CBD is an extract derived from cannabis containing a cannabinoid known as “cannabidiol.” More than 85 different cannabinoids have been discovered in cannabis, but CBD is one of the most beneficial.
CBD is an amazing compound derived from the hemp plant. This miracle isolate has no psychoactive effects, meaning it doesn't get you high, but it does have many calming and mood enhancing properties. It has also been shown to stop epileptic seizures, reduce pain and inflammation, and topically soothes a variety of skin ailments. Recently received lots of attention for it's anti-tumor effects.
The human body produces compounds similar to those in the cannabis plant, called endocannabinoids. These molecules bind to receptors that are most abundant within the central nervous system, but are also found in the skin, digestive tract, and reproductive organs. This network of receptors is called the endocannabinoid system and helps control everything from mood, cognition, movement, appetite, immune response, sleep, ovulation and sperm production. Phytocannabinoids, such as CBD, are so structurally similar to endocannabinoids that they bind to the same receptors. For this reason CBD helps the body to heal itself of many chronic conditions with no toxic or adverse side effects.
Here are just a few reasons.