Overview of CBD

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Overview of CBD

The cannabis economy is growing so is the CBD. People are being well informed about the immense hemp benefits, and it has become one of the most significant conversations in recent times. Everyone seems to be talking about it. The buzz about cannabis can be primarily linked to its medical/therapeutic properties. Medical cannabis is now a viable option for millions of people spread around the world. Although more research needs to be carried out to explore cannabis use medically, the little knowledge revealed in recent times has seen that we know a thing or two about the plant.

One of the subcategories of the cannabis economy is CBD. It also referred to as canabidiol occurs naturally in the cannabis plant.

Canabidiol is extracted from cannabis alongside about 100 other compounds, with CBD and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) being the most naturally abundant of them all. Unlike THC, CBD is non-psychoactive meaning you don’t get the “high effect” associated with THC, to the contrary cannabidiol will counteract the psychoactive properties of THC. Research has revealed it to be an excellent antioxidant and possess neuroprotective properties, all without any adverse side effects. You may be wondering, no side effects? Yes, non-that the scientific community has identified as at the time this article was published.


 Why is CBD so unique?

CBD’s therapeutic benefits added with its non-negative properties has made the substance famous amongst those who require natural options to treat conditions like anxiety, pain and other ailments.

Initially, a lot of people were doubtful of its potency in treating a wide range of ailments, but medical research has proved, alongside testimonies of thousands spread over that it really works.

How does it work?

To begin, it must be noted that it possesses many medicinal properties associated with Cannabis such as pain relief and anxiety suppressant. But this is not the fascinating feature of CBD, what’s most fascinating about hemp benefits is that CBD interacts with the body’s Endocannabinoid system.


The Endocannabinoid system

The Endocannabinoid system is a critical part of the homeostatic function of the body, controlling the body’s immune function and cognition. This is vital for normal human function.

When it is introduced into the body it acts as the body’s natural endocannabinoid system, and so help with stress management, blocking the body’s fight and flight and improving perception so we can make informed decisions.

Simply put, our body works with cannabinoids flawlessly, and can even be regarded as an essential part of our whole natural wellness.


CBD Legal Status

The big question you might be asking is, “is it Legal?”

For more than 50 years there has been a legal clamp on the use of recreational cannabis because of its psychoactive properties attributed mainly to THC. This painted an unfavorable opinion of the use of cannabis by the general public, but thankfully, the narrative is beginning to change, people now see cannabis in another light, even governments are starting to legalize the use.

So, yes, at the federal level the use of pure hemp products are 100% legal.


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In the next article, we will be talking about the benefits of CBD.







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