Cannabidoil, also known as CBD, is one of over 60+ naturally occurring cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant and is derived from an organic substance formed in the plant’s secretion. It is the top non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis and does not cause any feeling of “high”. CBD is being scientifically investigated for numerous medicinal and therapeutic applications.
How does CBD work?
CBD largely interacts with your body’s own endocannabinoid system, made up of millions of cannabinoid receptors found mainly in the brain and nervous systems, but also throughout your whole body. The endocannabinoid system has four main functions including stress relief, neuroprotection, immune response and regulating the body’s overall state of balance which involve things like digestion, reproduction, appetite and pain.
Potential Health Benefits
- Pain relief
- Reduce anxiety and depression
- Reduce side-effects related to cancer treatment
- Reduce acne
- Neuroprotective properties
- Supports a healthy heart
- Reduced risk of diabetes and obesity
- Better cholesterol profiles
- Help with sleep disorders