CBD (Cannabidiol) is one of many chemical compounds produced by cannabis. CBD oil refers to an extract of cannabis or hemp that is formulated to contain high CBD levels and may include various amounts of other plant compounds.
Products that contain only CBD have a non-psychoactive effect, unlike THC products, meaning you don’t provide the many high associated with cannabis.
When it comes to choosing a form of CBD, things can get pretty confusing, but we’re here to help!
The following products are some of the most popular forms of CBD:
– CBD Topicals: CBD topicals penetrate the skin to provide targeted relief without entering the bloodstream.
– CBD Tinctures/Additives: CBD Tinctures/Additives are products that are liquid extracts that are applied under the tongue, added to coffees/ or teas, or infused in any recipe you desire!
– CBD Vapeables: CBD Vapeables are designed to be added to any currently available vaping e-liquid!
Products that contain only CBD have a non-psychoactive effect, unlike THC products, meaning you don’t get high.
When it comes to CBD, there are three main types: Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, and Isolate
– Full Spectrum: Contains all of the plant compounds, including THC
– Broad Spectrum: Contains all of the plant compounds minus the THC
– Isolate: Contains only CBD. All other compounds have been removed
How does CBD work in your body?
The Endocannabinoid (pictured) system is a cell-signaling system in our bodies. So far, we know that the ECS (Endocannabinoid System) help with the regulation of the following functions:
The ECS exists in your body, even if you don’t use cannabis!
How does the Endocannabinoid system work? (pictured)
The ECS reacts with receptors, and there are two main kinds.
– CB1 Receptors: mostly found in the central nervous system
– CB2 Receptors: mostly found in the peripheral nervous system