Many people who look to natural remedies to address common, troublesome, and/or treatment-resistant medical issues, or to address uncomfortable side effects of necessary medical interventions. One natural treatment that has gained momentum in recent years is the application of essential oils as an adjunct treatment option. Typically, there is more caution applied to using alternative treatments for children, and much less research related to CBD hemp oil in children has been conducted when compared to the adult population.
Most research in the use of CBD hemp oil in children is related to its use in the treatment of
seizure disorders and epilepsy, but there are a few other areas were research has been conducted or
case studies have been documented.
Below is a summary of some of the research and case reports related to the use of CBD oil in children
with the following conditions: epilepsy and seizure disorders, insomnia and anxiety, and oncology (as an
Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders & CBD
Several studies have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of using CBD hemp oil in children. As
mentioned above, the most well-studied area is in the use of CBD hemp oil in children with epilepsy,
with several studies showing positive correlation between the use of CBD hemp oil and reduction in
epileptic episodes, or seizure frequency (click here and here and here).
One of the exciting findings of this research is that the reduction in seizure frequency was seen
in children who were treatment-resistant. Additionally, side effects appeared to be minimal and but did
include lethargy, fatigue, and drowsiness.
Anxiety and Insomnia & CBD
Another possible application of CBD hemp oil in children is in the treatment of anxiety and/or insomnia.
One case report using CBD hemp oil documented a decrease in anxiety and an improvement in sleep
quality in a 10-year-old female patient. In this case report, the patient had received pharmaceutical
interventions with negative side effects, and it was noted that there were no negative side effects the
resulted from using CBD hemp oil as an adjunct treatment.
Oncology & CBD
Edible CBD oil has been documented to to significantly reduce or completely eliminate emesis (vomiting) in
pediatric oncology patients with little to no obvious or significant side effects as long as close monitoring
by medical professionals and careful administration of dosages is followed.
Overall, the research related to the use of CBD hemp oil in children looks promising, especially as it
relates to its use as part of the treatment protocol for the conditions mentioned above. The research
and case reports mentioned above show promising results with minimal significant negative side effects.
As always, more research is needed and guidance by healthcare providers is essential.
What To Look For When Buying CBD Hemp Oil
It’s very important to be aware of how your CBD oil is made. There are a lot of companies that use fillers
to cover the taste or use neurotoxic materials during the extraction process. Because CBD Hemp Oil
from CBD Bio Naturals is derived from organic, non-GMO industrial hemp and contains no THC, CBD Bio
Naturals products are made without any extra fillers, binders or junk and are legal in all 50 states! That’s
why we call ourselves Clean By Design.
*Although we cannot make health claims regarding CBD and the FDA has not evaluated any of these
claims, we must inform you that these products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any
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