What is CBD?
CBD is one of many cannabinoids extracted from a proprietary strain of the hemp plant, but is NOT the same plant as marijuana. CBD is a powerful plant extract that has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years to treat common ailments such as insomnia, anxiety, depression, inflammation and pain associated to different conditions just to name a few. CBD has grown in popularity amongst the medical community for its ability to communicate with nearly every organ system in the body through the endocannabinoid system. This powerful plant extract plays a vital role in optimizing balance within the body and enhancing quality of life.
What is a Cannabinoid?
According to Wikipedia, a cannabinoid is defined as follows.
A cannabinoid is one of a class of diverse chemical compounds that acts on cannabinoid receptors in cells that alter neurotransmitter release in the brain.