CBD (Cannabidiol) Studies Show Amazing Results
With more studies done on medical marijuana, it is found that Cannabidiol or CBD has anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety and analgesic properties without any psychoactive effects that THC provides.
Cannabidiol is creating great excitement under medical scientists and health seekers as the effect CBD has is something worthy to speak about.
Apart from shrinking malignant tumors, improving insulin sensitivity and easing chronic pain, it also has a successful outcome on patients suffering from seizure disorders. The results include the usage of CBD rich products on children.
What are CBD rich products?
To be seen as CBD rich, the product must have more than 4% CBD.
Cannabidiol is the indicated ingredient responsible for reducing cancer cells and inflammation.
In studies it was found that Cannabidiol is an effective and potent anticonvulsant. When combined with certain clinical drugs, the effect on reducing convulsions on major seizures rather than minor seizures was even bigger.
It also helps with:
- combating anxiety
- stress and
Let´s look at some CBD Rich strains
CBD Rich strains have a lower THC content.
The THC is what creates the ¨high¨ feeling. For this reason recreational strains have been bred to reduce CBD because it mitigate the “high” in THC. In medical marijuana the idea is to enhance Cannabidiol levels as it proves to be the most significant in healing. More patients are looking for CBD enhanced strains.
Here are some found to be excellent:
- Valentine X
This strain has the highest ratio of CBD: THC 25:1. It is one of the greatest strains available.
This strain is a cross of Canna tonic and Ruderalis and is super rich in CBD. It is a 50/50 sativa/indica hybrid and in lab tests it is found to have 19% CBD and 9% THC. This creates an almost THC free strain that makes it super potent for medicinal purposes.
This strain is an exclusive breed for medicinal purposes. It is very good for pain. Also is a very effective anti-convulsing and works very good as an anti-inflammatory. It is also effective against anxiety. Harlequin has 11.6% CBD and 8.4% THC. It is also a 50/50 sativa/indicia hybrid.
- Canna tonic
This 50/50 sativa/indica hybrid is developed in Spain and has 8.11% CBD and 6.9% THC
There are more strains available and as the success rates are improving and more studies are done, even more strains will be developed.
Much research is still to be done to fully understand the full impact of the medicinal properties of Cannabidiol on the body, but it is evident that it can´t be denied to be one of the most complete aids to combat any disease form cancer to seizure attacks.
In a survey by Stanford researches of 19 severe epileptic children, 84% experienced a substantial reduction in seizures when they used CBD enriched cannabis.