CBD Oil

The Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil

Many people are now discovering the benefits of CBD oil. CBD is a cannabinoid, which is basically chemicals found in the family of cannabis plants. One of the most well-known canabinoids is THC or tetrahydrocannabinol. Once the THC is broken down by heat and ingested, it can create a high. THC and CBD are both cannabinoids, however only THC is psychoactive. Although more people are becoming aware of the health benefits of CBD oil, many still associate it with marijuana and getting high. Some of the known health benefits of CBD oil include pain relief, neuro protective properties, reducing inflammation, reducing seizures in patients with epilepsy, anti-acne, and reducing anxiety and improving mood, and reducing acne.1,2 CBD is typically extracted from the cannabis plant as an oil or a powder. The oil or powder can then be mixed with a gel or cream that can be rubbed onto the skin or ingested orally. For first time buyers of CBD oil, it can be a bit of a challenge, as there are many things to consider as CBD oil can come in many different forms. There is also a vast number of different products and brands on the market.  At Health and Wellness we use a high quality, full spectrum hemp extract.  The product is made in a GMP compliant facility and uses the latest technology to increase absorption while tasting fantastic.

Although CBD is generally considered extremely safe, it can cause adverse reactions like diarrhea and fatigue in some people. It may also interfere with certain medications. For more information regarding CBD or how to purchase please contact us.

  1. Whiting PF, Wolff RF, Deshpande S, et al. Cannabinoids for Medical Use: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 2015;313(24):2456–2473. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6358
  2. Campos, A.C.; Fogaça, M.V.; Sonego, A.B.; Guimarães, F.S. Cannabidiol, neuroprotection and neuropsychiatric disorders.  Res.2016112, 119–127.


Are There Any Side Effects?

Though CBD is generally well tolerated and considered safe, it may cause adverse reactions in some people. Side effects noted in studies include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Changes in appetite
  • Fatigue

CBD is also known to interact with several medications. Before you start using CBD oil, discuss it with your doctor to ensure your safety and avoid potentially harmful interactions.

The Bottom Line

CBD oil has been studied for its potential role in treating many common health issues, including anxiety, depression, acne and heart disease. For those with cancer, it may even provide a natural alternative for pain and symptom relief. Research on the potential health benefits of CBD oil is ongoing, so new therapeutic uses for this natural remedy are sure to be discovered. Though there is much to be learned about the efficacy and safety of CBD, results from recent studies suggest that CBD may provide a safe, powerful natural treatment for many health issues.


The Benefits and Uses of CBD Oil

Many people are now discovering the benefits of CBD oil. CBD is a cannabinoid, which is basically chemicals found in the family of cannabis plants.

One of the most well-known canabinoids is THC or tetrahydrocannabinol. Once the THC is broken down by heat and ingested, it can create a high. THC and CBD are both cannabinoids, however only THC is psychoactive. Although more people are becoming aware of the health benefits of CBD oil, many still associate it with marijuana and getting high.

Some of the known health benefits of CBD oil include pain relief, brain protection, reducing inflammation, reducing seizures in patients with epilepsy, anti-acne, and reducing anxiety and improving mood, and reducing acne, and fat loss through improving brown fat activation. 1,2 CBD is typically extracted from the cannabis plant as an oil or a powder. The oil or powder can then be mixed with a gel or cream that can be rubbed onto the skin or ingested orally. For first time buyers of CBD oil, it can be a bit of a challenge, as there are many things to consider as CBD oil can come in many different forms.

There is also a vast number of different products and brands on the market; we use a high quality, full spectrum hemp extract. The product is made in a GMP compliant facility and uses the latest technology to increase absorption while tasting fantastic. Although CBD is generally considered extremely safe, it can cause adverse reactions like diarrhea and fatigue in some people. It may also interfere with certain medications.

For more information regarding CBD or how to purchase please contact us.


*Note - These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.”