CBD stands for Cannabidiol, it’s a naturally occurring compound found in the cannabis plant. CBD is a key component of medicinal marijuana and has significant therapeutic potential. Our CBD is extracted from the hemp plant which means zero Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to ensure there are no psychoactive effects and to comply with English Law.
CBD is one of 113 other cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are chemicals which act upon certain receptors in the human body and brain, known as cannabinoid receptors.
The oldest known written record on cannabis use comes from then Chinese Emperor Shen Nung in 2727 B.C., Ancient Greeks and Romans were also familiar with cannabis, while in the Middle East, use spread throughout the Islamic empire to North Africa. In 1545 cannabis spread to the western hemisphere where Spaniards imported it to Chile for its use as fibre. In North America cannabis, in the form of hemp, was grown on many plantations for use in rope, clothing and paper. To read more click here.