10 Things to Know about CBD

CBD is a popular topic but not everyone gets the right information. Take a look at these ten things you should know about CBD:

  1. Cannabidiol or CBD is the non-intoxicating component of the Cannabis Sativa plant found in
    agricultural hemp.
  2. CBD is just one of about 115 different biologically active cannabinoids identified in these
    plants.
  3. Scientifically, industrial hemp and marijuana are the same plants, with a genus and species
    name of Cannabis Sativa.
  4. Industrial hemp is always a strain of Cannabis Sativa, while marijuana can be Cannabis
    Sativa, Cannabis Indica, or Cannabis Ruderalis.
  5. Agricultural hemp is rich in CBD, whereas marijuana is rich in THC.
  6. Hemp-derived CBD provides broad spectrum nutrition with over 500 distinct compounds
    including phytocannabinoids, fatty acids, terpenes, plant sterols, chlorophyll and Vitamin E.
  7. CBD is recognized as being helpful for pain and inflammation.
  8. CBD has a remarkable safety profile.
  9. Industrial hemp is renewable and fast-growing; nearly every part of the plant is useable for
    food, fiber, building materials, and fuel, with an estimated 25,000 uses.
  10. Hemp sequesters CO2 and does not need herbicides to thrive. It also leaves the soil in
    better condition than before it was planted.