Is hemp oil beneficial for pain relief?
Topic: hemp oil for pain
Cannabis is known to soothe the pain. Despite the absence of drugs with CBD or THC in the current French market, cannabis has been often used by several countries and companies to treat pain. On the other hand, frequent medical studies have demonstrated its virtues, and even if these are not completely understood, this natural substance is still used to treat certain health problems, with positive results.
How to define CBD?
There are two types of cannabis plants, namely marijuana and hemp. These two substances make it possible to have a certain chemical composition called the cannabinoid. CBD or cannabidiol has no cannabinoid with psychoactive properties. You can find other cannabinoids in hemp like THC which gives it powerful high effects.
It is possible to separate CBD from THC by CO2 supercritical and we can thus extract derivatives with only CBD.
Treatment with CBD: is it legal?
The United States has already used CBD and THC for the treatment of certain diseases, including:
- Schizophrenia ;
- Type 1 diabetes, etc.
CBD is widely used with a legality that differs depending on the situation. Although many CBD and THC-based drugs have appeared over the days in the United States, they are still in the clinical study period in France. So far, no drug containing CBD or THC has been marketed in France. See the appearance of a CBD medicine may still require some additional time and study.
Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has only approved the use of CBD for the treatment of two specific types of epilepsy, known as Dravet syndrome and from Lennox-Gestaut since June 2018. Other famous CBD medical treatments are not yet legalized. However, they are loosely used, even by the medical profession.
To test a CBD oil, it is highly recommended to see a doctor. The intervention of a health professional is crucial for any physical condition, to learn about the side effects and the dosage of CBD. Self-medication through CBD remains an idea to avoid. Additionally, all 25-year-olds should be careful with CBD products, especially those that include THC in their composition. This kind of stuff can cause addiction, hence its ban in France.
How to treat sclerosis with hemp oil?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease very common in young and middle-aged people. This disease is autoimmune and triggers stress, pain and spasms in the human body by influencing the entire nervous system. The use of hemp oil alleviates the pain of some patients as well as muscle spasms excruciatingly related to MS. Whereas using a CBD oil has been shown to be effective in reducing pain and spasms.
In effect, hemp oil improves mobility by reducing the feeling of fatigue, inflammation pain, depression and spasticity. The studies carried out have provided promising results, even if no treatment has yet appeared in France.
The use of hemp oil has been tested on a group of people in order to manage chronic pain. The quests managed to obtain excellent results and substantial evidence supporting that CBD gives the possibility of greatly reduce chronic pain for adult patients.
How to treat arthritis with hemp oil?
Arthritis is the most recurrent kind of joint pain for old people. Often this disease can occur also in middle age, it manifests itself with joint inflammation which cause sometimes extreme and severe pain, but also movement restrictions increasingly troublesome as the disease progresses. Symptoms often progress over time if not treated quickly. Medications nowadays prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis usually interfere with cytokine onset, but are usually attached to contraindications associated with infection or immune impediments.
Furthermore, the use of CBD and hemp oil to treat pain associated with arthritis began to have success. The study published by the European Journal of Pain explained the experiment carried out on rats with arthritis by applying CBD in the form of a gela. The pain was quickly reduced, as well as the inflammation, and this, without noticing any contraindication. The antidepressant and anti-inflammatory effects (without psychotropic effect) of CBD make it possible to add the latter to rheumatoid arthritis therapy.