Cathy Wong is a nutritionist and wellness expert. Her work is regularly featured in media such as First For Women, Woman's World, and Natural Health.
CBD oil may benefit those with drug addiction, suggests a 2015 review of studies published in Substance Abuse.
This cannabis extract may help treat nerve pain, anxiety, and epilepsy
CBD is the short name for cannabidiol, one of the two chemicals—among the dozens in cannabis—that have the most health benefits. The other, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), produces the psychoactive effects described as being “high.” CBD oil generally does not contain THC, although some trace amounts may be present in products sold in certain states.
Potential drug-drug interactions with CBD include:
Part of this response could be explained by the way that CBD acts in the brain. In low doses, CBD may act as an agonist to several receptor sites, meaning it acts similarly to surrounding molecules that normally bind to the receptor, enhancing the signalling of those receptor sites. At higher doses, however, too much activity at the receptor site can lead to an opposite effect, negating the beneficial effects of CBD.
In traditional medicine its positive effects on the skin have been known for centuries. In cosmetics it is chiefly interesting because of its high essential fatty acids content and ideal ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Swiss pine extract
Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Cannabis Sativa Leaf Extract, Pinus Cembra Wood Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, Brassica Campestris Seed Oil, Parfum, Lecithin, Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, Tocopherol, Aqua
Obtained from the leaves and stems of industrially grown Swiss hemp. Numerous scientific studies have proved the positive effects of CBD. It has a soothing and anti-inflammatory effect on the skin.