Understanding Cannabidiol (CBD)

World Book Day: 5 Good Reads About CBD

Happy World Book Day, readers everywhere! We’re celebrating with literature focusing on our favorite subject: The wellness benefits of CBD, aka cannabidiol.

One of over 60 chemical compounds called cannabinoids found in hemp and marijuana, CBD is non-psychoactive and has been studied for its many potential health advantages.

If you’re interested in celebrating reading and wellness with us, here are our recommendations for titles to help you learn more about the healing powers of CBD.

CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medicinal Cannabis—Healing Without the High

By Leonard Leinow & Juliana Birnbaum

A pioneer of CBD-rich cannabis cultivation and a trained cultural anthropologist teamed up to pen this guide on how to safely use high CBD/low THC products to treat a variety of health conditions. Accessibly organized by both health condition and CBD-rich strain recommendations, it features case studies, interviews with doctors who prescribe cannabidiol products, dosage suggestions, pharmacology information and the most current medicinal cannabis research. Considering CBD for your pet? A Patient’s Guide also presents information about using CBD as medicine for animals.

CBD: What You Need to Know

By Gregory L. Smith, MD

How do you go about choosing a cannabidiol product to treat a particular health issue? In What You Need to Know, a chief medical officer and medical cannabis textbook author offers information to help consumers choose high-quality CBD medications. A thorough introduction to cannabidiol, What You Need to Know features a brief legal history of cannabis and CBD, a look at how CBD works in the body and brain, and a how-to section offering info on CBD treatment for 17 different health conditions including chronic pain, tapering off opioids, fibromyalgia, anxiety, and seizures. Smith weaves scientific information with personal stories from his practice over two decades, while offering links to additional resources—making this a great option for Kindle readers!

Healing With Hemp CBD Oil: A Simple Guide to Using Powerful and Proven Health Benefits of CBD

By Earl Mindell, RPH, MH, PhD

A doctor with a handful of health titles on his resume dives into the science of hemp oil in this guide, which features a history of hemp, an overview of CBD’s medicinal benefits, and a look at the status of hemp in the United States. Healing with Hemp CBD Oil has a thorough guide of the varied uses of hemp oil for a number of health conditions including arthritis, depression, and heart disease.

The Hemp Miracle: How One Miraculous Plant Can Heal the Planet and Its People

By Carol Merlo, M.Ed

Why was CBD outlawed for decades? An educator and author of wellness and business books explores just that in The Hemp Miracle. The introductory read includes information about CBD oil and industrial hemp, why hemp became confused with marijuana, and how to use CBD oil for healing purposes.

CBD: Cannabidiol—Legal Hemp for Health

By Joanne Hillyer

A wellness book author with titles about alternative health solutions such as reiki and apple cider vinegar, Hillyer turns her focus to CBD-rich medical marijuana in Legal Hemp for Health. The book touches on cannabis history, hemp uses, cannabinoid effects, and more. Thorough and practical, this title is a good read for those new to CBD and veteran consumers alike.

Additional Reading at Canna Hemp

We strive to have our finger on the pulse of all things CBD, as new cannabis research continues to be released on a consistent basis. Please continue to visit the Canna Hemp website and blog to learn more about CBD and its many potential benefits and uses. Canna Hemp’s CBD products are made with cannabidiol oil sourced from organic hemp and are third-party lab tested to ensure quality.

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