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Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a chemical extracted from hemp plants that doesn’t give you a high and can be used for pain relief. While there have not been many tests or studies done on using CBD oil for oral pain, you can still try using it to see if it works for you. Start by choosing a high-quality CBD oil product for the most effective treatment. After that, apply the oil directly to your tooth or swallow the product to start feeling relief. Just be sure to talk to your doctor before starting CBD and discuss long-term treatment with your dentist!
It is also worth mentioning the fact that CBD does not have any psychoactive effects. This is due to the fact that legally produced and traded CBD products are only allowed to have trace amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) the compound that is responsible for the high associated with the use of marijuana. As such, with CBD you may be able to help ease your dental pain and maintain a clear head at the same time.
The pain-relieving effect should kick in anywhere from 15 minutes to about half an hour after using CBD. This effect should last for a few hours.
CBD, one of the many active compounds found in cannabis plants, has been shown to help alleviate pain in a number of research studies . The compound achieves this by interacting with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). After making its way into the bloodstream, CBD normally interacts with receptors in the endocannabinoid system, located all over the body. The ECS plays a huge role in the regulation of a variety of important processes in the body including inflammation, the immune system, and metabolism among others. CBD may help with a toothache by providing the following physiological effects:
If you do not want to use regular toothpaste, you can also make your own homemade remedy using a mixture of baking soda and CBD oil or tincture.
While CBD might help ease toothache, it is important that you address the underlying cause of the pain as the pain relief is just a temporary fix. It is therefore recommended that you visit your dentist and have your teeth checked out as soon as possible. This way, you can be sure that the problem is fixed permanently, and avoid a recurrence of the pain in the near future. Always speak with your physician and dentist before using CBD for toothaches.