Everybody seems to be talking about the benefits of CBD oil lately, but aside from the fact that it is derived from the cannabis plant, most don’t know a whole lot about it. Will it get me high? Does it help with pain? How does it work? We’ve compiled 10 facts about CBD oil that will help answer these and many more questions and hopefully shine some light on what this miracle product has to offer!
Short for tetrahydrocannabinol, THC is arguably the most talked about, notable cannabinoid present within the cannabis plant, i.e. phytocannabinoid.
It’s the psychoactive compound that gives marijuana most of its mood-altering properties. When it attaches to and activates our brain’s cannabinoid receptors, it triggers changes in our sensory perception, coordination, memory, and more.
Yet, though it’s one of the most discussed cannabinoids, it’s far from the only one. In fact, cannabis releases more than 110 known cannabinoids with varying effects.
The one that can comprise up to almost half of the plant’s makeup (depending on the strain, growing conditions, etc.)? Cannabidiol, or CBD.
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