CBD is the abbreviation for the name ‘Cannabidol’, its fame came about when it was able to stop an epileptic seizure which was filmed live on USA television. You can read the full CBD study here from the American Epilepsy Society.
What is CBD?
CBD (Cannabidiol) is chemical compound found in the cannabis plant and is ZERO (non) psychoactive, meaning you wont get any stoned or high feeling from it.
The medical potential of CBD has alerted many pain sufferers around the world. Preclinical trials over the past four decades have found that the cannabinoid shows promise as an:
How does CBD work?
Most predominant inside the resin glands (trichomes) of the female cannabis plant, CBD is one of over 80 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are agonists that bind to special receptors on your cells, called cannabinoid receptors.
Certain receptors are heavily concentrated in the central nervous system while others are found in almost every organ of the body. Cannabinoid receptors are even found in the skin, digestive tract, and even in the reproductive organs.
You can think of agonists as keys and cannabinoid receptors as locks. By consuming cannabis, you are taking in agonists that interact with different locks on cells in the body. Together, these cell receptors make up a larger endocannabinoid system (ECS).
The ECS is a vast network of cell receptor proteins with many functions. Some describe the ECS as the greatest neurotransmitter system in the body. It lends a hand in seemingly just about everything, including:
THC is psychoactive and CBD is not. While both compounds are cannabinoids, they each interact with the body in different ways.
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