Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a naturally occurring cannabinoid extracted from the hemp plant. CBD oil works by reacting with the body’s cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2), as well as directing the body to use more of its own cannabinoids.
These cannabinoid receptors make up the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is involved in the nervous system & cell communication, immune system, cognitive and emotional functions – in short, it helps maintain human homeostasis.
CBD is becoming increasingly popular for having a wide scope of benefits – due to clinical reports and extensive testing data. CBD helps improve joint discomfort, promotes bone growth, maintains normal and stable moods, restores healthy balance to the endocannabinoid system and improves overall wellness.
CBD lacks the psychoactive effects associated with THC. The hemp species of cannabis that has high concentrations of CBD with trace amounts of THC, as opposed to the marijuana species which is highly concentrated with THC.