WHAT IS cBD?
Cannabidol (CBD) is a cannabinoid found in the hemp plant. It possesses many healing properties and has the potential to enhance the balance of the mind and body. CBD may aid in the management of various symptoms and conditions. This non-psycho active cannabinoid differs from the well known cannabinoid, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
Unlike THC, consuming or absorbing CBD does not cause a high or inhibit cognitive function. CBD works as an endocannabinoid in our ECS (endocannabinoid system), by binding to our CB1 and CB2 receptors throughout our central nervous system. This allows relief and benefits numerous parts of our body.
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The Endocannabinoid System
The ECS is a vast network of cell receptor proteins with many functions. The ECS is arguably the greatest neurotransmitter system in the body. It has the potential to effect the following and much more.
The ECS has four primary functions which include: neuroprotection, stress recovery, immune balance and homeostatic regulation. CBD is able to interact with cells in our bodies because the molecule has a similar composition to a chemical that occurs naturally in our body called endocannibinoids. Studies have shown that endocannibinoids can help ease stress, decrease inflammation, reduce anxiety and increase overall well
Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found in your body that contain antioxidants and neuroprotective functions. They support your body's healthy regulation of the central nervous and immune system.
Neuroprotectants promote brain function and protect your brain from injuries. They help maintain healthy blood flow to your brain. Low blood flow can decrease cognitive functions, therefor neuroprotctants are vital in keeping your mind performing at its peak.
Antioxidants help restore homeostasis in your body. Homeostasis is what keeps your body's systems healthy and in natural balance. With antioxidants your body is empowered to fight off toxins allowing you to perform at your maximum potential.