As with any nutritional
supplement, the benefits can vary from person to person. Some people benefitting more than others,
depending on their state of health, pain thresholds and a whole host of other
reasons. This also applies to CBD.
We would love to list the health benefits that can be gained from taking CBD, but unfortunately we are not permitted to. As CBD is classified as a food supplement, this means we cannot make or imply health benefits from consuming it.
The fact that we are not able to discuss the benefits of CBD does not mean to say that CBD doesn’t have health benefits. We would urge you to do 2 things: firstly do a Google on ‘CBD health benefits’ or do the same on Youtube, you’ll find plenty of reviews and secondly, to try it for yourself. After all, this is the true test of any supplement, only you will know what works best for you!
On Youtube you’ll find that people use CBD for all kinds of reasons and are reaping the benefits from this incredible plant. They are all too happy to share their remarkable experiences.
We often get asked by customers whether CBD is beneficial for cancer sufferers. As mentioned above there are strict guidelines that no health claims can be made against a food supplement so we simply cannot comment. In addition to this, the Cancer Act 1939 prohibits certain advertisements relating to cancer. If you come across a supplier making such claims please be wary of them, as they are making illegal claims.
We know more about the potential ‘benefits’ to be had from CBD consumption than we are at liberty to say, we base this on customer feedback and reviews and from personal use.
How CBD acts on the body…
What we can comment on is CBD’s activity on an internal connection of receptors known as the endocannabinoid system. In the early stages of cannabis research, cannabis and cannabis plant derivatives (such as CBD) had such a powerful effect on one particular system, that they decided to name this new found system after the plant itself – the endocannabinoid system.
The endocannabinoid systems role in the body is far-reaching and includes thermoregulation (temperature control), satiety (hunger), right through to nerve transmission. In fact, endocannabinoids including CBD, CBDA, CBG, CBGA CBC, CBCA to name some of the most well-known, interact with the entire Central Nervous System (CNS) including the brain.
Other functions the endocannabinoid system appears to interact with are: fertility, pregnancy, during pre- and postnatal development, pain-sensation, mood, and memory.
We know that cannabinoids such as CBD interact with the endocannabinoid system, but how the interactions will effect you as the consumer is dependent on you and your body. The only way to truly know is to give it a try, starting with a low concentration such as our VITO CBD 5% , start with a low daily dosage and increase gradually day by day until you establish your minimum effective dose to experience your desired effect, whatever that might be for you.