CBD Benefits

While industrial hemp has been cultivated for thousands of years, its therapeutic value has been a more recent discovery. Hemp contains several plant compounds that have been shown to enhance well-being, cannabidiol, or CBD, is the most widely known and has been studied extensively. Here are just a few of the benefits that have been scientifically attributed to CBD so far:

  • Anti-inflammatory agent
  • Decreases pain
  • Non-sedating muscle relaxant
  • Enhances sleep
  • Reduces anxiety and depression
  • Anti-psychotic
  • Reduces effects of PTSD
  • Calming effect on ADHD
  • Boosts immune system
  • Powerful antioxidant
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Slows cellular aging
  • Protects and preserves heart muscle
  • Improves circulation
  • Decreases “bad” cholesterol accumulation in blood vessels
  • Repairs and protects skin
  • Increases bone growth
  • Neuroprotective and slows the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Decreases functional deficit in stroke and traumatic brain injury
  • Reduces seizures (Dravet’s syndrome)
  • Anti-proliferative (slows tumor growth)
  • Stabilizes blood sugar
  • Helps control nausea
  • Decreases appetite
  • Reduces relapse in substance overuse disorders