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How does CBD work?

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All cannabiniods, including CBD act on the body by interacting with the Endocannabinoid System. The Endocannabinoid System lies at the core of neurological, psychological and immunological functions of the body. Defects in the functionality of the Endocannabinoid System are thought to be the underlying basis for many conditions and diseases.

To understand how CBD works and the Endocannabinoid System, it’s beneficial to know a little about one of the most fundamental concepts in biology – Homeostasis.

Homeostasis is the state of steady internal physical and chemical conditions maintained by living systems. It’s a state of equilibrium, it’s the condition of optimal functioning for the organism and includes variables like body temperature and fluid balance. Our body doesn’t want to be too hot or too cold, it doesn’t want our blood pressure or blood sugars to be too high or too low, our body doest want to feel tired during the day or awake during the night, our temperature should be 98.6 degrees, not higher or lower. We want to balance within our body, and we want everything just right within our body to maintain optimum performance. So CBD, Cannabiniods and Terpenes essentially reset and balance your body so it can perform at an optimal level.

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What is the Endocannabinoid System?

The Endocannabinoid System is possibly the most important physiologic system involved in establishing and maintaining human health and balance. The Endocannabinoid System to the human body is like what a motherboard is to a computer, it’s the “mother” of all components attached to it. It controls and regulates the computer, just like your Endocannabinoid System regulates your body.

To better understand the Endocannabinoid System, it’s beneficial to know a little about one of the most fundamental concepts in biology – Homeostasis.

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the state of steady internal physical and chemical conditions maintained by living systems. It’s a state of equilibrium, it’s the condition of optimal functioning for the organism and includes variables like body temperature and fluid balance.

Our body doesn’t want to be too hot or too cold, it doesn’t want our blood pressure or blood sugars to be to high or too low, our body doest want to feel tired during the day or awake during the night, our temperature should be 98.6 degrees, not higher or lower.

We want balance within our body, and we want everything just right within our body to maintain optimum performance.

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