The Safe, Organic Alternative

Non-euphoric, non-psychotropic, non-toxic and non-habit-forming, CBD is a safer and, in many instances, more affordable alternative to pharmaceuticals. Unlike traditional drugs, it delivers the therapeutic benefits without the undesired side effects – many of which we’ve compiled below. 

Here are some of the adverse effects associated with the pharmaceuticals – not CBD – used to treat these common conditions:

Acne

 
  • Skin dryness

  • Skin irritation

  • Upset stomach

  • Dizziness

  • Lightheadedness

  • Depression

  • Cholesterol fluctuation

  • Liver function interference

  • Reduced birth-control effectiveness

  • Severe birth defects

  • Nausea

  • Blurred vision

  • Headache

  • Confusion

  • Fatigue

  • Nightmares

  • Drowsiness

  • Dizziness

  • Unsteadiness

  • Difficulty thinking or remembering

  • Increased saliva

  • Muscle or joint pain

  • Frequent urination

  • Decreased sexual performance

  • Depression

  • Difficulty speaking

  • Suicidal thoughts

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Cold hands

  • Weakness

  • Nervousness

  • Excitement

  • Trouble sleeping

  • High blood pressure

  • Bleeding or blood-clotting problems

  • Slow wound-healing

  • Heart damage

  • Autoimmune reactions

  • Swelling

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Diarrhea

  • Constipation

  • Mouth sores

  • Trouble breathing

  • Cough

  • Fatigue


  • Headache

  • Hair loss

  • Organ damage

  • Allergic reactions

  • Increased risks of certain infections

  • Second cancers

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Weight gain

  • Diarrhea

  • Sleepiness

  • Sexual problems

  • Suicidal thoughts and/or actions

  • New or worsening depression

  • New or worsening anxiety

  • Agitation

  • Restlessness

  • Panic attacks

  • Insomnia

  • New or worsening irritability

  • Aggression or violence

  • Acting on dangerous impulses

  • Mania

  • Mood swings

  • Black, tarry stools

  • Bleeding gums

  • Bloody urine or stool

  • Impaired vision

  • Bulging soft spot on the head of an infant

  • Disturbed color perception

  • Changes in skin color

  • Chest discomfort or pain

  • Confusion

  • Convulsions

  • Cough

  • Infrequent urination

  • Difficult or troubled breathing

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Dilated neck veins

  • Dizziness

  • Dry mouth

  • Extreme fatigue

  • Fainting

  • Fast, slow or irregular heartbeat

  • Headache

  • Hives, itching or skin rash

  • Increased sweating

  • Increased thirst

  • Irregular heartbeat

  • Loss of appetite

  • Muscle pain or cramps

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Numbness or tingling in the hands, feet or lips

  • Pain

  • Pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin

  • Welts

  • Puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue

  • Seizures

  • Sweating

  • Swelling of the face, fingers, feet or lower legs

  • Tenderness

  • Trouble sleeping

  • Unusual bleeding or bruising

  • Weight changes

  • Absent, missed or irregular menstrual periods

  • Anxiety

  • Constipation

  • Decreased sex drive and performance

  • False or unusual sense of well-being

  • Irritability

  • Weakness

  • Redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue

  • Restlessness

  • Drowsiness

  • Dizziness

  • Fatigue

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Unsteadiness

  • Depression

  • Loss of appetite

  • Ataxia

  • Blurred vision

  • Tremors

  • Weight loss

  • Insomnia

  • Headache

  • Liver failure

  • Bone thinning

  • Rash

  • Behavioral changes

  • Double vision

  • Irritability

  • Aggression

  • Anxiety

  • Paranoia

  • Slurred speech

  • Acne

  • Gum thickening

  • Hirsutism

  • Dry mouth

  • Peripheral edema

  • Weight gain

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Memory problems

  • Hair loss

  • Irregular menstrual periods

  • Hearing loss

  • Decreased platelets

  • Pancreas problems

  • Kidney stones

  • Abdominal discomfort

  • Sleepiness

  • Dizziness

  • Blurry vision

  • Weight gain

  • Trouble concentrating

  • Swelling of the hands and feet

  • Dry mouth

  • Nausea

  • Constipation

  • Decreased appetite

  • Increased sweating

  • Suicidal thoughts and/or behavior

  • Dizziness

  • Extreme thirst

  • Dry mouth

  • Infrequent urination

  • Dark-colored urine

  • Constipation

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding

  • Red or brown pee

  • Tar-like stools

  • Persistent bleeding from gums or nose

  • Coughing up red things

  • Severe headache or stomach ache

  • Unusual bruising

  • Cuts that won't stop bleeding

  • A bump on the head or serious fall

  • Bleeding strokes

  • Stomach ulcers

  • Stomach pain

  • Heartburn

  • Stomach ulcers

  • Excessive bleeding

  • Headaches

  • Dizziness

  • Ringing in the ears

  • Rashes

  • Wheezing

  • Throat swelling

  • Liver or kidney problems

  • High blood pressure

  • Leg swelling

  • Drowsiness

  • Blurred vision

  • Dizziness

  • Dry mouth

  • Nausea

  • Abdominal pain

  • Mild constipation

  • Pancreatitis

  • Burning or tingling in the hands, arms, feet or legs

  • Changes in appetite

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea

  • Difficulty keeping balance

  • Dizziness

  • Drowsiness

  • Dry mouth or throat

  • Gas

  • Headache

  • Heartburn

  • Mental and physical impairment

  • Stomach pain or tenderness

  • Convulsions

  • Unusual dreams

  • Weakness

  • Vision problems

  • Chest pain

  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing

  • Hives

  • Hoarseness

  • Itching

  • Nausea

  • Pounding heartbeat

  • Rash

  • Swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue or throat

  • Vomiting

  • Liver problems

  • Mood swings

  • Menstrual cycle changes

  • Depression

  • Headache

  • Joint pain

  • Fatigue

  • Rash

  • Nausea

  • Diarrhea

  • Stomach pain

  • Hair loss

  • Nerve damage

  • Chest pain

  • Reduced heart rate

  • Lower white blood cell count

  • Nausea

  • Upset stomach

  • Diarrhea

  • Weakness

  • Fainting

  • Significant weight loss

  • Risk of addiction

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Rash

  • Liver damage

  • Upset stomach

  • Heartburn

  • Stomach ulcers

  • Kidney problems

  • Increased risk of heart attack and/or stroke

  • Dizziness

  • Drowsiness

  • Fatigue

  • Headache

  • Confusion

  • Swelling of hands and feet

  • Increased appetite

  • Increased risk of infection

  • Osteoporosis

  • Cataracts

  • Constipation

  • Thinner skin

  • Reduced effectiveness over time

  • Skin irritation

  • Increased sensitivity to sunlight

  • Birth defects

  • Hair loss

  • Liver problems

  • Depression

  • Dry, cracked skin and/or lips

  • Hair loss

  • Joint pain

  • Nosebleeds

  • Trouble seeing in the dark

  • Feeling tired

  • Loss of appetite

  • Upset stomach

  • Weakened immune system

  • Kidney damage

  • High blood pressure

  • Unusual changes in behavior

  • Hostility

  • Agitation

  • Depression

  • Suicidal thoughts and/or actions