More and more political and scientific voices are promoting the path to therapeutic consumption of cannabidiol (CBD), a compound present in the cannabis plant and which, unlike THC, does not have a psychoactive effect on the human brain, this is promoving the CBD business growth. In fact, among its virtues would be the possibility of helping to treat anxiety or neuronal diseases.
In some countries, the CBD is relatively widespread in those States that have legislation favorable to its consumption. Far from the collective and stereotyped imaginary that remains in force in many layers of society, the CBD can be consumed in many different ways. Chocolates, candies, brownies, teas, and even oils, cannabidiol can benefit our nervous and immune system through different sources.
The progressive increase in the consumption of this substance has drawn attention to Wall Street, where analysts predict that the CBD business growth could be up to 800% in the next five years.
According to the investment bank Cowen in a report, the cannabidiol industry could go from representing the current 2 billion dollars to 16,000 million in 2025. As highlighted by the entity's document, 7% of respondents to the report They admitted having used CBD as a supplement.
Pharmaceutical companies are exploring the inclusion of this product in their catalog to help treat some conditions such as irritable bowel disease or Crohn's disease, among many others. However, these companies need regulation to approve the use of CBD as a therapeutic element.
If the regulations become more flexible, this substance can likely be produced artificially in a laboratory, saving costs and time to the production phase of cannabidiol.
That is why the great evolution of the CBD business growth will depend on how the regulations are adapted to this new phenomenon.
What can cannabidiol help?
The effect that CBD has on the brain and the human body, for example, cannot be compared with any other type of natural or artificial medicine, because CBD treats chronic diseases and other serious diseases by connecting directly with brain cells.
That is why the benefits of its consumption can help alleviate addictions, allergies, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, arthritis, asthma, autism, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, Crohn's disease, dementia, depression, diabetes, obesity. liver disease, menopause, mood swings, multiple sclerosis, nausea, pain and inflammation, Parkinson's disease, depression and anxiety in animals, premenstrual syndrome, psoriasis, seizures, sexual problems, skin conditions, insomnia, smoking withdrawal, trauma sports, stress, recovery from a stroke, sunburn.