CBD is the shortened name of Cannabidiol, found in the plant species Cannabis Sativa. It is one of the many, and most researched, cannabinoids found in industrial hemp which is used worldwide to produce a variety of industrial and consumer products.
Where does CBD come from?
Hemp is a cousin of marijuana within the cannabis plant family, but does not contain as much THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) levels as marijuana. THC is essentially the chemical compound which gets you high. CBD is a completely natural compound and ongoing studies indicate the benefits of this herbal remedy as having a positive impact on quality of life.
What products can be made from CBD?
CBD is used to manufacture a variety of products, from oils, to lotions, chewables and even supplements for your pets. CBD has a number of benefits such as pain relief, can reduce symptoms of anxiety, acne and help fight against heart disease. It can provide a safe and reliable treatment to a number of ailments without the negative mind altering effects or side-effects experienced from marijuana or pharmaceuticals. Hemp sourced CBD is legal in the state of California, to sell, own and manufacture. For more details about the benefits and background of CBD, please visit CBD.org.