5 Top Uses of CBD

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CBD isn't just an emerging trend, but also a promising future for the people suffering from persistent body complications and illnesses. Many may think that CBD is a new supplement. The compound was first discovered in 1940. It, however, gained prominence in the technological markets when the USA legalized medical cannabis.

From its name, CBD is a compound known as Cannabidiol, which is found in the cannabis plant. The use of cannabis has been stigmatized for an extended period because of the effects it induces in the human body.

On the other hand, scientists have proved that the main harmful compound in the cannabis plant is the THC. Tetrahydrocannabinol, when consumed by the human body, attaches itself on the brain receptors, leaving a person feeling high. This compound is also responsible for memory loss. Meanwhile, the CBD is quite different. When consumed in one way or another, it attaches itself to the pain receptors, hence reducing body pains. Research has also shown that CBD occurs naturally in the human body, and attached to the brain receptors. It's responsible for enhancing memory.

The stigma against CBD has subsided. This is because of its ability to alleviate numerous body complications. Manufacturers have been able to come up with different modes of administering CBD to the body. Some of the most popular are the CBD massage oils and capsules. Here are the top five uses of CBD.

5 Top Uses of CBD

    1. Relieves chronic pain

CBD works wonders when it comes to pain-relieving. Unlike pharmaceutical drugs, the effects of CBD are observable within a few days of use. People who have arthritis and other chronic body pains can now rest easy. Research has shown that rubbing CBD oil on the painful joints can work miracles on a patient. But then, it's crucial to seek doctors' instructions on the mode and amount of application. Proper usage of the products is vital.

    2. Alleviates anxiety

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There are numerous types of anxiety-related disorders. Research has shown that people with social anxiety disorders can benefit from the use of CBD. The compound works like a charm to prevent any form of social disorder. No more body tremors or voice tremors.

    3. Gets rid of acne

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Everyone out here would agree that there's nothing worse than acne. Research has shown that having smooth skin most of the time is genetic. However, CBD will help get rid of the common acne and the scars left behind.

    4. Helps in weight reduction

People suffering from obesity can also benefit from this miracle-working compound. If you've noticed, most people who frequently smoke cannabis are usually skinny. The CBD compound is responsible for burning the bad fatty tissues in the body. If you're looking to cut some weight without hitting the gym as often, then CBD products will work for you.

    5. Reduces epileptic fits

If you have a loved one suffering from epilepsy, then you know the constant impromptu seizures that come with the illness. CBD helps reduce seizures. Hence, epileptic patients can live and work as normal members of society. 

Karly Millar

    Karly Millar

    A Doctor of Public Health, Karly Millar has accrued more than ten years of experience, making a name for herself as a researcher, writer, policy analyst, and project manager specializing in public health and international development. She earned her PhD in Community and Behavioural Health at the Colorado School of Public Health, her Master’s Degree in Global Health and Public Policy at the University of Edinburgh, and her Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Biomedical Sciences (with minours in Biology and Psychology) at the University of Waterloo.