There are different ways to use CBD. You can take capsules, tablets, oil or even food and beverages with CBD. But there’s another way, that’s not as well known: taking CBD oil via your belly button. And it’s not as crazy as it sounds.
The exceptional properties of the belly button
Why would you choose the navel as a way to take CBD oil (cannabidiol)? Here in the West, it’s not something one would easily come up with. But in Ayurveda, the ancient Indian holistic healing system, the method of taking medicinal substances via the navel, has been known for hundreds of years. They see the belly button as the center of the body, a point where channels of energy converge.
Even when you don’t view the body as a network of energy, the belly button still is something special. Once, you were connected with your mother via your belly button. The umbilical cord ran through it and by the way of this connection, you got all the nutrients you needed. After birth, the umbilical cord was cut, what remained shriveled up and became the belly button. Actually, it is nothing more than a scar.
Still, the navel has some exceptional properties. Behind the navel, there’s a large junction of veins (the Pechoti gland). From here on, more than 70.000 veins spread out to the rest of the body. Because of this, the belly button is connected to the whole of the body, and therefore is an excellent place to apply healing remedies like CBD oil. This is called the Pechoti method.
Why would you take CBD oil through the belly button?
If you would like to take CBD oil through the belly button, the only thing you have to do, is drip some oil in your navel. Because it is a junction of connections, the CBD can get anywhere in the body, through all those veins.
What are the advantages?
- You won’t be bothered by the taste. It is possible you don’t really like CBD oil or even find the taste unsavoury. Taking CBD oil through the belly button, prevents the taste from being an impediment and you will be able to use CBD without a problem.
- You can see what you are doing. When you use a pipette to drop the oil in your mouth, you can’t really see what you are doing. You might spill it and that would be a waste of CBD.
- You can take it, before you go to sleep, when you are already in bed, or when you’re comfortable on the couch.
- You can also use the Pechoti method to take other wholesome, essential oils.
This method works fine with CBD oil, but you can’t do it with crystals. This is the purest form of CBD (up to 99% CBD) and it’s also known as CBD isolate. This is CBD in a solid form, and it’s not possible to use it without any process. Anyway, CBD crystals (or the powder that can be made out of it), can not be absorbed through the belly button. This only works with liquids.
Is taking CBD through the belly button the best way?
There hasn’t been done any research yet, to find out how much CBD you can absorb through the belly button. The fact is, you can’t absorb as much CBD as when you ingest it of take it sublingually (under the tongue). Because the belly button is only a scar and for that reason skin, it’s logical to assume that you will not absorb as much CBD, as when you take it in through your mouth.
Maybe you don’t like the taste of CBD and that’s what’s holding you back to use it? You might give the Pechoti method a try. But SupMedi has got the solution for everyone that doesn’t appreciate the taste of CBD oil: CBD tablets. They have a delicious orange flavour, so you won’t taste the grassy, nutty flavour of CBD oil. These tablets make it possible for you to use CBD, in a very easy way.
You don’t even need to swallow the CBD tablets. You can keep them under your tongue, where they’ll dissolve and the CBD is directly absorbed into the bloodstream. One tablet contains 12 mg of CBD.