CBD InfoUpdated 4 months ago
What does CBD stand for?
CBD is short for cannabidiol, the main bioactive compound found in hemp and one of more than 150 phytocannabinoids produced by Cannabis sativa L.
What is CBD?
Cannabidol (CBD) is a phytocannabinoid produced by the Cannabis sativa L plant. This means that unlike the endocannabinoids (en-do-can-nab-in-oid) synthesized inside of our body, CBD is found in hemp. Regarded for its various benefits, CBD interacts with our body’s endocannabinoid system.
What is CBD oil made from?
CBD oil is made from hemp plants. Typically, the flowers of Cannabis sativa strains rich in CBD and low in THC are processed to extract cannabinoids and terpenes (aromatic compound that determines the smell of plants), diluted with a carrier oil like coconut and turned into FSHO oil products.