With the influx of studies emerging touting the amazing health benefits of CBD, or cannabidiol and the spreading legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, it makes one wonder, what can it do for my ailing pet?
You are not the first one to wonder if the benefits for humans can translate to our furry friends. Recently, Cornell University and Colorado State University have published studies that have shown that yes, our pets can be helped with ailments such as arthritis and epilepsy simply by ingesting CBD.
A Quick Overview of CBD
CBD is extracted from the Hemp plant and used for a vast array of reasons.
Both through clinical and anecdotal evidence, CBD has been known to treat a myriad of ailments in humans ranging from physiological to psychological. Over the years of testing and development, many products have been derived from hemp or cannabis oil including consumables, skincare, wellness products, spa treatments, and now animal and pet products.