Learn About CBD

CBD is a Cannabinoid that works in our bodies by using the EndoCannabinoid System (ECS). The ‘ECS’ is made of cannabinoid receptors.

Receptors are heavily concentrated in the central nervous system and every organ in the body.

ECS has a hand in almost everything;

  • Mood
  • Memory
  • Motor Control
  • Immune Function
  • Reproduction
  • Appetite
  • Sleep
  • Bone Development

The 4 primary Roles of the ECS are: Neuroprotection, Stress Recovery, Immune Balance, Homeostasis.

CBD first came into limelight after Charlotte Figi used it to treat Dravet Syndrome which is a form of Epilepsy

In 2008 paper Russo hypothesisendocannabinoid deficiency is responsible for migraine, irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia to name but a few
CBD directly/indirectly affects:

  • Vanlloid receptors (pain)
  • Adenosine receptors (sleep)
  • Serotonin (mood/stress)

CBD affects many pathways in the body at once makes it hard to study.

Common Reasons people use CBD:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Lupus
  • Motor Disorders
  • Nicotine addiction
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Chronic & Neuropathic pain
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Osteoporosis

 

3 Conditions helped by CBD

Epileptic Disorders:- G W Pharmaceuticals has had successful phase III trials with pure CBD medication:

  1. Schizophrenia
  2. Psychotic Disorders
  3. Anxiety

The entourage Effect-whole plant medicine when all components work together

Our CBD Oil is extracted from the Hemp plant.