Benefits of CBD
The cannabis plant has been used by humans for thousands of years for its relaxing, mood-enhancement, anti-inflammatory, body spasms, and appetite balance effects. The plant is composed of a complex chemical mixture that includes phytocannabinoids, terpenoids, flavanoids, and enzymes.1,2
Case studies have concluded that CBD helps control emotional imbalances and stress by assisting the body with regulating its serotonin and dopamine levels. CBD also assists the body with pain, inflammation, and gut issues that are causing it to become imbalanced and unable to function properly.
CBD reacts to the CB receptors within the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). The endocannabinoid system plays a vital role in the Central Nervous System (CNS) in its development, synaptic plasticity, and is responsible for maintaining homeostasis in the body. Click here to view the CBD case study in its entirety.
What are Terpenes?
Below is a list of some of the imbalances that CBD assists with.
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2. Elsohly, M.A.; Slade, D. Chemical constituents of marijuana: The complex mixture of natural cannabinoids. Life Sci. 2005, 78, 539–548.
3.Picture: Understanding Terpenes – SAVA.” 6 Apr. 2016, https://www.getsava.com/blog/understanding-terpenes/.