CBD oil, also commonly referred to as cbd vape juice, is known to have some medical properties that contribute to the health and well being of a person. However, much of these claims are contested and still in the discovery process, including claims that hemp oil can be an effective part of preventing and treating against some of the various forms of cancer. This article will provide some clarity on these claims and attempt to understand the allegations of whether it is an effective treatment and what should be considered in using it.

Hemp oil is derived from marijuana which many people are familiar with in the form of its use as a recreational drug, commonly referred to as pot. However, hemp oil does not have a sufficient amount of Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC to provide a high and is therefore not considered to be psychotropic. Therefore the reasons that people use hemp oil is not related to its high but rather to its health benefits.

 

Unproven Health Benefits

Many of the health benefits associated with hemp oil are unproven and under current scientific studies to determine how effective they are. However, hemp oil is not thought to have major side effects and is safe for human use. Many different health benefits are typically associated with hemp oil such as treatments for arthritis, pain, insomnia, mental health problems, anxiety and restlessness, and various skin diseases. Hemp oil is even used as a moisturizer and for hair care and many identify it as a panacea for a wide range of health problems. Lately people have been linking hemp oil with cancer prevention and treatment, though much uncertainty exists in this regard.

Hemp Oil as a Cancer Treatment and For Use as a Preventative Measure

A number of scientific studies linking hemp oil to slowing or even halting the growth of cancerous cells have been published. On a lesser manner, using hemp oil is often linked to reducing vomiting and nausea associated with cancer and many of the traditional cancer treatments out there. Hemp oil is often used to treat the pain associated with cancer and to help to manage it. Since hemp oil has been proven to be an effective form of pain management, individuals who use hemp oil to treat pain may be less inclined to use significant amounts of pain medications to treat their pain. Since many of these pain medications have significant side effects the usage of hemp oil to manage pain can result in many health benefits. Hemp oil is known to be most effective when treating neuropathic pain relating to damage nerves in your body, which may be caused by the cancer or the cancer treatments themselves.

Hemp Oil as the Only Treatment for Cancer

Despite the noted benefits linking hemp oil and cancer treatment, it is not a good idea to rely on only these treatments, as traditional methods of chemotherapy and cancer related surgeries are most effective for treating cancer. Still, hemp oil can be a part of an overall cancer prevention and treatment plan for your body.

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