Health Benefits of CBD Oil Use
According to a recent survey of 5,000 people, more than 60 percent were taking CBD for anxiety. Does it help?
CBD an effective option for anyone looking for relief from pain and a myriad of other symptoms, sans the mind-altering effects of marijuana or other pharmaceuticals.
The process of making CBD oil is natural and made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plant, diluting it with a carrier oil like coconut or hemp seed oil.
In the Holistic and Health and Wellness work CBD is gaining popularity, with scientific studies confirming it may ease symptoms of a variety of ailments.
1. Pain Relief
Variants of the Marijuana Plant have been used to treat pain as far back as 2900 B.C.
Our bodies contain a specialized system called the Endocannabinoid system (ECS). This system is involved in regulating a bodily function such as sleep, appetite, pain and immune system response.
The human body produces Endocannabinoids; neurotransmitters that bind to cannabinoid receptors in your nervous system.
Recent Studies have shown that CBD can help reduce chronic pain by affecting the Endocannabinoid receptor activity, reducing inflammation and interacting with neurotransmitters.
In one example, a study of rats found that CBD injections reduced pain response to surgical incisions, while another rat study found that oral CBD treatment significantly reduced sciatic nerve pain and inflammation.
CBD, especially in combination with THC, may be effective in reducing pain associated with diseases like multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.