Treatment for Ulcerative colitis (UC) is generally focused on the relief of symptoms and minimizing episodes. To maintain some quality of life and to continue with daily activities it is common for people to use alternative treatments, such as cannabidiol (CBD).
Legal cannabis is becoming the norm across the United States and in many other countries of the world. Hooray!! Although not official, it is ostensibly legal in most of Europe and if not legal, then certainly tolerated.
You might have noticed a lot of products lately that are infused with CBD. But what exactly is CBD? CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it’s part of the cannabis plant from which we also get marijuana.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of many naturally occurring cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. Both hemp and marijuana can contain CBD, though today CBD products are primarily created from hemp.
With so much false information spread online about CBD oil, one of the most common questions we receive from consumers relates to the difference between CBD oil from hemp and from marijuana.
The term Marijuana refers to a couple of things. In some areas it is used in reference to the Cannabis sativa plant as a whole, in other cases it refers more to a drug derived from the plant.
Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that belong to the Cannabaceae family. But it is more interesting than that. Here is an overview of what I discovered.