Cannabidiol (CBD) is a chemical in the Cannabis sativa plant, also known as cannabis or hemp. It makes up for the almost magical healing properties of the Cannabis plant. But before we ask you to try it, let’s know what exactly CBD is.
The Cannabis or ‘hemp’ plant is made up of over 400 chemical compounds, out of which there are ‘phytocannabinoid’. ‘Photo’ refers to plant, phytocannabinoid means cannabinoids derived from the cannabis plant. The phytocannabinoids are most concentrated in the glandular trichomes (hairy outgrowths) of the flowering heads of the female plant. These cannabinoids have analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory properties that make them one of the best natural healing herbs. Even in the ancient Artha Veda, These very properties make the Bhagna plant ‘Sacred’.
Out of the various Cannabinoids, THC & CBD are the 2 most popular compounds. The difference between the two is the ‘high’ feeling, i.e., Out of the two THC possesses high hallucinogenic properties, unlike CBD. Ancient texts and modern researches have positively assured the benefits of CBD for improving digestion, sleep, appetite and more.
How does CBD work in the human body?
When CBD extract is consumed they interact with receptors in the body’s Endocannabinoid System to ensure homeostasis. There are two main receptors
CB1: Present throughout the body and coordinates movement, emotion & appetite.
CB2: Common in the Immune system& affect inflammation and pain.
The endocannabinoid system is spread throughout the body interwinding with the digestive system & the gut. CBD helps the ECS to play its crucial role in supporting:
- Better Sleep
- Healthy Skin
- Absence of discomfort
Not just common systems, CBD also helps in providing pain management for psychological, sexual & dermatological issues/disorders. It is one of the key pain management drugs used by oncologists to help patients with post-chemo symptoms like nausea, mood, lack of appetite etc.
CBD has also shown efficacy in treating:
Researches and clinical trials are being executed in large numbers to see which other ailments can CBD tend to like Sclerosis, Diabetes to name a few. ICANN a proud Indian product is made by a team of experts from microbiology, pharma and chemistry, all of who understand why these studies are revolutionary for people suffering from chronic discomfort. We work hard to do little we can to help you live a healthy life ensuring you have full control of it.
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