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How CBD works: the top 3 benefits in a row

Florian Fermin
Florian Fermin

You might be surprised by the photo above: “Huh, is this blog about weed?” Yes and no. This time we're going to talk about a specific component of cannabis called CBD, where we dive deeper into how CBD works and how to use it.

What is CBD?

CBD is one of the 100 components from the better known plant called 'the cannabis plant'. Unlike THC, CBD is the part of "weed" that can't get you high. This property makes CBD an interesting product, because it can provide the benefits of cannabis without the psychoactive disadvantages. In this Weekly Performance you will learn which benefits make CBD so popular and how you can experience these benefits yourself.

The top 3 benefits of CBD

1. Pain reduction

CBD has a pain-reducing effect because it lowers the inflammatory values ​​in your body. The substance interacts with a system in your body called 'the endocannabinoid system'. The components of CBD have an effect on these neurotransmitters and receptors, so that the sensation of pain can be relieved and inflammation levels decrease.

2. Soothing

Supplementing CBD can reduce anxiety and worry. This then ensures that you are less stressed and can relax more easily. More studies are currently underway to investigate the stress-reducing effect of CBD, so we expect many more benefits to become known in the near future.

3. Improves your sleep

CBD can positively influence your sleep. Studies have shown that CBD can help with insomnia, improve REM sleep and reduce daytime fatigue. In addition, the above benefits provide improved well-being, which immediately positively influences your sleep.

How do I experience the effect of cbd?

CBD is currently booming business in the health world, which means that new innovations in the field of this wonder drug are springing up every month. You can (legally) experience all the benefits of CBD in the following ways:

1. CBD Gummies

What, eating sweets? Yes, you heard that right: all the benefits of CBD are now packaged in tasty gummy bears. Delicious for your sweet cravings, with a healthy twist.

2. Cream and lotion

CBD is also frequently packaged in creams and lotions. This gives you the freedom to apply it to specific areas where you want the pain relieving benefits.

3. CBD Oil

The purest form of CBD is the oil variant. Here the CBD is extracted from the plant and combined with an oil such as hemp or coconut oil. Easy to mix with whatever you want, while also giving you freedom in how much you want to use.

4. Capsules

Swallowing CBD together with your multivitamins is also an option. CBD is often supplied in capsule form to make the intake of the plant completely easy.

How much you should consume of CBD depends very much on everyone's personal situation and reason for use. Therefore, consult the internet or the health expert in a supplement store for advice. Be sure to keep an eye on us as well, because we are busy adding CBD in a new blend. Shhht, don't tell!