CBD For Yogis: The Perfect “Yoga-Enhancing Medicine”? Taking CBD and practicing yoga together is not a new idea. In fact, the ancient Indian sacred texts of the Vedas count cannabis as one of the 5 sacred plants. It seems like a natural fit – because the benefits of practicing Yoga and taking CBD separately are very similar – reduced stress, lower inflammation, and increased feelings of wellbeing. 1,2 But when taken together, they uniquely complement each other.