What is CBD?
“What is all this chatter about CBD?”
“It seems that every time I turn on the news, I hear about some illness being helped by CBD?”
“Isn’t it just pot???”
These, and many similar questions come across our plate daily and it’s always a fun conversation to help folks understand just what CBD is.
In short, CBD is another chemical compound found in the same plant as THC. They, and many other compounds, are found in the plant Cannabis sativa. The compounds are called cannabinoids and CBD is one of them. CBD is short for Cannabidiol.
There are 113 different cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, and since we have just begun our study of this amazing plant, we only know what a few of these cannabinoids do. There is a lot of research happening now that prohibition is lifting and we’ve only just tipped the iceberg of the benefits this plant has to offer.