- Benefits & Side effects
Well Care Botanicals - Mar 31, 2020
Benefits of CBD Oil & The Side Effects
Cannabidiol famously called CBD is a hemp extract with loads of health benefits. From the cannabis plant, more than 200 compounds can be extracted from it, but not all of the compounds get you “high.” What makes you high is the THC, the CBD is used mainly for its medicinal purposes. The oil extracted from the Hemp plant is known as CBD oil and is very appealing in the pharmaceutical industry.
Benefits of the CBD Oil
Relieves Anxiety and Depression. CBD oil has proven to be an effective way of fighting depression and anxiety. Many other pharmaceutical drugs used to fight Anxiety and Depression come with side effects and are very addictive.
Muscle & joint pain Due to its effects on the brain as an antidepressant, it also acts as a pain reliever. Although, some researchers suggest that CBD contributes to its anti-inflammatory properties rather than fighting the pain. Further research was carried out, and it was concluded that oral dosage reduces inflammation and sciatic nerve pain.
Aids in better sleep and reduces stress. Those nights when you can’t seem to catch some sleep after a long day, CBD would be the perfect solution to solve your sleeplessness.
Boosts your Heart Health Studies show that CBD helps to reduce high blood pressure, which may cause stroke, heart attack, and metabolic syndrome. This is so because of its ability to reduce stress and anxiety. With just one dose of 600 mg of CBD oil, high blood pressure can be normalized.
How do you use CBD oil
You can extract CBD oil in either oil or powder form. Depending on what you need it for, you can use the cream and apply it on the desired area—pain or ac, or you can take them orally in capsules or tincture oils. For more detailed information see here
You should also know, excessive use of CBD like everything else has side effects, which include;
• Low blood pressure and
• Irritability and insomnia
Growth in the CBD world
There are still lots of studies seeking to see the other benefits that CBD oil offer. Although not approved yet, some of these unconfirmed benefits are; Parkinson's disease, psychosis, nausea, inflammatory diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, infection, inflammatory bowel disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetic complications, schizophrenia, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. The CBD industry is reaching new heights, and it has been estimated that by 2025, the industry would hit $16 billion in the United States. Crazy!