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Using CBD Oil for Anxiety: Does It Work?

Overview Cannabidiol (CBD) is a type of cannabinoid, a chemical found naturally in cannabis (marijuana and hemp) plants. Early research is promising regarding the ability of CBD oil to help relieve anxiety.   Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), another type of cannabinoid, CBD doesn’t cause any feelings of intoxication or the “high” you may associate with cannabis.   Learn more about the potential benefits of CBD oil for anxiety, and whether it could be a treatment option for you.   How CBD works The human body has many different receptors. Receptors are protein-based chemical structures that are attached to your cells. They receive signals from different stimuli.   CBD is thought to interact with CB1 and CB2 receptors. These receptors are mostly...

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Growing medical cannabis

First tour of its kind gives inside look into highly regulated Maui Grown Therapies production site in Kula KULA — The Upcountry site where cannabis is cultivated and manufactured for Maui Grown Therapies, Hawaii’s first licensed dispensary, is part James Bond and part Albert Einstein. It is a far cry from growing marijuana in the cane fields or in secret greenhouses under grow lights. Christopher Cole, director of product development, this week took the media for the first time through Maui Grown Therapies’ cloning, vegetation, extraction and manufacturing rooms — each pristine, organized and cataloged to meet biosecurity and legal standards. Up until about six months ago, media were not allowed in such Hawaii facilities, said Teri Freitas Gorman, Maui...

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CBD Oil Benefits, Side Effects and How to Use

CBD Oil Benefits, Side Effects and How to Use     This content is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice or treatment from a personal physician. All viewers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. Neither Dr. Axe nor the publisher of this content takes responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content. All viewers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition, supplement or lifestyle program. As the hype over CBD oil...

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24 CBD Oil Health Benefits & Effects (Cannabidiol) + Dosage

24 CBD Oil Health Benefits & Effects (Cannabidiol) + Dosage By Maja Stanojevic, MD Reviewed By Ana Aleksic, MSc (Pharmacy) Last updated: August 12, 2019 Medically reviewed by Dr. Jonathan Ritter, PharmD, PhD (Pharmacology) Evidence Based 4.8/5 104 Cannabidiol (CBD) is emerging as a powerful supplement, a safe anti-inflammatory that can help with several chronic diseases. CBD oil can help fight cancer and irritable bowel disease, improve schizophrenia symptoms, relieve anxiety and help you get more sleep.   What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 cannabinoids, natural compounds found in Cannabis sativa– the marijuana plant [1, 2]. CBD and THC are the 2 main active compounds found in the cannabis plant and the most well recognized and studied. Unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive. This means it...

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Effects of Cannabidiol on human body

Cannabidiol or CBD which constitutes nearly 40 percent of the cannabis plant has medicinal properties and can easily be tolerated by humans when taken in small dozes. Though cannabidiol is being used for treatment of health problems like schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis, it is also used by palliative care clinics for treatment of cancer patients and to ease chronic pain and nausea. It is also orally administered as a drug for treatment of Dravet Syndrome and other illnesses due to its antioxidant properties. Though there is no direct evidence to show that Cannabidiol can reduce progress of all types of cancers, its compounds are used to reduce nausea and pain in cancer patients. The compound does not affect neuro-physiological functions...

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