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CBD Oil for Asthma

Hi has anyone tried CBD oil for Asthma, my girlfriend has been using it for a couple of weeks now, and we can't quite believe it how well it's worked, she no longer need her inhaler and take 3 drops under her tongue 3 times a day, there is so much stigma about cannabis but we found this comes from industrial hemp which contains none or hardly any THC just CBD which makes it legal to use and now Holland and Barret stock it hollandandbarrett.com/shop/...

But also cannabis does work, it actually opens up the airwaves, but sadly comes with the stoned effect with it

Would love to know if anyone else is using CBD with the same results, this is the best she has ever been, (her words, not mine) since she was a teenager

Vote Lib Dem, lets stop punishing people for a victimless crime who obviously need this drug for medicine

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How about this! I can fix my Asthma and Arthritis at the same time!

"The NHS are testing a cannabis product for the first time

The makers of the MediPen vaporiser are confident that by setting a precedent for testing cannabis products with this reputable body, it will have a huge impact on the public’s perception of cannabis..."

independent.co.uk/news/uk/m...

"The MediPen® Cannabinoid Vaporizer should not be considered a medical device nor is it intended to treat or cure any disease or illness."

medipen.co/

or maybe not?

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Shame its taken this long, considering cannabis was prescribed as medicine before the 1920s

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I have some elderly people I was working with who take that and after a week of use of CBD their Alzheimer's has gone away it was unbelievable. They had both had anger attacks, she had terrible memory loss and I tell you it was like seeing two new people

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He is 85 and she is 78

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Hi cbdoilrules,

Thanks for sharing. We know that some people feel they benefit from taking complementary therapies to help manage their asthma. Researchers are still investigating whether these types of treatments really work and are safe. In a case like CBD oil, there’s a lack of evidence and more high quality studies are needed before we can make a clear judgement about whether it’s likely to help. Make sure your girlfriend talks to her GP about taking it — and she doesn't stop taking her prescribed medicines.

Thanks,

Dita

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Hi Dita, I'm surprised at your naivety at an alternative medicine maybe you have vested interest in the big pharmaceutical companies a bit like our government, as I said I have seen this 1st hand and the fact she hasn't had to use her inhaler for nearing 3 weeks which speaks volumes, and with no side affects as of yet and no wheezing whatsoever,it has also helped with muscular neck pain on myself in the form of a e-liquid form I have also noticed I feel a lot less stressed with my job which is very demanding, it's about time eyes were opened, maybe you should watch all the you tube videos with children having fits or people with Parkinson's or all the other people with severe illnesses can finally have some sort of normal life, I understand the legalities of the drug and the fact anyone who sells it legally in the UK is NOT allowed to say it works, which is just ridiculous as it clearly does on so many levels, i's rather believe joe blogs down the street than some lying politician that lives in the dark ages probably still taking their snuff, personally where's the harm in trying a bit of plant matter that has been used since civilization started and has never killed anyone (look it up), there is none, where as pharmaceutical drugs can have nasty side effects and kill people every year, this is just my opinion but I personally think people should give it a go, where's the harm as long as they still carry there inhaler just in case they've nothing lose and everything to gain.

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So tru

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Hi, can you divulge wot oil she's using , I'd like to give that a go! Cheers

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this is a good source: healtop.com/products/fortif...

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Agree with your views, especially I cannot use the medically-prescribed asthma products because of their side-effects.

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I see that someone has not fully shared your opinion and your response is to go on the offensive. This kind of attitude is what gives people believing in alternative medicine a bad name. Of course it works for lots of ailments, yes it was used for years in many medicines until governments and pharmaceutical companies realised how profitable it is to treat but not cure an illness, but you can't go on the offensive to try and make people see your point, you've got to lead them there gently and let people make up their own minds. People are more likely to be pushed away from both you and your ideas if you come on too strong and aggressive. You have a lot of valid points my friend, just chill a bit :)

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They both still take their regular meds.

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Dita_AsthmaUK - I realise cbdoilrules has already said this, but just to support his point that he is referring to CBD, and not THC. CBD is not psychoactive at all, and I have vaped CBD at 30% strength which is the strongest I have found on sale in London thus far. There are zero mind altering properties, but it seems to aid various other things. I have found it really helped me when I would get wheezy. My wife vapes it for anxiety. It just seems to help people. It's odd and exciting at the same time =o)

I can fully understand why people might be concerned about making THC readily available due to it's mind altering properties, but I can honestly say with my hand on my heart, I could vape CBD and go out driving / operating machinery without the slightest hitch.

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Everyone entitled to their own views and obviously this forum is about sharing our experiences. However what works for one won't work for all. Dita gave you sound advice. YouTube videos don't constitute sound research or medical evidence. The 'bit of plant matter' you're referring to can have devastating side effects for some. So where you have seen positive effects for yourself and your girlfriend, I have seen young people suicidal, self harming, terrified that they're being followed, spied on, the government bugging their flat, everyone out to get them ..... and the cause - that little bit of plant matter that in some, can induce psychosis. So, everyone to their own. It's interesting to read about your experiences but I don't think you should be encouraging people to give it a go cos there's nothing to lose. Because for some, this is just not true.

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People who feeling spied, followed, and someone bugging feeling has completely different roots. I experienced that personally. No drug involved.

Things worth to try. As long as inhalers are kept beside for an emergency at its lowest point.

Good to know CBD oil exist.

Two steps forward one step back.

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but your talking about cannabis I was talking about CBD that is extracted from industrial hemp that contains very little or no THC

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cbdoilrules

Dude, I know precisely what you are talking about. In fact this very topic was on my mind over the past 2 hours which eventually brought me to this forum. I think it's just one of those things really where time is needed for people to hurdle over the erroneous stigma attacked to weed.

The first port of call is for people to knowledgeably distinguish CBD and THC. It seemed really odd to me when I'd openly talk about CBD that people genuinely did not understand the differences in the cannabinoids. I guess that is as a result of years of the plant being stigmatised. A simple example is that the word cannabinoid still has a red line beneath it as I write this post.

So I guess it's understandable that people will be uncertain about it, but give it time and it will be a well known remedy for a multitude of ailments; as will THC. And I do agree, weed isn't for everybody, but there is absolutely no denying the healing that comes from it once you have seen it first hand.

I have been vaping CBD oil since last October 2016. Unfortunately I broke my vape, so need to get some spare parts before getting back into vaping CBD. I found that when I would either smoke a cigarette (I know....stupid habit) or vape nicotine e-juice that I would get wheezy. Quite accidentally I took a blast off my other vape that I use for CBD and it practically had the same effects as the blue inhaler I use. I wouldn't say it was 100% the same, but it was notable enough to alleviate the discomfort of being wheezy.

It's really interesting that you mention the drops, and I think this is an avenue that I am going to go down. I am not saying that this is the cure for everybody, but I am most certainly agreeing with your OP, because I too have experienced the same reaction. My wife has also noted a huge lowering of anxiety levels whilst vaping CBD. Let's watch this space and see how things pan out, but thank you for your message. In my opinion it really is the future.

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Just got The Guardian's article about it

Green dreams: the growing case for medical marijuana

theguardian.com/lifeandstyl...

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I've just started using it. The initial effect, seconds after using it, is irritation :( Then it settles. We'll see.

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Can u tell me where u purchase yours from as I’ve seen some on line? Are there different strengths

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this is a good source: healtop.com/products/fortif...

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I see this thread has been referenced again recently so it's possibly worthwhile flagging the current studies highlighted on the Cochrane Library relating to CBD (or cannabidiol). The only directly relevant study was this small double blind study relating to cannabinoid and respiratory disorders. The very limited results suggested that people *felt* better (but with the actual measurements of their condition remaining the same) slightly more often than the placebo. But the sample is very small (pilot study). onlinelibrary.wiley.com/o/c...

I'd highly recommend the Cochrane site, by the way. Always my first stop when you folks throw up a tricky question! :-) cochrane.org/what-is-cochra...

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cbdoilrules, I tried the legal Hemp CBD, 3 small bottles at 50 Euro a bottle and noticed no effect I think, hard to be sure. Maybe over longterm, it has helped other medical conditions. So don't really know. Tried most of these Natural type cures over many years with little success. Depends on the person, type of Asthma I think. Currently trying an anti inflammitory curcium based paste call 'Golden Paste.

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Hi! I have a 3 yr old son and he is experiencing AERD since he was 1 yr old. When he take aspirin, it develops sneezing and a stuffy nose, which leads to wheezing and difficulty breathing. And my friend told me to use CDB as a medicine for him. I was scared at first but along the way, I read this article greenmed.io/blog/young-girl... that it can also heal the AERD of my son. And he is taking it now for 1 week. And I can see the good result. So this is not only for adult but it can help also the children.

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Bass, please don't give aspirin to your child. It can be cause Reye's Syndrome. Ask his pediatrician.

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I got into the topic of CBD oil after my daughter started using psychoactive weed last year. We made a deal, she stopped the dope and started CBD oil. So far we can't say if has done her any good, she believes it helps her with chest pain.

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High I have just been reading your post with regards to CBD oil, that your girlfriend has been taking, is it called Jacobs Hooy +oil from Holland & Barrett,! If so what quantity does she take , & more so is it working , and does she get high, & also does it cause weight gain?

You see I suffer with severe chronic Asthma & also arthritis in most of my joints, pain killers hardly work, & I am not allowed to have any anti inflammatory tablets because of my Asthma, I am 70 years old and my quality of life is nil because of all my complaints, so this is my last resort

to get my life back, please help me I am now at my wits end, I don’t know what else to do

My best regards Christine Jones

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