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Health Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a popular natural remedy used for many common ailments.

CBD Ddoes not contain any psychoactive properties and therefore is not mind-altering. It is this quality that makes CBD an appealing option for people who are looking for relief from pain and other symptoms without the effects of marijuana or other pharmaceutical drugs.

CBD is gaining momentum in the health and wellness world, with some scientific studies confirming it may help treat a variety of ailments like chronic pain and anxiety.

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CBD oil has been studied for its potential role in treating many common health issues, including anxiety, depression, acne and heart disease.

Some of the benefits of CBD oil are:

Pain:

CBD can relieve pain, especially in combination with THC, and may help in reducing pain associated with diseases like and rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

Depression and Anxiety:

According to the World Health Organization, depression is the single largest contributor to disability worldwide, while anxiety disorders are ranked sixth. Using CBD has been shown to help reduce anxiety and depression in both human and animal studies.

Cancer and other diseases:

CBD may help reduce symptoms related to cancer and side effects related to cancer treatment, like nausea, vomiting and pain.

Though research is limited at this time, CBD has been shown to effectively treat symptoms related to epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease. CBD was also shown to reduce the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in test-tube and animal studies.

Research on the possible health benefits of CBD oil is ongoing, so new therapeutic uses for this natural remedy are sure to be discovered. 

There is much more to be discovered about the efficacy and safety of CBD, but results from recent studies suggest that CBD may provide a safe, powerful natural treatment for many health issues.

Original Article: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/cbd-oil-benefits

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