CBD may be a powerful ally in treating chronic intestinal diseases such as Crohn’s disease and colitis. Not only that but migraines, fibromyalgia, and other conditions related to gut health may also respond to treatment with CBD. Medical studies have shown that all of these conditions may result from a deficiency in endocannabinoids (cannabinoids created by your own body) that may be corrected by CBD.
Certainly, you've heard of antioxidants a thousand time before today. You can't swing a bunch of carrots without hitting some kind of report about how you should include tons of antioxidants in your diet to ward off disease. But what exactly is an antioxidant? And how do they help prevent disease?
Cannabis has come a long way since the iconic hippie days of the late 1960’s. Back then, there was a lot of talk about cannabis as a recreational drug, as a religious ritual, and as a symbol of protest of modern society’s divergence from nature and trend towards the use of pharmaceuticals and corporate agriculture.
A scientific debate has been going on for years over CBD's effectiveness as a treatment for high blood pressure. Preclinical trials over the past four decades have found that the cannabinoid shows promise as an anti-hypertensive. A new study released earlier this summer examined CBD's effects on blood pressure, and the results were encouraging.