CBD

Category

Anti-inflammatory

Ingredient

CBD

Definition

Category: Anti-inflammatory

Type: Ingredient

Definition: CBD aka cannabidiol is a natural compound that can be found in cannabis and hemp. It is one form of many cannabinoids present in cannabis that doesn't produce any narcotic or “high” effect when consumed. It has the power to connect to our body’s cannabinoid receptors which can then trigger certain events within the body.

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Benefits

  • Potentially anti-inflammatory
  • Healing properties
  • Helps to control the skin’s oil-flow
  • Potential antioxidant properties that help to fight free radicals.
  • Can be helpful for managing certain skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, acne & rosacea.

Danger

  • Not enough researched ingredients for its skin benefits.
  • Depending on the formulation, it can sometimes contain other botanicals that can irritate the skin.
  • Very trendy ingredients are so important to pick the right formulation.

Hint

This is one of the most researched ingredients at the moment. Just remember that cannabis sativa seed oil and hemp seed oil are not technically CBD!

Contraindications

N/A

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