CBD: Effects and health benefits


CBD "cannabidiol" is a molecule extracted from the flowers of the cannabis plant (Cannabis Sativa) or "hemp". Several products containing CBD are widely available on the market. What are the effects and benefits of CBD on the health of the consumer?

What are the health benefits?

Numerous basic research studies have been carried out on CBD to reveal its properties to the general public. These studies on CBD have proven that it has enough beneficial effects on human health. For example, CBD has anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic, neuroprotective, analgesic, and anti-seizure properties. It can also be used to treat various central nervous system pathologies. However, in clinical research, few studies have been conducted on CBD. Also, cannabidiol administered in low doses relaxes and calms the nerves. It also reduces stress and facilitates sleep.  On the other hand, cannabidiol used in high doses acts on severe forms of epilepsy in children.  It can also be used to treat cancer in patients with severe oncology symptoms. You can her response on the benefits of CBD (cannabidiol) here. 

What are the side effects of CBD?

Like any molecule, CBD also has certain side effects on the health of consumers. However, it is the dose that makes the poison. Thus, CBD (cannabidiol) in low doses has very little harmful effect on health, according to the doctor. It has slight digestive problems and dry mouth symptoms. However, when you use CBD in high doses, it can cause several pathologies in epileptic children. For example, the child may experience diarrhoea, vomiting, liver problems and drowsiness. Furthermore, the CBD that must be sold is that extracted from a variety of cannabis containing less than 0.2% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). THC is the main molecule responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis.