Anxiety a modern epidemic; Is CBD oil an all-cure

Are you anxious? Looking for a cure? CBD oil is the remedy.

Anxiety is on the rise. The modern era has seen a whole set of new anxieties that are quite distressing. Poor health, unemployment, poverty, complicated relations, work stress, and conflict are few of the triggering factors for anxiety. 

Roughly 1 out of every 5 people are suffering from high levels of anxiety and are seeking treatment. Since 2016, CBD oil has become an emerging curative for anxiety.

What is CBD?

CBD is an acronym of Cannabidiol. It is one of the many chemical constituents found in the cannabis plant – collectively known as cannabinoids. 

Although CBD is extracted from marijuana, it does not get you high as it does not contain THC. Tetrahydrocannabinol is a psychoactive agent found in cannabis and it causes intoxication.

What are the benefits of CBD oil?

CBD is gaining importance as the new wonder-drug. It can be used to treat a variety of conditions including seizures, cancer, arthritis, anxiety, depression, insomnia, heart disease, acne and many more.

Can CBD treat anxiety?

Studies revealing the effect of CBD oil are underway but there is not much data available regarding its effect on humans. Trials conducted on rodents showed that CBD binds with the receptors that have a regulatory effect on fear and anxiety so there is a convincing reason to believe that CBD can treat anxiety.

Is CBD oil currently being used to treat anxiety?

In a recent survey by Quartz, Americans who used CBD were questioned about the reason why they used it. The results revealed that 50% of the survey takers used it as an antidote to anxiety. 

Is CBD safe to use?

Currently, the data available on CBD suggests that it does not have any serious side effects but further studies might reveal some harmful effects that are not known yet.

So, it is better to seek medical advice before using it.

CBD oil is a new drug that is still under clinical trial. It is believed to have a potential anti-anxiety effect. People are already using it as a remedy for depression. There are speculations that soon it would become the drug of choice for anxiety and depression.