Is CBD Really Useful Without THC?


Cannabidiol has become the talk of every town in the United States since it got legalized. Many restaurants and food companies have started using CBD as their main ingredient for commercializing their product. This has raised a lot of concerns about the general safety of CBD and its intake by children and adults as the product is not studied well. Research is still needed to prove the effectiveness of CBD and its safety for human use.

What is CBD?

Cannabidio is a non psychoactive component of the cannabis plant which is different from thc as it does not make you high. A law was passed in the year 2018 legalizing CBD containing 0.3% THC as industrial hemp. The surge of interest in CBD has raised incredibly during the last year and is still in talk. There have been controversies regarding the use of CBD as marijuana has not had a good history in the past for its mind altering properties.

CBD is a medical component of the cannabis plant which is different from all other components and their properties. THC is a recreational compound having anti nausea properties which categorizes it as a drug. THC is termed as the bad cannabinoid as it will alter your mind. THC has been demonized for several reasons and very rightly so.

How is CBD Effective Without THC?

The question that arises with every CBD controversy is whether it contains THC or not? Also, if CBD will be useful without thc? THC and CBD can also be termed as the power couple of the cannabis plant which can work wonders together for your overall health. They react together to enhance properties and become more potent in such cases. The marijuana high is an unwanted side effect which also comes with the presence of thc. Psychoactivity is not acceptable in any way and so are all other components of the cannabis plant banned.

It was found that the medicinal CBD is more useful if THC is present. So, saying that CHD with only little THC will help is inly adding confusion. CBD without THC may also not help everyone as it will not have the effects of THC on the mind diseases. Also, THC is the most active ingredient of marijuana plant but is still banned for its potential harm to health.

What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

Both THC and CBD are known to interact with cannabinoid receptors to have dramatical effects on the human body and brain. The main effects of THC include relaxation, mind altering effects, fatigue, hunger, and reduced aggression whereas the potential benefits may include treating nausea, inflammation, chronic pain, HIV, side effects of chemotherapy, chronic pain, and digestive health.

Now, CBD is something different than THC as it is known to treat many health disorders as a medicinal therapy and that is why it has been legalized in the United States also. The several health benefits of CBD include treatment of epilepsy, heart disease, acne, depression, anxiety, diabetes, and irritable bowel syndrome. It can be said that CBD helps with neuropathic pain whereas THC helps in treating cramp related pain in the body.

CBD has been stated for medicinal use and will have several benefits for your health purpose but THC will also add up to enhance its power. Moreover, THC can have adverse side effects if it is consumed in high levels. In this way, a combination of both the components can help you treat health disorders in a better way rather using them alone. However, the levels should be well balanced to prevent any unwanted side effects.

Khadija Ahmad

An author at Ask Health News, Khadija has good experience in Health And Physical Education and delivers her research work to entertain readers. Her words reflect creativity and intellect as she succeeds in shaping them into interesting articles for readers. Email: khadija@askhealthnews.com

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