Yes, it does seem a contradiction in terms – how can an opioid fight opioid addiction?! Truth is that though both products are sourced from the same plant family, CBD is derived from the hemp plant, and opioids from the Marijuana plant. What’s more, CBD is totally non-psychoactive, comprising all the medicinal benefits of the Cannabis, without any addiction effects.
This infographic succinctly explains the source of CBD, how it works in the human body, and how it uses chemical reactions to alter the brain’s electrical function, thus nullifying the reward-inducing mechanism of opioids.
Fighting Opioid Addiction With CBD Oil:
Infographic by – Honest CBD Info