By today's standards, it seems that if a celebrity loves a trend, product, or service, it is almost instantly "cool."
One new trend that seems to have caught the world's eyes is CBD, also known as cannabinol.
From celebrities to politicians, well-known and influential people are backing the stuff. CBD has been painted as a miracle remedy that offers relief from some of the most commonly suffered from conditions and ailments.
CBD has been reported to help with medical ailments such as pain, insomnia, stress, anxiety, PTSD, and the list goes on.
Recently, one Hollywood’s most talked about celebrities has backed CBD more than once for a variety of reasons.
Her new CBD finding is that her helps the star receive a good night’s sleep.
Kim Kardashian and CBD
CBD has helped the star in many ways. Kardashian recently reported that CBD has helped her through many stressful periods.
Kardashian reported that she is not an active cannabis user in the traditional sense. However, she's become a big fan of CBD. Cannabidiol has provided Kardashian with stress relief and a better night's sleep.
CBD more popular than Kim Kardashian & Beyoncé?
On a side note, just to highlight CBD’s popularity, in a Google search report, the term “CBD” was Googled more than Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé.
When you think about it, that’s pretty big. These are two of America’s most popular celebrity icons that have world recognition. This shows how the power of CBD is spreading across
What is CBD & how can it benefit you?
If you aren’t already familiar with CBD, here’s a basic summary of what it is in more depth. CBD stands cannabinol and has been reported to contain many health and wellness benefits.
CBD is a cannabinoid, like THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the cannabinoid that gets users "high."
This is one of the main differences between CBD and THC. This is also one of the main reasons for CBD's popularity. With many pharmaceutical medications out that potentially cause nasty and unwanted side-effects, CBD has become a popular choice.
There are two main kinds of CBD derivatives. CBD derived for marijuana and CBD derived from hemp. Marijuana typically contains a decent amount of THC. Some strains have been reported to contain over 25% (that's a lot).
Hemp does not contain significant amounts of THC. In fact, hemp contains such a low amount (0.3% THC or less) that it doesn't show up in drug tests.
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