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Definition of CBD (cannabidiol)?
- CBD or cannabidiol is a phytocannabinoid found in resinous flower of the cannabis plants.
- It is one of the several compounds found in the plant, others including Terpenes and trace amounts of cannabinol.
- Hemp CBD is the compound extracted from the hemp plant.
- A notable difference between this and THC is that it is non-psychoactive. It won’t cause mind-altering experiences by making you feel “high”.
- The interaction of CBD on the endocannabinoid system in your body, gives several health benefits.
- The common uses are typically as a pain-killer and as an anti-inflammative agent.
- Some other outstanding benefits include seizure-suppressing qualities and neuroprotective properties.
- Anecdotal evidence suggests it has potential as an alternative treatment for cancer. Several people have shared stories of their success with managing cancerous symptoms.
- Naturally, this comes with its own set of side effects. Some of them are drowsiness, dry mouth and dizziness. As they are mild and have no long-term effects, they are nothing to worry about.
- This begs the question- what is the difference between CBD and weed?
Let us start by defining weed.
- What is weed? Weed is a slang term for Marijuana.
- Then, there is the question of what is Weed CBD?
- Weed CBD is a simply-worded slang term for CBD that is rich in Marijuana. A strain that has a high-cannabidiol and a low-tetrahydrocannabinol ratio.
- The best example of this combination in effect is seen in the famous CBD marijuana strain called Charlotte’s Web or abbreviated as CW.
- This combination be very beneficial as it not only contains CBD in isolation, but the synergistic effect of both the compounds.
- THC alone comes with serious side effects. However, when the two compounds are combined in a calculated, well-proportioned ratio it ushers in more benefits than risks.