What is Cannabidiol (CBD)?
CBD is non-psychoactive on its own and has a wide variety of healing properties, it has been found to have several therapeutic applications such as treatment of Illness as well as conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety, and epilepsy, just to mention a few. CBD can often help moderate THC's effects by reducing anxiety or stress.
What is Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)?
THC is the main psychoactive substance in Marijuana, it has become a very popular option for patients seeking a natural alternative to treat mild to moderate pain, appetite loss, insomnia, depression and nausea.
THC vs. CBD
THC and CBD act rather differently, despite the fact that two compounds having almost identical chemical makeup.
As mentioned THC is the psychoactive component in Cannabis that gives you the ‘high’ - THC induces drowsiness and gives you that body-high, CBD can actually lift energy levels thus CBD acts as a counterbalance to the effects of THC, and is known to ‘dilute’ effects of THC.
THC and CBD are not the only Cannabinoids.There are over 60 Cannabinoids in the Marijuana plant.
To help you understand Cannabinoids, are the chemical compounds secreted by cannabis flowers that provide relief to an array of symptoms.