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Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil Benefits: 17 Experts Comment

We are reaching out to doctors, health professionals & CBD experts on the benefits of CBD oil, and have listed all the great responses that have been sent to us so far below. While there are loads of anecdotal reports on how CBD oil has helped people, we are looking for scientifically-backed arguments with peer-reviewed studies for each reported benefit, and are looking to compile as much evidence as possible and as many comments as possible for each point.

So far, these are the reported benefits of CBD that reputable sources have sent us, along with links to the best full comment(s) for each point:

  • Antioxidative and anti-inflammatory properties (link, link, link)

  • Pain relief (link, link)

  • Treatment in certain types of epilepsy in children (link, link, link)

  • May help soothe you to sleep (link)

  • An effective natural alternative to mental health issues such as anxiety and depression (link, link, link)

  • Possible treatment for osteoarthritis (link)

  • Possible treatment for skin disorders (link)

  • Reduce appetite and promote metabolism (link)

If you are able to add to what’s been submitted so far, please submit a comment here. As mentioned, we are looking for input from people qualified to comment and who can cite relevant studies beyond just anecdotal evidence.

Derivative products from the Cannabis sativa plant have historically been used for a number of neurological disorders. The CBD-based products were registered for the treatment of treatment-resistant epilepsies. (

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the primary psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis and is the reason for the feeling of getting “high,” which is associated with marijuana. However, unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive.

At lower doses, CBD has physiological effects that promote and maintain health, including antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotection effects. For instance, CBD is more effective than vitamin C and E as a neuroprotective antioxidant. It can improve skin conditions such as acne. (

CBD can relieve pain, and studies suggest that it can be used in chronic diseases. It relieves pain by stimulating endocannabinoid receptor activity, decreasing inflammation, and interacting with neurotransmitters. (

CBD oil is shown to be effective in the treatment of seizures in children with certain rare types of epilepsy. But it is not approved by the FDA for any health condition. It is believed to show promising effects on children with autism. Many parents have reported it is beneficial for their children.

CBD oil is unregulated, and you cannot be sure about the product you are buying. Look for these things to buy a reliable product:

- Check for the recommended dose and amount of CBD it contains.

- Check if the oil production has undergone third-party testing and other needed precautions.

- Check if the plant is grown organically without any toxic chemicals.

--Dr. Rashmi Byakodi, Best for Nutrition


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