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Cannabidiol vs. Tetrahydrocannabinol
CBD oil has quickly become a popular supplement but is associated with marijuana because, like THC, it comes from the cannabis plant. However, because CBD comes from cannabis, there’s a lot of confusion and false information about it.
This infographic will clear all of that up and explain exactly what the differences are between THC and CBD.
WHAT IS CBD?
CBD – or cannabidiol – is a type of cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are chemicals that are naturally found in cannabis plants. This is where people typically get concerned.
WHAT IS THC?
THC – or Delta (9)-tetrahydrocannabinol – is also a type of cannabinoid. However, this is the chemical that causes you to experience the “high” that’s associated with recreational and medical marijuana. You know, pot!
CBD VS. THC: MEDICAL & RECREATIONAL USES
THC and CBD both have incredible medical benefits.
CBD and THC MEDICINAL USES
Pain relief: People with arthritis and other chronic musculoskeletal pain are increasingly turning to cannabis products for relief from different symptoms, such as pain, fatigue, insomnia, and anxiety. While cannabis plants are complex and different varieties have different chemical compositions, almost all of them contain some combination of two medically important compounds: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD).
THC is responsible for that “high” that people get from marijuana, which may also play a role in pain relief. CBD doesn’t usually cause an intoxicating feeling, but research suggests it, too, may help ease arthritis symptoms.
These two chemicals both show potential in easing pain, but in different ways. Choosing a product rich in THC, CBD, or both could make a difference in the kind of pain relief you experienc
Cannabis contains a variety of compounds called cannabinoids. One of these compounds is called cannabidiol (CBD). Emerging research suggests that CBD may provide relief for nausea and vomiting.
CBD has been recognized for some time for its ability to and increase appetites in those suffering due to medical disorders or reactions to common disease treatment protocols.
Counter drug and smoking withdrawal effects.
Pancreatic benefits for type-1 diabetics.