Health : What is CBD oil and what are its benefits?
In recent months, there has been a growing interest in CBD oil. What is this liquid that appeals to more and more people around the world and how is it used in everyday life? We looked into these questions with the help of the Swiss laboratory Cibdol which is the main supplier of this product to Europe.
What is CBD oil?
Increasingly sold in wellness stores, CBD oil has wide application. Liquid, this oil is sold in a bottle and its content is mainly composed of cannabidiol. The latter is a natural compound of hemp, a plant that belongs to the Cannabis sativa family and is characterized by its low level of THC. Hemp is a plant known to mankind for millennia and widely used by modern industry. The manufacture of oils from the plant makes it possible to further expand its use and put it to the benefit of man.
CBD oil sold in stores still contains a carrier oil. Thanks to this, the final product is better absorbed by the body, while offering several benefits.
What are the benefits of CBD oil?
CBD belongs to the group of compounds known as “cannabinoids”. It works on the body and on the mind by encouraging the network of exclusive receptors to function more efficiently. Thus, it helps rebalance the immune, digestive and central nervous system. Therefore, CBD oil can help the body to better manage diseases and disorders.
While there is no exhaustive list of the effects of CBD, the World Health Organization states that this product is non-intoxicating, that it is generally well tolerated and that it does not produce a risk of abuse and addiction.
Among the most well-known benefits of CBD oil, we note that it helps:
- increase the production of enzymes and endocannabinoids;
- bring a feeling of relief from tensions;
- protect the body from the signs of aging;
- stimulate digestion.
To enjoy these benefits, just place drops of the oil on or under your tongue.
What are the CBD products currently on the market?
The growing interest in CBD has inspired specialists to make several products based on this compound.
CBD oil itself is currently sold in several strengths. It is also available in bottles of various sizes and mixed with different types of carrier oils. Moreover, one can take advantage of this cannabinoid through infused products, such as cosmetics, capsules, crystals and supplements. So you could easily find a product that suits you or combine two or three, depending on your preferences.