•What does CBD stand for?
•What is a cannabinoid and what does it do?
Research seems to suggest that CBD oil works by affecting certain receptors in the brain which control a wide range of bodily processes and functions. Basically, the oil slows down the signals sent from the brain to the body while activating other receptors which control the production of certain neurotransmitters like dopamine.
Cannabinoids are located throughout the body in the brain, thyroid, liver, airways, adrenals, ovaries, uterus, prostrate, testes, eyes, stomach, heart, digestive tract, bones, blood vessels, lymph and immune system and skin.
CANNABINOIDS CAN BENEFIT THESE CONDITONS
Hundreds of studies have been done for more than 60 years showing that CANNABINOIDS can help these conditions. It is anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and has been studied to have some properties to prevent cancer cells from forming.
•Cannabis oils are not intended to be used to get a “high”. The levels of the chemical THC are very low in this type of oil, and users do not experience any neurological effects from the use of the oil.
•Some users do feel that the oil tends to sedate them, but the sedated effects are not at all pronounced, and many people with sleep disorders are finding it beneficial.
One of the best things about Cannabis oil is that it is not known to be addictive, like the compound THC that is also found in the marijuana plant. CBD Oil produced for medicinal purposes which contains little or no THC is legal to be used in all 50 states.
Hemp products that contain less than 0.3 percent THC can be sold, consumed and shipped legally. It's this 0.3 percent factor that most people differentiate between what is classified as hemp or cannabis.
•Hemp refers to strains of Cannabis sativa
•It’s one of the oldest domesticated crops
•Specifically bred for fiber used for clothing and construction, oils and topical ointments, nutritional benefits and a wide and growing variety of other purposes that don’t involve intoxication.
•Hemp seeds produce more protein and oil than any other type of plant per the cultivated land area.
•Oil and protein made from hemp are high in essential fatty acids (EFAs), which our cardiovascular system and brain need.
• It's also rich in omega-3 and 6 in just the right amount for optimal health in humans.
•Hemp protein contains 8 amino acids in a perfectly balanced amount that meets the nutritional needs of humans.
•Certain studies have shown it to help prevent coronary heart disease. Experts agree that the sterols help lower cholesterol and aid in reducing your risk of heart attack when taken daily.
•The aliphatic alcohols have been shown to reduce platelet aggregation and lower cholesterol. Phytol, which is one of these alcohols, even offers anticancer and antioxidant benefits.
•Tocopherol is another antioxidant that hempseed oil offers, and it is known to help fight against Alzheimer's, atherosclerosis and other degenerative diseases