CBD Stands for Cannabidiol
Cannabidiol, the main compound found in our CBD oil, is a cannabinoid. This means that it's one of the active ingredients in cannabis and hemp plants, along with other cannabinoids you may have heard of such as:
The scientific community has discovered over 100 cannabinoids. Today, THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, and CBD, or cannabidiol, are the two best-researched compounds.
Cannabidiol Is Derived from Hemp
All of our CBD oil is sourced from hemp, as are our vape e-liquids and topical creams. Though these compounds exist in cannabis, the psychoactive form of the plant that is illegal or restricted in most parts of the world, cannabidiol is almost always sourced from hemp.
By contrast, hemp's legal status and chemical composition are very different. The cultivation and sale of low-THC hemp crops are legal across Europe and much of the world.
According to the European Court of Justice, hemp farming cannot be controlled by individual states, either.