Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring cannabinoid constituent of cannabis. It was discovered in 1940 and initially thought not to be pharmaceutically active.It is one of at least 113 cannabinoids identified in Cannabis plants, accounting for up to 40% of the plant’s extract. Unlike THC, CBD does not produce a high or intoxication. There is some evidence that CBD may block or lower some of the effects of THC on the mind. This may occur when the amount of CBD in the cannabis is the same or higher than the amount of THC. CBD is also being studied for its possible therapeutic uses. You should not consume CBD when you are taking any other medication for health purposes.
NON psycho active
Lessens the effects of THC, also will decrease effects of other medications
Indica strain contains higher amounts of CBD
is found within the cannabis plant itself
also can be man-made – Nabilone (Cesamet) Nabiximols (Sativex)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between THC & CBD
THC or tetrahydrocannabinol & CBD or Cannbidiol are the two most active cannbinoids found in the cannabis plant. They are also the most researched of the canibinoids. (Cannabinoids are active chemical compounds produced in the cannabis plant) THC - is a Psychoactive chemical CBD – is a NON -Psychoactive chemical
How do I know how much THC or CBD is in my cannabis
As of Oct 17 2018 levels and indication on each strain will be labeled for consumer use. To find the right levels for you, ask your recreational sales rep or for medical purposes, your medical professional.
How does CBD work in the body?
Cannabidiol (CBD) acts as keys to our CB2 (endocannbinoid receptors) ECS System – CB2 receptors found mostly within the within the immune system, blood cells, nervous system, liver & gut. CBD helps these receptors respond and function at full potential. CBD Also will provide anti-inflamatory efforts and has potentially anti cancer effects
Is there health benefits to consuming CBD
There are many talked about health benefits for consuming CBD. Talk to your recreational or medical professional for more information on how CBD can help you.