CBD health benefits are hard to ignore. As research on Cannabidiol oil (CBD oil) develops, more and more applications are surfacing. Considering our bodies contain the endocannabinoid system, we already have the receptors for the compounds found in the cannabis plant – THC and CBD being the most widely known. These receptors, mostly found in the brain, influence coordination and movement, pain, emotions/mood, thought, appetite, memories and more. The latest research has shown that CBD actually works to push the body to produce and use more of its own cannabinoids instead of itself attaching to the receptors to produce a specific effect.
One of the many CBD health benefits is pain and inflammatory relief. Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia and many other pain-inducing conditions are often treated with harsh prescription medications that cause a landslide of side effects. In an attempt to bypass prescription meds and go the more natural route, people with pain are turning to CBD and are finding relief without the side effects. 50% of these people, according to Forbes, are ditching their traditional use of pain medication (prescription and over-the-counter) and using CBD alone to treat pain.
More studies are diving into the CBD health benefits associated with quitting smoking and/or drugs and alcohol. Researchers are stating that with the alleviation of pain, insomnia, depression and anxiety from the application of CBD, people are better able to cope with life’s ups and downs and are therefore more capable to eliminate smoking, drugs and alcohol from their lives.
We are just brushing the surface of the CBD health benefits and look forward to diving in more deeply to see how many others can benefit from its applications.