Slowly but surely, CBD is giving its psychoactive counterpart a serious run for its money.
Traditionally, cannabis has been used by most people for purely recreational purposes. It’s currently estimated that around 400 million people worldwide consider themselves to be cannabis users. Of which, the overwhelming majority are all about the enjoyment of smoking weed, or consuming recreational cannabis by other means.
THC is the psychoactive substance that produces the ‘high’ associated with cannabis. The higher the THC content in any given strain or product, the bigger the punch it packs. While THC is also noted for its broad and diverse therapeutic properties, the consumption of THC is primarily associated with pure enjoyment.
By contrast, CBD is an entirely non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant. The second most prolific cannabinoid after THC, CBD is known to have an extraordinary range of potential health benefits. All without any of the ‘high’ associated with conventional cannabis, making it great for those who aren’t interested in the psychoactive aspect of cannabis consumption.
Wide-Reaching Therapeutic Applications
Intensive research has been underway for some time, but we’re still just beginning to scratch the surface with regard to what CBD is capable of. To