The Benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD)
CBD is a chemical extracted from Cannabis Sativa, commonly called as marijuana or hemp. This controversial plant has sparked many debates across nations about its supposed health benefits and harmful effects. As a result, some states in the U.S, including New Jersey, have made legislation to allow the use of medical marijuana.
Hines Pharmacy, a reputable retail pharmacy in Union City, New Jersey, is the leading retailer of CBD in its service areas. Under state laws and regulations, we have conducted extensive research on CBD so our patients to gain access to this new drug. Accordingly, CBD has been proven to help individuals with:
- Seizure Disorder
A study proved that certain CBD products reduce the symptoms of seizure disorder of epilepsy in children and adults. Specifically, CBD treats Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gaustat syndrome seizures. To learn more, visit your nearest pharmacy.
- Multiple Sclerosis
A study published in the National Center for Biotechnology Information reported that CBD oil reduces spasticity among multiple sclerosis patients. Spasm is the most noticeable symptom of multiple sclerosis, which involves a sense of constant pain.
- Chronic Pain
The same study previously showed significant evidence of CBD oil being able to effectively treat chronic pain among adults. Another study from the Journal of Experimental Medicine supported this claim suggesting that CBD helps reduce inflammation and pain.
One study compiled by the European Journal of Pain showed that applying CBD gel to animals eased the feeling of pain and inflammation with no side effects; however, more studies on humans are needed to reach conclusive evidence, that is, that CBD bring the same results to humans.
By law, retailers of medical supplies in New Jersey can perform CBD transactions for individuals ages 18 and above. Visit our location if you have further questions about CBD use in the state. You may also reach us through our contact information.