The known and unknown facts of CBD ( Cannabidiol )

What is CBD?

These days everyone is talking about the CBD. You might be thinking that what is CBD?

The full form of CBD is Cannabidiol. It was discovered in 1940. It is a family of marijuana and can be

Extracted from the Hemp plant.

The cannabis family produces cannabinoids. Cannabian receptors CB1   and CB2 Play a vital role of

Physiology and they are members of the G protein family. The human brain can accept these CB1

and CB2. CBD and marijuana are from the same family but marijuana gets you high and CBD


Legalization of CBD

US and UK government removed legal restrictions of CBD unless and until the CBD should be extracted from the hemp plant. The content of THC should be little or none.

In Australia and New Zealand the CBD is legal but available from the pharmacist on prescription.

In Canada cannabidial is used for medical only and in Sweden CBD is the medical product.

CBD extracted from the marijuana plant is still illegal.


Is it useful in medical?

Yes. There are several benefits of CBD has been proved.

  • Heart attack: the major problem of heart attack is  high blood pressure . CBD is helpful to reduce the blood pressure. So indirectly it is useful for the heart attack.
  • Anxiety and depression: CBD can be useful for  anxiety and depression.
  • Acne : it can reduce the acne due to its anti-inflammatory properties
  • Cancer: some researchers say the CBD is used to reduce cancer cells.
  • Neurological disorders: CBD can be used as  antipsychotic drugs, which can be helpful to treat  neurological disorders
  • Epilepsy: FDA approved the CBD for the treatment of epilepsy.
  • Quit smoking: The people who want’s to quit smoke can use CBD smoke to kill the nicotine carvings
  • Pain: people get the prescription for pain relief and it is also used for the chronic pain.
  • Insomnia: People who have a sleeping disorder can use CBD. It can help to cure the insomnia problem.

Side effects :

  • Weight loss
  • Tiredness
  • Diarrhea
  • Drowsiness
  • Sleeping disorder
  • Liver damage
  • Loss of apetite
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Throat problems
  • Excessive saliva
  • Rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Some people may experience depression and suicidal thoughts

Author: Saikiran Reddy