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Can CBD help nausea?
Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD, is used by individuals for a number of benefits, including to relieve and improve unwanted symptoms of many illnesses and ailments. This includes being used for its anti-inflammatory properties and relaxing effects, to name just a few.
Nausea itself can be a very unpleasant defensive mechanism of the body, which can be either short-term or chronic. It is often referred to as feeling sick, having a queasy stomach and feeling as if you are about to vomit. If you experience nausea, it is best to consult with your GP to determine the cause. It can be a symptom of an underlying condition. Possible causes include:
Medication or treatments, including chemotherapy
Can CBD help nausea: what is CBD?
CBD is a cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant, one of many. Unlike THC, which is the chemical responsible for the “high” in cannabis, THC is non-psychoactive, so you cannot get high from it.
CBD is widely used for symptoms and illnesses such as (but not limited to):
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Can CBD help nausea: benefits of CBD regarding nausea
CBD interacts with the serotonin receptor found in our brain called 5-HT. When it does this it reduces nausea and can stop vomiting. In our body we also have an endocannabinoid system. CBD interacts with our CB1 and CB2 receptors to provide many physical and mental health benefits. This means CBD can address the underlying causes of nausea, as well as nausea itself.
CBD can be used in many different forms, such as CBD oils taken orally, and topic products like creams. For nausea, we recommend water soluble CBD. So the answer to “can CBD help nausea?” is it certainly seems so!
If you want to try CBD, we recommend you speak to your doctor or a health professional first.