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CBD is suddenly everywhere. More than 11% of adults in the UK have explored CBD as part of their wellness routine. It’s easy to see why.
CBD has been found to assist in everything from reducing inflammation to getting a good night’s rest. Lifting moods to easing aches. It’s non-intoxicating and non-addicting. It tops off the list of innovative wellness trends.
CBD can seem intimidating if you’re a beginner. New terms. New products. New choices. What is it? And how does it work in the body?
What is CBD?
CBD stands for Cannabidiol. It's one of the hundreds of cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. These compounds are produced naturally in cannabis. They are also produced naturally inside our own bodies.
Cannabinoids are part of our endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is a complex network within us that helps to regulate most everything. Mood. Sleep. Appetite. Inflammation. It also helps regulate how we respond to things like disease, pain, and mental or emotional distress.
The ECS produces cannabinoids and the individual cell receptors that they bind to. The harmony between cannabinoids and cell receptors is what keeps our systems in balance.
How Does CBD Work?
CBD works with our ECS. That’s why so many people include it in their holistic wellness routine. CBD works with our body’s natural system of equilibrium.
CBD nudges the ECS to adjust what it is making and how much of it. Essentially, CBD is like an ECS whisperer, gently tuning the dial on how many of cannabinoids and receptors we are producing to keep the body in balance.
The Entourage Effect
When CBD meets the right combination of terpenes, things get even more exciting. Terpenes are organic compounds found in all plants.
Different terpenes have different properties. Some, like pinene, have stimulating effects like alertness and energy. Others, like humulene, are natural anti-inflammatories. More than 100 different terpenes have been found in the Cannabis plant so far.
Amphora blends pure CBD distillate with custom botanical terpenes. Our four targeted formulas offer a perfect fit for every wellness lifestyle. Peace. Mend. Inspire. ZZZ.
We’ve got your whole entourage covered.
Will It Get You High?
A top question for CBD newcomers is ‘How will I feel?’ ‘Will it get me high?’
No, CBD will not get you high. That’s THC, a different cannabinoid. THC is responsible for the intoxicating effects that many associate with using cannabis.
CBD is not intoxicating. It will not leave you melting into the sofa and eating crisps all day. CBD is extracted from cannabis as well as from hemp. The extraction process leaves little to no THC behind. Anything with <0.2% THC are legal for sale in the UK.
One of the fantastic things about CBD is how gently it works on the body. Many CBD devotees say the first thing they notice is what they stop feeling. Tired. Unfocused. Achy. Anxious.
Instead, they simply feel well. Comfortable. At ease in body and mind. More alert, better rested and enjoying their lives to the fullest.
That's the beauty of CBD. It lifts, and it eases. It relaxes, and it inspires. It works delicately with your body's own intricate systems.
Which of your systems needs a boost?
The blend for bliss. Looking for a lift? Searching for more smiles? Peace brings together relaxation and calm for a boost of serenity.
Pushing your physical limits? Feeling tight in the joints? Mend is a CBD formulated with your muscles in mind. Blended with relief and release of tension in mind, Mend is your Olympic coach, and your personal massage therapist rolled into one.
Looking for a lift? Need to find your focus? Inspire is a booster shot for the mind. Inspire aims to reacquaint you with your inner creative.
Made to bring relief to the weary. Do you crave calm? Need more relaxation and rest? This is the CBD for you. Amphora’s ZZZ blend will help dial down the noise of the day and ease you into the evening.
Find Your Balance
Each of our pure CBD options is available in a 510 vape cartridge. Vaping has exceptionally high bioavailability. That means it absorbs quickly into the system. Vaping brings all the benefits of CBD to you almost instantly.
With a cartridge system and an elegant battery, you can integrate CBD seamlessly throughout your daily routine. Start the day right with Inspire. Protect and heal from your afternoon workout with Mend. Let stress melt away with Peace. And restore and rest with ZZZ.
CBD is at the top of the list in personal wellness choices. It won’t get you high. It won’t get you hooked.
It will just help you rediscover your happy – in body and in mind. Are you ready to find your balance?
Written by | Infused Amphora Team
The Infused Amphora Team is dedicated to creating resources to educate and engage consumers on the growing evidence of CBD benefits and the extensive health and wellness properties of CBD oil.
Contributors | Angus Taylor + Dr Gaylord Wardell
IPI is a pharmaceutical ingredient company that cultivates cannabis strains curated to extract specific cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids for the formulation of effects-based health and wellness products. Angus is an experienced public speaker, engaging stakeholders, governments and media. Angus was the co-founder of NewLeaf Cannabis, Canada’s most successful retail brand to date, and has been established as a well-known and recognized expert in the field.
Dr Wardell is a practising physician with over 40 years of clinical and educational experience in pain management, medical practices and education. Dr Wardell is past President of the Pain Society of Alberta, and current President of the Alberta Medical Association, section of Pain. He is a popular public speaker, an active blogger on medical and pain-related issues, and proponent for scientific validation for patients experiencing pain.
Infused Amphora “Learn” is intended for informational purposes only and is NOT a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.