Psoriasis is an immune-mediated condition that causes the skin to become flaky, itchy, red, and happens because of an out-of-control reproduction of skin cells, making living with psoriasis annoying and painful (National Psoriasis Foundation, 2021).
Psoriasis can even lead to psoriatic arthritis, where the joints can even be affected from the auto-immune disease and can cause painful joints (National Psoriasis Foundation, 2021).
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) has influence over pain, inflammation, immune response, and was shown to help control the physical itching that is associated with psoriasis (National Psoriasis Foundation, 2021).
CBD was also shown to reduce skin inflammation, improve skin hydration, improve skin elasticity, reduce itchiness, and improve quality of life associated with living with psoriasis (National Psoriasis Foundation, 2021).
This amazing plant compound is showing exactly how it can contribute to our health and I think it’s fascinating.
*This information is for educational purposes only and simply sharing of the information pertaining to this particular study. No medical advice or claims are being made.
National Psoriasis Foundation. (2021, May 18). CBD for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. CBD for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: National Psoriasis Foundation. Retrieved November 1, 2021, from https://www.psoriasis.org/advance/cbd-for-psoriasis-and-psa/.