CBD, or cannabidiol, is a chemical compound of cannabis known as a cannabinoid. Of the 113 active cannabinoid molecules, CBD is the second most abundant cannabinoid in the cannabis plant, making up to 40% of its extracts. Since the body creates some of its own cannabinoids that help regulate the body’s central regulatory system, CBD should be a natural fit to keep the system balanced and at its optimal capacity. In this way, CBD potentially can help to regulate appetite, pain sensation, mood, and inflammation, among other functions.
Will CBD Get Me High? Quite simply: No. CBD is often confused with THC, however, THC is the psychoactive cannabinoid that produces the euphoric and sometimes disorienting effects associated with ‘getting high.’ CBD, on the other hand, produces no such side effects, and , while more research still needs to be done, findings so far indicate that its safe for children. In fact, a special strain of CBD oil known as Charlotte’s Web was developed specifically to alleviate seizures in a young child named Charlotte in 2010. When extracted, CBD is believed to work to balance the body’s central regulatory system and can potentially provide a multitude of benefits with none of the psychoactive effects.
Disclaimer Due to FDA regulations, we cannot make claims about whether or not CBD can help with specific ailments. We highly recommend you conduct your own research. Each individual is unique and has different wellness goals they are interested in addressing through the consumption of our products. Although one of our founders is a medical professionals, we cannot make medical claims about the benefits of our products, according to FDA guidelines. We encourage you to discuss CBD with your physician or healthcare practitioner if you have any specific health-related questions or concerns. There are also many independent, peer-reviewed studies about CBD available on the internet. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.