Why CBD:  The New National Trend in Wellness

With the Farm Bill's passing in 2018, the American market has been flooded with CBD products and new users. But why, CBD? What's behind this natural-based trending product, and what does the future hold?  In this blog, we take a look at the benefits of CBD, current trends, and look towards the future. If you are considering adding CBD products to your self-care regime, you may also want to browse our helpful CBD posts. If you are wondering which CBD product fits your needs, we suggest a recent blog, Which CBD Products Fit Your Need.

Why CBD:  The Benefits

“It’s (CBD) gaining momentum in the health and wellness world, with some scientific studies confirming it may ease symptoms of ailments like chronic pain and anxiety.”HealthLine.com  What’s behind the popularity of CBD products? Well, not only is it a nature-based product, it is a solution that fits many needs. Daily users of CBD infused products have found relief from a broad spectrum of ailments. I have Fibromyalgia and Purity CBD helps me where my prescriptions leave off. - Tracy C.  Tracy's Fibromyalgia relief is just one example of ailments helped by CBD. Here's a shortlist of the most common health problems solved using CBD products for both humans and your favorite furry friends:
  • Anxiety, depression, and PTSD
  • Chronic muscle, nerve, and joint pain
  • Inflammation Control
  • Smoking or Habit Cessation
  • Insomnia
  • Pet Anxiety & Allergy Problems
  • Skin Ailments & Beauty Solutions
So, now you see that CBD is a diverse solution. There is no wonder as to why it has become a talking-point in both the medical and self-care segment. But how is it made? And how does it work?

What is CBD?

From oils to edible gummies and balms, CBD comes in many forms. But what’s inside?  Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is found in the hemp plant. The CBD is extracted from the plant for use. So, CBD is a natural remedy. It’s important to mention that while users feel better when using CBD products, the products do not make you high. CBD exists in the same plant family as marijuana’s THC, but it does not produce the same high, and will not show up on tox screens. I am sure that you have noticed the growing popularity of CBD products. It all started with the passing of that Farm Bill in 2018. It is now legal to grow hemp and produce CBD in the United States. It is projected to be a $16 billion a year market by 2025. Even federal government agencies, such as NIH, launched studies into the use and benefits in 2019. Why CBD?  It is a versatile health product that shows robust upward growth in the United States.