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Does CBx Help Cold or Flu?

So what, if anything, can cannabinoids do for a cold or the flu? Experts seem reluctant to chime in definitively, but cannabinoids have been known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-pain, pro-sleep characteristics. While medical practitioners are still reluctant to tie the effect to a specific cannabinoid, it seems pretty clear from anecdotal evidence that CBD helps by reducing inflammation, and helping you sleep.

While everyone is worried about the spread of COVID-19, more people worldwide have a cold or flu right now than ever before. That’s right, 2020 will also go down as one of the worst “flu seasons” in recent history.

So what, if anything, can cannabinoids do for a cold or the flu? Experts seem reluctant to chime in definitively, but cannabinoids have been known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-pain, pro-sleep characteristics. While medical practitioners are still reluctant to tie the effect to a specific cannabinoid, it seems pretty clear from anecdotal evidence that CBD helps by reducing inflammation, and helping you sleep.

There is also some evidence that cannabis is antipyretic (fever-reducing), but again experts aren’t sure exactly why or how. And with all of this, we have to warn against smoking anything when your lungs are working overtime to remove phlegm. We’d advise your customers stick to CBD capsules, tinctures, and patches. Oh, and feel better.

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