THC vs CBD 

 

As many of you know Cannabis has two main compounds that are found in all plants tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and cannabidiol, or CBD. Of the 483 compounds found in Cannabis THC and CBD are the most abundant.

 

THC has the psychoactive effects of the plant, it rapidly reaches every organ in the body, including the brain through inhalation and consumption attaching to specific receptors on nerve cells in the brain affecting pleasure, memory, thinking, concentration, movement, coordination, appetite, pain, and time perception. 

 

CBD, however, does not produce euphoria or the psychoactive effects. CBD is both non-psychoactive and displays a broad range of potential medical applications. CBD has neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties, and potential therapeutic value in the treatment of motivational disorders like depression, anxiety, and addiction. These properties make it especially attractive as a therapeutic agent. Both THC and CBD are being studied for their potential as treatments for several serious health conditions. And has been proven to help treat muscle spasms from Multiple Sclerosis, nausea, stress, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, poor appetite/ eating disorders, nerve pain, and seizures, but is not limited to these conditions and diseases.