Here’s what studies have found when it comes to using CBD oil for cancer.
CBD may also help target the specific processes in the body to provide it with enough energy and vitality, which can be useful for cancer patients after chemotherapy. On top of the above, it can also improve focus. Some scientists refer to CBD as “the boy scout molecule” because it always reaches the right target in any given situation.
Another study published in Plus One highlighted CBD’s anti-cancer properties to trigger a process of apoptosis — the death of cancerous cells — preventing tumor growth by reducing the number of certain proteins that are involved in the spread of malignant cells. The researchers concluded that they would recommend CBD as an anti-cancer agent due to its safety and lack of life-threatening side effects.
It turns out that all mammals have an endocannabinoid system (discovered in the 1990s), which is a prime self-regulatory network composed of cannabinoid receptors and neurotransmitters known as endocannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are chemical messengers that are released to maintain homeostasis in the body, which is a state of equilibrium between all bodily functions, such as pain signaling, appetite, sleep cycles, immune function, emotional processing, and more.
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Research  has shown that cannabinoids may stop the malignant cells from dividing and may interfere with their blood supply. Studies also show that cannabinoids may stimulate the immune system to attack tumors and destroy them. Taking CBD may potentially control the resistance cancer develops towards chemotherapy. The effects of it on cancer are encouraging enough to continue researching the use of CBD products in cancer treatment.
CBD products for the treatment of the symptoms of cancer have not receive approval from the FDA. However, this does not prevent a curious and sometimes desperate public from using products that may potentially benefit them yet cause few, if any, side-effects. While CBD products cannot cure cancer, many studies have pointed to their usefulness in treating the symptoms resulting from a cancer diagnosis
Marijuana is the term we usually reserve for the cannabis plant that contains THC greater than 0.3%, the legal cut-off for tetrahydrocannabinol according to the legislature and the U.S. Farm Bill  . Hemp is the term we reserve for the cannabis plant that contains minimal legal amounts of THC and is high in CBD.
CBD Oil for Cancer Treatment
When CBD was administered to animals at a dose of 5mg/kg, nausea was reduced  , and the effect was maintained at seven days. A 2016 study showed that Sativex, a mixture of THC and CBD, reduced nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy. The activation of serotonin receptors may mediate the anti-nausea effect of CBD  . Preclinical work suggests that CBD products may benefit chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting through activation of these receptors.
No controlled studies have addressed these theories, and none have focused solely on CBD without THC’s concomitant use.
Good high-quality CBD products will be lab-tested and contain less than 0.03% THC. They will also include a Certificate of Analysis issued by a third-party lab to verify that the products are free from solvents, pesticides, mold growth, and heavy metals. The Certificate should also give a cannabinoid and terpene profile to complete the ingredient picture. Third-party labs are an indicator of quality assurance on the company’s part since in-house lab reports can be prone to error or manipulation. The lab’s name that processed the CBD product’s results will be on the Certificate of Analysis. It should be different from the company’s name, indicating that a third-party lab ran the quality assurance report.
CBD products may include capsules, which are essentially CBD oil in capsule form. You can easily take the capsules without worrying about flavors or taste. Cannabis capsules are usually made from a bovine based gelatin, although many companies offer a vegan, plant-based capsule.
A drug called dexanabinol which is a man made form of a chemical similar to that found in cannabis has been trialled in a phase 1 trial. This is an early trial that tries to work out whether or not the drug works in humans, what the correct dose is and what the side effects might be. The results are not available yet. You can read about the trial on our clinical trials database.
The plant produces a resin that contains a number of substances or chemicals. These are called cannabinoids. Cannabinoids can have medicinal effects on the body.
The main cannabinoids are:
Cannabis products can be smoked, vaporized, ingested (eating or drinking), absorbed through the skin (in a patch) or as a cream or spray.
Word of caution
Cannabis is a class B drug in the UK. This means that it is illegal to have it, sell it or buy it.
We need more research to know if cannabis or the chemicals in it can treat cancer.
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