What Is CBD And How Does It Work?
What is CBD and How does it work?
The first thing you should be aware of is that each and every one of us already possess a form of cannabis in our bodies and we have done since birth thanks to our Endo-Cannabinoid System! Like it or not, we are all fundamentally wired to respond synergistically to hemp / cannabis and its healing properties.
Sadly... It's a bit of a minefield out there regarding CBD products and many, many people are unsure about how it works and which are the most effective products. At the UK's CBD Dispensary, our aim is to provide as much transparent information so that you can find the best product for your needs. We answer the questions - "What is CBD? and How does it work?" so you can understand how this super-plant works in harmony with our own bodies protective systems to resolve common health issues including; Chronic Pain, Inflammation, Anxiety, Poor Sleep, Epilepsy, Tumour Development, Neurological / motor control and Menopause / Hormonal imbalance symptoms etc., etc....
What is CBD?
and what are Cannabinoids and Terpenes?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the Hemp / Cannabis plant, which works in harmony with our own body's endocannabinoid system, perhaps our most important physiological system, responsible for maintaining human health and homeostasis (maintaining a balanced, stable state).
CBD also contains the impressive range of compounds called "Terpenes", which even in small quantities can have a significant effect in boosting, supporting and stimulating your body's cannabinoid system to keep internal functions running smoothly, regulating a range of functions and processes and protecting against common issues. Hemp is one of the riches sources of terpenes on the planet with between 100 and 200 different terpenes depending on the strain. Terpenes are a major component of a plants’ essential oils. Aromatherapy treatments frequently use terpenes due to their impressive medicinal properties.
What's the difference between CBD Oil and Hemp Oil?
Both come from the Hemp (Cannabis) plant but True CBD Oil comes from the Whole plant (Full spectrum extract) using CO2 extraction processes to ensure the Cannabidiol and Terpene content. Hemp Oil comes ONLY from Hemp Seeds. It contains high levels of Vitamin E and Omega-3 and 6 and is most commonly used for its skin and hair care benefits.
How does CBD work?
The first thing you should be aware of is that each and every one of us already possess a form of cannabis in our bodies and we have done since birth thanks to our Endo-Cannabinoid System! Like it or not, each and every one of us is fundamentally wired to respond synergistically to cannabis and its healing properties.
Our own body's Endogenous Cannabinoid system works with both terpenes and cannabinoids, found in CBD from Hemp, to provide a host of health benefits, protections and nutritional boosts.
Endocannabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the human body including the brain, organs, connective tissue, glands and immune cells and play a key role in regulating a wide range of internal functions and processes and protecting against common issues including: pain, inflammation, anxiety, low mood, sleep disorders, cancer development, seizures / epilepsy, cardiovascular, neurological / motor control and menopause / hormonal imbalance symptoms. CBD stimulates endocannabinoid receptor activity, reducing inflammation and interacting with neurotransmitters to help your body combat the effects of the many external and environmental challenges such as stress, toxins and diet.
The natural chemicals in CBD have shown their effectiveness against many common health issues and are being used by more and more people to help them live happier, healthier lives.
Cannabinoids and Terpenes from Hemp have been used to treat many physical and emotional health issues for thousands of years.
The first question most people ask is "Will it make me high?" and the answer is NO. Cannabidiol or CBD oil is derived from the cannabis / hemp plant but doesn’t create a “high” effect or any form of intoxication as it does NOT contain THC.
Full Spectrum CBD from Hemp Plants has been used to support good health for more than 5000 years. In 1940 CBD was first extracted and widely studied and showed to offer safe and significant benefits for a wide range of health issues for both adults and children. Our endo-cannabioid system is essentially designed to transport CBD to where it is most needed and boost the body to release antioxidants at the very point of most needed repair.
All our products are:
- 100% Certified
- Guaranteed CBD % Content
- Lab tested
- Made in the UK from high quality Hemp
- CO2 Extraction ensures a high CBD content.
CBD against Cancer
The National Cancer Institute have carried out studies, which have shown that CBD may inhibit cancer cell growth and help alleviate cancer symptoms and mainstream cancer treatment side effects. CBD has the ability to moderate inflammation and reduce the ability of some types of tumour cells to reproduce. * source