Let’s Get the Conversation Started About CBD

A quick note on asserting health claims…

This page is to educate you on the human endocannabinoid system and about cannabinoids, and specifically cannabidiol (CBD). We are very careful about making medical claims on what CBD can do for the human body. This page serves as opening a dialogue between what people around the world have claimed they use CBD for and also connect you with third party research.

We carefully monitor the FDA rules and regulations and will always update our materials and products accordingly.

Endocannabinoid System within Us

Did you know the endocannabinoid system is within the human body? This system has receptors called “CB1” and “CB2”. The CB1 receptors are most abundant in our central nervous system, while the CB2 receptors are more abundant in our cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and peripheral nervous systems.

Simply put, the human body, naturally produces cannabinoids.

The physiological effects of cannabinoids reflect the areas of the brain with which they interact. Interactions tend to occur in our limbic system (the part of the brain that affects memory, cognition, and psycho­motor performance) and in our mesolimbic pathway (activity in this region is associated with feelings of reward) and are also widely distributed in areas of pain perception.

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Did You Know?

The NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information, a part of the United States National Library of Medicine, a branch of the National Institutes of Health) published a study that discussed how the endocannabinoid system as an “emerging” target of pharmaceuticals.

Source: US National Library of Medicine: US National Institute of Health

Phytocannabinoids

Phytocannabinoids are cannabinoids that are produced by plants such as cannabis. They bind to the same CB receptors as endocannabinoids, but they interact with the endocannabinoid system in many different ways. These interactions are what drive modern research into phytocannabinoids and much of the current medical discoveries as research continues to grow.

Herbn Goddess products are formulated by phytocannabinoid-rich plants, such as hemp.

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Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds that are found in the cannabis plants (such as hemp). These chemicals are naturally occurring chemicals the flowers secrete as natural protection to the plant. The cannabinoids very closely resemble the naturally occurring compounds within the human bodies in our endocannabinoid system.

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Did You Know?

There are over 85 cannabinoids unique to cannabis? Cannabis contains at least 85 types of cannabinoids, many of which have documented medicinal effects.

THC vs. CBD

Cannabinoids from cannabis plants (hemp is a plant from the cannabis plant family) contain CBD and THC: THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol).

The cannabinoids bind to receptor sites throughout our brain (receptors called CB-1) and body (CB-2). Different cannabinoids have different effects depending on which receptors they bind to. For example, THC binds to receptors in the brain whereas CBN (cannabinol) has a strong affinity for CB-2 receptors located throughout the body. Depending on a cannabis product’s cannabinoid profile, different types of relief are achievable.

THC gives you that intoxicating/psychedelic high, while CBD gives you an overall bodily feel. CBD does not give you that intoxicating effect.

Herbn Goddess formulations only extract out and use CBD from CBD rich plants, such as hemp.

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Could these be the benefits of CBD?

As you know, making medical claims that are “official” requires decades of clinical research and medical peer-reviewed studies. The cannabis “prohibition” has long hindered legal studies at universities and medical laboratories to officially document these clinical studies.

Having said that, we cannot ignore the massive amount of human stories around the world of the benefits and efficacy CBD provides to people and animals- And because we cannot legally make medical claims on the effects of CBD, people around the world have been using CBD for:

  • Pain management
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Seizures
  • Inflammation
  • Migraines
  • Inflammation
  • Acne
  • Heart Health
  • Psychosis or mental disorders
  • Neurological disorders
  • Cancer Related Symptoms such as Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of Appetite, and Pain

And specifically for women- women from around the world are using CBD for:

  • Improve sex drive
  • Reduce mood swings
  • Reduce migraines
  • Help vaginal dryness
  • Reduce hot flashes
  • Reduce joint pain
  • Make sex enjoyable after menopause
  • Improve sleep
  • Reduce menstrual pains and symptoms
  • Treat osteoporosis and osteopenia
  • Improve skin texture and skin clarity

What are your thoughts on these? We’d love to hear more from everyone.

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DISCLAIMER

Herbn Goddess™ shall not be held liable for the medical claims made by customer testimonials. The statements made regarding these products have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The efficacy of these products and the testimonials made have not been confirmed by FDA- approved research. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information presented here is not meant as a substitute for or alternative to information from health care practitioners. Please consult your healthcare professional about potential interactions or other possible complications before using any product. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act requires this notice.
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You must be 18 years or older to visit this website and/or purchase Herbn Goddess™ products. The information on our website is intended to provide general information regarding our products and is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction.

INDEPENDENT 3RD PARTY RESEARCH

Disclaimer: Herbn Goddess™ does not make any health claims about our products and recommend consulting with a qualified medical doctor or physician prior to consuming our products or preparing a treatment plan. It is especially important for those who are pregnant, nursing, chronically ill, elderly or under the age of 18 to discuss the use of these products with a physician prior to consuming.
You must be 18 years or older to visit this website and/or purchase Herbn Goddess™ products. The information on our website is intended to provide general information regarding our products and is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction.

Here are some useful third party and government sources on the potential benefits and research on CBD:

1. Can CBD reduce acne?

Acne is a common skin condition, it affects more than 9% of the population. It is thought it’s caused by a number of factors such as genetics, bacteria, and underlying inflammation and overproduction of sebum and oily secretion made by the sebaceous glands in the skin. CBD oil may help to treat acne due to its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to reduce sebum production.

One test-tube study found that CBD oil prevented sebaceous gland cells from secreting excessive sebum and this has been backed up by other studies.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4151231/

2. Is CBD is a natural pain reliever?

Among the top uses of CBD is to manage chronic pain diseases like arthritis.

Over-the-counter painkillers have harmful side effects such as liver and heart damage when used long-term as well as addiction. This is why many chronic pain patients are opting to shift to CBD which is non-addictive and free of dangerous side-effects.

CBD works with your body’s endocannabinoid system which, in turn, regulates pain response helping bring about quick relief from inflammation and pain.

Source: https://journals.lww.com/pain/FullText/2017/12000/Attenuation_of_early_phase_inflammation_by.18.aspx

3. Can CBD can reduce anxiety and depression?

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression affects nearly 7% (16 million) and anxiety affects about 18% (40 million) of the US population each year.

Research shows that CBD oil can help with both. It has been shown to reduce levels of stress and anxiety and those suffering from conditions such as PTSD, social anxiety disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4604171/

4. Can CBD inhibit some cancer growth?

CBD oils role in cancer treatment still needs more research, but what is available is looking promising. According to the American Cancer Society, CBD oil can slow the growth and spread of some kinds of cancer.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4791144/

5. Can CBD can improve heart health?

A healthy diet and lifestyle is a top priority for heart health, but CBD oil can also help. According to research, CBD oil can reduce artery blockage, reduce stress and protect the heart. It can reduce blood pressure and may also help lower bad cholesterol.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5470879/

6. Can CBD promote bone health and healing?

In animal studies, rats with daily CBD intake healed up to 40% faster than those without. Another study relating to the effects of CBD on bone health concluded ligands found in CBD oil regulated bone mass.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19634029

7. Can CBD may provide diabetic benefits?

Although marijuana use is known to increase appetite and calorie intake, it has been linked to lower BMI, less obesity and reduced chance of diabetes.

In one study of nearly 5,000 adult men and women, past and current marijuana users had lower fasting glucose and insulin levels (by 16%); lower waist circumference and BMI; lower insulin resistance (by 18%); and higher HDL.

All these factors are connected to reducing the risk of diabetes. So cannabis seems to offer some protection.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4941127/

8. Can CBDAlleviate MS symptoms?

CBD may relieve symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

In a study of 66 patients with MS and chronic pain, a combination of CBD and THC reduced pain over two years. The patients determine the dosage themselves, taking in as much as they felt was needed to alleviate the pain.

In another study, a combination of CBD and THC helped with muscle tightness, pain, sleep disturbances, and bladder control in 189 people with multiple sclerosis over six weeks.

9. Can CBD can calm childhood epilepsy?

CBD has anti-seizure properties. They’ve been shown to successfully treat drug-resistant children who have epilepsy with no side effects.

In one study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, CBD decreased a frequency of seizures by 23% more than those taking a placebo.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5874292/

10. Can CBD Reduce Inflammation?

According to the National Center of Biotechnology Information, chronic inflammation is a huge problem in our society and contributes to many non-infectious diseases including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, autoimmune disease, and more. Research has shown that CBD oil can reduce chronic inflammation that leads to these diseases.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4851925/

11. Can CBD can improve skin conditions?

CBD oil can be topically used to treat skin conditions. A study showed that it can  help treat conditions like eczema by encouraging the death of abnormal cells.

It can also help regulate the skin’s oil production thus reducing acne. CBD is an anti-inflammatory and contains many nutrients like vitamin E that helps improve and protect the skin.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2757311/

12. Does CBD improve consciousness?

Another potential benefit of using CBD is its ability to regulate dopamine levels to keep you focused on a daily tasks. It enhances being conscious of surroundings and reduces physical pain reception.

A daily dose will help to keep one focus throughout the day. Additionally, some researchers believe it boosts cognitive abilities so the brain is working at optimal conditions, alleviates mood swings, trauma and anxiety.

The belief is the potential mental clarity can be attributed to CBD working with the endocannabinoid system to achieve homeostasis.

13. Can CBD potentially benefit those with schizophrenia?

CBD may be beneficial for preventing psychosis and reducing symptoms in schizophrenia. While the psychoactive THC in cannabis seems to trigger psychotic episodes, especially in those with schizophrenia, CBD has the opposite antipsychotic effect.

More and more studies are pointing to CBD as a natural alternative to antipsychotic drugs, but with far fewer side effects.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29241357

14. Does CBD guard against infection?

CBD showed in a recent study that it can kill bacteria and MRSA which is often tricky and difficult to treat in hospital conditions.

Source: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/410815/a-new-mrsa-defense/

15. Does CBD have anti-aging effects?

Our skin is mostly made up of cells and healthy skin relies on our body’s ability to discard dead cells and replace them with new ones. A study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology found that CBD can help this process and keep the skin looking youthful. It is a powerful antioxidant helping skin to keep its elasticity.

Source: https://patents.google.com/patent/US6630507

16. Can CBD can help to combat addiction?

Benefits of CBD also include helping those struggling with addiction – both opioid and nicotine. A study in the US National Library of Medicine found that it can help people quit smoking. Smokers were given an inhaler with the oil and instructed to use it for one week whenever they had the urge to smoke. What they found was those who used the inhalers had a significantly reduced urge to smoke and no longer had a strong craving for nicotine.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23685330

17. Does CBD increase sleep longevity?

If you suffer from constant anxiety during the night-time hours, suffer from insomnia or struggle from getting restful, undisturbed sleep, CBD oil maybe the solution for you. Evidence points toward a calming effect through CBD in the central nervous system. CBD makes it easier for you to get your heart rate down and clear your mind to allow along and restful sleep.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4816426/

18. Can CBD relieve nausea?

Cannabis has been used for centuries for the suppression of nausea and vomiting.

Research has revealed more than 100 cannabinoids in cannabis and hemp. Both the intoxicant THC and the non-intoxicants CBD, helps to get rid of nausea and vomiting in animal studies.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3165951/

19. Is CBD okay for pets?

The benefits of CBD also apply to pets, especially cats and dogs. There is strong research to suggest that it can help stop seizures in animals. This is not surprising since all mammals have an endocannabinoid system – the biological network responsible for maintaining optimal balance throughout the body. It is the endocannabinoid system that the CBD interacts with to bring about its health benefits. Most people use CBD oil for dogs to help with anxiety problems and pain relief.

Source: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2018.00165/full

You must be 18 years or older to visit this website and/or purchase Herbn Goddess™ products. The information on our website is intended to provide general information regarding our products and is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction.

Disclaimer: Herbn Goddess™ does not make any health claims about our products and recommend consulting with a qualified medical doctor or physician prior to consuming our products or preparing a treatment plan. It is especially important for those who are pregnant, nursing, chronically ill, elderly or under the age of 18 to discuss the use of these products with a physician prior to consuming.
You must be 18 years or older to visit this website and/or purchase Herbn Goddess™ products. The information on our website is intended to provide general information regarding our products and is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction.