• We all know somebody that smokes cigarettes. It’s a multi-billion-dollar industry, and according to the CDC, over $1,000,000 per hour is spent on advertising or marketing – just in America! It’s frustrating to see so much money spent on something that has been shown to harm people. So, what can we do to fight this corruption, and epidemic? There are many studies showing that cannabidiol (CBD) has helped people who smoke kick their addiction to the curb. As this study acknowledges, the endocannabinoid system is becoming better understood and credited...

  • The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) show that around 16 million American adults have experienced at least one major episode of depression with the past twelve months. The lifetime risk of developing depression is nearly 20%. While many people think of depression occurring in adults, they also show that 2% of young children and 8% of teenagers have serious depression. A recent study from Neuropharmacology wanted to find more evidence as to whether Cannabidiol (CBD) has potential to treat major depression and the mechanisms of how it works....

  • One of the most exciting things about cannabis and hemp, and health products that can be created from such, are the relationship between cannabinoids (like CBD) and our body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS) that regulates many aspects of ‘homeostasis’ through CB1 and CB2 receptors.  From Leafly.com: “Broadly speaking, the endocannabinoid system comprises two receptors (CB1 and CB2), two endogenous compounds that activate these receptors (endocannabinoids N-arachidonoylethanolamide [AEA] and 2-arachidonoylglycerol [2-AG]), and two metabolic enzymes (fatty acid amide hydrolase and monoacylglycerol lipase) that control the synthesis and breakdown of these endocannabinoids. Over...

  • Research is showing that there may be links between how we stress and deal with anxiety, and how we respond to cannabinoids, like CBD, in our system. Here's a link to the journal article "Cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent, as an anxiolytic drug" - speaking to the potential beneficial health effects of cannabinoids. From the abstract: "Studies using animal models of anxiety and involving healthy volunteers clearly suggest an anxiolytic-like effect of CBD. Moreover, CBD was shown to reduce anxiety in patients with social anxiety disorder." The Endocannabinoid System, which research is finding...

  • That's Natural! is excited about the discoveries being made about cannabidiol (CBD) and the inherent endocannabinoid system that exists in each of our bodies.  We hope you will do research for yourself, here are some links to investigate for yourself concerning various addiction issues. Addiction 1- Cannabidiol for the treatment of cannabis withdrawal syndrome 2- Transdermal delivery of cannabidiol attenuates binge alcohol-induced neurodegeneration in a rodent model of an alcohol use disorder 3- Comparison of cannabidiol, antioxidants, and diuretics in reversing binge ethanol-induced neurotoxicity 4- Dysregulation of cannabinoid CB1 receptor and associated signaling networks in...

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