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Oxytocin and CBD: Making the Love Connection Through Touch

Oxytocin and CBD: Making the Love Connection Through Touch

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When you touch something – or someone – you get the sense that you are feeling with your fingertips. Or with whatever is doing the touching. But the truth is that the “feeling” takes place in your brain. Pressure on the skin is picked up by neurons, which then transmit this information to the brain. And the brain creates the sensation of feeling back at the skin, at the point of contact.


Studies in mice have confirmed this. Scientists can actually give mice the illusion that they are feeling something by stimulating particular parts of the brain. An experiment in 2019 at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute showed how manipulation of the nerves at the base of a mouse’s whiskers could give the animal the “feeling” that they are feeling … even if they aren’t.

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From our point of view though, touch is about pleasure. We want to focus on how touch can stimulate the pleasure centers in our brain. Touch of this type has been described as “hedonistic.” Hedonism is a theory in psychology that people always act in such a way as to seek pleasure and avoid pain. Hey, why not?


Pleasurable touching can release a molecule called oxytocin. This “love hormone” enters the bloodstream, particularly during sexual stimulation. Certain cells, such as those in the ovaries and the testes, are major producers of oxytocin. Secretion of this wonderful substance is regulated by the electrical activity in the base of the brain … often triggered by, you guessed it, hedonistic touch.


One beautiful thing about oxytocin is that once it has been made, it tends to increase pleasure, thereby setting up a positive feedback loop that makes touch more and more pleasurable. The natural outcome of this loop, in a sensual situation, can be orgasm. After that, oxytocin levels in the blood tend to subside.

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Where does CBD come into this story? Well, it turns out that CBD stimulates the same part of the brain that releases oxytocin. A study published just last year from psychologists at Northeastern University used MRI to show this. 


So there seems to be a clear link between oxytocin and CBD. Find out for yourself. BluWav CBD balm was created with the love connection in mind. Open up a little blue jar of our luxurious CBD and be hedonistic, if only for the evening. 

Is CBD For Real?

Is CBD For Real?

The conversation regarding the medicinal benefits of Marijuana is OVER, for now. That chapter is closed, for now... we no longer have to prove that getting high, also has its health benefits, for n…well no we’re pretty confident that sentiment will last.  

As for the health benefits of CBD, we’ll let the competition duke it out as to what’s valid or not. The point is, CBD is in a “purgatory”, no different than cannabis. I mean, no, I guess you can’t Amazon prime yourself an ounce of some Granddaddy Purp like you can with a vial of CBD. So, what’s with the negative stigma towards Hemp? Who are these people offended by CBD? These people are the same people who genuinely refer to marijuana as the “Devils lettuce”. Your soccer coach in high school who caught you showing up to preseason just a little bit stoned and proclaims you don’t take it seriously. That may have been a bit too personal, but you get the message. Just because CBD comes from Hemp doesn’t mean it has to look, taste, or even be marijuana. 

There are tons of reasons validating not only the consumption of CBD, but also the acceptance of it. Unfortunately, that won’t change with a snap of a finger, for even Thanos with all six infinity stones couldn’t snap the worldwide legality into CBD.

All we care about is that our CBD tastes good, looks good, and feels good.

So,

If you’re looking for answers to questions like, “Does CBD help with pain”, “Can I travel with CBD?” or “Does this CBD make me look fat?” then, Google it. Yes, this CBD does make you look fat. No, we will not waste our time answering questions that have already been answered by thousands of people on Google. 

If you’d like to know which type of CBD I put in my breakfast cereal and the effects it had on me throughout my crazy, fun-filled day… or perhaps some Uncommon Misconceptions of CBD, then stay tuned to our site! 

CBD is constantly evolving, and so are we.  

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