The properties of hemp have been known since ancient times. Since the dawn of time, the plant has been used as a panacea for many ailments. Unlike marijuana, hemp does not contain the narcotic substance THC, which is why it cannot be intoxicated. However, the secret to its powerful therapeutic properties is another natural ingredient – cannabidiol, or CBD for short.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol or CBD is one of over 80 compounds from a group of molecules called cannabinoids, and one of over 480 compounds naturally found in hemp. Of these substances, CBD and THC are found in hemp in the highest concentrations – which is why they are the most recognised and best researched.