How does CBD Affect the Immune System?
Humans are exposed to a multitude of infection-causing bacteria and viruses, and other microscopic organisms every day of our lives. Any of these cellular particulates could kill us – if it wasn’t for our built-in immune system – that keeps these “foreign bodies” out. A network of cells, tissues, and organs, this system works in tandem to build up our immunity, fortify our body against these minute – yet dangerous – invaders, and eventually destroy these foreign bodies, keeping us healthy and alive. Apart from these toxic invaders, the immune system also protects healthy cells and tissues of our body by identifying and destroying damaged or sick cells, like tumor or cancer cells, so that they don’t get the chance to grow and multiply. While there are many immunity boosters in the market today – some natural and other pharmaceutical chemicals – a new natural chemical compound has made much headway in the market as a natural, potent, and safe substance. Yes, it is CBD. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a chemical compound derived from cannabis plants and a cannabinoid. A long-misunderstood chemical, CBD was recently accepted as a safe and beneficial compound. Now it’s making news for all the wonderful benefits it showers on its users. But before we can understand its effects on the immune system, we must understand how it interacts with the body. A part of our central nervous system, known as the endocannabinoid system, is known for homeostasis, i.e. establishing and maintaining the balance between the different…
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