EDGE 180™ contains a source of CBD (from Broad Spectrum Hemp) to support a healthy nervous system, balanced behavior, and mental alertness. EDGE 180™ also contains active ingredients to help coat/soothe the stomach to aid in offsetting stomach acid from causing irritation/upset.
What is Broad Spectrum Hemp?
Broad Spectrum Hemp contains the whole hemp plant including naturally occurring CBD, with THC removed. Cannabinoids and plant compounds found in broad spectrum hemp create synergism where they work together to complement each other, offering a greater impact on health conditions.
It is also known to help to stimulate the brain's Endocannabinoid system which effects a multitude of physiological functions to help maintain homeostasis (stable internal environment) as well as helps support healthy joint function.
Beneﬁts of Broad Spectrum Hemp (with naturally occurring CBD):
- Balanced Behavior
- Mental Alertness
- Joint Support
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CBD (From Broad Spectrum Hemp) contains the whole hemp plant including naturally occurring CBD, with THC removed. Cannabinoids and plant compounds found in broad spectrum hemp create synergism where they work together to complement each other, offering a greater impact on overall wellness. Helps to support healthy joints, a healthy nervous system, balanced behavior, mental alertness and relaxation (without drowsiness).
Gelatin is the name for cooked collagen which is the most abundant protein found in our body. It is primarily made up of the amino acids glycine and proline. Supports a healthy stomach lining/gut mucosa by providing a natural protective barrier against the abrasiveness of gastric juices.
Glycine is one of the simplest amino acids and is classified as nonessential because it does not need to be supplied in the diet. However, this compact substance plays many essential roles in the body. Glycine makes up 35% of the protein collagen, is a key component in many metabolic reactions, and has a modulating effect on the immune system. It has also been shown to help promote a balanced digestive system.
Magnesium (Mg) is a macro mineral that is frequently recommended for a wide range of equine health conditions. Magnesium helps to maintain normal muscle and nerve function, a healthy heart, healthy immune system and strong bones. Magnesium aids to regulate blood sugar levels, promotes normal blood pressure, and known to be involved in energy metabolism and protein synthesis. Since a symptom of magnesium deficiency is agitation or anxiety, it is included in many calming supplements.
Valerian Root is an herb with specific actions on the nervous system. It helps maintain a healthy nervous system and balance in horses displaying nervous/anxious behavior. **Valerian root is a banned substance in many organizations, always check competition guidelines regarding its usage.
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) plays a role in supporting carbohydrate metabolism and normal muscle and nerve function. Thiamine supplementation has been shown to have a calming effect in horses displaying anxious/nervous behavior as a result thiamine deficiency and/or increased requirements.
Licorice is one of the most widely used herbs for people and animals in both Western and Chinese medicine. Sweet and soothing, it supports a natural inflammatory response in the gastric system. The deglycyrrhized form is preferred as it eliminates the risk of adverse side effects when plant is used whole.
L-Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the body, especially in muscle tissue. Glutamine is involved in more metabolic processes than any other amino acid. It helps support a natural inflammatory response within the GI Tract as well as a healthy immune system.
Mannanoligosaccharides (MOS) are prebiotics composed of complex carbohydrate molecules, derived from the outer cell wall of S. cerevisiae, whose main components, β-glucans (mannoproteins) are known to support immune function. Prebiotics are sources of non-digestible, soluble fiber that serve as food for the probiotics or "good" bugs in the large intestine.
Tryptophan is an amino acid, converted by the body into serotonin, melatonin, and other hormones that transmit nerve signals in the brain. Serotonin is the neurotransmitter in the horse’s brain that helps promote feelings of well-being/contentment as well as balanced behavior.
Inositol is closely related to the B-vitamin family and is found in nearly every cell in the body. Because of its location within the cell membrane, it plays two major roles: transporting fats and assisting in nerve transmission. By participating in the action of serotonin, a neurotransmitter whose brain levels are known to be a factor in excess anxiety, inositol may be helpful in promoting a healthy balanced behavior in horses.
If my horse gets the Edge 180 paste, does he still need the Gastro-Plex paste?
MVP: No, the Edge 180 provides a similar immediate, yet temporary, soothing affect to the stomach during periods of stress as it provides a protective coating which helps to suppress the abrasiveness of the gastric juices. The Edge 180 also provides calming support ingredients as well as CBD to support a healthy nervous system, balanced behavior, mental alertness and relaxation (without drowsiness).