Of all the CBD products on the market, CBD gummies are probably the most popular, but why? Well, in addition to tasting great, CBD gummies are a fantastic way to get your daily recommended dose of CBD in one discreet and delicious package!
These edibles are typically produced the same way as regular gummies, except that they are generally infused with CBD oil. Typically, CBD oil is extracted from cannabis plants with low THC content and a high concentration of CBD, or cannabidiol. CBD products do make the user feel ‘high’ like medicinal marijuana does, but they still provide the curative benefits of cannabis.
What is CBD?
For those that are not aware, CBD stands for cannabidiol. Cannabidiol is a chemical compound that is commonly found in cannabis plants. It can be extracted from both marijuana and hemp plants and can be made into edibles, tinctures, body oils, salves, balms, and more.
Generally speaking, industrial hemp is used for CBD oil extraction, as opposed to marijuana. This is because hemp typically contains only small traces of THC. CBD is federally legal in all 50 states, but the THC content must be less than 0.3% in states that have not legalized the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. Cannabidiol is easy to extract because it dominates the cannabis plant’s genetic profile.
Due to recent legislation making industrial hemp legal, many scientists are now engaged in new research to study the numerous positive effects of cannabidiol on our physical and mental well-being. Some researchers even believe that CBD could be the most important cannabinoid ever discovered. Currently, there is only one cannabidiol based drug approved by the FDA, but with luck, new groundbreaking studies will conclusively prove the medical benefits of this compound once and for all for a host of conditions.
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