CBD industries are growing day by day after people are getting more aware of its health benefits. CBD stands for Cannabidiol, it is one of the most abundant ingredients in Cannabis (Marijuana). It is directly obtained from the cousin of the marijuana plant known as the hemp plant. CBD is extracted directly as either an oil or powder. In its pure form, CDB does not have a noticeable or immediate psychoactive effect on the consumer.
Besides, CBD has many health benefits, some medical benefits are well-known while some are very uncommon and hidden.
Well-known Health Benefits of CBD
As physicians are continuously working on CBD and spreading awareness about its usability, there are many prominent health benefits. Some of them are,
- It helps in reducing pain and can minimize inflammation.
- It helps in relieving anxiety.
- It is used in alleviating the symptoms and treatment of cancer.
- It helps in treating many neurological disorders and serve as a neuroprotective.
- It helps in maintaining the heart rate in an intense situation and improve cardiovascular health.
- It serves as a sleep aid, eliminating insomnia condition.
Secret Benefits as CBD
CBD does have additional health benefits that are less common or people do not know their existence.
- CBD serves as an anti-acne
CBD helps in reducing overall inflammation in the body. Similarly, it also assists the body in acne management. Sebaceous glands are responsible for producing a natural oily substance known as sebum which in excessive amounts causes acne. The use of weed oil can reduce the activities in sebaceous glands, found in a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation and the National Institute of Health.
Discuss with your dermatologist is an option before using it for acne treatment.
- CBD helps smokers to reduce cigarettes consumption
It is observed that the use of CBD can reduce the number of cigarettes smoked and nicotine addiction in smokers.
According to the study conducted at the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit at University College London, 24 smokers were randomized to receive an inhaler of CBD or placebo for one week, they were instructed to use the inhaler when they felt the urge to smoke. The results were amazing as those people treated with CBD clearly reduced the number of cigarettes smoked by 40% during treatment. Also, the participants said that after using the inhaler they didn’t experience the craving for nicotine.
- CBD can reduce the risk the Diabetes
Inflammation is caused by high glucose levels and as discussed above, CBD helps in reducing inflammation, so automatically CBD is maintaining the glucose level of the body. Fighting against inflammation somehow helpful in reducing the risk of diabetes.
- CBD as a treatment option for Fibromyalgia
CBD can help in reducing pain, inflammation, sleep problems, and mood issues. Using CBD as a treatment for Fibromyalgia can be beneficial but addictive. However, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasn’t approved CBD as a treatment option for fibromyalgia because of its addictiveness.
- CBD can minimize the Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
CBD can be used in minimizing the common symptoms of MS including Fatigue, Pain, Inflammation, Depression, Muscle stiffness, and Problems with mobility.