STORY AT-A-GLANCE Cannabinoid receptors in the human body were discovered in the 1990s, which in turn led to the realization that we make compounds in our body — endogenous cannabinoids — that influence these receptors Endocannabinoid deficiency has been identified in people who have migraines, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory and neurological conditions [...]
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CBD for women is not a new concept. While the cannabis compound may have first been isolated from the hemp plant in the 1940s, preparations of the plant have been used by women around the world for thousands of years. In ancient Chinese medicine, cannabis was used was to treat deficiencies in yin. While not a [...]
CBD, the nonpsychoactive chemical found in hemp and marijuana plants, has been the wellness industry’s darling for a while. Used for everything from calming muscles to calming nerves, cannabidiol has been popping up in lattes, smoothies, and even body balms. The compound's effects have been shown to be anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory, anti-convulsant, among other positive effects, but [...]
CBD comes from hemp, a type of cannabis plant that doesn’t get you high. It’s cropping up in everything from lattes to baked goods, with proponents saying it can help treat a range of conditions. But there is only one FDA-approved CBD medication and experts warn that other uses are not backed up by [...]
(CNN) — The latest "it" ingredient to hit menus is CBD, short for cannabidiol, one of over 60 cannabinoids found in the cannabis sativa plant (more commonly known as marijuana). Unlike THC, the most well-known cannabinoid, CBD has no psychoactive effects. So, while it won't get you high, its reported therapeutic properties have driven CBD sales and [...]
The 2018 Farm Bill authorizes the research, production, interstate commerce, sale and use of hemp products, including CBD. In a move that marks a major shift in U.S. agriculture and drug policy, House and Senate lawmakers have come to an agreement over the status of industrial hemp in H.R. 2, The Agriculture Improvement Act [...]