CBD is only one single atom arrangement away from being THC.
CBD can help treat symptoms for people who suffer from conditions such as:
What is CBD oil Good For?
Full spectrum CBD contains trace amounts of THC (usually 1-3%) This is generally not enough THC to cause any impairment, however, this small amount can still show up in saliva, urine and blood tests.
CBD Isolate is a further refined product where all the other minor cannabinoids, terpenes and natural compounds are removed.
Recent changes in regulations to allow for CBD over the counter sales will only allow CBD Isolate products.
Cannabidiol (or CBD as it is otherwise referred to) is a chemical compound that is extracted from either the hemp plant, or cannabis plant, Cannabis sativa. CBD oil is cannabidiol in oil form. CBD is the second most prevalent of over 100 natural compounds found in the cannabis plant.
It is widely accepted that CBD oil works by way of its interaction with the endocannabinoid system (ECS) of the body. Cannabidiol is thought to bind to the body’s endocannabinoid receptors when the oil is ingested. Once the CBD oil has bound to the receptors in the body, it may enhance the activity of a number of physiological processes.
What is CBD oil, exactly?
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