So many people ask me; how does CBD work in your body? It is actually a great question since the term CBD or cannabidiol is somewhat of a taboo and many people confuse it with marijuana. Cannabinoids and tetrahydrocannabinol are two different things. One is CBD and the other marijuana which has THC. CBD is legal in the United States and regulated by individual states. It is extracted from the cannabis plant (Hemp).
CBD and CBN (cannabinol) are non-psychoactive – will not get you high and it is believed to help treat many common problems. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has not confirmed any of this and does not regulate the purity or safety of it but CBD is considered safe.
So, how is CBD made? The most efficient way is through carbon dioxide extraction. The method is expensive and uses carbon dioxide to separate the oil from the plant. Hi pressure in low temperatures maximizes the amount of CBD extracted. Of course, there are other methods and more are being discovered with research.
And how does CBD work in my body? CBD directly affects your endocannabinoid system (neuro transmitters). This system directly affects many human processes including appetite, sleep, mood and many others. The endocannabinoid system consists of receptors, enzymes and endocannabinoids. All this works throughout your body and are stimulated by several factors including food, chocolate, candy, CBD, drugs, etc. The effects of CBD have to do directly on how the components of the system are affected. There are two basic receptors affecting your coordination, movement, pain, appetite, memory mood, inflammation, etc. Researchers believe that CBD does not directly attached to receptors but it influences them in certain ways. According to research, CBD can also influence other receptors with can treat psychotic disorders, pain and inflammation.
And what are the effects of CBD in my body? The non-psychoactive properties of CBD are very helpful for therapeutic use. It may also treat forms of epilepsy, anxiety, stress, depression, and other physical ailments. There is a lot of research that backs this up yet since the FDA has not acknowledge any, we must be careful in how we market it.
Comprehending what CBD does in your body is an important step for responsible usage. If you want to try CBD and are not sure you should always consult with your primary doctor.