CBD Can Substitute Ibuprofen-How True Is It?


The health benefits of CBD are known to everyone. It is basically an herb that is obtained from the hemp plant through a particular extraction process. It is the main component of the Cannabis plant and it has non-psychoactive properties. These properties make it a harmless therapy for a lot of health problems that are common nowadays.

Initially, CBD is used as a pain killer and after that its more applications are discovered. If you are a member of the Cannabis Community you will definitely know the wide application area of CBD products. Pain is a common part of the human body system. It may be due to injury and disease. If it is bearable pain then it is fine but chronic pain can become a big problem that affects your routine life and make your life hell.

 Ibuprofen is a widely used pain killer. It is basically known as Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Here, in this article, we shed light on the working method of both Ibuprofen and CBD. Ultimately, you have to decide which is better.

Working Procedure of Ibuprofen:

This is the most common anti-inflammatory drug. It can give relief in severe pain, fever and headache. Prostanoids compounds are produced from the body during injury. These compounds contain prostaglandins that involved inflammation and cause blood clotting.

Ibuprofen prohibits the release of these compounds that ultimately inhibits the production of prostaglandins by reducing the activity of the enzyme cyclooxygenase. Along with this compound, Ibuprofen restricts some important chemical that is essential for the human body such as COX. It has more side effects than other NSAIDs.

Side Effects:-

  • Hypertension
  • Heart attack and strokes
  • Effects your kidney and liver
  • Ulcers
  • Heartburn
  • Dizziness etc.

Despite its numerous side-effects, people still use this medicine because they are unaware of their dangerous side-effects.

Working Procedure of Cannabis oil

As we all know, the central nervous system is to control all human body functions. Pain can be control with the help of endocannabinoid system of your body. CBD oil inhibits the proinflammatory molecules and reduces severe pain. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it the best remedy for chronic pain.

CBD’s analgesic mechanism is far more different then Ibuprofen. Cannabinoid receptors interact with the pain mechanism and reduce the frequency of the pain. The side-effects of CBD are less then ibuprofen. Its effects can easily tolerable because it does not directly impact on heart and mind of the patient.

Conclusion (Which is better?): From the above discussion, we may surely conclude that CBD gives a wide range of benefits with minimum side effects. CBD products are more effective pain killer than Ibuprofen. As per FDA guidelines, NSAID drugs increase the risk of heart problems. So, it is highly recommended to consult your physician before taking such a pain killer.

Mostly avoid these pain killers and adopt some organic method that reduced pain without any severe side-effects. It is well known that “Prevention Is Better Than Cure”.