Get These Basic Facts about CBD Oil
Among the many compounds that are found in cannabis plant is the cannabidoil or CBD. Note that there may be some confusion as to the effect of cannabidoil in our body but one thing for sure, it has several health purposes too. In order to establish the potential therapeutic uses of CBD, several researches have already been conducted.
If an oil has a concentration of CBD, then it is known as CBD oil. Be informed that different oils do not have the same concentration and uses.
As the most active ingredient in marijuana, it is delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC that is popularly known today as a compound in cannabis.
There are two contents of marijuana and these are THC and CBD but the effects of these chemicals vary.
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.
Different from THC is CBD which is not psychoactive, meaning it does not alter the state of mind of the person who takes part of it. Significant changes in the body though are found also from using this chemical plus other medical advantages.
CBD that is mostly used for medical purposes is contained in hemp, which is the cannabis plant found to be least processed. Cannabis sativa is the name of the plant where hemp and marijuana come from although both are not the same.
For many years, the farmers of marijuana have chosen the breed of their plants and found a high content of THC, and together with the other compounds, these farmers are curious of the smell or effect of the flowers of the plants on them.
Note that cannabinoids, such as CBD, work their way to the body’s receptors by attaching themselves in order to produce the effects known for it.
Be aware of some types of cannabinoids that our human body also creates. The so-called CB1and CB2 receptors are the two receptors that our human body has for the cannabinoids.
The receptors of CB1 are present in all parts of the body, although many of them can be found in the brain. With CB1 receptors located in our brain, we are able to deal with the movement and coordination of our body, the pain, emotions and mood that we feel, our thinking, appetite, and memories, aside from others.
Affecting our inflammation and pain are the CB2 receptors which presence are more prominent in the immune system.
Furthermore, CBD is said to work excellently as a painkiller and in treating issues about anxiety. Note that the application of CBD oil on sunburnt skin can also be healed very quickly.