CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is one among at least 113 active cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. It is essentially a “phytocannabinoid” that makes up 40% of the plant’s extract. CBD, unlike tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC) does not have psychoactive effects on the human body upon consumption.
As per research, the compound holds vast medicinal and therapeutic properties that can be used in the treatment of a variety of ailments and disorders like anxiety, insomnia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, PTSD, epilepsy, and pain treatment to name a few. Due to its many uses and growing demand in the medicinal field, CBD has found itself a crucial place as a biopharmaceutical.