What are the medical properties of CBD?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in marijuana. CBD acts on different pathways of the body than other cannabinoids, but have been shown to possess the following medical properties:

  • Antimetic: Reduces nausea and vomiting
  • Anticonvulsant: Suppresses seizure activity
  • Antipsychotic: fights psychosis disorders and symptoms
  • Anti-inflammatory: reduces inflammation and helps inflammatory disorders
  • Anti-oxidant: helps with neurodegenerative disorders
  • Anti-cancer: fights cancer cells and tumours
  • Anti-depressant: fights anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders

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