Cannabis CBD Oil Explained

CBD Oil

Chemical structure of cannabidiol CBD. (Photo:Wikimedia Commons)

CBD is a hot topic these days, many people are researching its medicinal properties and our team at Cannabis Therapy have decided to put this article together to highlight some of the benefits that CBD oil has and how it could be of assistance to aid in treating an ailments you are suffering from.

We have all heard about THC, one of the primary compounds within cannabis that helps to get a person into a high state. CBD is also a compound found in Cannabis and recently it has been getting a lot of attention as a powerful medicine.

Here are five facts that you should know about this unique compound:

1. CBD is a primary compound found within cannabis

CBD is one of the many compounds that is actively found within cannabis. Of all the compounds present within cannabis, THC and CBD are the two that are found in the highest concentrations.

2. CBD is non-psychoactive

CBD is totally non psychoactive, therefore unlike THC is does not result in the patient experiencing any form of high.CBD is therefore an excellent medicine as it has little to no side effects and can be taken by active individuals as there is absolutely no high associated whatsoever.

3. CBD has a wide range of medical benefits

Suppresses seizure activity

Combats tumor and cancer cells

Medical Properties of CBD Effects
Antiemetic Reduces nausea and vomiting
Anticonvulsant
Antipsychotic Combats psychosis disorders
Anti-inflammatory Combats inflammatory disorders
Anti-oxidant Combats neurodegenerative disorders
Anti-tumoral/Anti-cancer
Anxiolytic/Anti-depressant Combats anxiety and depression disorders

 

4. CBD reduces the negative effects of THC

CBD seems to offer natural protection against the marijuana high. Numerous studies suggest that CBD acts to reduce the intoxicating effects of THC, such as memory impairment and paranoia.

CBD also appears to counteract the sleep-inducing effects of THC, which may explain why some strains of cannabis are known to increase alertness.

 

5. Unfortunately CBD is still classed as illegal

CBD is powerful and unfortunately still classed as illegal, in many cases because it is so effective and the large Pharmaceutical companies cannot patent a plant and more so, they cannot really make profits from it. For this reason you need to still source CBD oil from reliable sources. If you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact us.

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