Serotonin is involved in behaviors as diverse as aggression, learning, appetite, sleep, cognition, and reward activity. The receptors for serotonin have become pharmaceutical targets for a range of neuropsychiatric disorders and gut-related conditions. 90% of serotonin is located in the GI tract, where it regulates intestinal motility.
CBD has been shown to reduce spasticity of the intestines while stimulating the appetite. Cramping can be eased by the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD. Boosting this effect, certain essential oils have demonstrated their ability to improve colon health through supporting intestinal flora, stimulating intestinal motility and peristalsis, fighting infections and eliminating parasites. Ginger, fennel, tarragon, anise seed, and peppermint are all popular choices for digestive problems.
The ideal CBD dose for you usually depends primarily on your body weight, but it can also be influenced by other factors, such as your personal body chemistry, your age, and any other health conditions you have. Start with a low dose. Assess how you feel after 1 week of use. If required, adjust dosage weekly until you find your “sweet spot.”
It is estimated that a staggering 20 million Americans suffer from chronic digestive diseases, so it is no shock that this type of disease is one of the most expensive to treat in the U.S.