CBD oil has been studied for its potential role in easing symptoms of many common health issues, including anxiety, depression, acne and heart disease. For those with cancer, it may even provide a natural alternative for pain and symptom relief.
Often times, we hear people talk of marijuana or other hard drugs and the first thing that
rushes to our mind is that they are bad or harmful Yes! I agree with you but come to think of it, there are actually some benefits when taking some of these drugs although not all, that is why our focus on this article will be about the “CBD”.
Cannabidiol also known as the CBD, this national compound is found in the Cannabis Sativa; the marijuana plant. There are actually two main active compounds which are found in the Cannabis plant, this compound are the most recognized and studied. One of the compound is the Cannabidiol while the other is the THC which is known in full as Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
At first, the THC was getting more attention than the Cannabidiol because the THC is the ingredient in cannabis that produces mind altering effect in users.
CBD has shown promising results as a treatment for a variety of conditions many of which are considered not treatable.
You would love to know about some benefits of the Cannabidiol, which is very vital as this could help us in solving so many health related issues in our body.
- CBD PROTECTS FROM NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES: Cannabidiol was actually found to prevent toxic effect of neurotransmitter glutamate and radical oxygen species which is in the brain, which helps in preventing brain cell death. When we talk about the NEURODEGENERATIVE DISESASES we are talking about diseases that mostly affect the brain. Some of them which are the Alzheimer’s diseases and the Parkinson’s diseases. CBD has actually helped a lot in suppressing these diseases, CBD also protects the brain cells from beta-amyloid toxicity which makes it a potential therapeutic agent in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
- REDUCES ANXIETY: Studies have shown that the Cannabidiol reduces anxiety in patients suffering from social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and panic disorder.
- HELPS TO FIGHT CANCER: Amazing right, scientific reports have shown that the CBD has benefits which includes possessing anti-proliferative, pro-apoptoic effects that inhibits cancer cell migration. The Cannabidiol was able to stop cancer cells. The Cannabidiol is also known to have anti tumor effects, they are useful in reducing pain.
- CBD REDUCES INFLAMMATION AND AUTO IMMUNITY: CBD has been known to reduce inflammation and also its treatment for pain disorder. It reduces the growth and mobilization of neutrophils. It can also help in suppressing some TH-17 dominant autoimmune diseases.
- CBD HELPS WITH EPILEPTIC SEIZURES: The Cannabidiol has been proven to help those with seizures from epilepsy. Certain research as been carried out and result came out positive. During a survey which includes the parents of children that had epilepsy, 80% of the parents were said to have reported a reduction in the seizures rate but side effects were fatigue and drowsiness.
- CBD HAS ANTIPSYCHOTIC EFFECTS: CBD has been shown to prevent human experimental psychosis and is effective in open case reports. The Cannabidiol appeared to have a pharmacological profile similar to that of atypical psychotic drugs, but with fewer side effects.
- CBD RELIEVES PAIN: Patients with chronic pain may be able to take CBD and this should be a new class of drugs for relieving pain. With the combination of the THC, the CBD shows promising results for the treatment of post-operative pain and chronic pain which is associated with arthritis, cancer and neuropathic pain.
- CBD IS BENEFICIAL IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: With its anti-inflammatory effect, Cannabidiol helps in joint pain, swelling decrease in joint destruction and disease progression.
- CBD LOWERS THE INCIDENCE OF DIABETES: Results has shown the Cannabidiol reduces the development of diabetes, CBD can delay the destruction of insulin producing pancreatic cells and the production of inflammatory cytokines on diabetes.
- CBD PROMOTES A HEALTHY HEART: Cannabidiol has helped in promoting a good heart, in the essence of reducing the size of damage from clogged blood vessels in the heart and brain. However, before being used fully it has to undergo more tests.
We have talked about the CBD, how it is a marijuana or even an hemp and also its benefits. There are also many other benefits which the Cannabidiol has in improving the health of humans daily. Further research are still going on with the drugs to know a lot about it.
I know after reading this article, we might want to know how to have access to the drug CBD but we should note that the drug is not easily accessible anywhere, as there are still some restrictions in some countries, so purchasing of the drug Cannabidiol might be difficult now.
Everything which you read here, or even if you have any of the illness which is stated above that the CBD can cure, it is advised medically advised that you visit the doctor first to know your state before taking the drug.