What is CBD?

What is CBD -

What is CBD?

 

CBD (Cannabidiol) is one of the many compounds found in Industrial hemp plants or Cannabis. It gained a lot of popularity because of its medicinal benefits and its nonpsychoactive effect, meaning it doesn’t make you feel “high”, which distinguishes CBD from the other popular cannabis compound THC. The industrial hemp plant has high CBD content and low levels of THC (.3% or less) making it legal in all states.  

Based on a 2013 study (British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology), CBD is a potential medicine for the treatment of neuroinflammation, epilepsy, oxidative injury, vomiting and nausea, anxiety and schizophrenia. 

 

What is a Cannabinoid?

Cannabinoids are the natural chemical compounds found in industrial hemp plants that can help us deal with pain, inflammation, seizure, nausea, anxiety, etc. They interact with our Endocannabinoid System (ECS) to maintain important bodily functions like how we feel, move, or react. 

Our bodies naturally produce compounds that maintain internal balance and health, they are called endocannabinoids. Our Endocannabinoid system is involved in regulating physiological and cognitive processes, that includes fertility, pregnancy, appetite, prenatal and postnatal development, pain-sensation, mood, and memory.

 

Is Hemp Oil Legal?

Yes. It actually depends on what type is grown, where it is imported from and how the plant is processed. All of our CBD products have .3% or less THC content which makes it legal in all 50 states. So you do not need a medical card to buy it. Our CBD products are manufactured in the United States and are carefully selected to offer only the best CBD products in the market.

 Some Proven Benefits of CBD

  • CBD is a natural pain reliever and  anti-inflammatory
  • It Has Anti-psychotic Properties
  • Reduces Nervousness/Anxiety
  • Reduces chronic pain
  • Helps relieve arthritis
  • Helps to Fight Cancer
  • Relieves Nausea/Vomiting
  • May Treat Seizures and Other Neurological Disorders
  • Lowers Incidence of Diabetes
  • Helps Cardiovascular Health
  • Helps reduce alcohol, drug and smoking addiction

CBD and THC

CBD (cannabinoids) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) are the two main compounds in the marijuana plant. They both interact with receptors in our Endocannabinoid System, located in the brain and other areas of the body. Studies show that both THC and CBD have several important health benefits. CBD has an anti-inflammatory, antipsychotic, immunomodulatory, antioxidant, neuroprotective effects. CBD oil is extracted from the industrial hemp plant and contains less than 0.3% THC, making it both non-psychotropic and legal in all 50 states.  Unlike THC in the marijuana plant, CBD does not appear to have any intoxicating effects. CBD gained its acceptance in the medical world due to its amazing medicinal benefits. THC, on the other hand, is the primary psychoactive compound in marijuana, people use it for medicinal purposes or pleasure use. It is antispasmodic, analgesic, anti-tremor, anti-inflammatory, appetite stimulating.

 

 

MARIJUANA oil, CANNABIS oil, and THC oil

These oils are normally associated with the same product and they all mean the same. They are extracted from the resin of the female marijuana plant with a high THC strain. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive compound that gets you “high.” High levels of THC are responsible for that hallucinogenic sensation and these types of oil are illegal in some states. It is legal in some states, like CA, OR, WA, OR but you need a medical card to purchase it. 

 

Calming Effect

CBD is known for a lot of health benefits, most of our CBD users claim about the calming benefits of CBD hemp oil. Many studies have proved that CBD is a powerful and natural way to bring peace and tranquillity to your life.

It gives users the benefits of cannabinoids, without any psychoactive effects because it only contains traces of THC (the psychoactive compound that makes you “high”). For calming, our top picks are oral supplements and vape oils. 

 Soothing Effect

 Our skincare products containing CBD have a very calming and relaxing effect on muscles and skin. We offer topical skin soothing salves and creams for rashes, razor burn, and aching joints. All products are 100% organic with no artificial additives. Hemp oil has omega 3, omega 6 and other natural vitamins and minerals to naturally nourish and smoothen skin. Additionally, our skincare products contain CBD oil and hemp seed oil which works perfectly well with the skin.

 

CBD for Pain

Studies show that CBD (Cannabidiol) can naturally reduce pain, inflammation and other related discomforts. Based on a research made in 2012 published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, CBD significantly suppressed chronic inflammatory and neuropathic pain in rodents.

In addition, It has been proven that CBD has healing properties for the treatment of chronic pain.

It is best for patients to know their options. People who have been using opioids for a long time to treat pain or any discomfort have diverted to using CBD. They find it very effective with fewer side effects.

Researchers also noted that CBD can help treat insomnia related to chronic pain.

CBD for Anxiety

Recent research shows that CBD has shown to decrease nervousness or anxiety in patients with social anxiety disorder (SAD).  It has been proven that CBD did not only help patients cope better with SAD, but also how their brains responded to social anxiety disorder.

However, further studies need to be conducted. Do more research about CBD and THC and it's different medicinal uses.  It has been advised to chronic anxiety patients to avoid it, as cannabis with high in THC can trigger anxiety and paranoia in some patients.

In 2015 study, researchers have discovered more about CBD. It is also an effective treatment for panic disorder, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and post-traumatic stress disorder.  

In 2016, a study has been conducted to a child with a traumatic disorder. Researchers noticed that it decreased the child's anxiety and helped her sleep. They, therefore, concluded that cannabidiol could reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety-provoked sleep disorder.

 

 

 

CBD and Depression

Will CBD treat Depression? Depression is a very serious disorder most common in the United States. Closely 15 million people suffer from this illness in the U.S alone. People suffering from depression cope with the disorder by seeking medical help.

Cannabis is another natural alternative. Although Cannabis alone will not cure depression, it is another form of medication that can help you deal with the symptoms and functions of everyday life.

What is Depression?

Depression or Clinical Depression is a very serious mood disorder that can mess up your daily life. A person suffering from clinical depression usually suffers from chronic low mood, making it difficult to live life normally. Frequent Sadness, numbness, pain, worthlessness, guilt are some signs of depression. It can be linked to a variety of symptoms like:

  • Fatigue and Decreased Energy
  • Insomnia
  • Headache
  • Loss of Self Worth
  • Self Harm
  • Anger and Irritability
  • Loss of interest in things once loved
  • Persistent Aches and Cramps
  • Excessive Sleep
  • Decreased or Increased Appetite

Chronic stress can cause depression. Researchers have found out that Cannabis plant can decrease inflammation in the brain. The plant also contains antioxidant which helps cell repair and help protect DNA damage. The compounds found in this wonder plant can help brain injuries recover faster, thus encouraging the growth of new brain cells.

 

 

Other ways CBD can help you cope with Depression:

CBD can help you with pain

Depression can lead to a lot of body pains, like random body aches, joint pains, stomach ache, and migraines. People suffering from depression may not realize that these body aches are also related to this killer disease. Some patients get hooked so much on painkillers that would lead to multiple side effects without even realizing it. It is important to seek medical help immediately before it gets worse. 

It has been proven that CBD is a powerful pain reliever. It has an inflammation-fighting property that helps heal the brain and reduce pain in the body.

 You can rub a CBD infused-topical on your temples if you have a headache and it’s great for muscles pains too.

There are different ways to take CBD.  Do your research and experiment so you can take advantage of its full potential to its maximum effect. 

  • Edibles
  • Topical
  • Tincture Extract
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Vaping
  • Raw Hemp oil



Relaxation

Based on a recent study, a lot of people have found that CBD oil can aid in relaxation.  The phytocannabinoids in hemp oil interact with our CB receptors and in turn, aid the nervous and immune systems. CBD is a powerful and natural way to bring peace and calmness into your life. Adding CBD oil to your relaxation ritual can help calm the muscles, unwind and enjoy a deeper feeling of relaxation.

 

 

CBD can help you with your appetite

People have different responses to food when attacked with depression. Some people tend to eat a lot when depressed while other people don't have the appetite to eat anything. Cannabis can help you with both conditions.

Research shows that CBD is a gentle appetite suppressant. CBD cannot get you high because it’s a non-psychoactive cannabinoid. If you’re prone to overeating, you might find CBD very helpful. However, if you find yourself struggling with appetite loss, you may want to stick with Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Getting proper nutrition is vital to those with mental health issues. Your body will not be getting the nutrients it needs to heal itself if you’re not eating. THC can help you with that. You will feel hungry, food will smell and taste so much better and you will crave for more.

Conclusion

Our society is too commercial driven. It is true that further studies need to be done to prove the therapeutic benefits of this wonder plant that has been tabooed for so many years.  CBD could replace many synthetic medicines that are on the market today, considering the fact that CBD has more powerful benefits with fewer side effects. However, this will be a threat to big pharmaceutical companies.

We believe in the power of this wonder plant. That is why every day, we strive to educate and share the amazing benefits of CBD. 

 

 


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