What is CBD?

Discovered in 1940, CBD is an extract of the Cannabis Sativa L. plant. Currently cannabidiol is being studied as a treatment for a variety of ailments – including but not limited to – anxiety, cognition, and pain.

CBD can be taken into the body in a number of different ways and does not contain the psychpactivity of THC.

Cannabinoids interact with receptors in our bodies and is proving through ongoing testing to have a number of health-benefiting properties.

According to several health-related articles, Hemp seeds “are rich in protein, fiber, and healthful fatty acids, including omega-3s and omega-6s. They have antioxidant effects and may reduce symptoms of numerous ailments, improving the health of the heart, skin, and joints.”

CBD’s legal status varies from state to state and is constantly changing. In December 2015, the FDA eased the regulatory requirements to allow researchers to conduct CBD trials.

Here is what some studies are attempting to prove through trials:

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