Note: Royal CBD is only available online; you won’t find it in any local store, although their online shop offers great discounts and a loyalty program that lets you save money on their products.
Researchers agree that cancer patients could benefit from CBD oil to some extent, but there is still much we don’t know about the exact mechanism behind its anti-cancer potential. Therefore, it’s too early to draw any conclusions.
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While CBD isn’t a cure-all, it can surely help you ease several of its symptoms as well as some adverse reactions to chemotherapy and radiation.
This is why research and regulated clinical trials are so important. They enable us to make informed decisions on what treatments are likely to work best based on solid evidence.
One study of cannabis users found they had a lower risk of bladder cancer, but their risk of developing prostate cancer increased.
Can CBD oil be used to treat cancer?
Relatively. The doses sold in UK health stores are generally too low to cause any serious harm. Side effects of CBD include nausea, fatigue and diarrhoea. Most importantly, it can affect certain medications and you should always check with your GP before trying CBD oil. Because CBD oil is freely available to purchase in stores, it is not as tightly regulated as medicines.
There is no evidence that CBD oil can be used to treat cancer in people. CBD does show promise for the management of some cancer related symptoms, including pain and anxiety, however, more research into appropriate amounts of CBD and its effects on humans is necessary.
Walking along your local high street, you’ve probably noticed shops selling CBD oil, along with all sorts of health claims – including the possibility that it could even be used to combat cancer. But could this be true? Could cannabis really cure cancer? We asked our experts to delve into the research.
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When first diagnosed with multiple myeloma, two of my sons, one a staunch supporter of medicinal cannabis oil, went out and got me cannabis oil from two different sources.
Thanks for your reply Dave. I will have a read of the articles within your reply.
Scientists have been working to understand the potential benefits of using molecules found in cannabis (cannabinoids) to treat cancer for a while. We’ve written about the evidence for using cannabinoids to treat cancer extensively in this blog post.
It feels like there’s a bit of confusion surrounding exactly what is and isn’t legal, so Ive asked the team here to help clear things up. They’ve written a response which is really helpful in getting to the bottom of all this, and explaining the difference between cannabis oil and hemp (or CBD) oil. I hope it’s of interest!: