So, how do I decide what is the right medicine for me? What is the difference between CBD and THC?
One thing we know is that there are as many as 500 active ingredients in the marijuana plant that work individually and together to provide relief and assistance to millions of people every day. Whether it be to provide relief from pain, to spur on an underperforming appetite, or to provide anxiety and/or stress relief, our products provide several options to give you to the assistance you are seeking.
With the assistance of your doctor or medical professional, you will be able to identify the specific symptoms that you are now, or will be experiencing. With that information in-hand, you can start evaluating which types of products may work for your needs, specifically determining if you want to use products that contain THC or CBD as the primary compound. THC, or delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the most commonly known cannabinoid from the marijuana plant. It is also the psychoactive ingredient in the marijuana plant that provides patients with feelings and experiences that are commonly described by patients as being “high.”
The THC molecule has been shown to help with all sorts of symptoms and treatment side effects, and is often described in the following ways:
An antioxidant In addition to the many benefits of THC, it is known to induce feelings of paranoia and anxiety to some people. These affects are short-term, and interestingly, those affects can be offset through the use of the next active ingredient, CBD.
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that is also an anti-psychotic. What this means is that there is no “high” or “buzz” associated with the use of CBD, and this is important when considering where, when and how you will choose to medicate. It is known to actually counterbalance or decrease the effects of THC, is used to combat the symptoms of diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, epilepsy, antibiotic resistant infections, alcoholism, PTSD and can help regulate blood pressure. It is often described in the following ways:
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