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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD is a chronic and long-lasting disorder where a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring obsessions and behaviors/compulsions that they feel the urge to repeat over and over again.
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Research from Brazil has discovered that CBD may have a positive effect on the symptoms of OCD. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most common substances found within the cannabis plant. It is also a non-psychoactive compound.
Published in journal Fundamental Clinical Pharmacology
Dr. Francisco Guimarães of the University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine
Tested CBD on rats treated with mCPP.
Even at a very low dose, the results were good. The CBD reversed the obsessive-compulsive behavior. It was also deduced that a relief from this disorder may be due to the interaction of serotonergic and cannabinoid systems.