October 23, 2018

Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is popping up in everything frombeauty products topersonal lubricants, vapes, and candy. CBD isn't psychoactive and won't get you high when you consume it (THC, a different cannabis compound, is behind that effect), but fans swear by its relaxation-boosting properties, and it's attracted expert support and a growing amount of research, too. It's "a potent anti-inflammatory" that is also neuro-calming, registered dietitian nutritionist and holistic cannabis consultantJanice Newell Bissex tellsAllure, echoingevidence that CBD works on neuroreceptors to boost serotonin levels and thereby reduce anxiety. While more research on the myriad effects of CBD is needed, the medical consensus is that it's quite safe, a view that theWorld Health Organization shares. Ahead, we've rounded up a few of our current favorite CBD products, designed for seasoned consumers and newbies alike. Regardless of how you prefer to consume your CBD, there's something for everyone here.