it more rapidly as it contains more carbons in their fatty acid chain. MCTs has shorter chain length due to which it does not require bile to break down food and travel straight from gut to liver. It is best for an instant source of energy because MCT easily enters your cells without any breakdown. When we are on a ketogenic diet, our brain cells pass ketones and boost energy.