Hemp is increasingly popular as a remedy for a range of conditions including skin issues and stress. It may contain properties that contribute to reduced risks of illnesses like Alzheimer’s disease and cardiovascular disease, though additional research is necessary. Hemp oil may also reduce inflammation in the body.
Hemp seed oil is used as a remedy for a range of conditions. Some studies show that its nutrients and minerals can contribute to better skin and heart health as well as reduced inflammation. Here’s a deeper look at what the research says about the potential health benefits of hemp oil:
Mayo Clinic Proceedings: “Clinicians’ Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oils.”
GW Research Ltd.: “A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cannabidiol (GWP42003-P, CBD) for Seizures in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (GWPCARE6).”
Jeremy Riggle, Ph.D. is the Chief Scientist at Mary’s Medicinals, a brand specializing in CBD products for the treatment of pain and inflammation.
For Orr, CBD was immediately more effective that both opioids and steroids, and even better than edibles. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps
Stacia Woodcock, a pharmacist at Curaleaf New York, which sells CBD products, points out that it may take some time for CBD oil to exert its anti-inflammatory effects on the body.
Research on CBD in animal models abounds and the cannabinoid seems to be able to interact with the immune system, reduce inflammation, and reduce pain from a number of conditions. Studies date back as far as 2009 but the most recent are highlighted here.
Lucy Blythe, whose name has been changed for this article, has experimented with CBD to help treat her chronic fatigue syndrome, Lyme disease, and fibromyalgia — all of which are autoimmune illnesses characterized by chronic inflammation in the body.
Orr first experimented with medical marijuana with mixed results, then discovered CBD. “I’ve found more long-term success with fewer side effects from CBD oil,” Orr stated.
Acute inflammation occurs following an injury, infection, or illness. The immune system unleashes immune cells to the affected area to protect it, causing redness and swelling.
This tincture features a 1:1 ratio of CBD to CBG. Research indicates that CBG might be useful for pain & inflammation.
Lab reports are easy to find on each Lazarus Naturals product page, and this brand keeps an archive of every lab report ever issued for its products. They also summarize the lab report on the first page for new consumers who would have a hard time reading a lab report.
Chronic pain and inflammation caused by diseases can be caused by both genetics and life choices. Here is a list of factors that can cause inflammation and chronic pain:
On the other hand, CBD Isolate is a white-crystalline CBD powder that is purified to only contain 99.8-99.9% CBD without including any other compounds like Full Spectrum and Broad Spectrum CBD products do. Some people are misled to believe that it’s the highest quality form because it’s 99.9% pure. While it is the purest form, these other compounds found in Full Spectrum and Broad Spectrum are crucial to producing the full benefits of hemp.
This type of pain is called inflammatory pain, and it occurs when chronic inflammation eats away at body tissues. Researchers are keenly interested in whether CBD can help with this type of pain.