Published in June, High Times listed some medical uses for CBD oil that the average person may not have heard about.
#1-Cigarette Addiction. In a controlled study, 24 smokers were give an inhaler of CBD oil or a placebo. In a week the patients who were given the placebo say no change, while the participants of the hemp oil has an almost 40% drop in their cigarette consumption.
#2-Acne. Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation and National Institute of Health, researchers came to the conclusion that CBD was very effective sebostatic and anti-inflammatory agent by inhibiting lipid synthesis.
#3-Diabetes. While there isn’t a direct effect of Cannabidiol on glucose levels, it prevented production of IL-12 by splenocytes.
#4-Fibromyalgia. In 2011, there was a study that produced promising results for CBD uses to treat it. 1/2 of the 56 patients saw a reduction in symptoms and pain. The other 1/2 was given a placebo and saw no change.
#5-Schizophrenia. In 2012, German researchers published a study in Translational Psychiatry. They compared Amisulpride, an antipsychotic, and CBD. Both worked on the 42 patients, but the CBD oil has the shorter side effect profile.
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