Anxiety manifests in many ways. Together let’s find relief.

There are many types of anxiety, which
can affect your life in different ways.

Emotional symptoms
  • Frequent crying
  • Racing mind
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Excessive worry
  • Paranoia
Physical symptoms
  • Racing heart
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Changes in appetite
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • GI issues

Your Anxiety Level

In order to treat effectively, it’s best to understand your level of anxiety.

In choosing the right product, it’s helpful to ask
yourself some questions.

  • When is your anxiety worse, in the daytime or night-time?
  • How important is convenience or discretion when consuming cannabis?
  • Beyond a sense of calm, are there other desired outcomes with cannabis?

THC and CBD are two popular cannabinoids that can have a positive impact on the human body.

CBD has been identified as the cannabinoid most effective at reducing anxiety. THC can help as well, particularly in combination with CBD. For most people looking to reduce anxiety, THC should be consumed in small doses initially, and may not be best for those experiencing severe anxiety.

CBD IconCannabidiol is a non-psychoactive
compound with the ability to alter your state of wellbeing.
Tetrahydrocannabinol is the psychoactive compound, which can alter your state of mind.

Four terpenes have been identified as the most helpful for anxiety reduction.

Terpenes are organic compounds in plants, that attract or repel humans, animals and insects through their fragrance and taste.

Caryophyliene IconCaryophyllene
Myrcene Icon Myrcene
Icon Limonene Icon Limonene
Icon Limnalool Icon Linalool

Given the nature of anxiety, it’s best to determine how quickly you want to feel the effects, as well as how long you want them to last.

Efficacy Chart

Cannabis recommendations for all anxiety levels

  • Look for CBD-dominant and 1:1 balanced products; use caution with high-THC products initially
  • Start at the lowest dose with all products, especially with products containing THC
  • Inhaled product effects will generally be felt most quickly
  • Look for linalool, myrcene, limonene and beta-caryophyllene in product terpene profiles
  • Consider avoiding pinene and terpinolene, as these terpenes may worsen anxiety
  • Oral and sublingual product effects will generally be felt longest
  • Topical product effects may be mild compared to other product forms

Interested in learning more about how cannabis could
help your anxiety?

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Featured Anxiety Study

Your experience with medical marijuana can help us help others.

Study conducted in partnership with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

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