Treating Your Dog with CBD | HBE CANADA

Treating Your Dog with CBD

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a type of chemical naturally found in cannabis. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it’s nonpsychoactive, which means it won’t produce a “high.”

Research on CBD is in its early stages, but some studies and anecdotal evidence have found that it may be helpful in treating conditions like anxiety, pain, cancer, and arthritis. CBD pet products are marketed as a natural way to treat these conditions in dogs, making pet owners curious.

It’s important to understand that just because these products are for sale doesn’t necessarily mean they’re considered safe or beneficial for pets.

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What is CBD? | HBE CANADA

What is CBD?

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a chemical compound found in the Cannabis sativa hemp plant. It is the non-psychoactive component used in Hemp CBD oils and pet treats. On the other hand, its cousin THC is the psychoactive compound found in the Cannabis sativa marijuana plant. Junella Chin, DO, an osteopathic physician and a medical cannabis expert for cannabisMD states, “CBD is the non-psychoactive part of the plant, so what that means is [one] won’t have any effects like euphoria. [One] won’t feel sedated or altered in anyway.” Visit our History of CBD education center to find out more about the discovery of CBD.

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