CBD and THC Explained
CBD is not psychoactive
CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the main chemical components found in the cannabis plant. It’s a naturally occurring substance that imparts a feeling of calmness and relaxation on its users. CBD is not psychoactive, however, essentially meaning it doesn’t give you the traditional ‘high’. The CBD induced effects are based off a non-psychoactive chemical, changing the applications you have completely. The CBD induced effects don’t have elements of euphoria and pleasure and won’t give you the feeling of being sedated or altered in any way, shape, or form!
5% of people say they feel an altered high after taking CBD
There are is an exception for this, however. Reportedly, nearly 5% of people today say they feel an altered high after taking CBD. It’s important to keep this in mind if you plan on taking CBD for a medical reason and don’t want to get a high during your day!CBD has a several health benefits that may make it more incentivized to you! There are two relevant forms of pain in human, musculoskeletal and nerve pain. Musculoskeletal pain affects your bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. This type of pain can either be localized to a region or spread across the body. Nerve pain is quite different and occurs when the nerves that carry sensation to your brain are affected. CBD has been known to effectively provide relief regarding both types of pain, allowing many people to resume a normal life after they’re diagnosed with an ailment that causes pain.
CBD’s calming effect allows its users to overcome and undermine the effects of a mental disorder
The chemical is also known to help with mental health, especially stress-inducing ailments such as anxiety. CBD’s calming effect allows its users to overcome and undermine the effects of a mental disorder by reminding them they’re safe and secure.
All in all, CBD is a powerful compound that offers a unique experience that is quite a bit different than the one released by THC. Below we go into more detail on what makes CBD and THC different.
THC is chemically made of the same atoms used to make CBD
THC is chemically made of the same atoms used to make CBD, just in a slightly different arrangement. This slight difference in chemical make-up allows for THC to bond with receptors in your body that CBD can only partially, if at all, bind with the.
THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the main active ingredient inside of Sativa type cannabis. It causes a psychoactive high that is quite a bit different from the experience CBD creates. A high induced by THC creates a strong sense of euphoria and calmness, whilst also sometimes causing hallucinations and psychomotor impairment (affecting things like texting, driving a car, or playing an instrument).
THC also has its own specialities in the medical world, allowing it to relieve pain, reduce anxiety, reduce inflammation, and help with insomnia to name a few. New studies also seem to show that THC may also have mental benefits such as improved memory and increased focus.
Overall, THC and CBD are two chemicals that target a unique part of the population. If you’re looking for a drug to ease the pain from a physical or neural disorder or looking to just get a great high, there’s something for everyone in both chemicals. Make sure to consult with a doctor before you take either chemical for medical use!