A cannabis plant has over 480 different compounds. THC and CBD are the two big ones most people know about. THC is the one that gets you high. CBD is the one that doesn’t get you high, but is packed with medical benefits. We refer to them as cannabinoids.
In recent years, the western world has discovered CBD can be used to treat a wide spectrum of ailments, from reducing seizures to fighting cancer. We have the internet to thank for getting information out about CBD.
Suddenly it seems like a niche obsession has exploded into a mainstream phenomenon. Your coffee shop down the street is putting CBD into your morning latte and CBD gummies are everywhere. Coca-Cola is even considering CBD-infused beverages.