Google searches skyrocket for CBD: What to know about the latest wellness trend, and does it work? originally appeared on

It seems like everywhere you look, they’re selling CBD.

The non-hallucinogenic marijuana plant extract is found in everything from skin creams to dog treats, all with claims of miracle-like results.

Interest in CBD as a potential treatment for health issues including anxiety, Parkinson’s disease and seizures is also now higher than ever, new research shows.

In April alone, there were 6.4 million Google searches for “CBD” or “cannabidiol,” according to the research published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Researchers saw a 160% increase in CBD searches during 2018 compared to previous year. They described Google searches for CBD as now reaching the numbers for yoga and e-cigarettes.

But what is CBD, and is the hype actually real? Let’s have a look. See more by clicking the button below.

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