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CBD (Cannabidiol)

CBD, or CBD Oil is short for cannabidiol. Cannabidiol is one of many cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that are naturally produced and found in the cannabis plant, humans and animals. In the cannabis plant there are roughly 113 different cannabinoids. The most commonly known are CBD, THC, THCA, CBN and CBG.

CBD is one of the most well-known cannabinoid. This compound is not psychoactive, which means it doesn’t make the user experience the high sensation that is associated with cannabis users. The medical industry has had a very close eye on CBD. This is because it has shown some promising therapeutic effects and is believed to have medical benefits.

In the cannabis plant, CBD has the opposite effects has THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol, the only psychoactive compound of the plant). While THC is very potent and its effects are strong, CBD is not as strong, but can counteract THC. While THC gives you a feeling of euphoria, CBD effectively calms you down.

Studies and research are currently being conducted on CBD around the globe due to potential medical benefits. Studies are indicating that CBD has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

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