CBD Vs. THC

You may ask, CBD vs THC what is the difference?

 

There are over 100 different cannabinoids, chemical compounds, identified in cannabis. So far, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are two of the most prominent cannabinoids found in cannabis. Both, CBD and THC interact with your body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) – That interaction prompts very different natural effects.

 

So, you ask THC Vs CBD what's in your skincare?

CDB
 


  • What is it?
    It is a non-psychoactive substance found in hemp (the “innocent” substance), proven to be a potent medication that can help regain productivity, lessen anxiety, and cope with stress. CBD found in cannabis is commonly used as a painkiller. In the human brain, cannabidiol regulates the process of synaptic connections, during which signals are transmitted from one neuron to another. Prompting the connections between brain cells to get stronger, leading to increased productivity levels and improving the emotional and psychological state.

  •  Medical properties:
    Commonly used to produce CBD hemp oil products, CBD effects are more useful in the treatment of motor disorders. When interacting with serotonin receptors, CBD can be used to treat depression, anxiety, and psychotic stages of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

    CBD skincare benefits are very effective because of its anti-inflammatory properties. CBD skincare is very popular for its calming abilities on the skin and the effective impact on reducing redness and irritability. Overall, CBD wellness also includes the ability to help you with insomnia, tension, pain, and anxiety.

  • Chemical properties:
    CBD is an active Phytocannabinoid of the hemp plant which is deprived of psychoactive elements. Therefore, you will not be able to get high from it. Hemp’s chemical makeup is dominated by CBD

  • Legality:
    According to the 2018 Farm Bill, CBD products can be taken medically and recreationally in particular states as long is derived from the right plant. This means that CBD cannot be derived from the marijuana plant, only hemp can be used for production. 

  • Side effects: 
    CBD side effects are minimal if any, in fact it is argued that it does not have any side effects. According to the World Health Organization, CBD is safe in large quantities, and the only potential side effects are likely the result of interactions with other medications a person may be taking. 

THC 

  • What is it?
    Widely known for its psychoactive composition. Everyone’s reaction to THC is different, a small amount of THC for one person may not have a great impact, while the same amount on TCH on a different person may have a visible psychoactive response. 

  •  Medical properties:
    Although THC does give you the euphoria-like (getting high) sensation it is used to treat some medical conditions, like glaucoma, muscle spasticity, low appetite, and insomnia. 

  • Chemical properties:
    In marijuana, THC dominates the plant’s chemical makeup, and that dominance has been increased through genetic manipulation over time. Marijuana is generally cultivated specifically to maximize its THC potency, with an emphasis on increasing its THC concentration and producing more powerful intoxicating effects.

  • Legality:
    Marijuana and THC are both specifically listed in the U.S. Controlled Substances Act – Use and ownership are prohibited under federal law. However, forty-seven states have passed their own cannabis policies permitting the use of medical marijuana; And eleven of those states have legalized recreational its recreational use. 

  • Side effects: 
    THC side effects can include dry mouth, red eyes, slower than average response times, a general feeling of being high, memory loss, issues with coordination, and increased heart rate.
    If taken abnormally, it can lead to euphoria, dizziness, and in some cases anxiety.