CBD, also known as Cannabidiol, is a chemical compound (cannabinoid) found within the Cannabis plant. It has been used for thousands of years to heal many different health problems such as chronic pain and inflammation, seizures, anxiety, depression, and even immune system disorders. A new benefit that lacks substantive research but shows promise, is CBD’s anti-cancer properties. Along with a variety of other benefits, health officials have explored the possibility of using CBD as a supplementary option for patients with brain tumors.
Is CBD harmful?
Though a compound within the Cannabis plant, CBD is a chemical component that does not possess any psychoactive properties. This means that you won’t have the feeling of being “high”, or intoxicated; on the contrary, THC is the chemical compound of the plant that causes consumers to feel foggy and inebriated after use. Additionally, CBD products are extracted from the hemp plant, which is a member