5 Facts About CBD (you probably didn't know)

So many people are "modernizing" their medicine cabinets with the revolutionary healing powers of CBD for chronic pain, insomnia, addiction, cancer, epilepsy, anxiety, PTSD, diabetes, skin issues, MS, Alzheimer's and other health conditions! 

Here are 5 facts you may not know about this wondrous plant and oil. Join me and other natural minded people in the CBD Health Revolution:

1. Is it legal?  

YES! CBD has been approved for general use in the US since late 2018, via the 2018 Farm Bill, allowing the use of CBD hemp oil in all 50 states. 

2. Does it really help with pain? 

YES! Your body's endocannabinoid system (ECS) has been described as the most important physiologic system involved in establishing and maintaining human health. The goal of this system is to maintain balance (homeostasis) and regulate a biochemical "steady state" within the ranges required for healthy body functionality. So pain is literally something it tries to solve. 

Did You Know... CBD May Be A Safer Substitute For Ibuprofen In Pain and Inflammation Control

FACT: Cannabis has been used for centuries if not 1000's of years to control pain.

Now, science is beginning to explain interactions between cannabinoids and their pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory effects on the body, effectively validating CBD's role as a potent alternative to nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen.

A Staggering 80% Of People Who Use CBD Give Up Pharmaceutical Pain Medication

CBD is full of inflammation-fighting compounds. This makes it really powerful at treating your joint pain. In 2014, researchers from the University of South Carolina found that CBD actually deactivates inflammatory proteins. Lowered inflammation = lowered pain.

This is why CBD has been used to treat a wide array of conditions such as autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis, colitis, lupus, and arthritis.

3. Does CBD get you high? 

NO! Hemp-based cannabinoids (which contain only trace amounts of THC) interact with your endocannabinoid system throughout the body -- brain, organs, connective tissues, glands and immune cells -- to promote homeostasis by promoting communication and coordination between different cell types, without any possibility of gettin