Cannabidiol, or CBD as it is commonly referred to, is rapidly gaining interest in the supplement as well as the pain relief circles. It’s being touted as a miracle drug and as a cure-all, with wild claims even hailing it as a cancer cure. Cannabidiol oil is a non-intoxicating extract from the Cannabis plants. This means it does not possess some of the more, shall we say, interesting effects of some of its cousins that Cannabis is generally associated with. Why is CBD being added to post-workout smoothies and morning coffees? You may, and probably should ask. After all, CBD is an ingredient of cannabis. The second most popular one, in fact. We will look into the benefits and the usage of CBD in this post. This may get just a little bit technical, but we promise not to throw a (medical) thesaurus at you.