It is fully known as Cannabidiol (CBD), which is extracted from the cannabis sativa plant. Cannabidiol oil chemicals are naturally extracted from the Marijuana plants. On the contrary, the CBD oil does not have any form of intoxication and doesn’t create the high effect which is observed in other Marijuana by-products like THC. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is an active ingredient popularly known for creating the high effect on users and giving its users a very high form of intoxication.
CBD can be used in powder form or liquid form, can be applied on the skin directly, be swallowed as a capsule, sprayed as a liquid depending on how they are used.
CBD and THC are cannabinoids which have a controversy behind them, which is debatable. THC increases anxiety while CBD decreases the anxiety. THC is addictive and brings a lot of cravings but studies slows down. CBD is used for recovery, relief stress among other things.
Below are health benefits of CBD that boost the immune system.
It is used to treat and manage chronic pain with an element of endocannabinoid which has pain-relieving systems. The endocannabinoid system is used to regularize sleep, appetite, immune system and pain response. These naturally produced endocannabinoids are neuro transmitters that are receptors to the nervous system.
- Blood Pressure and Heart Health.
Studies by the American society of Clinic Investigation show that the oil tend to lower high blood pressure. The study further showed that when subjects are further put under pressure the CBD Oil reduces the chances of stroke happening. The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant in the oil also reduces heart related problems.
- Cancer Treatment.
Studies show that, there is an increase in the efficiency of the oil to Cancer patients. It has been found the oil reduces the side effects, nausea and pain for the patients undergoing chemo therapy. Majority of the patients used for the study show the oil reduces the pain and discomfort during treatment.
- Brain Health.
The oil has a strong oxidant, inflammatory and neutron protective elements that enhance the brain health. In America, MGB Health has outlined the benefits the CBD Oil has towards brain Health which is to protect the brain from dementia and Alzheimer’s. It helps regenerate new brain cells, prevent damage of the existing ones and reduce inflammation in the brain. Studies are still underway to determine how effective the drug is for epilepsy and seizures.
- Reduces Depression and Anxiety.
It helps manage anxiety by reducing stress, reduces insomnia, improving symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Research think the oil may alter how the brain receptors respond to serotonin, a chemical associated with mental health. The receptors are tiny proteins which are attached to the cells that receive chemical message and hence responding to all stimuli.
- Acne Treatment.
Research are still underway to fully ascertain the efficiency of the CBD oil in acne treatment. Nevertheless, studies partially show it reduces the secretion of sebum and prevents activation of secreted proteins which are skin related. In the recent times there is a rise in the number of CBD-based products which are used for the skin.
CBD Oil has shown immense impact on how to boost the immune system. Although, it has not been legalized in all countries the benefits associated are quite good. The excess use of the drug is harmful to the body and may cause some negative side effects like hallucinations, dizziness, lowers blood pressure and may cause withdrawal symptoms like insomnia and irritability.