everything you need to know about cbd

what are cannabinoids
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what are cannabinoids?

Phytocannabinoids are naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant family. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of 100+ known phytocannabinoids, which interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system to help restore balance and physiological homeostasis. There are specific health benefits attributed to the cannabis plant’s isolated Cannabidiol (CBD) molecule, but all the cannabinoids have impressive therapeutic potential.

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entourage effect
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what is the entourage effect?

The entourage effect is derived from the synergistic interaction of the cannabis compounds working together. While most people are familiar with the cannabinoids THC and CBD, these are just two of the many players in effect. It’s the interactive synergy between all the cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and fatty acids naturally found in hemp. This gives credence to the whole is greater than the sum of its parts and why many research suggests the whole plant matters.

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endocannabinoid system
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what is the endocannabinoid system?

Research has revealed that the endocannabinoid system is responsible for maintaining and controlling the body’s homeostasis (balanced system regulation). It accomplishes this through two known receptors: CB1 and CB2. The body produces its own endogenous cannabinoids, but many scientists suggest that a large portion of the population suffers from “cannabinoid deficiency.” Without sufficient dietary cannabinoids, the human endocannabinoid system operates at less than peak efficiency. This may lead to a general health decline. Supplementing our diets with full-spectrum phytocannabinoids could play an essential role in optimizing health.

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cbd and brain
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How Does CBD Affect Your Brain?

CBD affects your brain differently than THC, making it more desirable for consumers who do not want to feel “high” but are interested in the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoids. CBD impacts the brain, endocannabinoid system and several important receptors in your body to help support greater relaxation, relief from pain and decrease in inflammation.

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cannabis terpenes
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what are terpenes?

Cannabis-derived terpenes are the flavorful, aromatic components of the hemp plant’s essential oils. In this article, we take a deeper look at the therapeutic properties of some of these key hemp terpenes, like linalool, myrcene and pinene.

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CBD Extraction Methods
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CBD Extract & The Best CBD Extraction Methods

Many consumers solely focus on which cannabinoids are present in their CBD Extract Oil. While this is important, it is equally valuable to understand how the CBD was extracted from the hemp initially. There are many different CBD extraction methods, all of which have different implications on potency and sustainability. Let’s dive into the 2 most used methods—solvent extraction and CO2 extraction—and their pros and cons.

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knowledge is power 

At Veré we are here to help educate, enlighten, and empower you with resources about CBD and hemp to help you make the best decision on behalf of your health and lifestyle. In our blog, we cover everything you need to know about CBD with supporting scientific and medicinal research to help support you on this path to greater wellness.