Cannabis is a medicinal plant whose true healing wonders are just starting to be known in the industry. What we know so far about the Cannabis plant is that it's many different parts and constituents of the plant which can aid in everything from anxiety to physical pain management to incredible skincare benefits and beautifying properties. Continue reading below to learn more about the different components that make up this Cannabidiol of the plant world.
This non-psychoactive cannabinoid affects the physical, not the cerebral, and is used in skincare to directly soothe distressed complexions and restore them to their natural bliss but it continuously needs to be applied. When applied topically, calming CBD delivers homeostasis to the skin and aids in the absorption of other nourishing phytonutrients, like potent carotenoids, ellagic acid, resveratrol, flavonoids, phytoestrogens and glucosinolates. CBD is present in our CBD Oil Soap Bar, CBD Oil Bath Bomb, CBD Oil Body Scrub and lastly CBD Oil Hand Sanitizer.
Hemp is a variety of cannabis that includes less than .3% THC which is normally formulated into CBD Oil. The other part of the hemp plant has zero THC, which is derived from the seeds of the hemp plant, Hemp Seed Oil (also known as Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil). Hemp Seed Oil are incredibly rich in omega-6 fatty acids that contains is gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory while simultaneously encouraging skin growth and new cell generation. When pressed into a non-comedogenic oil, can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles as well as prevent signs of aging from developing. Hemp Seed Oil (also known as Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil).
Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds that make up the cannabis plant and are responsible for the variety of physical and mental effects that cannabis can have on the body and mind. Cannabinoids work with the human endocannabinoid system, and with each other, to orchestrate a truly individual high that affects all of your physiological processes. There are over 113 unique cannabinoids, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) being the most well-known and studied. Only time and research will reveal the unique properties of the rest.
The most highly concentrated cannabinoid, THC is associated with the psychoactive effects of cannabis and impacts the chemical receptors in the brain and nervous systems that control mood, appetite, memory, pain sensations, and psychoactive perception.
Scientists have identified over 200 terpene varieties in cannabis. Terpenes determine the strain’s aroma. They have powerful aromatherapy and mind-calming benefits. Terpenes are present in hemp-derived Cannabis Essential Oil. Steam distilled from the leaves and flowers of the Cannabis Sativa plant, this gentle, skin-loving essential oil promotes feelings of tranquility and relaxation. Inhale deeply and enjoy.