Do you know your CBDs?

CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is a chemical compound derived from the Cannabinoid sativa plant. Unlike its cousin THC, CBD is the non-intoxicating, non-psychotic, and non-addictive portion of the cannabis plant. This means that it won't give you any euphoric feeling when it is applied topically on the body or ingested. It is a naturally occurring substance used in some of the best CBD skincare products like creams, oils, or edibles like gummies for its soothing, calming, and healing properties.

Cannabigerol (CBG) is a type of cannabinoid also obtained from cannabis sativa plants. It’s often referred to as the parent of all cannabinoids. This is because other cannabinoids (including THC and CBD) are derived from an inactive acidic form of CBG called cannabigerolic acid (CBGA). CBG is found in more diminutive quantities than other cannabinoids in cannabis plants. Only 1% of CBG is found in most strains of the plants compared to 25 to 30% of THC and 20 to 25% of CBD. It is derived from young cannabis plants because they contain a higher quantity of CBG than fully developed plants. Therefore, it is expensive to extract and produce.

Both CBD and CBG are non-psychotic and have similar applications for health conditions. However, CBG is far more effective than CBD for treating migraines and easing muscle soreness. While CBD is better suited for reducing inflammation.

Benefits of CBD and CBG for your skin

CBG is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight free radicals responsible for premature aging of the skin. CBG helps with dry and scaly skin, and breakouts, and reduces transepidermal water loss. CBG possesses a wide range of anti-inflammatory, and skin-protecting properties to help reduce inflammation, calm irritation and redness, slow aging, and boost skin barrier function. It is a nutrient-rich skincare superhero with antifungal and antibacterial properties and has been proven to help gastrointestinal and appetite disorders. CBG is a proactive way to keep your skin happy, fresh and nourished. Studies have also shown CBG to slow the proliferation of cancer cells.

CBD is a powerful anti-inflammatory that helps reduce pain, swelling, and redness from existing breakouts, or irritation from skin conditions like acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Our bodies produce natural cannabinoids called endocannabinoids which are responsible for the maintenance and balance of homeostasis in the body. This endocannabinoid and the cannabinoid receptors on the surface of your skin make up the endocannabinoid system {ECS}. CBD aids the ECS in maintaining balance in the body. This leads to healthy, glowing, and youthful skin. CBD is also an antioxidant that helps lessen the visible signs of aging.
Effective CBD skincare and beauty products are usually unique and cruelty-free. Our CBD products here at MOOD are designed to nourish and protect your skin.

There are synergistic benefits of ingesting CBD - either oils or gummies - while using topical creams. While the edibles work inside the body; the topical work outside the body on the skin.

CBD oil and gummies help with anxiety and sleep.

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CBD is a powerful and effective remedy for many health concerns. We've got the best CBD skincare products. Whether you want to reduce inflammation, soothe pain and anxiety or create healthy skin, MOOD's CBD products have you covered.

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