What exactly does CBD do?
There is a biochemical communication system in the human body called the “endocannabinoid system” (ECS). This system impacts everything from our physiology to mental state. CBD as a cannabinoid interacts with the ECS of the human body by binding to type CB1 and type CB2 cannabinoid receptors. CBD stimulates the ESC and it is believed to positively impact both type CB1 and type CB2 cannabinoid receptors.
Does it get you high?
NO. Legal hemp-derived CBD must contain less than 0.3% THC. At that concentration it is not possible to “get high”. There are forms of CBD that contain zero THC. For example, CBD isolate (powder) is pure and has no THC. CBD with up to 0.3% THC is defined as “full spectrum”.
What ailments does CBD help and which does it not?
As we wait for the FDA to develop a regulatory pathway for CBD, and further clinical research is conducted, there can be no specific health claims relative to CBD. Most frequently users attribute CBD with benefits such as pain relief, reduction in anxiety and stress, increased energy and focus and skin care.