What is CBD?
CBD is “CANNABIDIOL” – it’s a chemical in the Marijuana plant. It is one of the most well known cannabinoids of marijuana. The other most well known cannabinoid is THC.
All Plants are made of up Chemicals:
Tomatoes: are made up of 380 chemicals
Coffee: is made up of 880 chemicals
Tobacco: is made up of about 7,000 chemicals
Marijuana: Is made up of about 512 chemicals
There are about 80 CANNABINOIDS:
The most active CANNABINOID is
CBD = CANNABIDIOL
Another well known CANNABINOID is
THC: TETRA – HYDRO-CANNABINOL
What is the HUMAN ENDO CANNABINOID SYSTEM?
We have a system in our bodies called the ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM.
It is a system which regulated numerous metabolic processes: PAIN – MEMORY – APPETITIE – ANTI-INFLAMMATION – and other IMMUNE SYSTEM processes.
This system comprises 2 types of Receptors: CB1 and CB2 – they are situated throughout various parts of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System.
CBD and THC Fit like a LOCK and KEY into these 2 Receptors to modulate and help with PAIN – MEMORY – APPETITIE – ANTI-INFLAMMATION – and other IMMUNE SYSTEM processes.
What is Hemp?
Hemp is the fiber and seed part of the Cannabis Sativa L. plant, opposed to the flower part of the plant which is “legally considered” marijuana.
The fiber and seeds are incredible valuable and is why hemp is often called a “cash crop”.
Hemp is a very hearty plant and grows very quickly in very diverse soil conditions.
Cultivation of hemp for industrial purposes has been done by many civilizations for over 12,000 years.
Industrial hemp was the desired fiber used to manufacture rope, canvas, paper, and clothing.
Hemp refers to the non-psychoactive (less than 1% THC) varieties of Cannabis sativa L.
Although Hemp and marijuana come from the same cannabis species – they are Genetically DISTINCT and are further distinguished by use, chemical makeup, and cultivation methods.