NEW YORK (CBSMiami) – The popularity of a compound that comes from cannabis is growing.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is being used by some people to treat health problems like anxiety, insomnia, depression, and seizures.
Just asked 26-year-old Jules Hunt, a New York-based wellness blogger. About two months ago she started taking CBD oil once a day.
Hunt said the oil, which was recommended to her by her doctor, helps her stomach problems and the anxiety that comes with them.
“I think you start to feel it a bit over time and then you start to realize ‘oh wow, I slept a lot better that evening’,” she said.
CBD is one of many compounds derived from cannabis. Another is THC, the main psychoactive compound in marijuana. Unlike THC, pure CBD products won’t produce a euphoric effect.
Drake University Clinical Sciences Chairman Tim Welty said it’s
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