What is CBD?
CBD is a naturally occurring chemical compound found in the hemp plant. u0022CBDu0022 stands for u0022Cannabidiolu0022, and is one of many such compounds (known as Cannabinoids) found in the hemp plant. While the entire plant contains CBD, the majority is found in the flower of the plant.
Does CBD oil get you high?
NO. CBD contains no hallucinogenic properties, or any other properties that can be meant to onset euphoria. THC, another chemical compound found in the marijuana and hemp plants, contains the properties that create the feeling of being high. u0022Full Spectrumu0022 CBD oil may contain trace amounts of THC (under .3% by law), which is not enough to onset euphoria.
Is CBD a drug?
u0022Drugu0022 has many connotations, so for all intents and purposes, the short answer is u0022not really.u0022 While CBD is a Schedule 1 controlled substance (which officially classifies it as a type of drug), CBD is non-addictive, has no ability to cause immediate euphoric sensations, has no mind-state altering effects, and no harmful side effects.
Does CBD really do anything?
Reports and testimonies alike have strongly suggested that prolonged use of CBD oil may have incredible healing properties. The physical effect that CBD has on the body is that it helps multiply the CB1 and CB2 receptors in the brain, as well as in the nervous, skeletal, cardiovascular and muscular systems. Reports from CBD users indicate that CBD may have positive effects on a wide variety of ailments including: anxiety, depression, chronic pain, joint and muscle inflammation, sleep apnea, addiction, the effects of Alzheimer’s, arthritis, and many more reported ailments. The general consensus is that prolonged usage is the key to making this possible, and that a single dose, or short term usage, will not be effective.