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WHAT IS CBD?
CBD (Cannabidiol) is a potent, non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in hemp oil. It is typically extracted from hemp plants that are naturally high in CBD, other cannabinoids, and other phytochemicals. It is the most prevalent of over 100 different cannabinoids found in natural hemp. CBD is commonly used for its therapeutic and health regulating properties. Cannabidiol is reported to be responsible for a wide-range of positive health benefits through its interaction with the body's own endocannabinoid system, through cannabinoid receptors spread throughout our brains and bodies. It is known as a homeostatic regulator, which means cannabinoids main benefit is to bring balance to our bodies and minds.
CBD has also been found to activate many non-endocannabinoid receptors which could be a contributing factor to its positive action with good health.
Most recently the World Health Organisation has recognized CBD as both safe, non-toxic, with very few side effects and medical benefits.
Studies have found that CBD Binds to the TRPV-1 receptor, which is known to alleviate aches, pains & discomfort.
Cannabidiol activates the 5-HT1A (hydroxytryptamine) serotonin receptor, bringing about balance and harmony in ones self.