What is cannabidiol (CBD)?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most prevalent chemical compounds in the cannabis plant. Unlike the more famous molecule, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD is completely nonpsychoactive.
Think of it this way. It's all the benefits without the high.
For hundreds of years the general public and the majority of medical professionals overlooked CBD because it's sister THC took center stage. Now that CBD has finally hit the mainstream audience, its benefits are being recognized world wide. Here are few things the use of CBD can promote:
How does CBD Work In The Body?
CBD is used to target a variety of proteins in the brain and nervous system that aid to regulate cell receptors all over the human body know as your ECS system. When CBD interacts with the brain’s signaling systems in various ways, it can provide relief from pain, anxiety, and nausea. But CBD aids in more than just our brain. CBD also helps our bones and immune systems and it works throughout the body as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, which may help protect cells from damages associated with neurodegenerative diseases.
Your Endocannabinoid System - ECS
Studies have shown that the introduction of phytocannabinoids (CBD) can stimulate your body to produce it's own endocannabinoids. Researchers have found that a balanced endocannabinoid (ECS) system can regulate a number of biological processes, but experts believe that the overall function of the ECS is to regulate Homeostasis. Activating your ECS may help to ease some of the conditions that are linked to an endocannabinoid system imbalance.
What is Homeostasis?
• The state of the equilibrium balance between opposing pressures in the body with respect to various functions and to the chemical compositions of the fluids and tissues.
• The processes through which such bodily equilibrium is maintained.