CBD, or Cannabidiol to give its full name, has become big business. The substance, derived from the cannabis plant, has been purported to have a whole host of benefits for our health.
What was something whispered about now finds itself in most pharmacists and health shops the length and breadth of the country. It’s gained a huge amount of traction in the wellness industry with different variants from CBD oil to capsules and lozenges promising to help with a number of conditions such as pain relief, depression and stress. When it comes to pain relief the science behind how it works is based around the oil’s ability to reduce inflammation and interact with neurotransmitters, our chemical messengers.