Health Benefits

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In this collection of articles you will find what I have learned about the health benefits of CBD and Hemp Oils.

Is CBD Legal In the US?

Since the discovery of CBD (Cannabidiol) and the rise in awareness of its numerous medical benefits, the demand in acquiring CBD Oil has steadily been increasing in the US even globally. As we all know, CBD is associated with the treatment of a variety of health conditions, for instance, anxiety, depression and epilepsy. The big question we have to ask ourselves, however, is this: is CBD legal or illegal in the United States of America? Many Americans have been left in the dark not knowing how or where it can be obtained. There have been a lot of contradictory and […]

What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are the active chemical compounds produced by the Cannabis Sativa plant, which is more popularly referred to as the marijuana (weed) plant. Cannabis sativa is known to produce more than 421 chemical compounds, and it is estimated that about 80 of these compounds are cannabinoids. It is also believed that the cannabis plant could contain even more cannabinoids but the majority of them are in such small quantities that scientists have a hard time detecting them. In this article, we are going to take a look at the more well-known cannabinoids and the benefits they have on the body. […]

CBD For Epilepsy

There has been quite the hullabaloo over the past couple of years about whether marijuana should be used to treat epilepsy. The issue is no longer just a medical one but a legal one as well. The reality is that use of medical marijuana is still a hot topic that divides the population. Marijuana is well-known as a recreational drug that has always been abused. However, what if this same plant could be used in a positive way to help treat people who suffer horribly from the effects of epileptic seizures? This is definitely a cause worth fighting for. First, […]

CBD For Depression

As a nation as well as globally, we are seeing an exponential rise in cases of depression. This generation is, without doubt, enduring a much greater depressive burden than any other in all of history. There seems to be a distinct lack of peace of mind and genuine joy despite all the trappings of modernity and technology that we flaunt. In the US, depression has become such a common phenomenon that people assume it is an ordinary part of life. Depression is a mental condition that is associated with feelings of intense despair, hopelessness, and despondency. Every waking thought is […]

CBD For Anxiety

We all get anxious at some point in our lives. However, is this really healthy and do we manage it correctly? Furthermore, just how or when do you know that your anxiety is getting out of hand and what is the best way of treating it? Anxiety is a feeling that is often characterized by intense fear, worry, or nervousness, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. It can be distracting at best and all-consuming at worst. Anxiety is normal in our lives and can actually be desirable because it’s a critical adaptive response that helps […]

The Difference Between CBD and THC

The well-known marijuana herb is labeled criminal in many places, but it can actually provide unmatched relief for various ailments. Despite all its diverse medicinal effects, there are still many roadblocks and negative opinions in terms of appreciating how cannabis consumption can be healthy for consumers. There are two active ingredients that are found in the marijuana herb (cannabis sativa). They are CBD (Cannabidiol) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). This article takes a look at some of the similarities and differences between the two with regard to how these cannabis compounds interact with the body and the brain. Both CBD and THC […]

Health Benefits of CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a chemical that is commonly found in the cannabis plant. This natural, non-psychoactive and non-toxic compound came into focus after successfully preventing seizures that were caused by epilepsy. Since then, studies have proven that CBD has the potential to deal with various other health problems as well. Some of these are explained below.  CBD for Neurodegenerative Disorders CBD has the power to treat problems such as epilepsy, neuroinflammation, oxidative injury, schizophrenia, vomiting, and nausea. It acts an anti-inflammatory, anti-convulsant, anti-oxidant, antiemetic, anxiolytic and antipsychotic agent. Intense preclinical research studies have been conducted with blends of anti-inflammatory and […]

How Is CBD Made?

With hemp cultivation being made legal in some countries, there are now lots of discussions going on as to the medicinal properties of CBD oil and how it is being used to treat and cure several diseases and illnesses. Hemp is a cannabis derivative and, as such, it has got some people worried about the repercussions of using it, both legally and in terms of the effect it has on them but there is little reason to worry given that CBD oil is now used in therapy clinics across the world. CBD is a natural cannabidiol found in the cannabis […]

CBD Side Effects

CBD or Cannabidiol is a chemical that is predominantly found in Marijuana plants. It is a naturally occurring chemical that imparts the body several health benefits. CBD makes for 40% of the plant’s extract and happens to be one of 100 active compounds found in the plant. Research is on to determine the chemical’s actual impact on the body and how it manages to provide so many health benefits. Some of the illnesses that CBD provides relief from include acne, PTSD and Insomnia. It is also used in the treatment of Schizophrenia, Multiple sclerosis and Crohn’s disease. CBD is extracted […]

What Is CBD?

Welcome to the wonderful world of Cannabidiol (CBD)! More and more people want to know how to use CBD as a way to feel better, relax and manage physical ailments. In this article I would like to share with you the facts you have to know about CBD. Consider this your CBD 101. The Summary: CBD – which is short for “Cannabidiol” – happens to be one of the 113 chemical compounds called “Phytocannabinoids” that can be extracted from the Cannabis plant. As a dietary supplement it has many benefits beyond its nutritional value: CBD has helped people deal with and […]