Medical Benefits of hemp CBD products
Almost everyone interested in health these days asks if there are medical benefits of CBD. CBD very well may help with people’s health and well-being. While you may have heard that hemp CBD products can help with epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, anxiety, depression, inflammation, pain, among other maladies; the FDA has not approved these claims due to a lack of scientific research done according to their requirements. However, hemp definitely provides valuable antioxidants. In addition, most people agree that hemp CBD products have analgesic, anti-septic, and anxiety-reducing properties.
CBS Morning Report
First of all, here is a CBS news report on the medical benefits of CBD.
Since the FDA doesn’t regulate CBD, its efficacy to treat ailments cannot be made. Anecdotal testimonials about hemp CBD products do indicate that at least some of these claims are plausible.
Secondly, if you are interested in reading more about research done regarding the medical benefits of CBD and various conditions/illnesses, a great resource is www.projectcbd.org. This website has a dropdown menu on the right that says “How Can CBD Help You.” This menu lists around 50 different ailments on which there has been some sort of medical study or report done. Many of these are technical medical journals. It is an impressive list of possible benefits of CBD that need to be studied in more depth.
One Doctor’s Thoughts
Furthermore, here is Dr. John Hick’s description of some of the ways that CBD positively impacts the body:
In addition, any side effects of CBD are uncommon and minimal, and seem to only come into play when someone takes excessive amounts. In fact, CBD has been tested up to an intake of 700 mg with no or minimal side effects. Those side effects that might occur include stomach aches, dry mouth and drowsiness.
A great benefit of CBD is that it is non-addictive. Most noteworthy, WebMD reports that the World Health Organization concluded from their review of evidence from animal and human studies that, “in humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential.”