Hemp is a plant that is a major source of confusion for many. While it’s true that some species of hemp are illegal due to the substance THC, which is a psychoactive molecule, not all of the species of Hemp contain THC.
What are the medical Benefits of CBD Oil?
CBD oil gained prominence with the health conscious of the world in the 1990s. For years people used the oil until it was removed from the market because oil is made from the seeds of the cannabis plant. The DEA tried to say that the oil was illegal, but in HIA vs. DEA it was determined that hemp based food products, including Hemp oil were exempt from the Controlled Substances Act.
CBD Oil Health Benefits Anxiety, Stress, Sleep, Bipolar, and Depression
Today, CBD oil returns to it’s seat at the top of the world of nutrition and the cosmetic world. It is important to note that there are a couple different types of Hemp oil. There is an expeller pressed variety, which is a food type product. It is used in food and cosmetics. There is also a steam distilled essential oil made from the hemp plant which is also used in cosmetics and aromatherapy practices. Here we are talking about the expeller pressed food product.
CBD Oil For Cancer and Chemotherapy Treatments
If you are a cancer sufferer and are undergoing chemotherapy, using Hemp oil is recommended at the same time. It encourages healthy cell creation and reduces the damage to the body as a result of treatment. The oil doesn’t conflict with traditional medicinal treatments and is not a cure, but rather is complimentary.
CBD Oil For Pain
There has been a dramatic rise in news attention to medicinal cannabis in 2013, with reports on CNN, ABC, CBS, and local publications about high-cannabidiol cannabis oil effectively controlling the symptoms of rare epileptic conditions like Dravet syndrome, Doose syndrome, infantile spasms, cortical dysplasia, and more. These diseases can cause hundreds to thousands of seizures a week, while also impairing development in a number of other ways. For families with children suffering from such conditions, the challenges are overwhelming. Due to the extremely complex nature of Dravet and related syndromes, traditional pharmaceuticals are ineffective and often make the problems worse. With no other hope, families have turned to high-CBD cannabis oil, which is proving to work with miraculous efficacy.
To clarify, high-CBD cannabis oil is non-psychoactive and apparently even more beneficial than high-THC cannabis oil. Cannabidiol is another cannabinoid in the cannabis plant, like the more well-known psychoactive cannabinoid THC, with significant research suggesting neuroprotectant, anticancer, antidiabetic, anti-ischemic, antispasmodic, antipsychotic, and antibacterial properties, among others. Furthermore, cannabis oil is a type of extract from cannabis. Such oil contains large amounts of concentrated cannabinoids that can be orally ingested rather than smoked, preserving the medicinal compounds and allowing them to be delivered through digestive system, rather than the respiratory system.
It should not be surprising that results like these have been going on for years. Just like research shows cannabinoids are therapeutically effective against epilepsy, there is research suggesting they can eliminate cancers and control other serious diseases. And in practice, for epilepsy and these other conditions, the results are translating to humans. People have been reliably eliminating cancers for years and mitigating diseases like diabetes, Crohn's, fibromyalgia, heart disease, chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, and more. This is as serious as it gets, and more attention must be brought to this issue.