The news about the medicinal value of marijuana is spreading like a forest fire across the globe because more states are legalizing its use. Together with that, another product that is gaining high popularity these days is pure CBD oil. It is widely used as a therapeutic drug for naturally curing health disorders such as anxiety, epilepsy, and even cancer. Before getting on to discussing the elaborate list of CBD health benefits, let us get a clear understanding of CBD.
CBD And CBD Oil
CBD expands to Cannabidiol and it is one of the 113 known components found in the cannabis Sativa species of plants. It is believed to have several therapeutic uses. CBD oil refers to the oil extracted from the cannabinoid – CBD. Typically the oil extracted from CBD cannot be consumed directly and hence it is diluted with the help of carrier oils such as coconut oil, olive oil, and hemp seed oil, etc.
Scientists are confident that CBD is a good remedy for several health disorders; even the intractable ones. Let us now begin with the first health benefits of CBD.
Inflammation And Pain Relief
When administered to patients suffering from chronic pain due to fibromyalgia, CBD miraculously relieves their pain. Together with the pain relief properties, the drug has given out proofs of its potential to degenerate the human nervous system; not to mention its ability to bring down inflammation levels.
The anti-seizure trait of CBD is very effective in reducing the frequency of seizures in epilepsy patients. Children suffering from Lennox Gastout Syndrome (LGS) and Dravet Syndrome (DS) are administered with CBD to providing them relief from their health conditions. With the use of CBD, complications such as neural degeneration, psychiatric stress, and neural injury can be treated.
Treat Depression And Anxiety
According to the recent researches conducting to analyze the role of CBD in the treatment of depression and anxiety, yet again CBD’s high potential was proved. Also, the researchers derived the root cause of anxiety, and it is none other than depression. However, we are lucky as we have CBD to the rescue. A few of the disorders that could be treated using CBD include general anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, substance abuse disorder, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and panic attacks, etc.
Together with the already discussed benefits, there is also the following:
- Decrease oxidative stress
- Aids in treating heart issues
- Type 1 diabetes
- Skin disorders