Is CBD Oil Good For Psoriasis?
Is CBD oil good for psoriasis? A question that often comes in comments by readers of this blog and on the forums that I am a member of. So, I have finally done some in-depth research and today I am going to share my findings. Of course, all comments are welcome. Please share your ideas in the comments section below this article.
Treating an extreme medical condition with the help of toxic and addictive treatments has never been a good solution in the short and long term. Especially for people who are allergic to most of the chemical formulas they use.
These medications tend to cause more damage and side effects than real benefits. This is why scientists who have always spoken against these treatments tirelessly seek a natural remedy with a minimum of side effects and which would be as effective or even more effective than traditional medicine.
What is psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a severe condition of the skin that causes thick scaly patches on the skin. These plaques are due to over-stimulation of skin cell growth that no longer allows the skin to control its growth, so they appear as scratchy red patches.
Although generally the plaques appear on the upper body some cases report plaques on the genital areas, causing extreme torture for these people, both physically and mentally.
Despite the fact that psoriasis is not considered curable, its symptoms can be slowed down and controlled by using treatments such as Cannabidiol or CBD oil which has very interesting abilities in the treatment of skin conditions without any side effects.
Is CBD oil good for psoriasis?
According to science, no natural or non-natural compound is currently able to cure psoriasis, the disease tends to worsen over time and can become very serious without any treatment. While CBD oil is known for its effectiveness in treating and curing other diseases, psoriasis is not part of this list.
However the properties of CBD oil could reduce the symptoms of the disease and slow the excessive growth of cancer cells.
It may not seem like much, but the slightest thing that can help reduce the pain is good, in comparison to other treatments that do not cure or relieve symptoms and have side effects. It is CBD oil that has established itself as the only real solution for patients suffering from psoriasis and its effects such as itching, bleeding or depression.
The endocannabinoid system
CBD is a natural compound extracted from cannabis hemp, it is a very useful compound for many reasons, the main being the nature of its relationship with cannabinoids naturally produced by the human body: the endocannabinoids.
The endocannabinoid system of the body comes into direct contact with the ingredients of the CBD oil and thus allows to benefit from all its advantages such as the relief of the pain, the reduction of the itching and the mental well being.
This is the main reason for the effectiveness of CBD oil compared to other compounds. Its natural connection to the human body allows it to work much more effectively with the human body and the endocannabinoid system.
Why can CBD treat psoriasis?
CBD oil has incredible benefits thanks to the natural properties of cannabis which has several compounds such as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).
While the body’s endocannabinoid system allows it to relieve pain and other psoriasis-related symptoms, CBD oil has many equally interesting properties. Here is the scientific explanation of each:
- Anti-inflammatory: CBD oil has natural anti-inflammatory properties that can counter the symptoms of psoriasis that cause red patches associated with strong internal and external inflammation. It is also the inflammation that causes the plaques to thicken and bleed in some cases.
- Reduces cell overgrowth: CBD oil helps reduce cell growth by controlling the body’s cell production system via the endocannabinoid system. In this way the disease is slowed down and this relieves the pains and the thickening of the red patches.
- Relieves pain: CBD oil was first known to relieve pain in patients with chronic pain and conditions such as arthritis. It is for this reason that it is used in the treatment of psoriasis, the patients suffer from strong pains when the plates start to itch and bleed (this causes an internal reaction which weakens the muscles and increases the pain).
- Controls the Immune System: CBD oil controls the body’s immune system, which is weakened by psoriasis and contributes to the suffering of the patient.
- Effects on the mind: Psoriasis can cause depression, stress and anxiety, these areas can be treated by CBD oil which through its connection with the endocannabinoid system can influence brain cells and stimulate cells of joy and pleasure, which greatly reduces the states of depression and anxiety.
Even though CBD oil cannot cure psoriasis, it can help reduce its symptoms and prevent the spread of the disease.
Where to find Cannabidiol (CBD) products
Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is nothing like cannabis. Okay, it comes from Cannabis Sativa L and can be found naturally in a classic “joint”.
But if cannabis is illegal, mainly for recreational use and has a deplorable image, the CBD is full of modernity. Becoming a legal product in many countries now, due to its recognised benefits.
Controlling the effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and totally devoid of psychotropic effects, the plethora of its therapeutic virtues are no longer to demonstrate.
On Amazon for example, in addition to finding all the information about medicinal marijuana, you can also buy the CBD products you need.
Whether as a treatment to help you sleep; lose weight; relieve your osteoarthritis; your Parkinson’s disease; or even reduce the proliferation of cancer cells, CBD treatment may be able to offer you effective and natural remedy.
What if you do not want to buy your CBD on the internet?
You are looking for CBD, but you do not want to buy on the Internet? You are right: we do not buy cannabidiol as we would buy a pair of shoes.
But, it is now easy to find CBD products legally in most major cities. Whether it’s a small shop offering vaping products in a small town; or in a larger shopping center located in the city and offering various varieties of CBD oils.
Conventional stores offer more and more of these products. Even the tobacconists seem to have it!
The advantage of an order on the internet?
However, ordering and buying directly on the Internet has significant advantages. Starting with the diversity of the product. Organic or not. Low or high concentration of CBD. Legal THC rate. Or even competitive rate, are all reasons that push the buyer to make his purchase on the web.
My 4 tips to buy your CBD product
- If you turn to a treatment with cannabidiol, then it is likely that you have fallen for its natural side; and no adverse effects. However, you should know that the majority of oils on the market have been extracted with chemical solvents. Want to continue doing in the natural? So prefer a CO2 extraction.
- With the same principle in mind, it may be advisable to ensure that the hemp used does not possess harmful substances such as pesticides. In other words: that it is organic.
- Third advice and not least: pay attention to the concentration of THC! In order for your product to be legal in your country, or even state if you live in the US. Its tetrahydrocannabinol content must not exceed the legal percentage. All these data should show on the description of the product.
- Finally, beware of miracle cures. Often CBD has conclusive effects, yes, but consulting a health professional before taking regular CBD is a necessity.
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CBD is one of the greatest things we have here on earth. My husband takes it all the time and helps a lot. I know that there is no cure for psoriasis but CBD does help in some way with it. I just asked someone who deals with it (my husband) and he tells me that it does control it but not a oil he like the pills of CBD. He say that is what works for him.
Thanks for sharing your husband’s experience CBD oil Claudia. It is indeed available in capsules form which may be easier to use and whichever form is used has great results.
Unfortunately, there so many things that remain completely un-curable Claudia, but if we have something that helps minimise the symptoms and/or the pains, we must use it, so well done.
I wish you and your husband a very happy and healthy life.
M youngest has a bad case of psoriasis. It constantly affects her self-esteem. I wish I could make it magically disappear for her, but what you have may be the next best thing. I am not very comfortable ordering on the internet, but will do so after reading your review once again. It seems CBD oil may help many others issues she has as well. Thank you!
Sorry to read about the problem of your daughter Jagi, but thanks for sharing. I don’t know what is her age but if she is a teenager, it is definitely a bad age for having skin issues, and would really affect her self-esteem, especially as a girl.
For this reason Jagi, you should not delay in getting her a remedy. It is no problem buying online. If you are concerned about getting the right product, rest assured that there are some serious money back guarantees in place, and if you purchase from Amazon, you are safe as far as your payment details are concerned.
Also, you might find that CBD oil in the form of tablets could be easier to use for a child. I can recommend one that I know has good reviews: Excellent for anxiety and skin care
My readers and myself would love to read about the results.
I wish you and your family a happy and healthy life.
I just want to say, I do not have psoriasis, thankfully, but I do use CBD oil. I have been dealing with anxiety for several years now and I go through some really bad days that are hard to deal with. I had been wanting to try CBD oil for a long time, but it wasn’t legal in our state yet.
About 2 or 3 months ago, I noticed that in a small town I go to several times a week, a CBD/Hemp store showed up. I don’t know when it became legal but there it was. My husband and I stopped in and talked to the owner. She gave us information and I’ve been taking CBD oil since then and I have noticed my anxiety level has decreased. I’m trying to find just the right brand and dosage. It is important to me to find one that is organic without junk in it.
I am not surprised that it helps with psoriasis, because it helps with so many other issues. Anybody that is suffering from psoriasis should consider CBD oil. It is important to find the right dosage, because each person is different. What works for one, may not work for another.
Thanks for letting us know how CBD can help.
Thanks so much Lynn for sharing your experience with CBD oil, and I’m glad that you managed to find a supplier nearby, and more especially that it works well for your anxiety. The reason why it also works for psoriasis as well as for anxiety, it is because we know that someone who is prone to psoriasis and is also stressed and has anxiety attacks, will see his/her psoriasis reduce when lowering his/her stress and/or anxiety levels. Personally, when I am stressed over something, I tend to see my psoriasis reappearing.
So, that’s right, CBD oil is a bit of a miracle cure and is used for a variety of health issues. As you say, it is important to find the right dosage and use a good quality and organic CBD oil, such as this one: Organic Hemp/CBD oil extract.
I wish you the very best of health Lynn.
Hemp has got rich medicinal benefits. Which infact great need. Growing hemp is one of the best choice for farmers
I totally agree with you Chris. Why are farmers allowed to grow carrots and not hemp? All it would need is to be controlled, right?
Thanks for sharing your views.
The most popular highlights of CBD cannabinoid are its anti-inflammatory action and its help in the immune system.
Our bodies have their own internal endocannabinoid system with receptors that bind endocannabinoids.
The endocannabinoid framework is likewise part of our skin. This implies endocannabinoid receptors can be found in our skin, giving CBD exceptional potential outcomes for helpful consequences for skin issues. These ends are bolstered by examines that show an incredible capability of phytocannabinoids in the battle against skin issues, for example, psoriasis.
Thanks very much for commenting on my article on the benefits of CBD oil on psoriasis Areyo.
I wish you the very best of health.