Discovered in 1940, Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of 100+ natural compounds that can be isolated and extracted from the hemp plant. Cannabidiol affects our own Cannabioid receptors located throughout the body, which are responsible for pain, mood, appetite, and memory. Hemp-derived CBD has been reported to help with relaxation, focus, and whole-body health. There are continous research studies and science developments on the topic.
CBD is legal in the United States and is widely used to ease discomfort, promote relaxation, and help get better sleep. But that wasn’t always the case. For far too long, unfair stigmas were assigned to CBD, blocking people from its many rejuvenating qualities. The public perception of CBD—and people’s ability to incorporate CBD into their everyday health—changed when the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 legalized the farming of industrial hemp, which, as defined by the Act, contains less than 0.3% THC.