Cannabidiol or CBD is a non-psychoactive (i.e. not euphoric) ingredient of cannabis sativa plant (marijuana). Lately, there has been a growth in public interest in CBD oil and supplements, considered one of the hottest products on the market today, with many promising health benefits.
Early research has indicated CBD to have potential benefits for many brain-related conditions such as anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy, conditions related to inflammation such as acne, type 1 diabetes and chronic pain.
How is CBD different from marijuana?
CBD is an isolated component of marijuana (one of the hundreds), by itself non-psychoactive (does not cause brain euphoria). The whole Cannabis sativa plant contains many other compounds (up to 750), such as THC (Delta9-Tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the primary psychoactive component – meaning it changes a person’s state of mind and behavior when using it.
The least processed form of the cannabis plant is hemp, that contains CBD. Hemp and marijuana come from the same plant, Cannabis sativa, but the difference consists of the active ingredients and psychoactive profile. Over the years, marijuana farmers have selected plants with high levels of THC.
According to a report from the World Health Organization (WHO), the evidence to date does not indicate any major potential health-related concern: “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential… To date, there is no evidence of public health-related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.”
What is the research behind CBD oil and its benefits?
– Reducing inflammation and managing chronic pain
A study from the European Journal of Pain suggested that CBD applied on skin could reduce pain and inflammation associated with arthritis.
Another study from the Journal of Experimental Medicine found that CBD significantly decreased chronic inflammation and pain in an animal model.
– Anxiety disorders
A review from Neurotherapeutics found that CBD may help reduce anxiety in people with post-traumatic stress disorders, general anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
– Quitting smoking
Some promising evidence indicates that CBD may help people quit smoking. A pilot study published in Addictive Behaviors showed that smokers using inhalers with CBD smoked less and had no further cravings for nicotine.
– Epilepsy and brain disorders
A review suggested that CBD can have a positive effect on people with epilepsy, including the complications related to this disease at the neurological level.
After researching the profile of CBD oil for treating epilepsy, the FDA approved Epidiolex (which contains CBD) as a therapy for this condition in 2018.
– Fighting cancer
A review published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology suggested that CBD has significantly suppressed the growth of cancer cells, decreased their spread and influenced apoptosis, the mechanism via which cancer cells destroy themselves.
– Type 1 diabetes
Research published in 2016 by Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation found that CBD may ease inflammation in the pancreas, associated with type 1 diabetes.
Another condition associated with inflammation is acne – a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that CBD helps decrease the production of sebum that leads to acne, partly because of its anti-inflammatory effect on the body.
– Alzheimer’s disease
Research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease suggested that CBD could slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, helping people in the early stages of the disease to recognize people they know.
Is CBD Safe?
According to a report from the World Health Organization (WHO), “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health-related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.”
If you decide to try CBD, talk to your doctor first to make sure it is appropriate for you, what is the recommended dosage and the interactions with other supplements or medications you are taking.
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Made from agricultural hemp, Plus CBD Oil™ products are not psychoactive (euphoric). The product has GRAS certification (Generally Recognised As Safe) and full traceability from Seed To Shelf™, resulting in a product of superior quality.
Plus CBD Oil™ supports the body and mind balance. Many people have described their experience taking PlusCBD Oil™ products as feeling contented, clear-headed and composed, according to the company’s site.
Capsules are a convenient way for regular CBD users to get a precise amount of CBD in each serving for daily wellness. Plus CBD Oil™ Capsules are gluten-free, non-GMO and made from hemp-derived CBD Oil, delivering cannabinoids, naturally occurring Vitamin E and fatty acids to support balance in both body and mind.
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Disclaimer: Not intended for use under the age of 18. Do not take if you are pregnant or lactating. Consult your physician before use if you have a medical condition or are taking any medication. Do not exceed the recommended serving size.
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