CBD is short for cannabidiol, the second most prominent naturally-occurring cannabinoid found in all cannabis plants, comprising up to 40% in some plants. After THC, CBD is by far the most studied natural cannabinoid and is the cannabinoid that possesses the greatest therapeutic potential.
According to countless scientists, physicians, and researchers, CBD may be the single most important cannabinoid ever discovered!
Cannabidiol is a cannabinoid devoid of psychoactive effect, and may have broad clinical potential for an astonishing spectrum of ailments.
CBD has been shown, in clinical settings, to help relieve convulsions, inflammation, anxiety, nausea, and other health concerns; in fact, hundreds of peer-reviewed studies indicate that CBD possesses almost unbelievable clinical potential. A literature review from 2009 recapped CBD’s documented capabilities as an anxiolytic (anti-anxiety), antipsychotic, antiepileptic, neuroprotectant, vasorelaxant (lower blood pressure), antispasmodic, anti-ischemic, anti-cancer agent, antiemetic, antibacterial agent, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, and even as a means to stimulate bone growth. CBD has also been shown to strengthen and improve the efficiency of mitochondria, the “powerhouses” of your cells that are responsible for ensuring that your cells work the way they should.”
Many reports and studies of CBD and CBD-rich hemp oil being beneficial to health exist. Some of the conditions that CBD helps with according to the research include:
Anxiety, Appetite, Arthritis, Autism, Cancer, Diabetes, Depression, Epilepsy, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Herniated discs, Immune System, Inflammation, Mood, A sense of well-being, Muscle Spasms, Multiple Sclerosis, Pain Relief, Psychosis, PTSD, Chronic pain, Parkinson’s Disease, Stress, Nausea and Vomiting, Alzheimer’s..
We expect future research to reveal more benefits and uses of CBD-rich hemp oil and other cannabinioids. The cannabinoids in cannabis (i.e Hemp) could help improve the quality of life or even save it.
Cannabinoids can program the death of cancer cells, is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anxiolytic, neuroprotective agent, controls nausea and many more medical benefits. Also it contains no THC, or psychoactive effect of cannabis flower.
This is a good introductory video on CBD’s health effects:
Very good talk about CBD from cannabis. The speaker is referring to CBD from Marijuana, not hemp. He mentions the difficulty of finding high CBD marijuana, but he doesnt explain that Hemp has high levels of CBD that we want. Nonetheless, a very good intro video:
Browse the categories on the right, or tags at the bottom to find more… More information is added on regular basis as the body of research on the health benefits of CBD is large and growing rapidly.
CBD works on the endocannabinoid system which in effect works with numerous other body system, optimizing them! from digestion, to neurological, skeletal, and a lot more. Not only does it fight cancer, heal bones, reduces anxiety, but it also lowers pain! and is anti-inflammatory!
Inflammation is behind a lot of the modern and chronic diseases we experience, from migraines, IBS, crohn’s disease, arthritis, to chronic pain, fibromyalgia, and Lyme disease! The list goes on! Inflammation plays a key role in dis-ease! Lowering or ending inflammation is effective. You should target the cause of inflammation (such as diet, allergies, stress, etc) until you manage to find the root cause CBD can help lower and fight inflammation, CBD does more than that, as it might even heal the underlying causes. This is no excuse to eat the foods that hurt you however. However, CBD is definitely a medicine that is right there, waiting, to help you out! Make sure you use a reputable brand (such as Kannaway), to take it sublingually, topically or by vaping it as intestines are not as efficient in absorption especially if you suffer food sensitivities or any GI issues (most of us do).
Now you are beginning to grasp the tremendous power of the Hemp (cannabis) plant. Humans utilized this plant for medicine, food, construction as far back as 4000yrs ago, if not longer. Getting this plant out of our diet and healing practices is a recent phenomena considering the history of humanity.
Read more about: the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) here
You are encouraged to not allow prejudice and bad a public image created by governments and pharmaceutical companies limit your decisions or research. Do your own research. Public acceptance, along with mounting research are shifting the public’s view (by enhancing awareness) of the amazing benefits of CBD.
his website will allow you to locate such studies, and reports and the latest news on the health benefits of cannabinoids.
Refer to this similar FAQ question for more: Will cbd help me with my illness
Please refer to the research articles we compiled on certain health conditions for you and use them as a starting point to start your research! This list is by no means complete, but a good place to begin your research.
We, here at Hemp Oil Facts .com, will continue to document, share and publish more findings, come back often for more. We will publish research on all the health conditions mentioned above, and others! Use the categories, tags and search box to find more.
Pharmacologic Action of Non-psychotropic Cannabinoids
The Entourage Effect (Hemp oils is more than just CBD!)
To your health!
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