How Exactly Does CBD Work in the Body?

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Posted on: 19 February 2020 by Rono Bens

How Exactly Does CBD Work in the Body?

CBD or Cannabidiol is one of the numerous compounds found in the Cannabis plant. Due to research studies on its potential therapeutic health benefits, CBD has gained a lot of popularity and legal status.

Talks concerning cannabis are often about its intoxicating effect which is caused by another compound, tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. CBD does not give any intoxicating effects. CBD, however, has a lot of impacts on the central nervous system and the body in general. Research studies are constantly been conducted to know its benefits.

Only the surface has been scratched in terms of the potential uses of CBD. It is not well-known how CBD offers all these health benefits.

How CBD Works in the Body

Like all chemical substances, CBD interacts with the body by binding to proteins, or receptors, that are located on cell surfaces. This binding process causes physiological responses. The nervous system has two types of cannabinoid receptors: CB1 and CB2 receptors.

Unlike THC whose interaction with cannabinoid receptors is extensive, CBD does not bind strongly to a specific receptor. It achieves its effects by attaching to serotonin receptors (serotonin is also known as the "happiness" hormone); they regulate pain, appetite, sleep, memory, mood, etc.

When it comes to how CBD specifically achieves its effects, the most information is provided by research studies on epilepsy. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved a CBD-containing drug to be used for epilepsy treatment.

A key finding in epilepsy cases is the way CBD impacts on the sodium channels of nerve cells. In epilepsy, the movement of sodium in and out of the cells is abnormal and this causes the inappropriate firing of the brain cells which leads to seizures.

How the Antioxidant Properties of Royal CBD May Protect the Brain

Antioxidants are chemical compounds that fight off the stress caused by oxidation that cells undergo as a result of a few factors which include environmental free radicals. Research studies on CBD have shown potential for being an antioxidant and it offers protection for the brain.

Also, scientists have discovered that the antioxidant, neuroprotective properties of CBD are more powerful than other well-known neuroprotective substances such as vitamin C, ascorbate, vitamin E, and alpha-tocopherol.

Key Findings of CBD in the Brain and Body

Our understanding of how and if CBD can be used best to address health and wellness issues is in its beginning stage. The research studies are constantly expanding, and CBD knowledge is growing.

Due to its lack of intoxicating effects and its tolerance developed at a low rate, CBD is quickly becoming a widely used therapeutic drug/substance.

As more research studies are being conducted on how CBD affects our bodies and brains, it will become apparent why people experience positive effects after consuming CBD. The best ways of using CBD for different purposes and outcomes will also become easier to determine.

 

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