CBD is a natural, non-psychoactive compound derived from the cannabis plant and industrial hemp. CBD is one of more than 100 compounds called cannabinoids. Unlike THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), cannabidiol doesn’t generate psychoactive effects on the brain and does not produce euphoria or the “high” associated with THC.
CBD oil, hemp oil, and other cannabidiol-based products are available in most countries around the world – even countries where both medical and recreational marijuana is illegal. Many depression and anxiety sufferers use CBD oil to sleep better and alleviate the constant stream of worry-filled thoughts associated with these conditions. Hemp oil may not be as efficacious as CBD otherwise derived from marijuana. Insight Life Care strives to procure the best quality, controlled, and standardized products for sale to our clientele, available right in our office without a prescription or an appointment.
CBD is a potent natural compound that is gaining popularity as an alternative medical treatment for depression and anxiety. However, treating and recovering from depression is highly individual — and the best results come with a combination of approaches, including lifestyle changes, self-care programs, and consulting with one’s physician.
As researchers begin to understand CBD and its potential benefits or concerns better, information about how to most effectively use the product will continue to evolve.