CBD, aka cannabidiol, has been one of the trendiest topics of 2018. And now that the gift-giving season has rolled around, there's no doubt that CBD products will make great holiday gifts for your friends and loved ones, especially if they're big on ~self-care~.
This hemp-derived compound seems to be everywhere nowadays: the BBC reported in November that the CBD industry has boomed in the U.S. over the past year into a billion dollar industry. Given the range of health benefits of this compound — which, unlike its cousin THC, will not get you high — all the buzz around CBD is well-deserved. Hailed by some as a game-changer, research has proven CBD is an anxiolytic (it relieves anxiety), potent antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory. Because of this, CBD is being researched as a treatment for an array of physical and mental health disorders, as well as chronic pain.
Thanks to the growing popularity, there's a whole lot of new and unique CBD products that will make the perfect present. From coffee beans and food, to beauty products and skincare, it's easier than ever to find CBD-infused products for everyone in your life. Whether you're holiday shopping for a tried and true CBD lover, a "Secret Santa" party with friends, or for your mom, here are 14 fun CBD products that will up your gifting game this season. Just make sure to double check your state's regulations around shipping and receiving the product before buying.