What is CBD? (Cannabidiol)
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many cannabinoid molecules produced by Hemp. These plant-derived cannabinoids, or phytocannabinoids (phyto = plant in Greek), are characterized by their ability to act on the cannabinoid receptors that are part of the endocannabinoid system.
CBD stands out because it is both non-psychoactive and displays a broad range of potential medical applications.
The fact that CBD is non-psychoactive makes it an appealing option for relief from:
Scientific and clinical research underscores CBD’s potential as a treatment for a wide range of conditions, including arthritis, diabetes, alcoholism, MS, chronic pain, schizophrenia, PTSD, depression, antibiotic-resistant infections, epilepsy, and other neurological disorders.
CBD has demonstrable neuroprotective and neurogenic effects, and its anti-cancer properties are currently being investigated at several academic research centers in the United States and elsewhere. Further evidence suggests that CBD is safe even at high doses.