If you are facing with a health problem or if you simply want to maintain yourself, then you already know that is really important to keep yourself updated regarding all information about classic or alternative medicine.
An informed person is a rich person, but mostly a healthy one from all points of view.
Before you diagnose yourself about the effects of a discomfort it is preferable to consult a specialist to guide you to your complete heal.
If you don’t trust the pharmaceutical industry, you can always turn you attention to the products that alternative medicine has to offer, but not until you fully study the products you are about to administrate to your body.
From ancient times, people have adapted to life conditions and have had an increased interest in being healthy and living happily as much as possible, always searching for solutions for reduce whatever dysfunction our body might have. Cures used thousands of years were made and still are from the correct preparation of plants found in nature. One of the many plants found in nature with real benefits for our health is the hemp or Cannabis.
The Cannabis is a medicinal plant which can be found in three main types: Cannabis saliva, Cannabis Indica and Cannabis ruderalis.
Cannabis plant contains the following main cannabinoids: cannabidiol acid (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol acid (ATHC).
What CBD is?
The cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive substance extracted from the Cannabis plant and which is scientifically proven not to be damaging to the psychological or physical integrity of any patient. People look after CBD products to alleviate the different symptoms of many physical diseases such as pain or inflammation or mental ones such as anxiety and depression.
What are the differences between CBD and THC?
There is an entire polemic on Earth about Cannabis use, because is considered to have only nocive effects to our body, without taking in calcul his correct chemical structure of administration for good effects.
The Cannabis plant produces a chemical substance containing many compounds called cannabinoids. These compounds provoke some reactions similar to pharmaceutical drugs.
THC and CBD have the same chemical formula: 21 carbon atoms, 30 hydrogen atoms and 2 oxygen atoms, the difference being the way they are distributed and arranged, affecting differently the human body. If a products contains more CBD than THC, the effects will be only beneficial.
Both compounds interact with the endocannabinoid system but the effects are way different.
THC is the psychoactive acid and it is extremely damaging to our body because it potentiates the feelings and sensations, very much alike anandamide. In moments of maximum joy, the human brain produces this substance, that’s why because it is consumed in high doses is considered a drug and forbidden in many countries.
CBD does not produce “high” euphorias. CBD can be consumed in large quantities as it does not produce any side effects, only curative ones.
Benefits of CBD products
In Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes the CBD use may reduce the convulsions within 38% – 41%.
It treats schizophrenia and psychiatric episodes and also complications which generates epilepsy.
CBD products reduce anxiety behaviors and conexe behaviors such as: post traumatic stress, general anxiety disorder, panic attacks, social anxiety disorder, OCD disorder.
Regarding Alzheimer, CBD can reduce the evolution of the disease and can help the patient recognize familiar faces.
Type I diabetes is another disease which can be beaten using CBD.
CBD also fights against cancer, reducing the cancer cells and destroying them. Because CBD has a low toxicity level, it can be used simultaneously with drugs for cancer.
CBD products are effectively used to also treat: multiple sclerosis, depression, chronic inflammation, Tourette syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, insomnia, ADHD, Parkinson, bacteria infection.
Types of CBD products
One of the most used CBD products is CBD oil which has curative effects. It is obtained from pure hemp, by distillation on steam of flowers and leaves of Cannabis plant. It can be diluted with different types of oil like olive, coconut, Shea and so on. These oils come in different concentrations usually from up to 5%. Here you can find a large scale of concentrations and choose the one suitable to your needs: Check out these CBD Oils.
Another popular type of products are the creams, lotions and balms. These can be used by people suffering of articulation pain or several skin affections. They are really easy to use. The containing CBD activates the endocannabinoid system reducing pain and inflammation. It is really important to use only products from trustworthy companies with a positive historical, using high quality prime materials.
Another CBD products we have are: CBD flowers, CBD crystals and CBD e-liquids. CBD flowers are obtained from Cannabis plant by maturing. Also e-liquids are highly searched by smokers. It induce the sensation of relaxation, it cures insomnia, anxiety, muscular pains and even epilepsy.
CBD is a complete natural product, with health benefits, scientifically proven. Furthermore, the oils and creams are not narcotics. As you already found out, it must not be confused with regular marijuana, it is highly recommended for many affections, so why don’t use it?
All products have a composition containing maximum 0,2% THC, a legal dose in United States of America, all Europe (except Slovakia).