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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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