9 Medical Benefits of CBD You Should Know About

Cannabidiol has become an essential component of our day to day lives. It is also becoming popular in the beauty industry because of its excellent skin care products.

Cannabidiol (CBD) comes from the cannabis plant. It has plenty of health benefits, unlike the (THC) in marijuana that makes a person' high'. It is an extract from the hemp plant, and it goes through distillation to isolate the CBD from the other components of the hemp plant. However, if the distillation process of CBD is inaccurate, elements may be destroyed.

Here are some of the known Benefits

 Cancer Treatment: Cancer has become prevalent, and new infections rise by the day. A lot of research is still being carried out on whether CBD can treat cancer. A study done in 2016 shows that CBD can suppress the growth of cancer cells and helps in the shrinkage of tumors. The oil also decreases the ability of the cancer cells to migrate to other body parts. CBD oil is also used to treat side effects of chemotherapy and pain management.

CBD oil treats acne. However, one should use it on clean skin for good results. Some people prefer to apply it directly on the surface, while others use it orally. It is advisable to combine it with another form of oil such as coconut, olive or shea butter. It can manage or treat conditions such as eczema, wrinkles, or generally sensitive skins. Always seek the advice of a skin specialist as the skin is a delicate organ to avoid further damage.

 Mental Disorders (Depression and anxiety): Mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia are on the rise. CBD oil relieves signs of anxiety and depression. Research also shows that it can improve memory loss and help in body relaxation. Children with epilepsy have also been known to benefit from the use of it as it also suppresses seizures.

Sativa is a medicinal component of the Cannabis plant. It treats mental illnesses as it assists in mental relaxation and in handling acute cases of insomnia. Sativa makes the body feel energized.

Insomnia: Acute insomnia or lack of sleep is a big menace in the world. With lack of sleep, a person is very unproductive. Use of CBD oil to enhance sleep is on the rise. It helps patients to fall asleep and wake up refreshed comfortably. However, high dosage may lead to diarrhea and nausea.

Heart Diseases: This generally refers to total blockage or narrowing of the heart veins, which may lead to a stroke or heart attack. Use of CBD oil regulates the blood pressure. It stimulates the production of serotonin, the 'happy chemical' which is useful in fighting the body against anxiety and stress. It makes the body relax. It, in turn, lowers the blood pressure and the heart rate.

Arthritis: It is a disease that results in painful joints. It may cause disability or spread to other organs like the heart, lungs, and kidneys. CBD lotion for back pain helps in reducing the inflammation and pain caused by arthritis. It comes in the form of creams and gels that can be applied to the affected area or swallowed orally.

Boosts appetite: CBD vape oil stimulate hunger and increases desire. It also helps with nausea and vomiting. It is very beneficial to people who have cancer and other ailments. It stimulates appetite.

Diabetes: CBD oil controls the sugar levels in the body and hence suitable for diabetes patients. Research by the University of Nottingham proved that a combination of CBD oil and Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) increases the production of insulin and brings the level of blood sugar down.

Fighting addictions: It can sometimes be challenging to fight an addiction. For smokers, caffeine, and drug addicts, the use of CBD oil can assist in stopping their habits. It also helps in dealing with withdrawal symptoms such as insomnia, anxiety, headaches.

Marijuana is now legal in several countries. Several online dispensaries offer mail order marijuana services. Always check for good reviews before making your order. Grass or 'weed' is costly, and that is the reason a number of its users opt for cheap marijuana seeds. They are cheaper, but the effect is the same.

Cannabidiol has become very popular in the treatment of various ailments such as cancer, arthritis, and heart diseases. There are different online CBD brands that are not FDA regulated, and they may lead to serious side effects. Always use CBD oil that has been approved by the FDA to avoid further health complications. Therefore, ensure that you still get a prescription from a doctor. Ensure that you only buy CBD oil products from licensed outlets.


 After the cannabis legalization, a lot of research on the benefits of using CBD oil is currently ongoing, and this may help in the treatment of a myriad of diseases. In the future, it may solve plenty of complicated illnesses and especially the lifestyle diseases. The oil has a very high potential of being able to heal an ailing world population.

Jillian Nelson