Get These Basic Facts about CBD Oil
CBD or cannabidoil is one among the many chemicals that is found in the plant called cannabis. There are several health purposes that cannabidoil can serve. There are many researches done to establish the potential therapeutic uses of CBD.
If an oil has a concentration of CBD, then it is known as CBD oil. Note that there is a variation as to the uses and concentration of these different oils.
As the most active ingredient in marijuana, it is delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC that is popularly known today as a compound in cannabis.
For the information, there are two compounds in marijuana that have different effects, and these chemicals are called THC and CBD.
THC is broken down as it is being heated and produces a so-called mind altering “high” effect, after being introduced into our body in the manner of smoking or cooking it with our foods.
On the other hand, CBD is not like THC which is psychoactive which can change the presence of mind of the individual who takes it. Some medical benefits though were found in the chemical aside from the fact that it produces some changes in the body which are significant.
CBD that is mostly used for medical purposes is contained in hemp, which is the cannabis plant found to be least processed. Although not alike, hemp and marijuana are found in one plant called cannabis sativa.
Farmers for the past years have bred selectively their plants in order to attain the plant in high THC, and they are doing this not only of the interest but also of the smell or effect they had on the flowers of the plants.
CBD works in such a way that the cannabinoids would attach themselves to the body’s receptors in order to get those effects.
Know that our human body also manufactures some kind of cannabinoids on its own. The so-called CB1and CB2 receptors are the two receptors that our human body has for the cannabinoids.
Be aware that both in the brain and other parts of the body are found CB1 receptors. In dealing with coordination and movement, emotions, pain, our mood, thinking appetite, memories and others, CB1 receptors are in-charged.
Inflammation and pain are affected with the CB2 receptors, which are usually found in the immune system.
Furthermore, CBD is said to work excellently as a painkiller and in treating issues about anxiety. Proven also to heal overnight a person’s sunburn is the application of CBD on the affected area.