CBD has been cooking up a storm. It was a storm that took close to 70 years in the making, and people are more than happy that the recent passing of the Farm Bill, 2018 will help the public to relish and enjoy the plethora of health benefits that this hemp plant derived, all natural medication can provide. One such issue that CBD use has curbed and controlled, is the stomach flu.
What Exactly Is The Flu?
It is a broad name that doesn’t have just a single illness under its wing but a range of them caused by the notorious influenza virus. These viruses are mostly spread as a result of inhaling cough and water droplets from an infected host, the reason is that the virus mostly affects the respiratory systems first. The stomach flu or gastroenteritis is another branch of the virus that affects close to millions of people worldwide, every year.
Thankfully, you can use CBD for stomach Flu, and its health benefits shine through!
Cannabidiol For Your Stomach Flu
CBD or cannabidiol is the substance that is obtained from marijuana and the now legal, hemp plant. The herbal medication is able to bring the health benefits without creating more issues. The side-effects profile of CBD is at par with the safest herbal medicines in the market. Plus the positive effects that it makes available, is without getting you intoxicated or ‘high’.
When you use CBD, you are in fact using it as a means to strengthen the body’s defences via the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is the meeting point of many systems in the human body such as the immune system, the endocrine system, the cardiovascular, the central nervous system and many others.
By interacting with the ECS, the CBD is able to correct and boost the defences of the immune system, either by enhancing its effectiveness or boosting the response. This way your body will be primed and ready to attack, the minute foreign viruses or intruders make their way into the body.
CBD helps you manage infection and inflammation. Aches and pains are common in the case of flu, and localised fever, swelling and inflammation of various parts of the body induce further pain. CBD helps put a bar on the inflammatory signals that are transmitted by inflammation inducing receptors. This way, excess inflammation is controlled and relief from congestion and pain is delivered. Last but not least, CBD helps you to rest and relaxes your body. You are in a more positive demeanor that will enable you to come out on top of the troublesome flu.