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What is CBD, simply explained

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What is CBD?

Simply put, CBD is one of the 104 cannabinoids (chemical compounds) found in the cannabis plant. It is extracted from industrial hemp plants and added to a carrier oil to be ingested orally, vaped or used externally on the body.

Does it make you high?

No, CBD itself does not give you the mind-altering “high” associated with marijuana.  The name cannabis is the family name of a variety of different species, of which hemp and marijuana are both members. Marijuana contains a chemical called THC, which is what gives the mind-altering high when smoked or ingested. CBD is made from hemp and contains such an insignificant amount of THC that it absolutely does not produce mind-altering psychoactive effects. Because of its link to the marijuana THC-containing plant, it has caused much confusion and been grouped in the same category.

What is hemp?

Hemp is a truly remarkable plant that has been used in a variety of widespread and diverse ways for literally thousands of years. Hemp seeds are now being recognised in the health food market for being high in unsaturated fats; they can be eaten raw or cooked, made into dairy-free milk, or used in beauty products. The fibres of the plant can also be used in the production of textiles.

More recently, people are researching and responding to the health and medical benefits of the plant. The growing of hemp is still illegal in some places but laws and opinions are changing due to education and research.

Hemp is also used for making CBD oil, which is extracted by a variety of processes. CO2 extraction is widely the most acclaimed method.  At a low temperature it puts carbon dioxide under pressure. This gas becomes a liquid and is passed through the plant and extracts the CBD with it.

Cannabinoids are produced naturally in the body as part of the endocannabinoid system and are responsible for homeostasis in the body. Their 2 receptors are CB1 and CB2, which are stimulated by the CBD produced in the body. CB1 receptors are found in the nervous system and brain, while CB2 receptors are found in the immune system and gastrointestinal system. Both these receptors are important in maintaining cardiovascular activity, appetite, mood, memory and pain.

CBD Studios do not offer or claim to have any medical cures or treat any illness.

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CBD and biking

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CBD and cycling

Cycling has increased in popularity over the years as an environmentally friendly form of transport, as a hobby and a sporting activity. The increase in cycle paths for roads and off road bike tracks has made riding more accessible and great fun.

Biking is a great form of exercise as it improves cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and flexibility. The exercise in itself is also a remedy for stress relief and all the benefits of fresh air and the outdoors.

By looking after your physical and mental health you are more likely to reach your exercise potential or fitness goals.

Research on CBD is still in the early stages, however some of what is being discovered is showing promising to help your body to prepare and recover.

The significant and important noted benefits of CBD include, relaxation, improving sleep quality, and anti-inflammation providing relief from muscle discomfort.

CBD for cycling

CBD is one of many components found naturally in the hemp plant.

It is also produced naturally in the human body. CBD helps the body’s endocannabinoid system, which controls the internal balance of natural chemicals notably associated with pain, fatigue, stress, and anxiety.

This is called homeostasis, a term used to describe the process of maintaining the internal balance in an ever-changing external environment.

There is research to suggest that by using CBD as a supplement it can support these functions to maintain balance and overall wellness.

There are many reports that CBD effectively relieves aching muscle and tired joints before and after exercise.

Its soothing anti-inflammatory virtues are highly appreciated by athletes, including cyclists.

Cyclist Teal Stetson-Lee chooses CBD instead of ibuprofen to relieve muscle discomfort from exercising.

How can CBD be used as a cyclist?

Reduces muscle soreness after biking

When you are pushing yourself during a hard ride or competition you will tear the muscle tissue which then creates inflammation. The body will naturally start to repair and build up the damaged tissue, to result stronger muscle tissue. 

However when you push too far, the inflammation and pain can be too much for the body to deal with. This is when you may want to use painkillers or anti-inflammatories.

CBD is a natural anti-inflammatory that can be used after biking for relief of cramps and aching joints so to promote recovery.  Unlike other pharmaceutical drug products, CBD has few side effects and there is no risk of overdose.

Accelerates the recovery of cyclists

CBD is often used after exercise for muscle recovery but it is most widely recognised for its relaxing effects. Relaxing the body’s circulatory system and overworked muscles after exercise will encourage the body to focus on repair. With this power, CBD can therefore reduce recovery time after exercise, training sessions or races.

Promotes sleep

All athletes know that sleep and rest is essential. It is really important to sleep well to be in good shape the next day and recover well.  When the body is tired, performance is compromised as well as the risk of injury being greater.

Evidence is continuing to show that CBD can calm an active mind to help with sleep.

Helps to treat anxiety

CBD oil may help your physical performance and daily life, by helping you regulate anxiety and stress. Exercise is a remedy for stress itself, but if you need a more of a boost, CBD may help promote the calming of mind and body.

The nerves before competitions may be alleviated by CBD oil as it is an effective natural supplement to treat anxiety .

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Choosing CBD for cycling

For tired over worked muscles we recommend CBD recovery balm. Its anti-inflammatory properties will help calm aches and discomfort after exercise. It can be applied to knees, shoulders or wherever you need relief.

In addition CBD oil is suitable as an all round wellbeing supplement to boost your body’s natural systems associated with discomfort, fatigue, stress, and anxiety.

If you are ready to try CBD balm or CBD oil or both it could be your next steps towards a more relaxed comfortable body and mind.

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CBD chocolate energy balls

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Chocolate CBD energy balls

These no-bake, CBD energy balls are a delicious, gluten-free, and nutrient-dense snack that you can easily make with ingredients on hand in the cupboard.

Energy balls are bite sized, compact mini energy bars and can be made with all of the goodness of plant-based ingredients.

Energy balls are great because all you have to do is mix everything and roll in a ball and you simply have a snack prepped and ready to go.

These CBD energy balls are naturally sweetened with dates and dried fruit and are full of nutritious nuts and seeds.

All of the ingredients in this recipe make a healthy, super nutritious, balanced snack.

The oats provide complex carbohydrates and fiber, the nuts provide protein and healthy fats.

These ingredients will help you to stay fuelled, full, and focused.

These energy balls are healthy perfect for an after workout snack, to take on a bike ride,  hike or trail run.

CBD chocolate energy balls

If you want to top up your daily dose of CBD, you must make these CBD chocolates. They make a delicious snack and will take the edge off day or even promote calm and muscle relief during a long run whilst also providing you with fuel.

Ingredients:
100gr cocoa powder
50gr coconut oil
50gr mixed coarsely ground nuts of your choice
10gr of dates (optional)

Put all ingredients in a baine-marie. This will melt the chocolate and coconut oil. Stir and make sure all the nuts are mixed in well.

Leave to cool a little.
Drop in 22 drops of CBD oil 5% 

If you are aiming for 2 drops in each ball. This recipe will make 11 balls.

Spoon out 11 spoons of equal size. The mixture should be easy to roll in your palm into balls.

Place on a plate and over with foil and leave in the fridge for about an hour.

They are ready to eat, or leave in the fridge or freezer until required.

Do not forget they contain CBD, so try not to eat them all at once 🙂

Enjoy your CBD chocolate edibles xx

 

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How CBD benefits your skin

CBD skin care: Alleviating ACNE, DRY SKIN AND AGEING WITH CBD PRODUCTS

CBD is a Cannabinoid found in hemp. It is a natural compound that is known for healing properties. CBD can relieve inflammation and have anti oxidant benefits. This means it can be beneficial for dry skin, spots and aging (free radical damage.)

Cannabinoids are produced naturally in the body and stimulate 2 receptors, CB1 and CB2. They are part of the Endocannabinoid system (ECS). The biological processes of the skin are affected by the ECS. It will be affecting processes like cell production, growth and death, hormone production and cell communication. This is responsible for homeostasis in the body.

If this homeostasis is disturbed and out of balance, it may result in various issues related to skin care and skin health:

Acne

Often a cause of acne is the over production of sebum. This is the oil that is released by the skin to keep hair moisturized and skin protected.

By activating CB2 receptors it would lead to the reduction and balance of sebum production.

When skin gets painful and red due to acne, CBD is able to soothe this dull ache or throbbing sensation. The cells in the skin contain CB1 and CB2 receptors; these receptors are stimulated by CBD and communicate with the nervous system to reduce the inflammation.

Dry skin

Dry skin is often a problem and can lead to dermatitis or itchiness. It can be caused by climate, heat, soaps, illness, accidents and allergy. In normal skin, sebum is produced to protect the skin and to prevent moisture loss. By stimulating CB2 receptors in the sebaceous glands you will increase sebum production if needed.

This is when using a topical CBD balm or ointment could help. When using CBD balm, the cannabinoid supplement works with the endocannabinoid system in the skin striving to create the correct balance.

Anti aging

The signs of ageing can be caused by exposure to toxins outside the body, such as chemical pollutants and UV rays. When cells are damaged by external factors, they become agitated and create free radicals. The affected cell will try to stabilize itself by taking an electron from another cell. This is called oxidation. This cellular stress and damage means that your skin is weakened. This can cause a loss of collagen and firmness, causing wrinkles and fine lines. If skin is exposed to external factors causing inflammation, free radical formation and oxidative stress will be evident. This will lead to these age-related issues/ appearances.

So there are anti-oxidants…. Antioxidants are found in our body and skin and their job is to find free radicals and neutralize them before they do any damage. CBD has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The ECS is found in the skin so by applying a topical CBD balm the antioxidants would be picked up by the Cannabinoid receptors to oxidise the free radicals.

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There is research to suggest that by using CBD as a topical cream or balm it will help boost your body’s natural systems keep the skin in good health.

CBD Studios recovery balm is anti-inflammatory due to the CBD but the other ingredients have a soothing and therapeutic effect for skin care.

CBD is infused into coconut oil, and is blended with the most hydrating apricot oil and soothing plant extracts.

Coconut oil hydrates the skin and is rich in anti-oxidants such as Vitamin E and Vitamin A. Both are good at repairing and helping to maintain skin elasticity.

Shea butter gives the balm a lovely silky feel, which applied to the skin, softens and moisturizes. It also has anti-oxidants, which help nourish ageing skin and fatty acids, which heal skin irritations.

Candelilla wax vegan beeswax is nourishing and hydrating.

Apricot Oil added to the balm is moisturizing, calming and soothing for irritated skin.

Hemp-seed oil is rich in fatty acids, which help hydrate and soothe inflamed skin.

Camphor essential oil is used to relieve skin irritation and maintain skin health. It is also anti inflammatory, so helps to relieve pain and inflammation of muscles and joints.

Lavender essential oil helps your body to relax. It calms irritated skin and soothes irritated skin. It is anti-inflammatory which will ease muscular and joint discomfort.

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So we have found with regular use of both the CBD recovery , the skin softens, strengthens and looks and feels fresher.

Natural is the way forward, we no longer want to be using chemicals in our skin care routine let alone on our faces.

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Frequently asked questions

Is CBD legal in France?
Yes, it is available and legal from a CBD shop or from an online CBD shop.
CBD Studios products are legal for sale in the UK and France due to having undetectable (<0.2%) levels THC

How do I take CBD oil?
CBD is available in 10ml bottles, which have a dropper as part the lid. You put the dropper under your tongue and squeeze out the drops.

Where do CBD Studios deliver?
We will post worldwide unless there are stipulations against it.

Do you offer next day delivery?
Yes to France.
Worldwide, please allow 3-7 working days.

How much CBD oil do I take?
We recommend taking 2 drops to start with. It does depend on individual circumstances but this will give you an idea of how it will make you feel. If after a few days or weeks you can increase the dose if you feel it is not enough.

Will I feel drowsy?
CBD should not make you feel drowsy. In fact it should make you feel energised. However as everyone reacts in different ways, try it first when you know you do not have to drive or operate machinery and see how your body responds.

Can I put CBD oil in my coffee or hot drink?
We would always say yes, but let the drink cool a little before adding it.

What is THC?
THC is found in marijuana and it is the substance that gives the mind altering high. Hemp is the plant that CBD oil is extracted from. It contains none or trace amounts of THC so will not have any psychoactive effects.

Can CBD make you paranoid or high?
No, THC is the compound that can cause this feeling. There is none or under 0.2% THC in Hemp strains that are used to make CBD oil.

How long does CBD take to work?
It totally depends on the user, the reason for taking it and the way it is administered. We find that for anxiety and sleep it works upon starting to use the oil. For muscle and injury relief it may take longer for the cannabinoids to build up in the system.

How do I order?
We have a good website with a shop to take orders. Feel free to call or message for any advice or to order if that is easier.

What is the maximum CBD dose I can take?
The Cannabis Trades Association and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency state that 200mg is the maximum dose of CBD that is recommended for consumption in a day.

Is the bottle recyclable?
The glass bottle and pipette is. The plastic is not.

Where should I store my CBD?
There is no need to put it in the fridge. But out of direct sunlight is advised.

Do I take it with food?
It is entirely up to you. However CBD oil is an oil so fat soluble. There have been studies to say it may be absorbed quicker with food.

Will CBD help arthritis and other aches?
CBD has well known and emerging reports and studies to verify its anti-inflammatory properties.

Will I fail a drugs test by using CBD?
THC is the substance that will be tested for and it is only found in trace amounts in CBD oil. However if used for long periods of time there is a chance it may be stored over time in fat cells. It is highly highly unlikely and it would be more likely from contamination from a low quality oil or second hand smoke.
If you are in a role with potential testing, we would recommend sensible consideration if you are taking very large amounts of CBD.
If you are taking a normal dose 2/6 drop each day, the risk of it showing up in a driving swap is very unlikely.
Cyclists who are prone to testing, the oil can be taken for short periods of time with regular breaks. This means that the levels are unable to build up sufficiently, but there is no guarantee.

Will CBD react with other medication?
All CBD Studios products are sold as food supplements only. We are unable to offer medical advice and suggest that you speak to a medical professional for further advice.

Can I overdose on CBD?
There have been no reports of overdose. It has no interactions with the respiratory pathways We recommend starting with a low dose until you find the dosage that your body is comfortable at.

CBD Studios products are not designed or sold as medicines. CBD Studios do not claim to diagnose, cure or treat conditions/ diseases.

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Dry hands and anti-aging…how CBD can help

The use of CBD is showing a valid role in preventing ageing, maintaining a healthy balance of moisture as well as feeling soft and smooth.

CBD is full of essential fatty acids, omega 6 and omega 3.  Essential fatty acids have proven roles in the maintenance of the skins health and appearance.

The chemical make up is similar to the lipids of our skin, so it makes it the perfect substance to easily penetrate through into cells. CBD is not able to reach the bloodstream when applied topically, but when applied generously it will work on surface and interact with the cannabinoid receptors nearby.

It can moisturize and bring beneficial nutrients between the cells as the essential fatty acids are absorbed.

CBD also contains vitamin D, which is required for the absorption of calcium. As well as vitamin E, and other vitamins of the B complex they provide great nutritional value to the skin. This in turn maintains youthful vitality and reduces acne, abrasions, psoriasis and eczema.

The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in the cannabinoids, Terpenes and other compounds found in CBD oil also have a role in anti-ageing and skin health, when applied internally or topically.

 

Antioxidants in CBD are able to bond with free radicals, stopping oxidative stress therefore DNA damage. A free radical is an unstable atom or group of atoms that has an unpaired electron. If it is unpaired, it makes it chemically reactive. It will try and use an electron from another molecule to stabilize itself. So if CBD can help and provide this missing bond it is going to help keep cells stable.

 

 

Regarding the anti-inflammatory properties, we know that skin ageing and inflammation are closely linked. It relaxing the skin, prevents drying of the skin, helps repair damaged skin and reduces healing time.

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CBD oil absorption with food

Having worked as a Personal trainer with an interest in nutrition I have been looking into research regarding CBD and food. Several different medical associations have carried out studies to see how CBD is absorbed in the body when ingested with food.

It was a small study but with very clear results.  Half the volunteers took the CBD on an empty stomach and had breakfast 4 hours later. The other half of the volunteers had breakfast first and took their CBD 20 minutes after. After 2 weeks the subjects swapped the method.

Blood was taken form the volunteers though out the duration and the results show a huge difference between CBD taken with food and CBD taken without. The CBD taken with breakfast showed the increase to be 14 x higher than if taken without food. The absorption of CBD showed to quadruple when ingested with the morning meal.

Noted also was the type of food can make a large difference in the amount of CBD that gets absorbed into the body. The test was carried out with a fat in the breakfast, this could be yogurt milk, bread, cereal etc.

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CBD for muscle and exercise relief

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CBD for muscle relief and after exercise

CBD has become a widely accepted supplement because of its anti-inflammatory properties. CBD is indeed a supplement from hemp plant but it is also produced naturally in our body as part of the Endocannabinoid system.

The Endocannabinoid system regulates many of the different systems we have to our control our natural functions, this is homeostasis.

Sleep, Anxiety, Relief, Energy, Skin health

There is research to suggest that by using CBD as a supplement it can support these functions to maintain balance and overall wellness.

CBD for sport

CBD for athletes

If you work out or exercise regularly you accept that inflammation and pain can be the outcome of a hard session.

One valuable way that CBD may help athletes is by relieving and minimizing inflammation post-workout.

Recent studies have shown that CBD oil works at receptor sites to reduce inflammation. A reduction in inflammation would result in reduction of muscle soreness, muscle and joint ache after exercise.

How can CBD products be used?

Reduces sore muscles after exercise

When you are pushing yourself during a hard workouts or competition you will tear the muscle tissue which then creates inflammation. The body will naturally start to repair and build up the damaged tissue, to result stronger muscle tissue. 

However when you push too far, the inflammation and pain can be too much for the body to deal with. This is when you may want to use painkillers or anti-inflammatories.

CBD is a natural anti-inflammatory that can be used after sport for relief of cramps and aching joints so to promote recovery.  Unlike other pharmaceutical drug products, CBD has few side effects and there is no risk of overdose.

Accelerates the recovery of muscles

CBD can be used after exercise for muscle recovery it is also widely recognised for its relaxing effects. Relaxing the body’s circulatory system and overworked muscles after exercise will encourage the body to focus on repair. With this power, CBD can therefore reduce recovery time after exercise, training sessions or races and in turn could help you to achieve your fitness goals sooner.

Promotes sleep

All athletes know that sleep and rest is essential. It is really important to sleep well to be in good shape the next day and recover well.  When the body is tired, performance is compromised as well as the risk of injury being greater.

Evidence is continuing to show that CBD can calm an active mind to help with sleep.

Helps to treat anxiety

CBD oil may help your physical performance and daily life, by helping you regulate anxiety and stress. Exercise is a remedy for stress itself, but if you need a more of a boost, CBD may help promote the calming of mind and body.

The nerves before competitions may be alleviated by CBD oil as it is an effective natural supplement to treat anxiety .

Choosing CBD for sport

CBD Studios Chamonix develop CBD products that are used for muscle relief and exercise recovery.

For tired over worked muscles we recommend CBD recovery balm. Its anti-inflammatory properties will help calm aches and discomfort after exercise. It can be applied to knees, shoulders or wherever you need relief.

In addition CBD oil is suitable as an all round wellbeing supplement to boost your body’s natural systems associated with discomfort, fatigue, stress, and anxiety.

If you are ready to try CBD balm or CBD oil or both it could be your next steps towards a more relaxed comfortable body and mind.

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CBD research and benefits

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CBD research and benefits by Emma Hodges

 

My Dad and I were discussing CBD Studios and I explained how it is extracted from industrial hemp, the same as the hemp used for textiles and rope. 

“Well, why don’t you could just chew on some old rope then?” he said. 

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This comment has often made me smile, because obviously hemp has to go through a proper extraction process to be processed into CBD products such as oil or balm. And it is a typical Dad comment…

Another typical comment was from a tennis friend who said, “well, even if it is a fad or a placebo, it is working on my knees so that’s all that matters.”

There is no denying that CBD has become very popular, with some advocates even proclaiming it as a wonder-drug or miracle cure. It does indeed appear to have remarkable inflammatory relief properties, as well as helping with anxiety, addiction, acne… the list goes on. The trouble is that very little actual scientific research has been done, which means that there is very little that can be recognised or supported.

Does CBD make you high
Cannabidiol molecule

So, the facts… everyone has a network of receptors in their body called an endocannabinoid system. Two types of receptors – CB1 and CB2 – are found in the brain and other tissues throughout the body. They receive cannabinoids, which are released in response to environmental factors such as hunger, stress or inflammation. CB2 receptor acts as a protective system when the body needs relief or is distressed. For example, if your toddler is having a tantrum and you are trying to leave the house in a hurry, your body will respond by releasing cannabinoids to send a message to manage your stress. This is called homeostasis, which is a balance of physiological processes to keep us healthy. 

The information above is scientifically proven. However, CBD research, particularly on humans, has a long way to go. It seems that plant-derived cannabinoids, specifically CBD, can act positively upon the endocannabinoid system. Tests have been done extensively on mice and rats and findings show that when CBD is given to rats it can improve the symptoms of stress. However, the main issue is that not enough research has yet been done on humans in order to make actual scientific claims, yet certain reports and findings seem to be working on the certain body conditions. 

CBD Studios do not offer or claim to have any medical cures or treat any illness.

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Terpenes and the entourage effect

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Other Compounds Found in Hemp & THE ENTOURAGE EFFECT

One of the appealing things about CBD is the variety of aromas and flavours that the different strains give off. These are the result of terpenes – molecules found in herbs, trees and fruit that give essential oils their distinctive aromas. There are thought to be over 200 various terpenes in the cannabis plant, different concentrations making each strain unique.

 

The flavour of the terpenes and the benefits of the other cannabinoids are maximised by whole-flower vaporisation. In addition to their aromas, terpenes have direct interactions with our bodies.

 

 

These are some of the terpenes found in CBD and the effects they produce:

  • Pinene (pine): Pinene is the most common terpene in the world and has anti-inflammatory properties. It produces the fresh cleansing scent found in orange peel, pine needles, basil, and parsley. It’s been known improve airflow to your lungs and promote alertness.
  • Myrcene (earthy, musky, fruity): Myrcene can be found in mangoes, hops, thyme, lemongrass, and basil, and is the most commonly found terpene in cannabis. It can compose up to 50 percent of a cannabis plant’s terpenes. Myrcene has been shown to be useful as an anti-inflammatory, a sedative, and a muscle relaxer. Many indica strains have high levels of myrcene, which contribute to the tired/stoned feeling (if higher than 0.5% myrcene in a strain, it creates the “couch-lock” feeling in users).
  • Limonene (citrus): Like its name suggests, limonene smells like lemons, oranges, mandarins, limes, and grapefruits. Its invigorating fragrance has been shown to elevate mood and relieve stress. It’s also, interestingly enough, probably found in your favourite cleaning products or perfumes not only because of its citrusy aroma, but also due to its anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. Limonene also improves absorption of other terpenes and chemicals through the skin, which makes it great in strains that you use for tinctures, ointments, and other topicals.
  • Humulene (hoppy, earthy): Humulene is found in hops, coriander, cloves, and basil. It’s best known for its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to suppress appetite (while many other strains only increase appetite).
  • Linalool (floral, spicy): Linalool is found in fragrant flowers and spices like lavender and coriander, and is widely known for its stress-relieving, anti-inflammatory, and anti-depressant effects. The linalool terpene balances out the jittery side effects of THC, making it an effective treatment for both anxiety and psychosis. Some studies also suggest that linalool can boost the immune system and significantly reduce lung inflammation.
  • Caryophyllene (peppery, spicy): Caryophyllene is found in Thai basil, cloves, cinnamon leaves and black pepper. Studies show that it can help treat anxiety, depression, and act as an anti-inflammatory, which sounds like a big job to handle for one small terpene.
  • Terpinolene (smoky, woodsy): Terpinolene can be found in sage and rosemary, and has slightly sedative, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties. It’s also been found to depress your central nervous system, and therefore induce drowsiness and reduce excitement or anxiety.

Evidence suggests that whole-plant hemp is far more beneficial than isolated compounds from the plant. As it is with many beneficial plants, fruits, and vegetables, we consume many, many elements at one time. The combinations make up and provide the nutritional benefits we need. The entourage effect is somewhat similar to this concept of “whole plant medicine”, the idea being that you are working with several components at once.

So, when we speak about the CBD entourage effect, we’re talking about the interaction between many different compounds within the cannabis plant. Since the hemp plant has more than 500 different compounds, there’s a lot to choose from.

Especially interesting are flavonoids, a phytonutrient (natural chemical), that creates the colour in plants,

The Linus Pauling Institute has noted that flavonoids may exhibit anti-inflammatory and immune system-boosting properties.

Flavonoids have powerful antioxidant properties preventing damage our skin cell, causing illness and ageing. they are present in many well-known “super foods” such as green tea, apples, and blueberries. Flavonoids also possess anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties, and some reports have indicated that they can increase antibody production, thus helping strengthen the immune system.

Other Vitamin found in hemp plants include Vitamin A, C, E and B complex vitamins (niacin, riboflavin, and thiamine) and beta-carotene are also found in full spectrum CBD oil.  Zinc, potassium, iron, calcium and phosphorus are minerals found. 20 amino acids, Omega 3 and omega 6 are also found.

It is important to understand that the cannabinoids in CBD oil are still under a lot of scrutiny and a lot more research has to be done until there is proof that they actually cure illnesses. However evidence is accumulating that benefits of using CBD include, relaxation, improving sleep quality, and anti-inflammation providing relief from muscle discomfort. The concern over addiction to prescription painkillers brings people to feel that CBD oil is a much safer alternative.

CBD Studios do not offer or claim to have any medical cures or treat any illness.