Why is CBD so popular? Well, for almost any physical and mental illness, CBD oil seems to have an alternative answer. Because of this, the CBD oil industry is growing more vibrant than ever before.
People from all around the world are researching CBD products for the treatment of physical conditions, from chronic pain to skin conditions. What’s more, the hemp extracts may help with mental health conditions too.
Cannabidiol (CBD full form) comes from cannabis plants like industrial hemp and marijuana. It is classified as a cannabinoid, a substance that interacts with our endocannabinoid system (ECS). It’s a part of the human body that balances several bodily functions, such as mood regulation and pain perception. More importantly, cannabidiol and other cannabinoids bind to its receptors.
Once they do, the endocannabinoid system reacts, causing positive health effects. For example, it may cause pain relief that most people look for in CBD oil products.
As for the mind, it may induce feelings of relaxation and reduced stress. It might even increase if needed, the anandamide production, alleviating mental health illnesses. More importantly, these CBD benefits don’t bring the well-known “high” along with them.
The psychoactive effects came from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), but you won’t find it in many CBD products. On the other hand, the 2018 Farm Bill mandated that all those goods must only contain 0.3% THC or less...
According to the US Mental Health Website:
“Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.”