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CBD can also affect how your liver works, so doctors would need to monitor you regularly.

“Pure” products that only contain CBD, such as Epidyolex, do not carry these unknown risks linked with THC.

A hospital specialist might consider prescribing medical cannabis if:

What are the side effects?

It’s expected this would only apply to a very small number of people in England.

It would only be considered when other treatments were not suitable or had not helped.

But in reality, most products will contain a certain amount of THC.

Nabilone can be prescribed by a specialist to help relieve these symptoms, but only when other treatments have not helped or are not suitable.

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CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is the second most prevalent of the active ingredients of cannabis (marijuana). While CBD is an essential component of medical marijuana, it is derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. While CBD is a component of marijuana (one of hundreds), by itself it does not cause a "high." According to a report from the World Health Organization, "In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD."

CBD has been touted for a wide variety of health issues, but the strongest scientific evidence is for its effectiveness in treating some of the cruelest childhood epilepsy syndromes, such as Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), which typically don’t respond to antiseizure medications. In numerous studies, CBD was able to reduce the number of seizures, and, in some cases, it was able to stop them altogether. Videos of the effects of CBD on these children and their seizures are readily available on the Internet for viewing, and they are quite striking. Recently the FDA approved the first ever cannabis-derived medicine for these conditions, Epidiolex, which contains CBD.

The bottom line on cannabidiol

Side effects of CBD include nausea, fatigue and irritability. CBD can increase the level in your blood of the blood thinner coumadin, and it can raise levels of certain other medications in your blood by the exact same mechanism that grapefruit juice does. A significant safety concern with CBD is that it is primarily marketed and sold as a supplement, not a medication. Currently, the FDA does not regulate the safety and purity of dietary supplements. So, you cannot know for sure that the product you buy has active ingredients at the dose listed on the label. In addition, the product may contain other (unknown) elements. We also don’t know the most effective therapeutic dose of CBD for any particular medical condition.

CBD is readily obtainable in most parts of the United States, though its exact legal status is in flux. All 50 states have laws legalizing CBD with varying degrees of restriction, and while the federal government still considers CBD in the same class as marijuana, it doesn’t habitually enforce against it. In December 2015, the FDA eased the regulatory requirements to allow researchers to conduct CBD trials. Currently, many people obtain CBD online without a medical cannabis license. The government’s position on CBD is confusing, and depends in part on whether the CBD comes from hemp or marijuana. The legality of CBD is expected to change, as there is currently bipartisan consensus in Congress to make the hemp crop legal which would, for all intents and purposes, make CBD difficult to prohibit.

CBD is commonly used to address anxiety, and for patients who suffer through the misery of insomnia, studies suggest that CBD may help with both falling asleep and staying asleep.

CBD may offer an option for treating different types of chronic pain. A study from the European Journal of Pain showed, using an animal model, CBD applied on the skin could help lower pain and inflammation due to arthritis. Another study demonstrated the mechanism by which CBD inhibits inflammatory and neuropathic pain, two of the most difficult types of chronic pain to treat. More study in humans is needed in this area to substantiate the claims of CBD proponents about pain control.

Yes, in fact third-party testing happens three different times during their processing: 1) when the plants are harvested, 2) mid-way through processing, and 3) the finished product. You can access the QR code on each product or go the AnandaProfessional website and enter the lot number on your bottle. From there, you can view the testing report and verified potency for your individual bottle, along with reports validating your product is free of pesticides and other contaminants.

Our full-spectrum, hemp-derived CBD products from Ananda Professional are free of artificial flavors, colors and preservatives, and suitable for first-time and experienced users, as well as pets.

Ananda Professional CBD products are tested at every step of the manufacturing process to ensure quality, purity, and potency with no contaminants. They use certified cannabis and food testing labs to verify the consistency of each product.

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Dosing is generally based on body weight. Be sure to ask your veterinarian for dosing instructions. It is generally advised that you start with the lowest indicated measurement and closely monitor your pet’s progress.

CBD (cannabidiol) is a naturally occurring compound and one of over 100 active cannabinoids found in cannabis. Both industrial hemp and marijuana are cannabis plants, however, industrial hemp is bred to be high in CBD and low in THC. (Marijuana is bred to be high in THC and low in CBD. THC is the compound in marijuana that causes a “high.”) CBD is not a psychoactive, so there is no “high.” Rather, it boasts numerous health benefits, in addition to a feeling of clarity, focus, and relaxation. Not only is CBD safe for humans and pets, but it has very few side effects.

It is generally recommended that you begin with the lowest possible dose and monitor how you feel for a few days or so at this dose. If you feel you need more, from here you can slowly increase until you reach your desired result.

Yes. As of December 2018, CBD is legal nationwide (federally), so long as CBD formulas contain less than 0.3% THC.