What are CBD Gummies?
CBD is the short form of Cannabidiol. It is a cannabinoid compound derived from the hemp (marijuana) plant. CBD is available in different forms in the market like oils, tinctures, vapes, and capsules. However, there is another form of CBD which is very popular among people nowadays. This form is known as CBD Gummies. CBD Gummies are edible candies that contain CBD (Cannabidiol) as their main constituents. They are available in different colors, shapes, concentrations, and flavors in the market.
CBD Gummies offer a very discreet and easy way to consume CBD. Due to their sweetness, they are particularly available among those CBD users which don’t like its bitter taste. CBD Gummies is the best of CBD consumption for children. Many kinds of local and international brand manufactures CBD Gummies with different concentrations. However, CBD Gummies are not approved by FDA, so proper care should be taken during their selection from different brands.
Health Benefits of CBD Gummies – What you need to know?
A large volume of researches is available on the subject of CBD but unfortunately, none of them is approved scientifically. Almost all of these researches are independent and some of them are only based on the trials with animals.
A very little researches have been done on the effectiveness of CBD Gummies against different diseases and medical conditions. Some of these research studies have reported that CBD from CBD Gummies may interact with the Endocannabinoid Receptors in the body and produce its health-related benefits. According to a research study (2004), CBD Gummies may offer the following major health benefits:
Pain-Relief is the major property of CBD which is approved by many independent research studies. The Marijuana Plant (from which the CBD is extracted) itself used for pain relief as far back as, 2900 B.C. So, you can expect a pain-relieving effect from CBD Gummies. According to some research studies, CBD Gummies may provide pain-relief by interacting with the Endocannabinoid Receptors of the Endocannabinoid System of the body. The Endocannabinoid System is an additional immune system of the body which is responsible for the regulation of many important body functions such as sleep, appetite, pain and inflammation responses, etc.
There are two types of Endocannabinoid Receptors in our body; CB1 and CB2. CBD from CBD Gummies may interact with both these receptors and provide relief by blocking their activity. Through this mechanism, CBD also helps in reducing inflammation in the body by interacting with different neurotransmitters.
Several studies are available in this regard that approve the pain-relieving property of CBD. For example, in a research study, 58 participants took part. All these Participants were suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis. All these patients were given CBD Gummies for two weeks (2 times a day). Almost 98% of the patients were reported significant improvement in the pain of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Anxiety and Stress both can lead to several mental health issues. CBD Gummies may reduce anxiety and stress by interacting with Endocannabinoid Receptors particularly CB2 receptors. Several research studies have reported this ability of CBD. For example, in one Brazilian Study, 57 patients who were suffering from anxiety and stress-related issues, received CBD orally. 300 mg dose of CBD was utilized for the treatment of anxiety and stress in each of the patients. The results were remarkable because almost 90% of the patients had reported improvement in their mental health.
§ CBD Gummies may alleviate Post-treatment symptoms of Cancer
The post-treatment symptoms of Cancer include vomiting, pain, and nausea. CBD has been found to effective in the alleviation of these symptoms. CBD may help with chemotherapy-induced symptoms like nausea and vomiting as well. A research study has supported this argument in which the effects of CBD were investigated on 16 people undergoing chemotherapy. The results were encouraging as the patients have reported alleviation of their chemotherapy-induced symptoms by administering CBD orally through spray.
The uncontrolled secretion of Sebum from Sebaceous glands is the main reason for Acne Production. At present, almost 9% of the world population is suffering from the issue of Acne. As we have discussed earlier, CBD may be helpful in reducing inflammation in the body by interacting with the Endocannabinoid System in the body. This property of CBD can be utilized against Acne because Acne is just another type of inflammation. CBD also prevents sebaceous gland cells from secreting excessive sebum with its anti-inflammatory effects. It also prevents the activation of “Pro-Acne” agents like Cytokines (inflammatory).
Apart from these major health benefits of CBD Gummies, there are many other health benefits of it including:
§ Antipsychotic Effects:
CBD may help in the condition of Schizophrenia and other mental disorders. It may be effective in the treatment and reduction of psychotic symptoms.
§ Treatment of Epilepsy:
Though it is not medically proven, CBD might be able to treat the symptoms of Epilepsy. Several researches are ongoing on this subject.
§ Diabetes Prevention:
CBD has successfully reduced the incidence of diabetes by 56% in mice. However, clinical trials are still required in this regard.
We hope that you have got enough knowledge about the basics of CBD Gummies. Several health-related benefits of CBD Gummies are also described in this article. Sill, it is highly recommended to consult with your doctor before start using CBD Gummies.
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