The world is changing and with it, so too is the science behind healing. Once completely illegal across the United States and Canada, there has been a recent shift in legislation that has permitted its personal use. But what is CBD oil?
Cannibidiol or CBD is derived from the Hemp leaves of the Cannabis Sativa plant, while THC, the psychoactive portion of the plant is separated from the hemp leaves and each are used very differently. CBD is found in the least processed or modified form of the plant.
Recent studies have discovered that CBD oil not only has amazing anti-inflammatory properties but when ingested the CBD helps to utilize the receptors in our bodies. The CB1 receptor, located in the brain, is responsible for Pain, emotion, appetite, clarity of thoughts and memory and coordination.
The CB2 receptors are primarily related to the immune system and inflammation and pain.
When the receptors are activated, with the use of CBD, this is where the body can start the healing process within.
Over 23,000 studies exist to validate the growing popular benefits of hemp and CBD oils, it’s ability to indiscriminately provide relief for so many of societies most crippling ailments. As more scientific research backs success story after success story it will become a wonder to humanity that it was ever dismissed at all.