What once started off as an herbal medicine that was cast to the shadows by the society has turned into a bustling scene that is attracting people from all over. CBD has shed the stigma ‘cocoon’ and out came a fluttering butterfly of true potential. With the popularity that came, came many businesses that made it possible for the millions to connect and use this miracle drug in their lives.
From CBD creams to CBD coffee; you could get everything in your wildest of imagination infused with CBD. Although we know the CBD benefits list on offer, the science behind it has not been able to catch up. Researchers are still clueless and only have hypothesis on how CBD is working its magic. One such benefits trait is the ability of CBD to further enhance the working of the immune system. Read on to know more…
Arming The White Blood Cells
Your immune system plays a paramount role by means of stopping and neutralising pathogens like viruses, and bacteria in its path. In essence, you immune system is what protects your body from infections and diseases. The weaker the immune system, the more prone you will be to getting ill; wounds will take much longer to heal and you will be left more immobilised and weakened.
Now, due to our hectic lifestyles, terrible dietary practices and unhealthy fitness regimen or the lack there of, has weakened the immune response even further.
This is where CBD can lend a hand! CBD is a known therapeutic substance that work in a unique fashion. The human body creates what is called natural cannabinoids, much like the cannabinoid that CBD or cannabidiol is. The natural cannabinoids such as serotonin, dopamine and anandamide are some of the few. These interact with what is called the Endocannabinoid system or ECS; the ECS controls a host of functions such as mood, sleep, appetite and most importantly the immune system. The CBD plays the role of the natural cannabinoid and hooks onto ‘receptor site’ in the ECS. When this happens, it creates favourable CBD health benefits like soothing of anxiety and pain relief. Other effects include the immune-modulating effects that CBD is known for. What this means is that CBD can be used as an effective medication for immune system weakening diseases such as HIV or during cancer treatment that severely weaken the immune response. An effective new age herbal alternative that will shape the new age of medicine has officially arrived on the scene!