Learn About The Cannabidiol
& The Endocannabinoid System

 

CBD acts on cannabinoid receptors of the endocannabinoid system, which are found in numerous areas of the body, including the peripheral and central nervous systems, including the brain. Cannabinoids are a diverse set of chemical compounds that bind to special receptors in the human body that make up what is known as the endocannabinoid system.

The endocannabinoid system regulates many physiological responses of
the body including pain, memory, appetite, and mood.


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How does CBD interact
with the body?

Cannabinoids interact with two known receptors in the body, the CB1 receptor and CB2 receptor.
CB1 receptors are primarily found in the brain and central nervous system and to a lesser extent in other tissues. CB2 receptors are mostly in the peripheral organs especially cells associated with the immune system. The diagram below shows the interaction with the receptors.


Cannabinoid Production Pathway

CBD starts as CBGA and is converted to CBDA and then ultimately CBD.
THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) also starts as CBD and THC eventually converts to CBN.

Full vs. Broad Spectrum

Full spectrum oil contains full spectrum of molecules from the plant including trace of amounts of THC within federal legal limits. Broad spectrum oil contains everything except that THC is completely removed. Isolate is 98%+ pure crystal CBD, stripping out virtually all other materials.

 
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CBD Oil: Who Is Using & Why Are They Using?

 
 

CBD interacts with the body through the body’s endocannabinoid system, which regulates the body’s homeostasis, impacting such functions as mood, sleep, appetite, hormone regulation and immune response.

% of supplement users indicating they have used
CBD Oil in the past 30 Days

 
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% CBD Oil users indicating why they use

 
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CBD is still being studied in relation to various medical indications including anxiety, epilepsy, inflammation, cancer and chronic pain.

Glossary of Terms & Definitions