Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive phytocannabinoid. Phytocannabinoids are chemical compounds found in hemp plants. There are over 80 different phytocannabinoids.
Research shows significant potential for phytocannabinoids to support health & wellness.
CBD specifically comes from the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant. CBD is not to be confused with hemp oil that comes from hemp seeds, containing no cannabinoids.
CBD oil works by interacting with the body’s vast network of receptors, the endocannabinoid system. This body system helps us maintain overall wellness by keeping many of our bodily processes moving in the right direction. CBD fits into these receptors, helping the body complete in its efforts to keep us in good health.
Cannabinoids are a group of fatty compounds found in hemp. They’re also produced by other plants and the human body. Cannabinoid compounds are key players in immune and central nervous system functioning. There are more than 80 identified cannabinoids.
The human body has a system called the endocannabinoid system (ECS), which has receptors that these compounds fit into. Cannabinoids support cells and healthy immune system function.
Of the 80+ non-psychoactive phytocannabinoids, Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most widely known. Others include Cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabichromene (CBC) & more.
There are many ways that CBD supports overall wellbeing and specific ailments. Some may need help with really specific issues. Everyday, the CBDU team and the general public – alike – learn more about the healing potential of CBD.
We highly recommend that you check out our Education pages and also do you own research online to see what challenges other consumers are treating with CBD helps them. Some will talk about how CBD helps their parents, children and pets. There are some incredible stories out there about this plant powered compound.
Per the farm bill of 2018 hemp derived CBD is legal. The hemp must be registered as an industrial hemp strain with the Department of Agriculture and should contain less than 0.3% THC.
There are still a handful of areas that still ban hemp derived products. Look into your specific area to confirm hemp derived cannabinoids are legal where you’re at.