About CBD


Cannabidiol is a popular natural remedy used for many common ailments. Better known as CBD, it is one of the 104 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids found in the cannabis or marijuana plant, Cannabis sativa.

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, and causes the sensation of getting “high” that’s often associated with marijuana. However, unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive.This quality makes CBD an appealing option for those who are looking for relief from pain and other symptoms without the mind-altering effects of marijuana or certain pharmaceutical drugs.

CBD oil is made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plant. It’s gaining momentum in thehealth and wellness world, with some scientific studies confirming it may help treat a variety of ailments like chronic pain and anxiety.

Here are seven health benefits of CBD oil that are backed by scientific evidence:

  • Relieve Pain  
  • Reduce Anxiety and Depression  
  • Can alleviate Cancer-related Symptoms  
  • May reduce acne  
  • May have Neuroprotective Properties  
  • Could benefit Heart Health  
  • Several other Potential Benefits like antipsychotic effects, substance abuse treatment, anti-tumor effects,    diabetes prevention*  

* Healthline - Written by Jillian Kubala, MS, RD February, 2018