It may sound surprising, but research has indeed shown that CBD has anti-tumor effects by triggering cell-suicide in diseased cells – especially when used in combination with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. One study, in particular, noted a threefold increase in the survival rates of rats who were treated with CBD alongside chemotherapy when compared to chemotherapy alone.
Natural remedies are rarely taken seriously by the scientific community unless they show potential for being synthesized into a profitable medicine or their effects are just too impressive to deny. CBD is one of those rare substances that checks off both boxes.
There is a lot of confusion surrounding the different substances that can be extracted from cannabis. Marketers will happily take advantage of that confusion by trying to sell you “calming hemp dog treats” that don’t actually contain any CBD.