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The Benefits and Medicinal Value of Cannabidiol (CBD)

The Benefits and Medicinal Value of Cannabidiol (CBD)

In recent times, society and science have started approaching the subject of Cannabis in a completely different way, and there is much more acceptance about it now. There are lots of benefits that people can gain from using Cannabis, which were previously not researched properly. Nowadays, the main constituent in the spotlight is CBD (Cannabidiol) — the most beneficial non-psychoactive substance the plant contains.

Studies that were conducted recently revealed that CBD has no ill effect on the physiological and psychological functions of the human body. In fact, humans contain a special receptor for Cannabinoids, which is called the...


Cannabidiol (CBD) for Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting

Cannabidiol (CBD) for Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting

One area of medicine where the use of cannabinoids cannot be argued is in the treatment of nausea and vomiting induced by cancer drugs (Chemotherapy). Even though there are some newer potent pharmaceutical agents to treat this condition, the newer agents are prohibitively expensive. Nausea and vomiting may occur from many causes but in most cases it is readily treatable with conventional medications. One cause of nausea and vomiting that is quite difficult to treat is that which occurs after use of potent anticancer drugs. Almost all cancer drugs induce violent retching spells and nausea which can last for hours...


Study Confirms Cannabidiol (CBD) Eliminates Seizures In Epileptic Children

Study Confirms Cannabidiol (CBD) Eliminates Seizures In Epileptic Children

The findings of this study add to the growing body of evidence that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive extract of cannabis, can provide the best option for treatment-resistant epilepsy.

Of 261 patients given CBD treatment, 45% experienced a significant reduction in seizure frequency, and 9% were seizure-free at 3 months. Some children continued to experience benefits after the trial ended, even one year after.

In the subsequent periods, which are very encouraging, 9 percent of all patients and 13 percent of those with Dravet Syndrome epilepsy were seizure-free. Many have never been seizure-free before,said...


Why Cannabidiol (CBD) is not “weed”

Why Cannabidiol (CBD) is not “weed”

Cannabis products get a bad rap in the United States today. Although officially, a majority of Americans now support the legalization of marijuana in some form (including cannabidiol), the federal government remains slow to change the law. Indeed, minor constitutional crises have arisen in several states where there is some legal means of acquiring cannabidiol, as federal agents have prosecuted vendors for violation of federal, even though they remained in compliance with state law.

But there is an important distinction to be made here, one that can significantly affect how the debate over legal cannabis is...


Cannabinoid Canine: CBD Can Help Your Dog

Cannabinoid Canine: CBD Can Help Your Dog

There has been much made of the recent revelations of health benefits in cannabis. Over twenty states now offer some legal means for acquiring cannabis products–like cannabidiol–for the treatment of a variety of disorders in humans. Most famously useful for cancer patients and those suffering from intractable seizures, there are a number of less-publicized benefits attributed to cannabis-derived medicines, some of which don’t get quite the news coverage they deserve.

One of the main benefits of cannabis products is in the fighting of anxiety and depression. While prescription choices like Zoloft are the go-to for medical professionals across...