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CBD Knowledge

 

WHAT IS CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of hundreds of natural and often unique compounds found inside the cannabis plant. It is a non-psychoactive phytochemical that interacts with our body’s  Endocannabinoid System (ECS). A network of receptors found in your brain, nerves, skin, immune cells, bone, fat tissue, skeletal muscle, organs, and gastrointestinal tract. This system helps regulate & maintain bodily homeostasis, or harmony, in response to environmental changes.


HOW IS CANNABIDIOL DIFFERENT FROM MARIJUANA?

CBD or cannabidiol is the second most prevalent phytocannabinoid found in cannabis. CBD is just one of hundreds of phytochemicals found in cannabis and by itself doesn’t cause a ‘high’. According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential...”