CBD for Nausea: Use and Benefits

What is Nausea?

Nausea is one of the worst feelings and physiological conditions in which a person feels really uncomfortable and can't do anything. The main symptom of nausea is the condition in which patients feel the need to vomit. This need vary person to person. Nausea can stem from many other physiological conditions and diseases such as food poisoning, motion sickness, and extensive consumption of alcohol. Pregnancy is a common cause of nausea in women. We can say that nausea is itself a symptom of these physiological conditions.

Medical professional use different medicinal remedies for treating nausea but still, they are unable to find such a remedy for nausea which has no harmful side effect.

What is CBD?

CBD is the abbreviation of Cannabidiol, which is the chemical extract of the hemp (cannabis) plant. CBD is a totally non-psychoactive and non-toxic compound that has some significant medical benefits. CBD is very helpful in relieving the pain of different types such as chronic pain. CBD has very strong anti-inflammatory properties. For this reason, it can be used for reducing inflammation in different parts of the body.

CBD for Nausea: Use and Benefits

Our main topic of this article is the use of CBD for Nausea. As we have discussed earlier that Nausea is a symptom rather than a disease. For this reason, CBD oil might be effective against nausea. CBD has a very strong interaction with the body's Endocannabinoid System. The Endocannabinoid system is a defense aiding system in the human body that regulates many important functions such as memory, emotions, pain, inflammation, and other physiological conditions of the body. ECS is in the of a unique network of neurotransmitters and receptors. ECS is present throughout the body and brain. Hemostasis of the body is the responsibility of the ECS system.

ECS system has two kinds of main receptors. CB1 receptors and CB2 receptors. CBD interacts with both these receptors and help in removing the need of vomiting in nausea condition. This mechanism of CBD to help in nausea is also proven by some independent medical research studies.

For example, in 2011 British Journal of Pharmacology launched research to investigate the effects of CBD oil on the body's endocannabinoid system. The results were really surprising because CBD was found effective in manipulating the endocannabinoid system and can help regulate both nausea and vomiting. This research was best suggested the antiemetic use for humans.

So, we can conclude that CBD has the ability to suppress nausea and vomiting by interacting with the body's endocannabinoid receptors.

Benefits of using CBD for Nausea

There are the following benefits of using CBD for Nausea.

  • CBD is completely Non-psychoactive, that is why CBD doesn't produce high effects. There is no chance of overdose with CBD because it is completely non-psychoactive.
  • CBD oil is not expensive at all in comparison with other drugs and medicine.
  • There are no harmful side-effects of CBD on the human body.

Best ways of taking CBD for Nausea

If you want to take full advantage of CBD related to nausea, you have to take it in the best way. We are discussing some best ways of taking CBD for Nausea to obtain its maximum benefits.

· CBD Oil:

CBD Oil is the pure extract of the hemp plant. It is free of any kind of contamination and easy to use. You can put 4-5 droplets of CBD oil under your tongue and it will automatically dissolve with saliva. Droplets under the tongue has many other benefits also. Your capillary blood vessels under your mouth can absorb CBD quickly, hence it will affect quickly with a very less reaction time.

· CBD Capsules:

CBD is available in the capsule form also. This method is convenient and easy to use. But there is a problem with CBD capsules, they take a longer time to work than CBD Oil. For this reason, CBD capsule is not a common method to use if you want quick effects in nausea.

· CBD Vaping:

CBD Vaping is the taking CBD in vapors form. In this method, you actually inhale the CBD compound. This method requires very less reaction time (even 5-10 minutes). But there is an issue with this method also. As vapors come from the container to the nose via air, there is a very high chance of contamination.

· You can use CBD with food or drink:

You can take CBD for suppressing nausea by sprinkling it on your food or adding it to your drinks. You can add CBD in your tea or coffee. It is the best method of taking CBD for those people who don't want to taste it. But there is a limitation with this method also. CBD entering in the body with food or drink requires a very long time to affect. There are likely chances of CBD wastage with food through metabolism.


CBD is effective in suppressing vomiting condition due to nausea. CBD interacts with the Endocannabinoid system of the body and interact with its receptors to regulate nausea condition. There are several methods of taking CBD for nausea but every method has some limitations apart from CBD Oil. Taking CBD Oil is the best and easy method without any side effects and limitations.

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