What is CBC and why is it found in Full Spectrum CBD?
Cannabichromene or CBC is another cannabinoid that is found in the cannabis plant. You may have heard of both CBD and THC and perhaps you might have come across CBG, CBD, CBDa, THCa or Terpenes which are compounds or cannabinoids found in CBD products.
CBC is known as one of the "Big Six of Cannabinoids." CBC is a non-intoxication cannabinoid that does make you feel "high" as it does not have psychoactive effects. The reason being it does not bind with CB1 receptors in your brain. CB1 receptors are responsible in creating a psychoactive effects in your body which can happen if you use a high level of THC. THC is the cannabinoid responsible for getting you high. CBD, another well known cannabinoid, does not have any psychoactive effects.
CBC interacts with the Endocannabinoid System which will create homeostasis in your body. Homeostasis is a state of balance among the body system. Which is crucial for staying alive and for the body to be able to function properly.
Like THC and CBD, CBC also plays a role in creating the entourage effect. Entourage effect can be found in Full Spectrum and Broad Spectrum CBD Oil.
There is very little research down on CBC as scientists have been more interested in studying how CBD and THC can benefit health.
What we already know about CBC is that it can benefit brain health, pain relief, mood, skin health and contains anti-inflammatory properties.
CBC are mostly found in CBD tincture or oil like Mellow Full Spectrum CBD Oil.
CBC and other cannabinoids like CBD are extracted with carrier oil like MCT oil or coconut oil to help your body to absorb CBD faster.
CBC is considered to be a minor cannabinoid. It does not exist naturally. It is created by infusion of several acids to form cannabichromene. It is very difficult to produce high amounts of CBC.
CBD breeders and manufacturers are already finding ways to extract CBC and make use of other cannabinoids as legalization of cannabis is more open.
As mentioned before CBC does not have any psychoactive effects therefore it interacts with other cannabinoids to enhance the entourage effect.
There is not enough scientific facts about CBC but we know that CBC does interact very well with THC and CBD in modulating pain relief.
CBC interacts very well with TRPV-1 receptors and CB2 receptors in the immune system that is involved with the perception of pain and inflammation response.
CBC has shown to have neuroprotective properties to enhance brain health.
A study have shown that CBC has positive effect on neural stem progenitor cells which is essential in fighting against neurological disease like Alzheimer's or dementia.
CBC can potentially have mood elevating properties. Like CBD and THC, people that use them are hoping that these cannabinoids can help uplift their mood and reduce stress and anxiety.
In a study with lab rats found that CBC is also successful in uplifting mood when combined with other cannabinoids like CBD.
CBC has shown potential in skin health too, especially when dealing with acne. Acne is a skin disease that is caused by excess production of sebum and sebaceous glands inflammation. CBC demonstrates that it has anti-inflammatory properties and it is also able to suppress production of lipid in the sebaceous glands.
Remember more research and information is needed on CBC along with CBD and the other cannabinoids. CBD is here to stay and in the future scientists will be able to fully understand and utilize these cannabinoids to help benefit our health.
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