Benefits of CBD
can be found on Amazon and it full of interesting facts and information, some of which I have listed below.
But first, if you have a few minutes to watch a video, this will provide an even better understanding of why CBD is so beneficial. Click on the link here: The Inside Story of Cannabidiol - What are the Benefits of CBD?
CBD in a Nutshell (p. 89)
The active compounds in hemp and cannabis are called "cannabinoids."
CBD is a cannabinoid.
Human beings and many living creatures, have natural bodily systems that use CBD.
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is the primary system that uses CBD.
CBD is non-euphoric.
CBD and 27 Major Health Conditions (p. 118-155)
What is balance and why is it important? Your body works tirelessly to maintain homeostasis to keep you happy, healthy, and disease free. The endocannabinoid system is integral to this work, as are other important systems like the endocrine, renal, and lymphatic systems.
The following are health concerns, symptoms, and conditions that currently have the most science backing up the use of cannabis-derived medicines:
Autoimmune Disease (Addison's disease, Celiac disease, Dermatomyositis, Grave's disease, Hasimoto's thyroiditis, Mutiple sclerosis, Myasthenia gravis, Pernicious anemia, Reactive arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Type 1 diabetes)
Cancer (known for treating symptoms related to cancer and its treatment, but there is mounting evidence that it can play a role in fighting it)
Concussion, Brain/Spinal Injury
Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2)
Inflammatory Bowel Conditions
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
*Excerpts taken from Healing with CBD by Eileen Konieczny, RN with Lauren Wilson, Ulysses Press, 2018.
*Disclaimer: I am not making medical claims. Just sharing tidbits of various research and testimonials. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns about using CBD. It is your responsibility to make an informed decision to determine if CBD is right for you.