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What body system has been (sadly) overlooked by our health system?
A system so important it supports the body in dealing with issues such as Thyroid, Leaky Gut, anxiety, pain, Fibromyalgia, MS, epilepsy, skin, heart….?
It’s something we all have (but something most likely not discussed at your doctors office).
It’s our Endocannabinoid system.
This is a system that the medical schools pretty much bypassed in their training of our doctors. Why? Because marijuana (not the same as CBD oil but our government classification of it missed that teeny, tiny detail) was illegal and considered only good for a “high”.
So…it’s unlikely your doctor will recommend it. Not until the pharmaceutical companies (already happening) introduce an altered, synthetic version (its the only way they can patent it) that will never work with the body like the natural substance–hence, the list of side effects on the inserts.
But….CBD (cannabinoid) constituents are not the same as marijuana (that has THC that gives you a “high”). CBD has no THC, so therefore NO high….
Both CBD and THC come from the Cannabis plant but some varieties of Cannabis are low in THC with loads of CBD such as hemp. Other varieties are high in THC but low in CBD.
Cannabinoid (CBD) has huge potential in supporting the human body…how?
The cannabinoid (CBD) constituents are the “key that fits the lock” for what the Endocannabinoid system receptors want and need. CBD gives support to our ENDOcannabinoid system = a major body system that rivals in importance as much as our digestive or nervous or endocrine or ANY of the body systems. And it does rival…because cannabinoid receptors are not only plentiful on our skin, but throughout every body system we have. Support with CBD constituents just makes sense.
CBD’s properties are key in easing inflammation. Inflammation is a key factor in almost every health issue in your body. An inflamed body leaves us host to pain –sore back, aching shoulder or knees….
Inflammation of the brain vessels/membranes gives us migraines, headaches, brain fog, Epilepsy, leads to dementia and/or Alzheimers. Inflammation of the gut gives us poor digestion of our food leading to acid reflux, diarrhea, IBS, opens the door to parasites/bacteria and microbiome imbalance.
There are many causes and contributors to our health issues but there’s one thing you can take to the bank: inflammation contributes to–and aggravates–all health conditions. Where that inflammation will manifest into a health condition will depend on what is your most susceptible area.
Why WOULDN’T we want to support our CBD receptors?
Answer: we should.
Looking at this post’s main graphic, a person might think there’s no way one product/constituent like CBD oil can support the body for all these health conditions. Technically you are absolutely right (good work!).
👉We can never sustain homeostasis if we don’t eat well and avoid chemicals.
But…as we incorporate decent food and avoid chemicals, we should also offer support to ease inflammation, and the stress on our struggling body this inflammation creates, through the benefits of CBD constituents.
When we incorporate CBD (cannibinoid) in our health protocol, we influence the receptors THROUGHOUT the body to all body systems in a way that ultimately brings a “sigh of relief” to receptors for the disrupted areas of the body and brain needing support. Cannabinoid receptors are found throughout your body including your gut lining (think Leaky Gut), Endocrine system (think hormones)….your thyroid, brain, muscles, nerves, bones (think post menopause women), ovaries liver, kidneys, membranes, tissues…virtually every area of your body.
Endocannabinoid receptors –powerful for healthy aging and skin health
As another great benefit, CBD oil benefits our skin that is loaded with CBD receptors linked to your Endocannabinoid system (ECS). This system, as the linked study I’m including shows, is involved in our neurol-immuno-endocrine functions for involvement in hormones, immune system AND skin. Our ECS is involved in skin cell death, acne, allergic dermatitis, itch, psoriasis, hair growth disorders and cancer: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2757311/
Although using some products topically might be helpful, they likely cannot do great changes alone. When struggling with a health issue, it ramps up our chance of improvement by having the cooperation of the internal body system linked to that particular skin cell/receptor as well. Hence…CBD is perfect for this because, not only can you apply it topically to the area to support the surface areas, but you can also reach and influence the Endocannabinoid system within. For skin issues, I like to boost this power by applying both topically and doing my usual “dropper of CBD in the mouth” twice per day.
If you are an essential oils user, I have found both Frankincense and Geranium (healthy skin cell regeneration), to be a great addition to my skin regimen of CBD and essential oils. Just be darned sure if you choose to add these, that your essential oil is chemical free
Is CBD tincture only for those who struggle?
Absolutely not! If your health is good and you don’t struggle, CBD with Curcumin as we have in BioReigns Tincture, can be part of a health maintenance plan. For myself, I use it daily because, I like feeling good and knowing I’m offering the CBD receptors some very superb constituents through CBD–for me, everything (!) regarding my health comes down to common sense. And CBD–that is loaded with constituents to feed and soothe our massive Endocannabinoid system just makes sense. :-)!*
CBD is safe with many supplements and medications, with helping many people work off the medication(s)–and that’s a good thing! But, like any new supplement, I recommend discussing your use of CBD with your health provider–especially if you are on blood thinners. Since the CBD with Curcumin 🙂
***It’s a rare new CBD user that doesn’t bring me some wonderful testimonies for everything from migraines, knee pain, anxiety and so much more. The testimonies and benefits are far and wide for CBD oil and its amazing benefits.***
My favorite CBD oil is BioReigns brand. I choose it because it has super important properties:
**⚡Its organically grown
**⚡Its grown and processed in the U.S. (super important considering the amount shipped in from foreign countries)
**⚡Full spectrum (whole plant) not Isolate
**⚡Hemp seed oil as the carrier (many brands use coconut oil or glycerin which are not ideal in tandem with CBD)
**⚡Co2 extraction (not the liquid solvents like butane, hexane ethonol that some companies use)
How do we use it?
Normally one dropper in the mouth to absorb into the highly absorbable mouth membranes to be distributed into the bloodstream and throughout the body.
BioReigns CBD tincture with Curcumin is the brand I use as part of my wellness plan. I recommend starting with 1/2 dropper to ease into its soothing support. Increase the amount used as your body adapts and if you feel you need more support.
Good food, eliminating chemicals and supporting the body with key constituents….THIS is called working with the human body. Your body–and your brain–will thank you :-)!
Need information that backs up the claims in this article? Here is a link to a large number of studies regarding the benefits of CBD oil: http://www.cannabis-med.org/studies/study.php