CSN Health Oil is a purified extract of organic hemp oil, providing a high quality cannabidiol (CBD) extract. The extraction process ensures that the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) levels are non-detectable. As a result each dose of Health Oil complies with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authorities (SAHPRA) guideline for Hemp related products.
CBD is an endocannabinoid which is able to interact and bind to the receptors of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the body. The receptors in the ECS may be CB1 receptors, which are located throughout the central nervous system OR CB2 receptors, which are located throughout the peripheral nervous system and immune system.
Research has linked the ECS to the following processes:
• appetite and digestion
• chronic pain
• inflammation and other immune system responses
• learning and memory
• motor control
• cardiovascular system function
• muscle formation
• bone remodelling and growth
• liver function
• reproductive system function
• skin and nerve function
These functions all contribute to homeostasis, or balance within the body. For example, pain from an injury is an indication that the body is not in a state of homeostasis (out of balance), and the ECS will then work to restore homeostasis, thereby relieving the pain.
Various studies have shown that CBD and THC assist in restoring balance within the ECS. CBD does not have the same psychoactive functions as THC and therefor does not produce the “high” state (euphoria) that is commonly associated with taking THC. CBD is well-tolerated, even in large doses. Research suggests any side effects that occur with CBD use are likely the result of drug interactions between CBD and other medications you may be taking.
THC on the other hand may cause temporary side effects, such as:
• increased heart rate
• coordination problems
• dry mouth
• red eyes
• slower reaction times
• memory loss
These side effects are part of THC’s psychoactive properties.
Neither compound is fatal. However, high THC use may be connected to long-term negative psychiatric effects. This is especially true for adolescents who consume large amounts of THC. The effect on the brain is more profound for teens. Using the compound increases the risk for some psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia.
CSN Health Oil provides 20 mg of CBD per dose and contains no THC!
Research has shown that CBD may help with various conditions, such as:
• psychosis or mental disorders
• inflammatory bowel disease