Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a medicinal compound found in hemp plants. Known for its mildly sedative, calming, and pain-relieving effects, CBD has lots of potential medicinal benefits and many uses. It is non-psychoactive and does not get users high. CBD belongs to a group of compounds called cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are found primarily in cannabis plants, although they do occur in other plants to a lesser extent.

There are over 120 different cannabinoids including CBD, CBG, THC, CBN, CBC, etc. If you want to learn more about the possible medical uses of CBD check out this article: Translational Investigation of the Therapeutic Potential of Cannabidiol (CBD): Toward a New Age.1

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