CBD or cannabidiol is a common cannabinoid among the two types of cannabis stiva or marijuana plant. THC is the most popular known is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol because it has psychoactive effects. It gets you high and therefore it is famous. Mostly, CBD is second-most used cannabinoid. It combines with THC and gets you high and also heals your body.
THC and CBD amounts are different in many cases. There are two types of plants which different CBD and THC values. The Hemp plants with stronger leaves have higher CBD amount whereas growers have been practically experimenting with plants to have higher THC level.
Due to lack of research on cannabis, over 80 other species of cannabis are not adopted for THC and CBD. The research might initiate after the US government loosens the rules for marijuana.
How Does CBD Work?
Cannabinoids get in reaction with our body on a cellular level and the endocannabinoids structure is similar to theirs. Inside the human body, there are many receptors which regulate different functions and they interact with these receptors.
THC has a chemical similarity to anandamide which is a receptor in the human body and therefore it has the ability to get you high. CBD has a different approach. It engages different receptors which have a different approach towards the human body. CBD enhances the healing effect of the THC and at the same time, it reduces the high of the THC as well. This makes it a very beneficial cannabinoid. CBD helps you avoid anandamide breakdown in your body.
Is Hemp Oil Like CBD Oil?
To clear all confusions, they are not the same thing.
Hemp oils are seed extracted products for use in domestic stuff like cooking, cleaning etc. the plant of hemp oil is actually a marijuana-type but with lower CBD content. Therefore when people use seeds to make hemp oil, the CBD content result is quite low. Federal law does not allow you to make oil using seeds as well. So people only use it to make domestic products.
CBD oil is similar to hemp in many ways but the distinction comes in CBD having a higher concentration when it is completely manufactured. Stalk, leaves and flowers can be used for its making or even a strain of a marijuana plant with high CBD.
What Can Be A Good Dosage For CBD?
It is important to find out the proper ratio for yourself. Different people have different dosage compatibility. A good way is to start with low ratio and increase to the limit which is best for you. Some medical conditions need higher doses as well. Test a ratio for a few days and then make an assessment. If you are using it for medical reasons, your doctor might suggest you a dosage.
Ways To Take CBD?
There are many ways through which you can take CBD. Here is a list of a few which you can try.
CBD e-juice is vaping liquid with CBD in it. CBD e-juice has PG or VG for its composition. There is no CBD oil in CBD e-juice. You can use a vape pen (disposable) if you are not having any but CBD e-juice is a better choice.
Advantages of CBD For Health
CBD and marijuana have shown promising results regarding health. Although most of the research subjects were animals the result shows good future. The federal law has classified CBD as a substance which has no medical benefit but experiments are negating the stance. It is hard to get a fund to find evidence for CBD showing positive health results.
Temporary Side Effects
Here is good news. All the side-effects which the hemp oil or CBD oil would have on you are not only minor, they are also temporary. So there is no reason to worry even if you are taking high doses lately. Here the general side effects of CBD oil:
- Enabling liver to metabolize drugs
- Heightened Parkinson’s tremors (only at high doses)
- Low blood pressure
- Dry mouth
The only apparent serious side effect seems to be related to the liver but this is actually the same effect when you eat a considerable amount of grapefruit. So it is all good. Even better, if you are not taking large doses.
Where Is The CBD Oil Seen In The Future?
The CBD oil research is not slowing down on the private level. Only if the government takes it seriously and puts thought into it, then soon the world will see that recreational drug is not just a drug, it can be a lifesaver. Though world still has to choose between taking it as a research topic and blocking away the benefits of it from the world. We will have to wait for that.