Who Benefits Most From CBD?

Who Benefits Most From CBD?

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People Gaining the Most Benefit From CBD Products 

User testimonials and unbiased reviews can provide prospective customers with a considerable amount of information about a product or service. While contemplating potential value, many people pour through pages of documentation, hoping to find clarity and evidence that a particular product provides a specific benefit for someone in a predicament similar to their own.

If you’ve been curious about the growing interest hemp-derived CBD oil sourced from the hemp plant (a type of cannabis plant), you may naturally wonder who experiences the most benefit using hemp-derived CBD products, and what the benefits of CBD oil are. Knowing the answer to that particular question could help you decide if you might experience similar results.

People Use Hemp-Derived CBD for Many Seemingly Unrelated Concerns

You may be somewhat surprised to learn that CBD (cannabidiol) is shown to have significant health benefits in the human body for people representing all ages and backgrounds. Although some may be considerably younger or older than others using CBD for similar concerns, any effort to determine who benefits most will likely depend on who you ask, and their reasons for investing in the cannabinoid’s therapeutic potential. Some people say they are using CBD to improve their quality of life – from better sleep, reduced stress, and even less pain after physical activity – CBD is benefiting people all over, all without any psychoactive effects.

The reason you will likely find so many favorable testimonials from such a diverse group of people is explained by the way CBD provides therapeutic potential based on the needs of the individual.

This natural plant element mimics the effects of certain messengers produced in the body and interacts with the cannabinoid receptors of the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Although there’s still much to be learned about ECS function, research shows that the interaction between ECS messengers and receptors regulates numerous essential processes, including:

  • Memory and learning 
  • Stress responses 
  • Immune system function and inflammation 
  • Moods and emotions 
  • Perception of pleasure and pain 
  • Metabolism and thermoregulation 
  • Digestion and digestive processes 
  • Sleep and sleep cycles 
  • Cardiovascular function 
  • Skin cell formation 
  • Endocrine system function 
  • Reproductive processes 

Many researchers today believe endocannabinoid system signaling regulates the processes necessary for homeostasis, the internal balance all living organisms must maintain to survive.2 When homeostasis is threatened, ECS messengers relay urgent signals to their corresponding receptors. The response generated by the receptors is determined by the chemical composition of the message received.

Under the effects of illness, injury, or stress, the demand for ECS messengers can exceed the available supply. That’s where CBD fits into the picture, ensuring the supply of ECS messengers is readily available to meet increased demands to help keep essential processes working as they should.

Supporting Essential Processes with CBD

For further insight into the many ways you might find benefit using CBD, you may find it helpful to know a bit more about the receptors CBD interacts with.

The receptors of your endocannabinoid system, CB1, and CB2, are found in varying concentrations throughout your body. CB1 receptors are highly concentrated in your brain and spinal column. Their location determines their purpose. For example, the CB1 receptors in your amygdala help regulate memory recall and emotional responses,3 while the CB1 receptors found in your hypothalamus help control energy levels and metabolism.4 You also have an abundant supply of CB1 receptors on your nerve endings.

CB2 receptors are highly concentrated within your peripheral nervous system, the branch of your nervous system extending from your brain and spinal column to your organs and other areas of your body. CB2 receptors regulate organ function, muscle movement, and immune system function. The properties of CBD are also shown to interact with more than 65 molecular targets, including:5

The potential health benefits achieved by each person depends on which processes regulated by ECS signaling are restored to balance. That means each CBD user, whether younger, older, or anywhere in between, will experience an effect determined by their unique needs.

People Using CBD Daily May Achieve the Most Benefits

While delving into user testimonials and product reviews, you may have noticed that some people prefer using their CBD as needed while others are using CBD products daily for its therapeutic effects. Although both types of CBD users report favorable results and lack of side effects, participants in a recent survey revealed they achieved their best results after 7-14 days of adding CBD to their daily routine. The only way to know how CBD might work best for you is to try it.

To learn more about ECS function and the many potential health benefits and effects of CBD, visit CBDistillery™ to download The Ultimate CBD User Guide. While you’re there, you may also want to investigate our quality assortment of CBD tinctures, CBD gummiestopicals, pure CBD  and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) free products, and softgels. All CBDistillery™ non-GMO, hemp-derived CBD products are third-party tested to ensure the purity, potency, and consistency of our products, and certified by the United States Hemp Authority™.

  1. Scientific America. K Rodolpho. (2000 January 03) What is Homeostasis?
  2. Science Daily. (2020) Amygdala.
  3. Brain Made Simple. (2019 November 13) Hypothalamus.
  4. Project CBD. (2020) How CBD Works.

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