The benefits and promises of CBD are becoming increasingly well known and its consumption is growing, even by celebrities. Celebrities, be they celebrities, artists, athletes, musicians or entertainers, are not only admitting it publicly. Many celebrities are not only using CBD products, becoming spokespersons and advocates for the industry, but are also investing their money in the business by promoting all the beneficial results of this cannabinoid present in the cannabis plant.
Why do celebrities use CBD?
Cannabidiol or CBD is one of the cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant. Unlike other cannabinoids, CBD does not generate any psychoactive effects, so it can be consumed by all types of users without any undesirable side effects.
Various medical and scientific studies point to the advantages of consuming CBD regularly, and its use by celebrities is often for medical and therapeutic reasons as well as for cosmetic and aesthetic reasons.
The promises of CBD are many and include reducing the sensation of pain, migraines and inflammation, acting as a powerful anxiolytic, antioxidant and neuroprotective. The cosmetic industry is also following in the footsteps of the health and wellness market by launching more and more hemp-based products and using CBD as a raw material. Facial creams, serums, body lotions, shampoos, bath pumps and a growing range of beauty products are introducing CBD into the cosmetic routine of celebrities.
Here's a list of 13 celebrities who use the CBD in different ways in their routine:
Who are the celebrities who use CBD?
The stars of Keeping up with the Kardashians are fans of the cannabis plant. Kim has already shared in an interview that cannabidiol has saved her life. Although she doesn't like smoking cannabis, Kim uses CBD through jelly beans to help with sleep and anxiety control and she also uses hemp oil cosmetically.
Kim's love of CBD is so great that this was one of the themes of her last child's baby shower, Psalm West. With massages, tea ceremonies and chocolates, the entrepreneur has proposed the Zen theme to try and balance the stress of her routine.
Already Kourtney Kardashian has been involved in the cannabis industry. She uses CBD in her line of beauty products that are both wellness and lifestyle oriented.
And finally Kendall Kardashian has recently declared in an interview with Kate Hudson that she is a "stoner", that is, a marijuana smoker and that this was a secret never shared before.
So the Kardashian sisters, each in their own way, are fond of and benefit in different ways from this versatile plant.
Known for playing Rachel in the Friends series, Jennifer Aniston has mentioned in interviews that CBD is ideal. Although she didn't say which hemp products she consumes, Aniston said that because it doesn't offer any narcotic effects, CBD helps with pain, anxiety and stress.
"CBD helps with pain, stress and anxiety. It has all the benefits of marijuana without feeling high. .
The actress has also admitted to using CBD for inflammation after long days of shooting.
Besides claiming to be a long-time believer in the benefits of CBD, John Legend is one of the last celebrities to invest in the cannabis industry. According to Billboard, John Legend has partnered to create a California-based edible product line, focused on the use of natural products to balance consumers' lives.
The singer works as an advocate for the product line, specifically gummies: "I have been convinced of the benefits of CBD for some time," Legend said in a statement. About the company where he works he says "are an innovative family business and use science to deliver a consistent, high quality product. I appreciate their commitment to setting a high standard in an industry that has not been sufficiently regulated to date «.
To fight anxiety, superstar Tom Hanks has opted for CBD as an alternative to the prescription pills he used to take.
After testing the CBD oil, Hanks says the product worked perfectly for him and also helps to relieve the 90% from his arthritis pain:
"The first time I tried CBD was to calm my anxiety. I was tired of taking several pills to try to feel better. It wasn't how I wanted to live my life anymore. So I tried CBD oil. It was a great relief for me to feel like myself. A big benefit was the relief from various aches and pains that I have. Especially the arthritis in my knees. It immediately relieved the 90% of my pain" ... "The benefits of CBD oil are unlike anything any pill or medicine can do"
Michael J Fox
Michael J. Fox founded the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research 9 years after he was diagnosed with the disease.
Fox is an advocate of the use of CBD as he has used the oil to mitigate the effects of his disease and claims that it greatly influences the functioning of the central nervous system.
His foundation discovered preliminary evidence that CBD has the potential to act as a neuroprotector due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
For Victoria's Secret's über model, Alessandra Ambrosio, the beauty secret to being radiant in the parades is to get a deep eight-hour sleep the night before.
The idea of being able to sleep well thanks to the relaxing effects of CBD is what most motivates the model to talk about its benefits.
Seth Rogan uses CBD oil and has openly advocated the medical use of cannabis for years.
Rogan supports studies of CBD as a medicine and because of family experiences related to Alzheimer's disease, he has created an NGO to raise awareness of the disease and how the oils could help with its treatment.
Whoopi Goldberg is a comedian, actress and host of the popular American TV show "The View" and consumes both CBD and THC. Known as a cannabinoid advocate and consumer, Goldberg uses CBD as a treatment for various health problems such as stress, pain, and cataracts.
The star also has its own brand of hemp-based products aimed at women and people who want relief as they go about their routine activities.
The model and actress of the series House says he likes to use CBD oils to relieve pain caused by heels on the red carpet. “Another thing I believe a lot in, in terms of body care: I have been using this body lotion that contains CBD from marijuana (...) I discovered it through my friends in Los Angeles. I recently did a play on Broadway for six months and my body was destroyed. My neck was very tight. CBD has relaxing benefits, and the idea is to avoid using too many painkillers“.
After an accident in 2008, the Hollywood superstar has begun to suffer from fibromyalgia. As a form of treatment for the disease and its effects, Freeman has begun using both CBD and THC.
Perhaps the most addicted celebrity to CBD because of its cosmetic properties, the singer preaches the incredible effects and properties of CBD for skin care. Claiming it is her beauty secret, Thalia uses CBD and hemp-based lotions, masks, creams and ointments.
The Catalan journalist and presenter spoke about her experience with cannabis and her position in favour of its legalisation in Spain. Milá has admitted to having "smoked a lot of joints, hashish and marijuana" and suffering with "anguish, fear and anxiety".
The singer from Asturias has admitted to using marijuana and even attributes to cannabis the opening of the mind at an artistic level and how it can be an inspiration for many ideas to emerge.