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Can CBD Help IBS?

What Is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or spastic colon, ranks as the number one most commonplace gastrointestinal disorder, affecting 35 million people in America alone. As a chronic disorder affecting the colon, IBS is diagnosed based totally on the symptoms experienced by the affected individual. IBS is classified as a functional gastrointestinal disorder, which means that it seems to be of spontaneous origin due to the fact the biological process which results in the diseased condition is unknown. First documented in the Rocky Mountain medical journal in 1950, studies stated that IBS had symptoms including painful cramping, nausea, chronic diarrhea or constipation. IBS typically results in stomach ache, gassiness, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, or both.   The Potential of Cannabis, Hemp, and CBD Despite the fact that the precise cause of IBS is still unknown, it's regarded that, like many physiological processes, the gastrointestinal tract is managed with the aid of the body’s endocannabinoid system. Experts document that the colonic...

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Industrial Hemp

Industrial Hemp As the research continues to uncover tons of truly amazing and groundbreaking benefits offered by CBD (Cannabinoids), it’s no surprise that there has been so much excitement from doctors, manufacturers and consumers over the use, production, and sales of the substance here in the United States. A major roadblock in the way of the CBD market, however, has been the confusing and sometimes complicated legality of CBD. The DEA and the law In 44 states, CBD is legal—but at a Federal level, its legality is unclear. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) recently issued a sort of “clarification” stating that CBD is a derivative of Cannabis and is therefore illegal under Federal law. The DEA is not Congress, however,...

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Everything You Should Know Before Buying CBD

Everything You Should Know Before Buying CBD CBD is rapidly gaining popularity in the medical field and in the consumer market, but such a rapid spike in popularity often leave you with plenty of unanswered questions. For a quick panoramic, read our high-points-only rundown of what you need to know before buying your own CBD products:   A recap: What is CBD? CBD is short for Cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in cannabis. Many associate cannabis with marijuana and getting high, which isn’t untrue, but it also isn’t the whole picture. Another important member of the cannabis family is hemp, and the main difference between hemp and marijuana is that marijuana has a high quantity of THC, while hemp has...

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CBD Dosing, or 'Finding Your Sweet Spot'

How CBD Dosing Works Chances are that if you’ve read about CBD at all, you’ve learned that it’s a pretty miraculous chemical compound that can treat anything from headaches to cancer symptoms. If you do even more reading, you learn that this enormous range of treatments is achieved by affecting the Endocannabinoid System—a biological system that regulates many of our physiological processes. But, of course, a natural question that follows from learning all of this is, how does CBD “know” which of these things to do and when to do them? Does CBD do all of these things every time it’s ingested? For everyone? Whenever it’s taken? And does taking more CBD mean you get more of all of these...

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Using CBD to Treat Acne

CBD vs. Acne Most of us are either struggling or have struggled at some with our fair (or unfair) share of whiteheads and blackheads. We know how stressful it can be to simply be the victim of a breakout, and much more so when it comes right before an important interview, a school dance, or some other important social or professional event. If you’ve had a particularly bad experience with acne, chances are you know that, while there are countless products that claim to be efficient treatments, there are very few that offer a complete solution with little or no adverse side effects—which can be even more frustrating in the end! Fortunately, there might be a treatment that offers exactly...

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