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CBD oil - everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about CBD oil. Image: Getty Images/Gallo Images
Everything you need to know about CBD oil. Image: Getty Images/Gallo Images

Feeling stressed? Living with joint pain? Suffering the effects of seasonally acquired depression? 

Some experts believe that you’ll find all the relief you need from the humble cannabis plant. Cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, is a cannabinoid, one of many active chemicals that naturally occur in the cannabis sativa plant. 

Unlike its psychoactive component, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), that gives marijuana users a “high”, CBD oil is extracted from the non-drug strains of the plant. 

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