Other Potential Benefits

CBD has been studied for its role in treating a number of health issues other than those outlined above. Though more studies are needed, CBD is thought to provide the following health benefits:

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  • Antipsychotic effects: Studies suggest that CBD may help people with schizophrenia and other mental disorders by reducing psychotic symptoms.
  • Substance abuse treatment: CBD has been shown to modify circuits in the brain related to drug addiction. In rats, CBD has been shown to reduce morphine dependence and heroin-seeking behaviour.
  • Anti-tumour effects: In test-tube and animal studies, CBD has demonstrated anti-tumour effects. In animals, it has been shown to prevent the spread of breast, prostate, brain, colon and lung cancer.
  • Diabetes prevention: In diabetic mice, treatment with CBD reduced the incidence of diabetes by 56% and significantly reduced inflammation.

Reasons why people in the United States tried CBD

Relaxation 55%
Stress and/or Anxiety Relief 50%
Improve Sleep 45%
Chronic Pain Relief 39%
Join Pain Relief 38%
Social Use 22%
Treating Migranes 20%
Nausia 17%
Esoteric Uses 13%
Skincare & Acne 11%
Period Pains 9%
Sexual Enhancement 8%
Treating Epilepsy & Seizures 8%

Data obtained from the Harris Poll from 28 March to 1 April 2019