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THE SCIENCE BEHIND CBD

Why Take CBD?

Sometimes, the answer is within us all along. At Onyx + Rose, we believe that’s the case when it comes to cannabinoids. Our bodies have a sophisticated ability to heal themselves. CBD harnesses this ability by allowing our naturally existing endocannabinoid system to flourish. For those seeking a natural option to manage insomnia, anxiety, pain, and a myriad of other ailments, CBD could be the answer.

ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM

Mammals have two types of cannabinoid receptors; cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1) and cannabinoid receptor type 2 (CB2). These two components of the endocannabinoid system may sound similar, but they both have unique roles when it comes to how they interact with our bodies.

  • CB1

    Most CB1 receptors are found in the brain and spinal cord. Research has shown that CB1 receptors play a role in mood, sleep, and pain sensation. The activation of CB1 receptors is also thought to have neuroprotective benefits.

  • CB2

    Most CB2 receptors are found in the immune system, as well as the central and peripheral nervous systems. Activation of these receptors may work to reduce inflammation.

THE ENTOURAGE EFFECT

Scientists believe that CBD is more effective when THC is present—a phenomenon known as the “entourage effect.” THC is an agonist, while CBD is an antagonist. Simply put, the two work in tandem in our bodies to exert an array of benefits. By taking a full plant extract, your endocannabinoid system may get the support it needs to regulate the bodily systems that impact mood, insomnia, inflammation, and more.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING

“I have been suffering from terrible panic attacks for 4 years. I had become a shell of the person I used to be. I ordered Full Bloom, and it has been a lifesaver. I take it always in the morning and before bed. I take it during the day if I’m getting overwhelmed and feel a panic attack creeping up. It’s really transformed me, and I’m looking forward to taking back my life.”

ANGELA L.

HOW DOES CBD WORK?

Restore + Repair from the Inside Out

By interacting with the endocannabinoid neuron receptors in your body’s major organs, the cannabinoids in CBD can help change the way your body feels, promoting real benefits and lasting relief and comfort. Research continues to show the many positive ways Onyx + Rose CBD products may interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system to reduce pain and swelling, soothe anxiety, and promote a calmer, more enjoyable life.

SLEEP

Studies show that CBD affects many bodily functions, including the sleep-wake cycle, chronic pain, and the racing thoughts of anxiety – all of which can contribute to a night of poor sleep.

STRESS + ANXIETY

Chronic stress and anxiety wreak havoc on your body. Research has shown that CBD may boost signaling through serotonin receptors, which may help restore your body’s equilibrium.

PAIN

CB2 receptors are well known for their ability to modulate inflammation. When activated by CBD, these receptors have the ability to help reduce inflammation and pain for some.