Antioxidants are produced in the body and occur naturally in food. … THC and CBD are powerful antioxidants—more powerful than vitamin C and E. In fact, the U.S. Government Patent 1999/008769 is specifically for the neuroprotectant and antioxidant properties of cannabinoids.
Antioxidants are an important part of any nutritious diet and are essential for maintaining health and proper biological function. An antioxidant is a natural substance that inhibits oxidation, a chemical reaction that produces the free radicals that eventually damage cells and lead to illnesses and chronic diseases.
Antioxidants are able to neutralize these damaging oxidizing agents from the bloodstream to improve the health of cells and reduce the risk of developing a disease. The body naturally produces antioxidants, but the amounts are often insufficient for neutralizing all of the harmful effects of oxidative stress.
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