WHAT IS CBD?
ARE YOU CURIOUS ABOUT CBD?
We outlined everything you need to know in this article! CBD is everywhere from health food stores to online, to gas stations and smoke shops. But what is CBD?
CBD is in a class of molecules called “cannabinoids”. Cannabinoids come from nature only in the cannabis plant. But they are also produced internally by all mammals. Unlike THC, CBD is not intoxicating. What this means is that you will not experience a “high” when using CBD.
CBD oil is natural and non-intoxicating
CBD COMES FROM BOTH HEMP AND MARIJUANA
Cannabis has two forms: hemp and marijuana. The hemp plant naturally has a higher potency of CBD. Verus Marijuana which has more THC. But both THC and CBD are present in the hemp plant and the marijuana plant. In fact, the legal difference between the two is THC levels. Any plant with .3% THC or less is considered hemp, and anything with more is considered marijuana.
Hemp and Marijuana look and smell alike, but hemp naturally produces higher CBD levels.
CBD COMES FROM NATURE
What makes CBD so attractive to many people is that hemp comes from our earth and does not require pesticides to grow. This means that those seeking wellness no longer have to depend on harsh chemical and addictive alternatives. The thing about CBD is that it is non-toxic and is safe. So it will serve as a natural alternative to more dangerous and toxic options.
IT IS MILD AND NON-HABIT FORMING
American’s suffered through the benzodiazepine epidemic in the 70’s and 80’s. Drugs like Xanex and Clonazepam are still very prevlant, but most educated consumers are cautious about addiction with these options. Similarly America endured the Opiate crisis in the early 2000’s and search for a safer option that does not include risk of withdrawing or moving on to more dangerous and lethal substances. Those curios about CBD should know that it is non-habit forming and mild.
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