Worldwide, allergic rhinitis affects between 10% and 30 % of the population.
Research shows that THC and CDB, active substances from the cannabis plant, can help keep your airways open. These substances are also known for their anti-inflammatory properties. This make’s us wonder, can it be the perfect cure for your hay fever?
CBD has antimicrobial properties that can alleviate the symptoms of seasonal allergies such as hay fever.
As a result, you can use cannabis that contains a high amount of CBD to open sinuses such as your forehead cavity. It can also relieve the pressure on your sinuses. The third known effect of CBD is that it can help prevent a stuffy nose.
Sounds good, right?
Yes, it does. However, there are some things you should take into consideration. If you suffer from hay fever there is a good chance that your throat and sinuses are inflamed during the pollen season. Therefore, it is not recommended to smoke your cannabis. Smoking can further irritate your throat, respiratory tract, and sinuses.
A better way of treating your hay fever would be the use of CBD oil or to consume cannabis as an edible. For example, you can make a cup of tea with CBD oil, honey, and ginger.
When you want to relieve your airways, using a vaporizer is also a great idea. A vaporizer is suitable for both recreational and medicinal purposes. Thanks to vaping, you can consume cannabis without the health risks associated with smoking.
Besides using CBD-oil, consuming edibles and vaping, you can also use the following tips:
Source: The Border