CBD for IBD: Is It Effective? Plus, What Kinds to Use

  • About 10 to 15 percent of patients with IBD use cannabis for relief of nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
  • Here’s what’s the research says so far: Several studies have shown CBD may alleviate intestinal inflammation (in mice, anyway).
  • In a 2016 study of mice, a high-CBD cannabis extract decreased intestinal damage from colitis and reduced hypermotility (overactive intestines).
  • On the other hand, in a small 2017 study , 19 participants with Crohn’s disease who took 10 milligrams of oral CBD twice daily for 8 weeks saw no improvements.

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