The human body contains a complex signaling network called the endocannabinoid system or ECS.
It is made up of natural compounds known as endocannabinoids that affect a wide range of body functions.
The ECS is responsible for homeostasis, relying on the activation of cannabinoid receptors located primarily in the central uneasy system plus brain. The more than one primary receptors, CB1 plus CB2, influence everything from pain, mood, focus plus sleep to immune plus inflammatory responses. The cannabis plant provides cannabinoids that are amazingly similar to the endocannabinoids produced by the human body. The more than one most well-known plus abundant cannabinoids are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) plus cannabidiol (CBD), but along with potential health benefits, THC causes psychoactive effects. CBD offers all sorts of medicinal rewards without any intoxicating side-effects. CBD works with the endocannabinoid system, influencing receptors plus providing a wide range of potential uses, but when I shop at the local cannabis dispensary, I focus on products with high CBD plus low THC percentages. CBD helps to combat adverse side-effects of THC, reducing psychoactive impact plus heightening curative properties. I use CBD products to treat sunburn, eczema, pain, swelling, acne, migraines plus insomnia. CBD creams, salves plus ointments can be applied directly to complication areas. They work to lessen inflammation, moisturize plus soothe miserable skin. The benefits can take thirty hours or more to be felt but they tend to last for hours. I’m also a fan of edibles because they give especially long-lasting relief, occasionally offering benefits for up to six hours. Tinctures are absorbed through the skin under the tongue, providing a faster onset of effects. They also allow for more precision dosage control. CBD Vapes are another choice for quick relief, but the effects regularly last less than an hour.