The basics are simple enough: CBD is derived from hemp and marijuana plants, but unlike THC, it's completely non-psychoactive (meaning it won't make you high).

Years ago, the therapeutic properties of CBD were brought to light when a little girl, Charlotte, went from having hundreds of seizures a week to virtually none after dosing with the substance.

It's since gained a cult following, with thousands of parents taking medical tourism trips to Colorado to experiment with the plant's healing powers.

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Liz Moody ~ MindBodyGreen.com

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