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How does CBD work in the endocannabinoid system


CBD acts upon the receptors naturally found throughout the body called CB1 And CB2. CBD activates the endocannabinoid system and in turn, promotes homeostasis which helps to reduce inflammation and pain. These receptors are responsible for different functions throughout the body. CB1 receptors are mostly located within the brain and help to lower anxiety, blood pressure, depression, and some intestinal inflammation. CB2 receptors help with intestinal difficulties, cardiovascular and also help with skin and bones. 


Endocannabinoids are components of the cellular membrane that we manufacture on demand. Meaning, when the body needs it, it releases it for healing. The effect of CBD is created through indirect actions. It activates other receptors such as TRPV1 which are the receptors for relieving pain, regulating your body temperature and reducing inflammation. CBD is known to inhibit fatty acid Amide Hydrolasis which elevates a molecule known as the bliss molecule(anandamide) which helps with pleasure and motivation. 


Cannabinoids come from inside our own body and are made by us and an outside source the cannabis and Hemp plant. When our body has depleted its resource we now have the option to replenish our system through this plant. There are many options available some however are still not legal in a few states. That option is cannabis itself. The cannabis plant contains both THC and CBD which is considered to be the most effective when healing the body. For those of us who cannot use cannabis due to the THC content, another vet effective source is CBD derived from the hemp plant. This does not contain THC. It is perfectly legal and safe. CBD is available in all states to legally purchase. 


CBD is good for treating these ailments:

Pain

Depression

Anxiety

ADD

Mental disorders

Inflammation

Some cancer-related Symptoms

Acne

Brain disorders

The heart

Substance abuse

May help to quit smoking cigarettes

Control of diabetes


CBD may cause diarrhea in some people. It may interact with certain prescription medications so consult your doctor before taking CBD. It may cause tiredness in some people. 


Cbd has an amazing effect on the endocannabinoid system and helps with many health-related issues. It's the key that unlocks the bodies potential for ultimate healing.


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