Cannabidiol - CBD - is a component of cannabis that has a significant medicinal benefit, does not make people feel "drugged" and can counteract the psychoactivity of THC. Cannabis that is rich in CBD is not psychoactive or is less psychoactive than the dominant THC strains. This type of cannabis is an attractive option for those patients who wish to relieve their inflammation, pain, anxiety, psychosis, spasms, and other pathologies without the effects of lethargy or dysphoria.
Scientific and clinical research - many of these sponsored by the US government - underscore the potential of CBD as an effective treatment for a wide range of pathologies, including arthritis, diabetes, alcoholism, Multiple Sclerosis, chronic pain, schizophrenia, for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, antibiotic-resistant infections, epilepsy and other neurological disorders. CBD has demonstrable neuroprotective and neuroprotective effects, and its anti-cancer properties are being investigated in some academic centres in the United States and elsewhere.
Project CBD responds to consultations related to medical cannabis around the world. Many of these are about where to get products with CBD and how to use them to get the most benefit. After decades where there was only cannabis with high THC is available in North America and the rest of the world, products rich in CBD are now available for those people who want to take advantage of its medicinal benefit.
"Rich in CBD" vs. "Dominant CBD:"
When we say "rich in CBD" we are talking about the varieties or products of cannabis which feature an equal amount of CBD and THC or have more CBD than THC (normally 4% CBD per dry weight). When we say "dominant CBD" these varieties or products are rich in CBD but have a minimum amount of THC.
There are actually multiple uses to CBD, they go from using them in salads to even help with muscular pain.