What does CBD do and what is it?
CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol, the cannabinoid second only to THC when it comes to average volume. Recently, research has shown CBD to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-anxiety properties without the psychoactive effects (the “high” or “stoned” feeling) that THC provides.
What is CBD used for?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many cannabinoid molecules produced by Cannabis, second only to THC in abundance. These plant-derived cannabinoids, or phytocannabinoids (phyto = plant in Greek), are characterized by their ability to act on the cannabinoid receptors that are part of our endocannabinoid system.
What is the effect of CBD?
Cannabidiol ( INN ; abbreviated as: CBD) is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. ... CBD does not appear to have any intoxicating effects such as those caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in marijuana, but may have a downregulating impact on disordered thinking and anxiety.
How many milligrams of CBD should I take?
Optimal CBD Oil Dosage: Cannabis plant extracts containing 2.5-120 mg of CBD by mouth daily
How does CBD kill cancer?
Studies in mice and rats have shown that cannabinoids may inhibit tumor growth by causing cell death, blocking cell growth, and blocking the development of blood vessels needed by tumors to grow. Laboratory and animal studies have shown that cannabinoids may be able to kill cancer cells while protecting normal cells.
What are the Side Effects of CBD?
CBD has relatively few side effects. At very high doses CBD can cause drowsiness and dry mouth, and sometimes low blood pressure which is usually not dangerous.
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