Digestive System - CBD (Cannabidiol) Health Benefits

Digestive System & CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a very powerful aid for alleviation and cure of many digestive system diseases …

The main part of the digestion system is a group of hollow organs that make up the GI tract which are the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (including the rectum and anus).

People get digestion system problems which can cause uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing problems. These problems can range from minor to very severe leading to chronic illness.

Some of the more common digestive system ailments range are:

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Celiac Disease
Crohn’s Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Anal Fissure

CBD is a digestion system wonder drug!

Cannabidiol (CBD) is already a recognised and important drug that helps the digestion system, historic studies have shown the benefits on the lower bowl and most of the IBS and IBD diseases. Both the scientific and medical community recognise Cannabidiol (CBD) as a viable treatment for the digestion system.

CBD Alleviates Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the circular (ring) of muscle between the esophagus and stomach. Symptoms of GERD can be: - burning sensation in your chest (heartburn), chest pain, difficulty swallowing, dry cough, acid reflux, sensation of a lump in your throat.

As the source of GERD has now been attributed to inflammation and not acid using CBD with its anti-inflammatory properties can help relieve and reverse GERD.

Celiac Disease - Patients using CBD to recover

Patients affected by celiac disease have an adverse reaction to ‘Gluten’, when a patient east food that contains gluten it triggers an immune response that's not normal and damages the small intestine.

CBD (Cannabidiol) has proven to aid recovery from celiac disease. More and more patients are using CBD to combat celiac disease.

Crohn’s Disease

Essentially Crohn's disease is caused when the immune system abnormally reacts to bacteria, or a virus, by attacking the healthy cells of the digestive tract. It's a long term illness that can affect any part of the digestive tract causing inflammation and irritation. The most common areas affected in patients suffering with Crohn's disease is the lower intestine or the large intestine.

Crohn's Disease Symptoms

Common symptoms of Crohn’s disease can include: diarrhoea, abdominal pain, fatigue, unintended weight loss and blood and mucus in your faeces.

Anti-inflammatory properties of CBD can fight Crohn's disease…

Cannabidiol (CBD) is now being hailed a possible drug for the treatment of Crohn's disease symptoms. By reducing the inflammation and treating the pain CBD can allow patients to eat a healthy diet normally and live a comfortable lifestyle. Recent studies suggest the CBD is a great aid in digestive inflammation reduction and could be a possible remedy to digestion and intestinal problems like Crohn’s.

Cannabidiol (CBD) may cure Crohn’s disease…

The medical community is now recognising the importance of CBD (Cannabidiol) as one of the best treatment options for patients suffering with Crohn’s. Here you can watch a video of DR Philip Blair talking about the positives of using CBD for Crohn's. The antifungal and antibacterial properties of CBD are now being cultured as they can treat and possibly cure Crohn’s disease.

Ulcerative Colitis (IBD)

The causes of Ulcerative colitis which is a inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are still being debated by the scientific and medical community however the symptoms of ulcerative colitis are not. A common and often painful condition ulcerative colitis causes inflammation that can lead to ulcers in the colon (large intestine).

Common symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis are: abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea with mucus, fatigue, weight loss, loss of appetite, anemia, elevated temperature, dehydration, tenesmus (feeling the urge to empty the bowels constantly)

CBD anti inflammatory properties help treat IBD…

Results from recent studies show that CBD (Cannabidiol) can, and does treat, ulcerative colitis. In fact the treatment of IBD via cannabinoids has been around for decades.

...A case report from 1990 describes patients with IBD maintaining remission of disease via cannabis use…

- US Medicine of Health.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a very common digestive system disorder that affects the large intestine (colon). Although the actual cause of IBS is not know many in the medical and science community believe that faulty communication between the brain and the intestinal tract is one cause of symptoms and this miscommunication causes abnormal muscle contractions or spasms.

Symptoms of IBS include: cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation.

Clinical trials for CBD as IBS treatment…

Because of the incredible feedback from IBS sufferers about the positive effects CBD (Cannabidiol) has on their symptoms from irritable bowel syndrome there are clinical trials already under way to prove that CBD can influence motility, secretions and decrease hypersensitivity in the gut.

Recent studies suggest that CBD taking orally is as effective as body cavity injections. The scientific community has been researching the role endogenous cannabinoids play in regards to the gastrointestinal system their research does show that the endogenous cannabinoids inhibits gastrointestinal fluid secretion and inflammation. Research also shows that CBD relaxes intestinal contractions which decrease cramping.

Watch a video of a doctor explain the benefits of using CBD (cannabidiol) to help the digestive system