Numerous Lyme disease patients are turning to CBD (cannabidiol) to help manage a myriad of symptoms. From capsules, tinctures, and balms, it’s readily available in many forms at health food stores around the country. But what is CBD?
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CBD is one of several components found in the Cannabis sativa and indica plants that make up hemp oil. It may contain trace amounts of THC, but it doesn’t have the psychoactive effects of medical cannabis (marijuana).
If you’ve been in the Lyme community for any length of time, you’ll hear countless patients sing the praises of this emerging compound. Case in point, in a previous article, I discussed how I use CBD hemp oil to help ease my insomnia. Here, I examine four additional studies that demonstrate other ways in which CBD may help mitigate Lyme disease symptoms…