CBD vs THC

Posted by Raven Johnston on Nov 2nd 2020

CBD vs THC

CBD Vs. THC is one of the most searched topics these days, for the reason that it is increasing popularity. CBD aka Cannabidiol and THC aka tetrahydrocannabinol are both natural components that are present in the Cannabis plant.

Difference Between CBD And THC

Extraction:

We can extract CBD from marijuana or hemp. Basically, marijuana plants have higher tetrahydrocannabinol present in them than hemp plants which contain less than 0.3 % THC.

Moreover, tetrahydrocannabinol is the reason for marijuana's psychoactive behavior.

Availability:

CBD is available in the form of

  • Gels
  • Extractions
  • Gummies
  • Oils
  • Supplements

THC is available in the form of

  • Capsules
  • Tinctures
  • Edibles
  • Oils

Interaction:

Both compounds tend to interact with the human body's endocannabinoid system. However, the effect is totally different in both interactions.

Usage:

CBD Uses

  • Anxiety
  • Mental disorders
  • Nausea
  • Migraines
  • Bowel disease
  • Depression
  • Seizures
  • Inflammation
  • Pain

THC Uses:

  • Anxiety
  • Pain
  • Low appetite
  • Nausea
  • Glaucoma
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Spasticity

Side Effects:

Cannabidiol Side Effects:

As per the report of the World Health Organization, the consumption of cannabidiol is even safe in large quantities. The only issue can be the interaction with medications.

Tetrahydrocannabinol Side Effects:

  • Red eyes
  • Memory loss
  • Increase in heart rate
  • Dry mouth
  • Problems in coordination