It seems like every day there are more and more people discovering the benefits of CBD. It has certainly become popular for stress, anxiety and chronic pain. CBD topicals have also become a favorite for pain relief, skincare and more. Due to the increasing interest and demand for natural CBD products, there has also been an uptick in research, which is revealing some surprising benefits for challenging conditions. These studies and discoveries have a tremendous potential to help people, and their fur friends, increase their quality of life.
CBD For Autism
The increase in the instances of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children worldwide is staggering. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there were 164,000 Australians with autism in 2015. This is an increase of 42% from the 2012 survey, siting that one in 100 Australian children have autism.
This has precipitated the need to discover therapeutic aids that help these children with their symptoms and increase their quality of life, as they grow into adulthood. Many parents are discovering the natural, non-toxic therapeutic qualities that CBD can provide for their children with ASD.
Studies have shown that CBD helps the individual cope with the symptoms of anxiety and frustration that children with ASD often express, and that sometimes leads to violent behavior. ASD has a vast complex of neurobehavioral conditions. Research and anecdotal evidence has demonstrated that many of these conditions show vast improvements in ASD patients that use CBD oil. This is possibly one of the greatest areas of CBD research because it gives hope to parents of children with autism.
CBD For Nausea
Historically, both in ancient and relatively modern times, cannabis was used to treat nausea and vomiting. However, the efficacy of CBD for nausea was unknown because the cannabinoid CBD was not yet scientifically identified. However, according to a study published in 2012 in the British Journal of Pharmacology, CBD, administered in small doses suppresses nausea and vomiting. Interestingly, if CBD was administered in a high dose it had the opposite effect or none at all.
So, if you or someone you know is suffering from nausea and or vomiting, just a couple drops of CBD oil tincture under the tongue, just might do the trick! If you prefer edibles, there’s an option to utilise CBD honey as another method, as we all well know that honey is an already natural therapy for combatting nausea or vomiting, either on its own or in your favourite herbal teas.
CBD For Dogs
Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder in dogs. Epilepsy is a condition of an abnormality in brain function that results in recurrent seizures. There has been an increase in various studies around CBD research, and even though the verdict is still out, it looks promising. Humans and dogs both have an endocannabinoid system so both species are very similar in more ways than one.
We are in the midst of exciting times in the scientific studies and research. Much of what we’ve heard was merely anecdotal evidence only a few years ago are now on the precipice of being confirmed by the scientific and medical community. Stay tuned!
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