The therapeutic benefits of CBD date back to 2737 BC. A Chinese Emperor Sheng Nung used cannabis tea to relieve the symptoms of malaria, gout and even arthritis. It is believed that cannabis served as a therapeutic resource throughout history. Due to the advancements in modern medicine, CBD was ignored due to the lack of scientific evidence to back its therapeutic benefits.
In the late 1980s, CBD started gaining attention due to its pain-relieving qualities. Finally, in 1998 a British pharmaceutical company GW started medical trails to fully comprehend the therapeutic capabilities of CBD. This research was the stepping-stone that led to international studies led by medical societies. Following in the footsteps of GW pharmaceuticals, Raphael Mechoulam, an Israeli researcher, uncovered how to isolate THC and CBD from mother plant. This research was well-received in medical world and helped researcher to isolate their research on CBD. Read More