CBD is a Neuroprotectant

Since CBD hemp oil has become legalized in 23 states throughout the United States research has brought to light that it has many health benefits. A new benefit that has arisen in the research is that CBD hemp has neuroprotective properties. In a world where many are struggling with nuerodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s, this is very uplifting news.

In one study rodents were overloaded with iron to cause the degenerative equivalent of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and were treated with CBD. Once treated with CBD the rodents were able to recover their memory deficits (read more at https://www.leafly.com/news/health/inflammaging-the-endocannabinoid-system-and-how-cbd-may-help).
There is also ample evidence showing the efficacy of phytocannabinoids, particularly CBD, in the management and relief of traumatic brain injury and ischemic stroke (read more at http://sensiseeds.com/en/blog/neuroprotective-effects-cannabis/).
“In 1998 NIMH scientists first reported the ability of natural cannabinoids to stave off the brain-damaging effects of stroke and acute head trauma. Similar findings were then replicated by investigators in the Netherlands and Italy and, most recently, by a Japanese research in 2005” (read more at http://norml.org/component/zoo/category/cannabis-and-the-brain-a-user-s-guide#Neuroprotection).
The research shows that the strategic use of hemp CBD and phytocannabinoids to keep the endocannabinoid system in balance, may support optimal neuronal health and wellness over time (read more at https://www.leafly.com/news/health/inflammaging-the-endocannabinoid-system-and-how-cbd-may-help).

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