3 science-backed benefits of CBD oil and how to use it safely

Insider
Insider
Nov 27, 2020 · 5 min read

CBD oil can ease pain, treat epilepsy, and may even reduce anxiety. Here is how to use it safely and effectively, according to a doctor.

CBD oil.
CBD oil.
Oral consumption is the healthiest way to use CBD oil. nikkimeel/Getty Images

By Lia Tabackman

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a type of chemical found in the same plant that produces marijuana.

To keep reading this story, get the free app or log in.
Read the rest of this story with a free account.

You’ll also discover more fresh thinking personalized to your interests and can follow your favorite authors, publications, and topics.
Or, continue in mobile web
Already have an account? Sign in

Medium is an open platform where 170 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface. Learn more

Follow the writers, publications, and topics that matter to you, and you’ll see them on your homepage and in your inbox. Explore

If you have a story to tell, knowledge to share, or a perspective to offer — welcome home. It’s easy and free to post your thinking on any topic. Write on Medium

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store