We know that lupus is an autoimmune disease that makes the body destroy itself. It’s painful and can seem to happen for no reason at all at the worst times. Inflammation is one of CBD’s specialties, which is why it is being used by so many people with arthritis, injuries, as well as chronic illnesses like lupus.
When CBD elevates the endocannabinoid 2-AG, it binds to the CB2 receptor. This receptor is what is connected to your immune system, and we find them all over the body. They are in your skin tissue, organs, bones, and your brain. When your immune system is overactive, the 2-AG endocannabinoid will inform the CB2 receptor that the party is over and to stop sending so many immune cells to the area significantly reducing inflammation.