Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a chemical compound that’s found in the cannabis plant. There are multiple species of cannabis that naturally contain CBD.
Cannabis has been used medicinally for centuries as a sleep aid, a pain and nausea reducer, to relieve anxiety, and other mood disorders. In the mid-1960s, scientists identified the first cannabinoid.
They each have distinctly different effects within the body, and different potential uses for health and disease. Two of the cannabinoids that are most widely recognized for their medicinal value are THC and CBD.
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