CBD Oil for the Menopause
CBD oil is made by extracting CBD (cannabidiol) from the hemp plant. Cannabidiol is one of the plants +100 cannabinoids (CBD, CBG, CBC etc.)
Studies show that CBD interacts with receptors in the body that regulate pain perception, inflammation, body temperature and mood.
Specific to the Menopause
Scientists in a study conducted in 2014 found that CBD interacts positively with serotonin receptors in the brain. Keeping serotonin levels stable is key to feeling happy and relaxed, helping combat menopause anxiety and depression naturally.
Hot sweats have a neurochemical basis and doctors therefore often prescribe antidepressants. This is the reason why we believe many of our lady's report fewer hot sweats on CBD.
Many studies in recent years also point to the calming effect of CBD due its effect on the nervous system which helps anxiety but also aids in maintaining healthy sleep cycles.