WHAT IS CBD?

What is CBD and what does it really do for you?


CBD – or cannabinoids – is an amalgam that is part of the different compounds that the cannabis plant contains. When it comes to CBD oils, they are defined as any oil incorporating CBD concentrations; though the measures and uses of the different oils differ.

Many studies have been done considering the different healing and curative uses of CBD. The main question that everyone seems to be wondering about is: What does CBD actually help with?

How does CBD work?

As we stated earlier, your body already has a wildly complex endocannabinoid system that affects several different areas and functions. That system is rife with “receptors,” sites that await cannabinoid molecules presence. When the cannabinoid nears, the receptor will bind it to itself, creating a sophisticated chemical interaction that modern science is only just beginning to scratch the surface of understanding.

Unlike its sister molecule THC, CBD does not make you feel high -- but don’t think that a lack of psychoactive or intoxicating effect means that nothing is occurring. On the contrary, it’s very clear that there are many chemical responses that occur when CBD binds to those cannabinoid receptors. That being said, the endocannabinoid system is ubiquitous in the human body, affecting nearly all major functions in some way (especially homeostatic regulation). Because of this, it’s quite a task to discern everything that CBD does, exactly, when the binding occurs. That’s where the 

What are the health benefits of CBD?


Thanks to how our body reacts to CBD, it could be advantageous to many health benefits in the long run. Here’s a list of the different benefits found by different researchers.

  •   CBD acts as a natural pain relief and has many anti-inflammatory features
  •   CBD can help you quit smoking and restrain from harmful drugs
  •   CBD is able to help in the treatment of social anxiety 
  •   CBD helps with all types of skin problems such as acne and so on.

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through scientific research

CBD is Known to Relieve 

CBD vs THC

CBD EFFECTS

  •  Not psychoactive/intoxicating
  •  Possible anti-anxiety applications
  •  Legal to buy and own
  •  Indirect agonist of cannabinoids
  •  Binds to the allosteric receptor site
  •  Legal to buy and own in the USA

Though they share the same source plant family (cannabis), there is a huge difference between CBD and THC -- both in the effect they have and they way they chemically interact with your body. Until recently, CBD was somewhat stigmatized and not taken seriously as a potential medically therapeutic agent due to its chemical proximity to THC (the chemical that creates an intoxicating “high”) Let’s set the record straight once and for all

THC EFFECTS

  •  Highly psychoactive/intoxicating
  •  Has been shown to cause anxiety in some users
  •  Still illegal in some parts of the USA
  •  Directly binds to CB1 and CB2 receptors
  •  Binds to the orthosteric receptor site
  •  Legality varies from state to state

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