CBD or Cannabidiol
has come out in recent years as a important part of the Cannabis plant. Most people have heard of a chemical called THC, which is the ingredient in marijuana that gets users high while CBD been researched into providing relief beyond getting people high, evidence of CBD’s medical benefits continues to grow. Here are some of the things we know right now.
1. Largest part of cannabis plant
A few facts about many of the compounds including are found in cannabis that are part of the cannabinoids class. Of these compounds, CBD and THC are usually present among others. Levels vary among different plants, most recreational plants contain more THC.
CBD does not cause a high. That gives the chemical a significant advantage as a medicine, since health professionals prefer treatments with minimal side effects.
3. Wide range of medical benefits
Such as Antiemetic, Anticonvulsant, Antipsychotic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidant, Anti-tumoral/Anti-cancer, Anxiolytic/Anti-depressant. Since this is still in the testing phase these are what they know it has an effect on in animals right now there are advanced testing coming in 2017.
4. Reduces the negative effects of THC
CBD seems to offer natural protection against the marijuana high, acts to reduce the intoxicating effects of THC, such as memory impairment and paranoia. Also it appears to counteract the sleep-inducing effects of THC, which may explain why some strains of cannabis are known to increase alertness.
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Recently, research has shown CBD to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-anxiety properties without the psychoactive effects (the “high” or “stoned” feeling) that THC provides. While high THC strains often tout levels of over 20%, generally, CBD levels of over 4% are considered to be high