CBD Curious

12 August, 2019


As more and more people explore plant-based living and its many benefits, CBD is at the forefront of that exploration. Whether you are CBD curious, have used it a few times or are an active user it is important for you to understand the benefits and basics of CBD. 

For those of you who are new to the world of CBD, CBD (Cannabidiol) is a compound found in the Cannabis plant. It can be used in several different ways including vaping, tinctures, capsules, and edibles. Unlike its close relative, THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD is completely non-psychoactive. This allows us to benefit from the many health properties of the Cannabis plant without getting “high”. 

How does CBD work? CBD inherits many of the medicinal properties of Cannabis such as being anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiolytic. This allows it to provide natural stress, anxiety and pain relief. But what allows CBD to effectively treat so many conditions, and maintain health and wellness in the body, is how the cannabinoids found in CBD interact with receptors throughout our body.

Cannabinoid receptors, located throughout our body, are part of the endocannabinoid system, which is involved in a variety of physiological processes including appetite, pain-sensation, mood, and memory. Cannabinoid receptors are of a class of cell membrane receptors in the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily.

CBD acts upon CB1 and CBD2 receptors located throughout the body to produce a variety of potentially positive outcomes. By stimulating the endocannabinoid system, CBD promotes homeostasis, reduces pain sensation and decreases inflammation.

When our co-founders Craig Goodwin and Bryan Carson started Naturally Splendid over 10 years ago, they knew without a doubt the unimaginable potential of the cannabis plant, most notably Hemp. Ten years later their keen insight has come to fruition. As a decade strong, innovative and trusted producer of Hemp nutrition health food and pet products, Naturally Splendid is well on course to expand our family of products to include CBD edibles and related products. 

The potential of CBD and related products entering the consumer market is tremendously exciting but as with any health and nutrition product knowledge and trust is key. Naturally Splendid has an incredible team of experts in the areas of cannabis, the endocannabinoid system, and CBD health and nutrition. Our commitment to you remains the same as it did 10 years ago; quality products you can trust. If you have any questions on CBD or wish to learn more about it please do not hesitate to reach out to us at info@naturallysplendid.com.

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23 August, 2019


Great and informative!

Thanks for a great article, very helpful in learning about CBD.


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