You might be wondering what all the fuss is about when it comes to CBD. What it is and how it’s made are interesting questions, but most importantly you probably want to know why it works.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD for short) is a naturally occurring cannabinoid derived from the cannabis plant. It is one of over one hundred cannabinoids identified in hemp plants. However, unlike the cannabis plant that most are familiar with, marijuana, CBD is derived from hemp does not contain enough THC to elicit a ‘High”. THC is responsible for the stoned/high feeling that the recreational drug provides. Extracted from the flowers and buds of the hemp plant, CBD is being pressed into oil and is increasingly popular.
Endocannabinoids are signaling molecules that help regulate various processes, such as pain, memory, mood, immunity, and stress. The human body has an endocannabinoid system that assists ion regulatory functioning.
CBD does also interact with other receptors and it might also boost levels of naturally occurring endocannabinoids, which may explain its seemingly broad range of uses.
Cannabidiol is a popular natural remedy used commonly.
Providing value without the “high” is a quality makes CBD an appealing option for those who are looking for something without the mind-altering effects of marijuana or certain pharmaceutical drugs.
CBD is most certainly gaining momentum in the health and wellness world, with some scientific studies confirming its efficacy.
Anyone claiming that CBD is a cure of certain conditions is spreading misinformation. However, there are some well-researched uses for the compound. Studies and anecdotal evidence suggests that CBD may have beneficial characteristics towards every stressors that can hold us back make one feel like they are not operating at optimal levels.
CBD has even been found to be beneficial in not only humans but also in pets!
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