CBD and THC are the two most familiar cannabinoids, each interacting with the endocannabinoids system (ECS) in unique ways. THC is well-known for the “high” it produces, what about CBD? What’s the difference between CBD and THC?
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THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol) have the exact chemical makeup: 30 hydrogen atoms, two oxygen atoms, and 21 carbon atoms. They look identical, except for the arrangement of ONE atom.
Each cannabinoid acts differently upon the cannabinoid receptors and thus offers potentially different types of support. THC has intoxicating, psychoactive properties and gives its consumers a high, whereas CBD is not intoxicating and does not create a high. High-CBD oil from industrial hemp with 0-0.3% THC is non-addictive and will not impair your daily functions in any way.
CBD does not have the array of negative side effects commonly associated with THC, such as low mood and poor memory retention. In contrast, CBD is unlikely to affect memory, which may be due to the potential ability of CBD to alleviate temporary symptoms of anxiety…