CBD is short for cannabidiol (ka-nə-bə-ˈdī-ˌȯl) which is a chemical compound from the cannabis plant. It's a naturally occurring substance that's used in products like oils and edibles to impart a feeling of relaxation and calm.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT CBD
CBD doesn’t contain THC, so there are no psychoactive effects.
CBD is safe and non-habit forming. The World Health Organization has stated that pure CBD is a ‘safe & effective’ health alternative for humans and pets.
CBD has been used for centuries. Ancient tablets mention that CBD was used medicinally in Asia as far back as 1800 BC. American medical journals from the 1700s cite hemp seeds and roots as treatments for incontinence and skin inflammation.
CBD is federally legal in all 50 states.
It might take time to kick in. Liquid forms may provide fast relief for acute pain, but other CBD products can take days or weeks to show their benefits.
WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CBD?
While additional research is underway, CBD is believed to help with anxiety, inflammation, headaches, head trauma, epilepsy, insomnia, arthritis, gut health, chronic and acute pain and a number of other health conditions. Athletes and performers are exploring CBD’s potential anti-inflammatory properties to aid in recovery while the medical community is even exploring the medicinal uses of CBD, including its potential as an anti-cancer solution.
While all of these potential remedies are exciting, it’s likely that additional studies need to be conducted on humans before the FDA will approve CBD as a supplement or medicine.
HOW SHOULD I TAKE CBD?
We offer a variety of CBD products to help people easily use it in their daily routine. Here are some general rules for different CBD products:
CBD Oils offer a high bioavailability, which means its easy for your body to absorb and use efficiently.
CBD Edibles take more time for your body to digest so the effects last longer.
CBD Topicals are great for on the spot recovery such as arthritis, or muscle recovery.
CBD for your pets can help with osteoarthritis or relaxing before a trip.