What is CBD?
CBD is the abbreviation for the word “cannabidiol” and it is the second most abundant cannabinoid naturally produced by hemp plants. This non-psychoactive compound is known for its benefits to both the mind and body.
CBD interacts with the body’s natural endocannabinoid system by stimulating its cannabinoid receptors. All vertebrates have an endocannabinoid system which regulates the body’s vital systems to help establish and maintain balance for optimal health and wellness.
Receptra full-spectrum CBD oil encompasses all of the cannabinoids in the hemp plant. This creates a synergy between the cannabinoids and thus provides the ideal environment for CBD to interact with your body’s natural receptors.
Simply, CBD gives the body what it needs when it needs it.
The number one question new users ask is whether or not CBD will get them high. The short answer is no. And you are welcome. We could have taken another 500 words to give you that info, but we trust you will keep reading anyway. Don’t let us down. To fully answer the question we […]
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