All About CBD Oil
Here are the things CBD oil does:
- Promotion of heart/cardiovascular health
Results from animal models showed that CBD significantly dilation of arteries. It also helped blood vessel damage protection and vascular hyper-permeability in high glucose environment. It also reduced blood pressure and the pulse rate of individuals in a stressful situation.
- Anxiety reduction
Evidence from studies showed that CBD had an anxiolytic-like effect in healthy individuals and patients suffering from social anxiety disorder. CBD also reduced public speaking anxiety and anxiety from the use of THC. Studies also show that Cannabidiol may be useful for the treatment of disorders such as Obsessive Compulsive disorder, post-traumatic disorder, and panic disorder.
- Lowers incidences of Type 1diabetes
CBD reduces or eases inflammation of the pancreases in the case of Type 1 diabetes. Immune cells attack the pancreas causing its inflammation resulting in Type 1 diabetes. Studies have been done on the pancreatic islets of CBD- treated mice showed that insulitis decreased significantly.
- Withdrawal from drugs and quitting smoking
It has been suggested that CBD is used to avoid or minimize withdrawal symptoms from drugs and cigarettes. A pilot study conducted on smokers found that smokers inhaling compounds containing CBD had a gradual reduction in craving nicotine as well as significant reduction in the number of cigarettes smoked.
- Reducing occurrence of Acne
Acne is mostly caused by inflammation of oil glands in the body. The bacteria that causes acne is referred to as acne vulgaris. The glands produce sebum that accumulates and clogs the pores resulting in the inflammation-a condition called acne. CBD has been shown to lower the production of sebum in the oil glands. This mainly because of its anti-inflammatory properties in the human body.
Sides and effects and risks from CBD oil
CBD use has not shown any significant side effects in many adults. Studies indicate that there is no adverse effect on the brain. In the studies, no change in moods was noted both in the heavy users and moderate users. However, a general feeling of fatigue or rather tiredness was observed across all users. For users who used CBD, cases of complete lack of coordination while other users experienced diarrhea and a surge in appetite. Increase in appetite occurred shortly after intake.
How is CBD oil used?
CBD is available in different forms such as capsules, pastes or in liquid from. The oil is also available in spray from. The oil can either be mixed in foods during preparation of meals, taken directly if available in capsule from or rubbed in to the skin.
CBD oils have vast uses despite being surrounded by several controversies. Several states and countries have not yet legalized its use. There are several brands available in the market selling under the name liquid oil. It is important to compare different brands before finally settling for one based on its benefits and ways of application. CBD oils in the purest from have not been known to cause cases of death and dementia as most people assume. Some modes of intake such as smoking results in respiratory problems.