Industrial hemp is a non-psychoactive variety of the Cannabis Sativa L. plant. For centuries, it has been used for clothes and textiles, building materials, foods, and composite materials for thousands of sustainable industrial uses.
CBD or Cannabidiol, is one of many chemical compounds found in cannabis plants called cannabinoids. Cannabinoids such as CBD have been found to have extensive therapeutic properties, even being recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as an anti-oxidant and neuroprotectant.
The beauty of hemp is that it can thrive in almost any environment. Grown on almost every continent, this plant has proven itself resilient to disease, changes in climate, and environmental challenges.
CBD has attracted a lot of attention for its pharmaceutical effects and is used to treat epilepsy, depression, pain, seizures, anxiety, and many other ailments. CBD can be extracted and turned into oils and tinctures, as well as added to many everyday foods for ingestion. Many hemp growers are interested in the high-value CBD production.