Marijuana hemp-plant have many cannabinoids of which Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which contain the psychoactive part of marijuana and Cannabinoids (CBD), which are the healthy yet non-psychoactive part of marijuana are the two best among others. Although, both offer measurable health benefits but Cannabinoids (CBD) does better without intoxication or any form of negative side-effects. It’s important to know that CBD is now legal in some countries.
However, the most interesting part about how cannabidiol works is because it systematically interacts on a molecular level in the endocannabinoid system. This system naturally controls many functions in the body such as, hunger, sleep, inflammation, pain, anxiety and others. Cannabinoids interact with special receptors known as CB1 and CB2 receptors which can be found throughout the body system and in some cells too. The information passed between these systems becomes elevated and it’s through this interaction that the health benefits stand out. Meanwhile, below are some of the assumed benefits of Cannabinoids;
- It subsides muscle spasms
- It is believed to relieve anxiety and tension
- It reduces inflammation which contributes to pain symptoms
- It improves focus and energy levels among others