Is CBD effective for arthritis pain

Recent studies have suggested that CBD oil can be effective in the treatment of Arthritis. CBD is a cannabinoid which is extracted from the cannabis plant, but it doesn’t have psychoactive properties. Though some confusion surrounds the legislation of CBD, still many products are being launched daily, and people are using them with enthusiasm.

Arthritis is a leading cause of disability in the people, and it is affecting millions of people. There are two types of arthritis – Rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune disease attacking joints and osteoarthritis, which is a degenerative disease affecting cartilage and bones. Studies suggest that CBD can help with the arthritis pain by limiting the inflammation in the joints. A study in 2016 proved that topical application of the CBD can relieve the pain and inflammation caused due to arthritis. A cannabis-based
mouth spray Sativex was found to be very effective in the Arthritis.

CBD combines itself with specialised receptors that play a key role in managing pain and inflammation. Researchers believe that CBD gets into the body and combine itself to CB2 receptors. Additionally, it may also encourage the body to produce natural cannabinoids.