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Cannabidiol (CBD) explained

CBD Explained Cannabidiol

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most abundant cannabinoid naturally present in the industrial hemp plant and it’s extracts.

CBD is non psychotropic, non-intoxicating, non-addictive and very well tolerated by humans, even in large doses.

At least 113 different cannabinoids have been isolated from the cannabis plant.

The most studied cannabinoids include tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD).

Hemp extracts are used in food/supplements for their health maintaining properties.

Hemp extracts include valuable phyto-nutrients like Terpenes and Flavonoids.  They are also part of the CBD Economy.

Terpenes provide the aroma of the plant and flavinoids provide taste.

 

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