Cannabis concentrates of phytocannabinoids, also known as Cannabis oil, are cannabis products comprised of phytocannabinoids andterpenes extracted from the Cannabis sativa plant using a variety of extraction methods. Cannabis oil is significantly more potent than regular cannabis flowers, and their applications as medicine have proven to be diverse and effective through out centuries. Historical documents from ancient India, China, Arabia, Greece and Rome reveal the use of extracts of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa) to cause a variety of medicinal effects. Chinese texts as early as the third millennium BC, described the cannabis extracts usefulness in the relief of pain, cramps and for surgical anesthesia.
Research shows that CBD plays a significant role in nearly every aspect of the medical benefits of cannabis plant, and has a variety of healing properties. CBD has been found to have strong anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-convulsive properties, and is not a psychoactive cannabinoid like THC. Studies are also showing CBD as a safe and effective antimicrobial molecule when battling bacterial infections like MRSA, Clostridium difficile and others. In a time when bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to pharmaceutical antibiotics, CBD is an opportunity for healing that has still not been fully explored. Some research indicates that CBD could even act as a neuroprotective agent, and suggests CBD may reduce anxiety in social anxiety disorder and have antidepressant effects for those who are depressed.