Many people integrate CBD into their health routine to support their cellular and molecular health. CBD is just one of over 80+ cannabinoids that can be extracted from hemp. In fact, scientists found that these plant compounds have a better effect on the body when they work together, rather than alone. This means that CBD and all those other great compounds can support the body more fully than just CBD. And how, exactly, do they provide support to the body? Among the many benefits that users experience, some of the main ones are:
Under a new legislation signed into law this past January in Lansing, CBD oil and other products derived from hemp do not fall under Michigan Medical Marijuana regulations. That means Michiganders are not required to have a medical marijuana card to get CBD oil and other industrial hemp products.
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found primarily in the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant. It’s one of many powerful cannabinoids found in hemp, and is known for supporting body and mind in various ways.
Whether is for pain relief, anxiety, sleep or your general well-being, it’s important to know the facts before you can begin to take advantage of CBD’s tremendous potential for natural healing.
How does CBD differ from marijuana?
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