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Cannabidiol is a cannabinoid found in cannabis. It is the second most important cannabinoid in the plant. CBD is considered the little brother of THC.
Medically, it is used to treat convulsions, inflammation, anxiety and nausea, as well as to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Recent studies have shown that it would be effective in treating schizophrenia, that it could also relieve the symptoms of dystonia. Research is ongoing as a treatment for epilepsy.
CBD is the second most studied cannabinoid after THC and has a concentration (in% dry matter) of 0,1-2,9%. It is present in three drugs: Sativex, Epidiolex and Cannador.
It has shown sedative effects in animals. Other research also shows that cannabidiol increases alertness. It may decrease the rate of THC elimination in the body by interfering with its metabolism in the liver. Cannabidiol is a very lipophilic product and is found in breast milk. It would also have an effect on nicotine receptors and play a role in stopping and quitting smoking.
CBD interacts with cannabinoid receptors in the body, activating and enhancing the body's natural response to pain, anxiety and stress, etc. in the nervous system. Cannabidiol decreases inflammation and ignores pain in the nervous system. The body works well in conjunction with cannabidiol because we have our own natural versions of CBD. What makes cannabidiol an extension or natural stimulation for our nervous system.