Kick (cigarette) butt with CBD oil

“That’s it, I’m quitting for good!” Thousands have said it, have declared being finished with smoking cigarettes forever, but not all manage to pull through. The mere mention of quitting cigarettes can bring a sympathetic grimace to any face, as we all know that nicotine cravings are notoriously tough to beat. Fortunately for those seeking to kick the butt completely, …

Chronic Pain and The Benefits of Cannabidiol

Chronic Pain If you’re at all familiar with cannabis or cannabidiol (CBD), you’re probably well aware of its use in the medical realm as an option for the treatment of pain. The analgesic benefits of CBD via the body’s endocannabinoid system have been well-researched, with numerous clinical trials supporting claims of its effectiveness for pain.  But those who suffer with …

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CBD an Antipsychotic?

CBD an Antipsychotic? Studies have shown CBD may relieve psychotic symptoms associated with schizophrenia, according to research by University of Cologne in Germany. Schizophrenia affects about 1.1 percent of the population, or approximately 2.4 million adults in the United States. CBD continues to surprise researchers with the variety of common health benefits it provides. An increasing number of scientists, physicians …

CBD vs THC

CBD vs THC It’s 420 so I thought it was a good day to cover the real differences between CBD and THC. I’m a huge CBD evangelist but that’s not to say I don’t enjoy and  love the experience of ingesting THC. I’m self employed and I live in a recreational state where I can legally buy marijuana and smoke …

Insomnia

Insomnia One of the few side effects of CBD is tiredness, that’s what puts the “chill” in Just Chill Products but for many, it’s what they seek out in the natural herb. Since pharmaceuticals for aiding sleep pose risk for addiction and leave you feeling groggy the next day, it’s best to go the safe route with non-habit forming CBD. …

CBD Is A Possible Treatment for MS

Scientists at the Cajal Institute used animal models and cell cultures to find that CBD reversed inflammatory responses and served as durable protection from the effects of multiple sclerosis. Mice with 10 days of CBD treatment had superior motor skills and showed progression in their condition. Using this information, researchers concluded that CBD has the potential ability to reduce various …

CBD and Crohn’s Disease

CBD and Crohn’s Some scientists say CBD could be an effective treatment for bowel diseases like Crohn’s Disease. THC and CBD interact with the system that controls gut function in the body, something that Crohn’s patients suffer issues with. The component of cannabis’ anti-inflammatory ability brings a lot of relief to those suffering from this condition. I found a first …

CBD for Schizophrenia

CBD for Schizophrenia is a promising approach to a disease that has effected people in my family and many others across the world. In 2012, a group of German researchers published a study in the journal Translational Psychiatry. The potent antipsychotic Amisulpride and CBD were compared between 42 schizophrenia patients. The two treatments were deemed effective, but the short side-effect …

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

CBD is known to produce anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory effects when ingested by slowing everything down and calming the user. Those with PTSD are often overcome with anxiety and stress, so patients frequently find relief by using cannabidiol. The antipsychotic benefits provide a stable mental environment for those that need it most. Check out the Article I recently found on Project CBD. …

CBD Might Treat Prion (Mad Cow) Disease

CBD Might Treat Prion (Mad Cow) Disease, Cannabidiol has been shown to halt prions, the proteins that cause neurodegenerative diseases like Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and mad cow. The formation and accumulation of prions was prevented with the aide of cannabidiol during a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience in 2007. For mice that were infected, CBD increased their survival time by about …