You have Questions about CBD? We Have Answers.
What is CBD About?
As you can see, research into CBD shows there are many ways this chemical can help you live longer.
This includes benefiting those suffering from chronic conditions like pain and diabetes, to those who may be at future risk of suffering from terminal diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s.
It can also help with our lifestyle choices, by interacting with the endocannabinoid system and giving us the kick we need to make changes that will ultimately improve our lives for the better.
What is CBD? Cannabis vs. THC vs. CBD
THC and CBD have the same basic molecular structure, with subtle differences in the arrangement of atoms that makes the difference between getting high and not. If you’re after the whole mind-altering route, this is the article you’re looking for.
Your body has an endocannabinoid system, which in short means that it has receptors for cannabinoid compounds like CBD and THC. CBD and THC both interact with the body through the endocannabinoid system, a biological communication system that regulates a wide array of functions, like:
- Immune response
CBD and THC have chemical structures similar to the body’s own endocannabinoids, which allows them to interact with the endocannabinoid system’s cannabinoid receptors. You can read more about how the endocannabinoid system works here.
The main difference between CBD and THC? THC causes euphoria and other mind-altering effects, CBD doesn’t. Not even a little bit. Also, THC is in high quantities in marijuana, and CBD is abundant in hemp.