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What does CBD stand for?

Over 400 different chemical compounds are produced by hemp, domesticated over 6,000 years ago in China. Terpenes and cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD), are the primary families of biologically active chemicals in cannabis. Cannabinoids are substances that can alter the way the human neurological system works. Over 60 of them are biosynthesized by hemp. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the two most common cannabinoids (CBD). The chemical structure and activity of these substances differ.

One of the most prevalent cannabinoids in cannabis is cannabidiol or CBD for short. CBD is known to have a wide range of therapeutic applications and can help you relax. While beneficial to health, CBD lacks the euphoric characteristics of its well-known cousin THC and should not be mistaken with THC. In terms of psychedelic effects, CBD and THC are as different as night and day. CBD is an antagonist of THC, which means it reduces the psychoactive effects of THC on the human body. CBD does not make you sleepy; in fact, it somewhat excites you. It also contains antipsychotic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anxiety-relieving properties.

CBD – how does it work?

CBD has a positive effect on the functioning of our endocannabinoid system. CBD has sedative, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. It’s important to know the endocannabinoid system because very little is said about it, and that’s exactly how CBD works. All vertebrates have an endocannabinoid system. It consists of receptors scattered throughout our body. They are in the brain, lungs, bones and muscles, the immune system, digestive system, and sexual organs. This is where the secret of such wide use of cannabinoids for our health lies. The endocannabinoid system, thanks to its receptors, affect the regulation of many processes in our body.  Processes include good mood, sufficient sleep, pain relief, anti-inflammatory effect on the skin or diseases related to the digestive system, and serious neurological ailments. Hence, using CBD in oil is a good way to relax your muscles and relax in general. CBD also relieves everyday stress and makes the nervous system calmer.

How do we use CBD?

CBD can be administered using traditional supplement delivery methods. It is most often administered through the skin or orally. The simplest and most convenient method of consuming CBD is administering the oil with a pipette under the tongue. In this area, there are many capillaries, allowing them to diffuse rapidly into the bloodstream. You can also apply the oil with a dropper to food with absorbing properties. It can be a slice of bread or your favorite biscuit. For dermatological problems, the best way to use CBD oil is to apply CBD oil to a damaged piece of skin tissue. You can also mix concentrated oil with your favorite neutral cosmetic to lower spillages and widen the contact area.