There are three types of pain perception in the body. Nociceptive pain manifesting in body tissue due to physical injury or degeneration due to disease. Neuropathic pain affecting sensory nerves due to extreme inflammation. A dysfunction of the central nervous system causing the brain to perceive general body pain. These pains can be sharp and excruciating, dull and throbbing, or an uncomfortable ache. In a number of cases conventional medicines sometimes does not bring the desired relieve to the patient. This is why more people have sought alternative remedies and especially marijuana based pain relievers.
CBD contains high levels of anti-inflammatory properties that accord patients a lot of relieve from inflammatory related complications. Its effect on the immune system ameliorates pain for patients suffering from multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and arthritis. By the same action, reduction of neuro-inflammation is highly beneficial to patients with neurological conditions like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. CBD also produces good levels of antioxidants positively affecting hyperglycemia and controlling the progress of diabetes.CBD, as a cannabinoid has shown potential for topical relieve subject to further research, in skin conditions arising from inflammation such as atopic dermatitis and acne.
Another area of interest is cancer where phytocannabinoid CBDs have shown some impact especially in reduction of tumor metastasis, angiogenesis, and proliferation of cells. Patients suffering from seizures and convulsions have shown an improvement in their symptoms and reduction of frequency in attacks upon using CBD. This is a welcome relieve especially to epileptic patients and their families or caregivers.Cannabidiol’s relaxing effect on arteries causes vasorelaxation, which prevents vascular damage due to hyperglycemia and inflammation and increases blood flow after a stroke. This effect also reduces high intraocular pressure in the eye protecting one against glaucoma.
Cannabidiol as an alternative palliative medicine is continually gaining prominence and attracting demand. The industry has equally responded with a number of products to suit usage and needs as well as some form of dosage regulation included.
Cannabidiol Oils: The oil extracts are the most preferred for their natural unprocessed form and potency. The oil is extracted directly from the seeds,flowers, andstalks of the cannabis plant This produces a full spectrum CBD oil with all the natural compounds, essential oils,and cannabinoids as found in the plant.It is packed in a bottle and is easy to use with a dropper to place a drop of oil under the tongue. Alongside this are tinctures, which are extracts presented in a solvent mostly alcohol, but mild in strength compared to the oils. It is administered the same as the oils with a dropper. Other forms include powders, capsules, edibles, vape oils, and topicals for external use.