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How CBD relaxes your body

The medicinal plant hemp can be found all over the world and is used in many different ways. CBD, cannabidiol, is an active ingredient in the hemp plant. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol, THC, CBD is not psychoactive or rousing.



CBD is extracted from the hemp plant and ingested as an oil. CBD oil contains gamma-linolenic acid, which has anti-inflammatory and muscle-relaxing effects. The oil also has a stress-reducing effect, as it reduces the release of the hormones cortisol and adrenaline. The hemp plant supports the body to enter the parasympathetic nervous system - the regeneration phase.

In order for CBD to work in our bodies at all, it first docks with our cannabinoid receptors. These receptors belong to the endocannabinoid system, which is part of our nervous system and regulates the action of endogenous messenger substances. This is how CBD enters our nervous system, activating it at different points in the body and transmitting signals to the brain. Components of CBD can protect against states of overexcitation in the central nervous system.


Effects of CBD


Balance

Reduces the release of the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline, which provides more balance.


Reduce tension

The CB1 and CB2 leads to the reduction of physical and mental tension by regulating the heart rate.

Relaxation

Due to the relaxing effect of the CBD oil, it has a supportive effect during sleep, because the parasympathetic nervous system is balanced.

The gamma-linolenic acid in CBD oil has muscle relaxing effect.

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