You’ve probably already heard about cannabidiol, better known as CBD. It’s exploded in popularity with claims of treating everything from insomnia to diabetes. – That’s the only thing that would help me with my migraine headaches.

It can be consumed as an oil, applied to the skin, or inhaled as a vapor. We know CBD is a component of marijuana, but it’s derived from hemp, usually does not contain THC, and won’t get you high. The game-changer for the CBD industry came when President Trump signed a farm bill legalizing hemp cultivation. One prescription drug containing CBD has been approved for treating two rare forms of childhood epilepsy, but the vast majority of what we know about CBD has been limited to personal experiences and unproven animal studies. – More often than not, things that look good in animals, when you go into humans, those effects aren’t there.