Recreational and medical cannabis has been commonly associated with the psychoactive effects of THC over the past few decades. When many people talk about medical cannabis they often consider that a person is seeking these psychoactive effects. Many consumers today, however, are looking towards a common compound that is found in cannabis plants known as CBD.
CBD is a compound found in cannabis plants that can provide a series of benefits to users and without the psychoactive effects of THC. CBD use has grown significantly with people seeking out the benefits it can provide.
CBD and THC are the most sought after compounds found in cannabis products. CBD products typically contain only .3% THC and this is partially why they have reached such notoriety. Due to the very low value of THC found in CBD products, they’re widely available for sale as they do not cause any type of impairment issue. Taking CBD can provide many of the benefits that a person would see from using cannabis regularly but without the chance for the psychoactive high that is regularly experienced on marijuana.
CBD has found its way into a wide range of products including CBD hemp oil, CBD lotions, CBD water and more. These products are generally available for legal sale across most of the United States and in many parts of the world. To someone of a legal gray area surrounding CBD and this ensures producers can continue selling it.
The difference in chemistry is basically how CBD stole the spotlight from THC. Although both are aligned perfectly with the endocannabinoid system, only one of them produces a strong psychoactive effect. CBD can provide assistance with conditions like anxiety, sleep improvements, pain management and more and all without affecting mood.
If you are interested in learning more about CBD and how it may benefit you, speak to a physician today or consider trying a verified CBD product.
This post was written by Flo Sugyatno, operations manager of PureMed and CBD Expert. At PureMed we are a CBD store in Washington DC. We know that the best product comes from the best ingredients. That’s why we only use local, non-GMO ingredients that are grown without pesticides! We Produce Worry-Free CBD.