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Hemp-derived CBD oil is now legal under federal law following a provision of the 2018 Farm Bill which removed the federal ban on hemp production. To meet federal legal criteria, CBD oil must be made from hemp, the cannabis plant that contains no more than 0.3% THC.

There are also many anecdotal reports that CBD promotes feelings of drowsiness, helping those with insomnia to fall asleep and stay asleep. CBD also possesses anti-inflammatory properties and is an anxiolytic, which may also provide sleep aid by easing pain and anxiety.

Andry points out that although 0.3% THC or less is recognized as legal, issues may arise with drug testing. “While 0.3% is not enough to cause any significant effect in the body, it could be enough to cause one to test positive on a drug test, obviously putting someone’s employment or legal status potentially at risk.”

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To meet federal legal criteria, CBD oil must contain no more than 0.3 percent THC. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps

CBD can engender feelings of calm by inhibiting anandamide absorption. Anandamide is an endocannabinoid that helps to regulate homeostasis, the body’s natural state of equilibrium. It promotes feelings of well-being and helps to keep pain and emotional stress in check.

The effects of CBD on the individual depends on dosage, absorption, quality, and whether the oil is an isolate or a full-spectrum product. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps

Specifically, some of the conditions that CBD may benefit include:

However, one study (Das et al. 2013) that was not included in that article was a human study that found that CBD only helped those who had recovered from PTSD naturally and took CBD consistently after. In other words, CBD only worked to help prevent future recurrences of PTSD after someone had stopped having visual memories with fear. Not before.

The study took 42 adults with an average heroin use of 13 years, and divided them into three groups to take 800mg of CBD, 400mg of CBD and a placebo respectively.

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The FDA combined these tests with scientific research of the CBD compound itself to create treatment.

Another study found evidence that the way CBD affects the cannabinoid receptor 2 (CB2) lends to the potential of how cannabidiol may help modulate the immune system. The study acknowledges clear evidence that CBD helps immunomodulation during the inflammation process, and that CBD may affect it in four ways. This includes inducing the normal death cycle of cells, decreasing cell creation vs death (increased for tumors), producing more anti-inflammatory agents, and creating more regulatory T cells.

The CBD was given to them in capsule form. Sleep insomnia is one of the main proponents of using CBD, and there is decent evidence and studies showing CBD benefits for sleep.