3 MIN READ | Mental Health

Adam Mulligan

CBD Oil – What Can It Do for You Beyond Anxiety Control?

Cite This
Adam Mulligan, (2021, September 10). CBD Oil – What Can It Do for You Beyond Anxiety Control?. Psychreg on Mental Health. https://www.psychreg.org/cbd-oil-anxiety-control/
Reading Time: 3 minutes

Cannabidiol is one of the most popular natural remedies used for the treatment of common ailments.

CBD oil is a fascinating compound found in nature. If you are a producer of CBD oil, then you are aware of the extraction process. The extraction from cannabis plants gives CBD oil, which dilutes with a carrier oil. It is gradually gaining momentum in the wellness category.

You don’t see much of  CBD marketing as it is quite complicated. It needs powerful marketing techniques to create brand imagery beyond just the greens. CBD marketing is mostly done using social media or SEO, as the FDA does not approve the portrayal of ‘CBD as a miracle cannabinoid’ explicitly in marketing campaigns.

Brands choose to promote CBD oil through affiliate marketing, blogs, and influencers. The campaigns can never suggest CBD as food, dietary supplement, or dog foods. 

People know CBD as an anxiety controller. But what can this compound of the cannabis or marijuana plant offer beyond this known benefit?

Pain reliever

If you refer to history, you will know that marijuana dates back its usage to 2900 BC. Scientists have recently identified the pain-relieving effects of certain compounds of marijuana, especially CBD.

The ECS or endocannabinoid system of human beings regulates several functions, like appetite, sleep, immune system response, and pain. The neurotransmitters in the form of endocannabinoids bind to the cannabinoid receptors of the nervous system.

Studies reveal that CBD can impact the endocannabinoid receptor activity and help in the reduction of chronic pain. It also aids in the reduction of inflammation and interaction with neurotransmitters.

Anxiety and depression suppressant

Depression and anxiety are common health disorders nowadays that can impact well-being and health. The World Health Organization or WHO states depression contributes to being the largest reason for disability and anxiety disorders.

The treatment of depression and anxiety usually happens with medication which can also lead to several side effects. These can include headaches, drowsiness, sexual dysfunction, insomnia, and agitation. Some of the medications, like benzodiazepines, can lead to substance abuse and are addictive.

The natural cure offered by CBD oil for the treatment of anxiety and depression has led many to be hopeful to get a solution without any effects.

Eradicate cancer symptoms

CBD can help to reduce the symptoms and side effects of cancer treatment that often include pain, vomiting, and nausea. Studies using the compound CBD and THC separately have not been able to garner any meaningful impact. However, patients who had an extract containing both compounds have had better results in pain reduction.

The chemotherapy-induced vomiting and nausea can also get significantly reduced with the help of CBD. There are many drugs available in the market that help such patients to cope with distressing symptoms. Most of the time, such drugs are ineffective, and hence people look for alternatives.

Acne reduction

One of the most common skin problems that people suffer from is acne and accounts for more than 9% of the world’s population today. Acne can happen due to several reasons. It can be due to bacteria, genetics, overproduction of sebum, underlying inflammation, and various other reasons.

CBD oil can help to treat acne, according to recent scientific studies. The anti-inflammatory properties of CBD oil can reduce sebum production significantly.

CBD oil can prevent sebaceous gland cells’ secretion of excessive sebum. It can prevent the activation of pro-acne agents like inflammatory cytokines and exert anti-inflammatory actions.

Neuroprotective properties

Researchers believe that those patients who are suffering from neurological disorders can benefit from CBD. The specific function of CBD on the endocannabinoid system of human beings and other brain signalling functions can aid in this aspect.

Studies also suggest CBD can help in the treatment of neurological disorders like multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. However, it is also important to note that this research area is new and showing promising results.

Sativex is an oral spray that contains both CBD and THC. It is safe and very effective in the reduction of muscle spasticity among people with multiple sclerosis. Studies have shown Sativex acts to reduce up to seventy-five percent of Multiple Sclerosis among patients.

Therefore, as you can see from the above citations, CBD oil has many benefits that can help the patient to get a cure naturally. However, since CBD is available from marijuana, people often have negative connotations with it. The CBD oil producers are increasingly focusing on the marketing efforts that direct at stating the benefits clearly.

If you are scouting for a natural source to get rid of your pain, inflammation, or anxiety CBD should make it to your consideration set. The increased awareness of CBD oils for their benefits relating to health and wellness is attracting many to use them.


Adam Mulligan did his degree in psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. He is interested in mental health and well-being.


Disclaimer: Psychreg is mainly for information purposes only. Materials on this website are not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, medical treatment, or therapy. Never disregard professional psychological or medical advice nor delay in seeking professional advice or treatment because of something you have read on this website. Read our full disclaimer here

Copy link