WHAT IS CBD AND OTHER CANNABINOIDS? HOW DOES IT WORK & HOW TO TAKE CBD Cannabidiol commonly known as CBD is one the main compounds found in Hemp and Cannabis plants. Recently CBD has been gaining a lot of spotlight due to the medical benefits of consuming CBD while being non psychocative (doesn’t get you high), there is no overdose and it's non toxic. There aren’t many compounds in the medicinal world that have so many upsides with little to no negative side effects such as Cannabidiol.

CBD is getting a lot of hype but it's important to understand CBD is apart of a bigger system and is fueling the Endocannabinoid system. There are over 100 other cannabinoids other than CBD. CBD is just one of them that happens to be a very dominant and effective cannabinoid. You do want other cannabinoids as well when consuming CBD. The use of CBD and other cannabinoids together is better understood as the “Entourage effect”

The Entourage Effect essentially states that using a variety of cannabinoids with get better and more optimal effect compared to isolation of Cannabinoids whether it be CBD or THC. Studies with CBD in insolation of other cannabinoids have show it to be less effective by itself. Or you are taking more CBD than you would of something with a mixture of other cannabinoids. As the consumer when shopping you want to get look for a “FULL SPECTRUM” oil. This means you’re getting more than just CBD. To name a few other cannabinoids there is CBDa, CBG, CBN, CBL, THCV and THC. Well get to individual benefits of those another time.

Now that you see there are tons of other cannabinoids that exist..... but for what? What does Cannabidiol or “Full Spectrum” even mean to the human body? For starters, the Endocannabinoid is the largest regulatory system in the human body. You have receptors for this system in your brain, lymphatic system, transdermal layer on top of the skin, digestive tract and GI lining, even private parts and all. There are plenty of receptors but for now understand the most common receptors are CB1, and CB2. Now in return the Cannabinoids fit these receptors sites and act as keys to unlock and help regulate the auto-immune system, your mood, appetite, infl