Cannabidiol CBD is an extract from hemp that provides the desired effects without containing THC, the psycho-altering ingredient found in marijuana. The effects are safe and do not change the state of mind of the user. The human body produces certain cannabinoids on its own. Researchers now believe that the use of CBD products directs the body to utilize more of the existing cannabinoids.
As a lipid-soluble molecule, when cannabinoids are bound to a lipid source like coconut oil or shea oil, the body’s ability to utilize the cannabinoids is dramatically enhanced. In this form, CBD may be ingested orally, sublingually, topically, and in food preparation.