CBD stands for cannabidiol—a naturally occurring essential oil extracted from the hemp plant.
CBD works together with our bodies’ many internal systems, the endocannabinoid system. This system is made up of tiny receptors throughout our bodies that interact with cannabinoids—substances that are both produced inside of us (endocannabinoids) and found in certain plants (phytocannabinoids).
Supplementation with phytocannabinoids such as CBD may help the body and mind in many ways—in fact, cannabinoid receptors are spread throughout our bodies and found in the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, gastrointestinal system, and connective tissue.
brain + central nervous system
Our central nervous system is responsible for processing and transforming information into activity throughout our entire bodies. The endocannabinoid system’s receptors fall into two categories: CB1 and CB2 receptors. CB1 receptors are found primarily throughout our brain and nervous systems.
peripheral nervous system
Anxiety and depression can be debilitating. CBD’s effects within the central nervous system suggest that it may provide fast-acting relief for anxiety, balancing out cortisol levels, improving behavioral responses to stress, and helping to boost overall mood.
Our gastrointestinal system is responsible for the body’s intake, digestion, and absorption of food and nutrients. CB2 receptors are found throughout this system and may play a role in our intestinal inflammatory responses. CBD may offer benefits for those with gastrointestinal issues by helping to regulate inflammation throughout our digestive tracts.
Connective tissues surrounds our muscles, bones, nerves and blood vessels, and recent research has begun to explore the presence of CB receptors throughout this tissue. The anti-inflammatory effects of CBD may work with receptors in connective tissue to positively influence and protect against cartilage degradation or inflammation in skin and joint
here's the important part:
beam CBD is created using a proprietary extraction method that allows it to be THC-free.
We wanted to ensure our customers were getting pure, high-quality CBD oil in our products.
what are the benefits?
By tapping into how we function biologically, CBD can work to regulate pain, mood, appetite, anxiety, and inflammation.
Studies have found promising evidence that CBD gives the human body’s endocannabinoid system an extra boost in aiding pain relief.
helps find your sense of calm
CBD’s effects within the central nervous system suggest that it may provide relief for anxiety, balancing out cortisol levels, improving behavioral responses to stress, and helping to boost overall mood.
catch some extra zzz's
CBD can work alongside receptors in the body to help those with trouble falling asleep get to a calmer state of mind
skin glow from within
CBD’s anti-inflammatory qualities may help calm overactive sebaceous glands, whose excessive sebum production contributes to acne.
you've got questions, we've got answers
beam wants to provide our community with the knowledge needed to make better decisions about their health and wellness.
how is cbd different than marijuana?
Our CBD comes from hemp, a similar plant to marijuana. While marijuana contains significant levels of THC (the compound that makes you feel "high"), hemp plants contains little to no THC, which is why…
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