By now you have probably heard of the more common uses of CBD and CBD oil. CBD, that stands for Cannabidiol, is one of over a hundred active cannabinoids that have been identified in marijuana. Here are some of the lesser known uses of Cannabidiol that may come as a surprise for you–
Fighting Acne Flare-Ups
CBD is a great source of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties that make it ideal for prevention of acne and other skin diseases.
When ingested, CBD can have anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory effects that help relieve anxiety and stress.
Emerging research shows that CBD oil can be helpful in treating type 2 diabetes. The anti-inflammatory properties of CBD can treat the inflammation that is known to be responsible the insulin resistance that causes type 2 Diabetes as well as improve the body’s metabolism levels.
Cannabidiol inhalers saw a 40% reduction in tobacco consumption! This is probably because CBD works on memories and cues that hold the desire to smoke. It also helps control the anxiety due to withdrawal from cigarettes and erases the ‘good experience’ memories associated with smoking for a smoker. Due to this, the urge to smoke on seeing someone else smoke reduces greatly thereby reducing the addiction.
Cannabis oil has antioxidant properties that reduce free radical damage. Applying cannabis oil to your skin may also help with puffiness under your eyes thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties.
CBD gives a full body high that will relax every muscle in your body and your mind. This is also the reason why CBD is popular for among athletes who claim CBD helps relax after a strenuous workout or practice session.
More flexible and less pain for those with Arthritis
As mentioned above, CBD is an effective muscle relaxant with anti-inflammatory properties that make it a boon for patients suffering from Arthritis. CBD reduces the joint inflammation resulting in lesser pain and helps relax their tensed muscles making them more flexible in their condition.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD is called an ‘invisble disorder’ where the person suffering from this condition may experience severe anxiety, stress and pain. CBD works on all three of them. CBD is known for its anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory effects when ingested, by slowing everything down and calming the user that provides relief to the PTSD patient.
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