CBD HELPFUL FOR PAIN!
Alternative Medicine|March/April 2020
Cannabidiol or CBD for short has become extremely popular throughout the United States and the entire world. Various research has been conducted on the effects of CBD. Thus, it has become the hottest new supplement that promises to treat a wide range of conditions such as insomnia, anxiety, and pain. Moreover, CBD is available in all types of forms, from oils to lotions and CBD-infused drinks and foods. But, does it even work? Let’s find out.

CBD is one of the compounds that is found in the cannabis plant CBD derived from hemp contains minimal levels of THC. CBD does not cause any psychological effects such as getting high. Both THC and CBD act on the natural endocannabinoid system of the body. It plays a vital role for many processes such as memory, pain, and appetite. Although the scientific evidence regarding CBD for pain use is limited, the US government has realized its many benefits and has legalized its use when derived from hemp and the product contains less than .3% THC.

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