Cannabidiol or rather CBD is an extract from the marijuana plant and has posed a lot of scientific and legal questions.
The legal standing of consumption of CBD is that CBD is legal in the US as long as it does not contain more than 0.3% of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Worldwide, some countries have legalized CBD while some are still conservative about the whole idea of marijuana extracts.
Scientifically it has been linked to providing relief from various medical conditions which form the subject of our article today. We shall look at the scientific position regarding this substance.
Before proceeding, I’d like to give a clear distinction between CBD and THC forms of marijuana. With CBD, you cannot get high or stoned from its consumption, it has been processed to give it more of a healing function even though both have medical benefits and are extracts of the cannabis plant.
The Medical Benefits of CBD
1. Mental Health Relief
The most commonly reported cases of mental health are anxiety with over 40 million people reported from the US alone, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and addiction.
From those who’ve used CBD to treat their anxiety disorders, a majority have reported that it has proved more effective than their prescribed anxiety medication. However, you should not be limited to CBD and other forms of drugs to help with anxiety as there are other proven tips to help with an anxiety disorder.
2. Physical health conditions
Research has shown that the endocannabinoid … Read More